Olive harvesting, walking in olive groves & light lunch in Messinia, Greece!
You’ll be actively involved in the olive harvesting and enjoy a unique experience with the locals, from beating the olive trees to placing the fruits in sacks!
You will enjoy an authentic light local lunch, like Greek farmers did in old days at the olive grove!
You’ll visit the local olive mill and witness the olive oil production process up close, from separating the olives from the leaves to the extraction of olive oil.
You’ll get to taste the warm olive oil, fresh out of the press, with homemade bread!
Relax and enjoy nature at its finest at a traditional country retreat!
You’ll set off on a walking tour of the estate’s olive groves in a beautiful retreat, accompanied by Marina. She’ll tell you all about the concept behind the retreat, the history and gastronomy of the area, and her efforts to preserve the local culinary tradition.
She’ll then reveal to you the secrets of olives, olive harvesting and Greek olive oil, and explain in detail all the effort that goes into caring for the trees.
Then, you’ll be actively involved in the olive harvesting and enjoy a unique experience with the locals, from beating the olive trees to placing the fruits in sacks.
After the picking is done, you’ll stay at the grove and enjoy a light lunch with local products, such as lalagia (savoury or sweet doughnuts), olives, cheese, pasto (cured pork) and homemade bread, just like Greek farmers do.
When you finish the mini lunch, you’ll visit the local olive mill and witness the olive oil production process up close, from separating the olives from the leaves to the extraction of olive oil.
At the end, you’ll get to taste the warm olive oil, fresh out of the press, with homemade bread!Sample Menu
• Light local lunch - Light lunch with local products, such as lalagia (looped ribbons of dough), Kalamata olives, cheese, pasto (cured pork) and homemade bread.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Please notify us of any special dietary needs e.g. vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, flexitarian etc. or food allergies, allergies to bees etc."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Travelers may not attend a tour if on self-quarantine, or suffering from any transmissible or infectious disease or illness, or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 (or related illness) within the previous 14 days.
Medical certificate about health condition is required."
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 6 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all travellers from all hotels and accomodation within the boundaries of Kalamata.
Our customers should wait in their hotel lobby or outside of the place they stay within the boundaries of the city of Kalamata.
Pick up & transfer is provided outside of the boundaries of Kalamata city, upon request at an extra charge.Ports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- Kalamata Port, Kalamata 241 00, Greece
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.