From Athens: An Exploration Of The Olive Oil Culture In Greece
With the Greek Capital as your starting point, join our day-long trip that will take you on a flavorful journey where you will discover luscious Greek olive oil and wine varieties that will make your mouth water. Your adventure will include a stop at the Corinth Canal, an olive grove tour, and an olive oil-tasting experience made of dreams! You will return to Athens with a full stomach and unforgettable experiences that are authentically Greek!
Enjoy an olive grove tour that will give you insight into the olive oil production of Greece
Indulge in a luscious private olive oil tasting and a luxurious wine tasting
Admire the beautiful region of Corinth and the Corinth Canal
Expert professionals to help you every step of the way
Your culinary and cultural adventure will begin with your private transport picking you up from your accommodation in order for your day trip to commence. The first stop of your day trip will take place in the imposing Corinth Canal, where you’ll have time to admire the narrow strip of land that connects Central Greece with the Peloponnese and brings together the Saronic Gulf with the Corinthian Gulf.
After taking your fill of this stunning sight, it will be time to head to your second stop: an olive grove tour and olive oil tasting that you’ll never forget! Your walk through the olive grove, along with the expert professionals, will give you the opportunity to learn the role of the olive tree in Greek heritage and culture, along with its contribution to Greek history, mythology, and economy.
Additionally, you will get to see a very unique olive variety that can hardly be found anywhere else in the world, the Manaki trees. Your tour will come to an end with an olive oil tasting at the highest point of the olive grove. You will sample a wide variety of olive oil varieties and pair them with food that brings out their flavor in the best way possible.
For your last stop, you will be mesmerized by a luxurious wine-tasting experience that will allow you to indulge in the aromas of Greek wine, before returning to Athens full of beautiful memories and culinary delights!
- English-speaking hostess and certified olive oil sommelier during the olive oil tour
- Private olive Oil Tasting workshop & Olive Grove tour
- Luxurious wine-tasting experience
- Food pairing of extra virgin olive oil with unexpected Greek flavors
- Transportation in a luxury vehicle & services of a professional English-speaking driver
- All taxes
- All personal expenses