Best season to travel to Portugal

Almond Harvest

Collecting almonds from the trees – Portugese farmers have done it for centuries

Almond Harvest in Portugal 2020 - Best Time
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Almonds were a big part of Portugal's economy in the past. And even though now it's not as profitable as it used to be, Portugal remains among top almond producers in Europe. Nuts harvesting is not complicated so visitors can easily take part. Farmers with long poles simply knock the nuts from the branches.

Almond Harvest in Portugal - Best Season 2020

In Algarve region, almonds are widely used to cook cakes and confectionary​ so don't forget to try delicious local specialties.

Best time for Almond Harvest in Portugal 2020