From Athens: Olive Oil Tasting & Olive Grove Tour
Start from Athens and explore the vast olive oil tradition of Greece on a day trip to Corinth, full of fascinating information and unique flavors!
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 varieties that will make your mouth water. Your adventure will include a stop at the imposing 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!
Your culinary and cultural adventure will begin with your private transport picking you up from your accommodation for your day trip to commence and take you to Corinth. 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 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
- 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 and VAT
- All personal expenses
I absolutely loved this experience! A big bravo to the team! From the first interaction with the agents at the office to the last minutes of the tour it was a fabulous experience that made me relax and enjoy the beauty of Greece. The olive oil tastings were incredible and the food was yummy too! would definitely recommend!