Museu de Gordiola

Museum in Algaida

The Museu de Gordiola glassworks and museum, set in a mock-Gothic palace and named for a family that's made glass since 1719, has a factory area on the ground floor where you can observe the glassmakers working from 9am to 1.30pm. Upstairs, the museum has a curious collection of glass items from around the world. The on-site shop contains some lovely pieces amid the tack. The museum lies 2.5km west of town on the Ma15.