The Olive Oil Tour

Description

Open yourself up to the golden oil sensation through beautiful country-side and charming white villages! Experience olive oil tasting, visit a beautifully preserved 15th century oil mill and enjoy a typical Andalusian lunch!

In a friendly and personalized format, this complete tour is an insightful alternative that combines the "olive oil experience" and an informative guide, as well as commodity, through some of Granada 's most spectacular country-side. Departure always at 10:00 AM in a central place of the city, indicated on your voucher and in just half a day you can trace the journey from the olive tree to the finished product, seeing ancient techniques in a 15th century mill. Then for the fun bit with a tasting of very different and representatives oils of Andalusia, from soft to stronger ones, fruity, spicy and bitter.

There you will also learn about virgin, extra virgin, biological oils.labels, colours, acidity, cold pressing, D.O (denomination of origin), and other vital details to buy the best olive oil.

Enjoy discovering varieties of olives, organic oils, traditional mills and experience tasting new flavours!. In the largest range of olive oils from the world's first production region, make your choice and take home the best selection of this natural liquid gold!

We also propose as an extra option, a tasting of 4 different Andalusian wines: a white and a red local wine from La Contraviesa in the Alpujarra, known as "Vinos de la Tierra", a Fino (sherry wine) and Pedro Ximenez from Montilla-Moriles. These wines will be served with 'tapas': Serrano ham from Trevelez (cured ham, which has its own certificate of origin) and delicious local Alpujarra goat/sheep cheese appetizers. (This option is an extra 15 euros.)

Details of the visit

  • The circuit lasts 3 hours. Guide in Spanish and English, entrance to the 15th century oil mill and to the cooperative, roundtrip transport, and tasting of olive oils.
  • Available daily.
  • Price: 43 € per persona without tasting. 58 € per person with tasting. Ask for special prices for groups.

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