"Harvest and Tasting: a day among olive groves and oil"

Welcome to Tuscany, the renowned region of central Italy famous for its culinary culture and, in particular, high-quality extra virgin olive oil. Are you ready for an unforgettable Tuscan extra virgin olive oil tasting tour? Get ready to discover the secrets and flavors of this “green gold”, an essential element of Tuscan cuisine for centuries.

Destination: The Heart of Tuscany Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Our journey begins in the heart of Tuscany, where the tradition of extra virgin olive oil is deeply rooted in history and culture. You will be welcomed in a charming agricultural estate surrounded by olive groves. Your tour will be led by local experts who will share a passion for the art of extra virgin olive oil production.

The olive harvest

The first step of your tour will be a visit to the olive groves, taking the opportunity to participate in the olive harvest during the season. You will be provided with baskets and traditional tools to experience the ancient practice of picking olives directly from the trees. This hands-on experience will make you appreciate the commitment and care needed to produce high-quality oil.

The Crushing Process

After harvesting, the olives are transported to the oil mill, where the pressing process takes place. You will witness this process firsthand, at every step, from cleaning the olives to pressing. The sight and scent of freshly pressed oil will leave you speechless.

The Guided Tasting

After the oil mill, you will be led to an elegant tasting room, where you will enjoy a guided tasting of several Tuscan extra virgin olive oils. Our experts will teach you how to recognize the nuances of taste and aroma that characterize the various oils. You will learn to distinguish the notes of herbs, citrus, spiciness and bitterness that make Tuscan oil so special.

The Pairing with Tuscan Flavors

The tasting is not limited to the oil, you will also be presented with local Tuscan delicacies, such as cheeses, fresh bread and appetizers, which will complete the experience and allow you to discover how extra virgin olive oil can enhance the flavors of the dishes.

A souvenir to take home

At the end of the tour, you will have the opportunity to purchase your favorite extra virgin olive oils, as well as other local products, to take home as a souvenir of your trip.

Conclusion

Our extra virgin olive oil tasting tour in Tuscany is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the culinary culture of this fascinating region. We invite you to join us to explore the flavors and secrets of an extraordinary oil, to discover how it blends with traditional Tuscan cuisine. Come and explore the world of Tuscan extra virgin olive oil with us, a journey that will stimulate your senses and your taste buds.

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Two people or more

Free cancellation

Guide services

2 to 5 hours

Pet Friendly

$100.00 per person

Available in English.

"Discovering Fiesole and Florence: Art, History and Delights with Extra Virgin Olive Oil"

“Discovering Fiesole and Florence: Art, History and Extra Virgin Olive Oil”

Welcome to a fascinating journey to discover two gems of Tuscany: Fiesole and Florence. This tour combines culture, art and a delicious snack based on extra virgin olive oil, offering an unforgettable experience for lovers of history, art and Tuscan cuisine.

Fiesole: The Charm of the Tuscan Hills

Your adventure begins in Fiesole, an enchanting town located on the picturesque Tuscan hills overlooking Florence. It will be impossible not to be fascinated by the panoramic view that embraces the city of Florence and the Arno below. While visiting Fiesole, you can explore the following places of interest:

The Roman Theater: A well-preserved ancient Roman theater that offers an idea of ​​the glorious past of this Etruscan and Roman city.

The Archaeological Museum: A treasure of archaeological finds that tells the thousand-year history of Fiesole.

The Cathedral of San Romolo: A jewel of Romanesque architecture located in the historic center.

Snack with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

After the visit to Fiesole, we will head to a picturesque Tuscan estate surrounded by olive groves, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy an authentic snack based on extra virgin olive oil.

Florence: The Art and History of a Cultural Capital

After the delicious snack, we move to Florence, the cradle of the Italian Renaissance. It will be possible to visit the following places of interest:

The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore: Admire the majesty of the Florence Cathedral, an extraordinary example of Gothic architecture.

The Baptistery of San Giovanni: Visit the Baptistery and the famous Gate of Paradise, designed by Ghiberti.

The Accademia Gallery: The opportunity to see Michelangelo’s famous David.

The Uffizi Gallery: Explore this extraordinary art collection that houses works by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and other Renaissance masters.

This tour will allow you to immerse yourself in the artistic and cultural beauties of Florence and taste typical Tuscan delicacies based on extra virgin olive oil, making your day an extraordinary experience for all the senses.

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Two people or more

Free cancellation

Guide services

6h-8h

Pet Friendly

Variable

Available in English.

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