Olive oil tasting & light lunch in Messinia, Greece!
Visit a 13th century Byzantine castle, 10 minutes from Ancient Messini & unravel the history, tradition and myths of the castle olive trees!
Experience a guided 30-minute relaxing stroll through the olive groves, enjoy the experience of a lifetime by handpicking olives using a net.
Taste fresh and warm extra virgin olive oil, while the 5th generation owners explain you the extraction process!
Participate in the olive oil tasting with different varieties of olive oil and discover the main principles of food pairing! The tasting session includes at least 3 different varieties of extra virgin olive oil, focusing on sensory tasting, defects and positive traits.
You’ll get hands-on experience on preparing a simple Greek recipe such as Mani salad, tzatziki dip or kagianas omelette, and then enjoy a light or a full traditional meal!
Cooking is available March to October and full or light lunch is provided upon request.
A 5-hour guided olive oil tour that includes a visit to the magnificent 13th century Frankish castle, a walk through an olive grove and an olive oil tasting workshop. A tour designed for experience seekers and nature lovers who have a passion for olive oil, nature, tradition and traditional Greek gastronomy.Sample Menu
• Messinian mezedes! - Taste local appetizers such as sfela cheese, pasto (cured meat), Kalamatian olives, lalagia (looped ribbons of dough) or similar treats!
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Please notify us of any special dietary needs (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, flexitarian, etc.) or any allergies (e.g. food allergies, allergies to bees, etc.)."
"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."
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Duración: 5 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 and at an extra charge.Ports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.