Posted on 2019-12-14
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Nafplio Olive Tour: 2.5-hour Olive Oil Tasting Tour from Nafplio

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  • +€20.00

Overview

Enjoy a fun and informative 2.5-hour olive oil tour from Nafplio and learn all about olives and olive oil, both central to Greece’s traditional diet. During this Nafplio tour, walk through olive groves and visit a modern mill to see how pure olive oil is extracted. Sample some fine quality oils paired with traditional treats and snacks, including fresh bread and feta cheese.

◾ Walkthrough ancient olive groves and admire the lush surrounding countryside
◾ Learn all about olive oil production and its importance to the Greek diet
◾ Taste fresh-pressed olive oil (depending on the season)
◾ Sample fine quality olive oils with bread and feta cheese

About this experience

DURATION: 2.5 hours
MEETING POINT: Pick you up at your hotel in Nafplio
LANGUAGE/S: English, French & Greek
STARTING TIME: 9.00 am
OPENING SEASONS: All year round, daily (except August)
WHO CAN COME: This Nafplio olive tour is suitable for all. Family-friendly tour

Free Cancellation

Free cancellation is available for this Nafplio olive tour up to 24 hours before the start of the experience

What's included, what's not

✔ Pick-up and drop off from Nafplio
✔ Expert tour leader
✔ Entrance fees to the mill
✔ Tasting sessions
✔ All road transports
✔ Liability insurance
✔ All local taxes

Description - What to expect

Start your Nafplio olive & olive oil tasting experience with a convenient pick-up from your hotel and start a journey into the fantastic olive oil culture. Learn how olive oil production has shaped the entire community and country for thousands of years since antiquity, and it is central today in the Greek diet.

You will be driven through countless glittering silver-green olive groves to a modern mill surrounded by ancient olive trees. Depending on the season, participate in the olive picking and watch the olive extraction process. See for yourself how the liquid gold is extracted from the pressed olives.

Sit around the table and taste some fine olive oil-based products with fresh bread, olives and Greek feta cheese served with extra virgin olive oil, olive pâté, sweets, and traditional olive liqueur. Benefit from your knowledgeable tour guide and learn about the traditions and the importance of olive oil production throughout history before you are driven back to your hotel in Nafplio.

Prepare for the experience - Things to know before you go

The optimal time for this Nafplio olive tour is during the olive-harvesting season between October and January

COVID-19 - Update information

✔ Provider complies with local legislation and applicable health recommendations with regard to Covid-19 prevention measures