Olive Oil Tour of Solta Island with Lunch

Day Trips & Excursions in Šolta Island

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from$92.20
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Spend the day on Solta Island on this relaxing private tour. Learn everything about olive oil, meet the locals, enjoy guided tastings and lunch with wine. Only 45 minutes by ferry from Split.
This tour starts from Rogac on Solta Island. Be at Split ferry port at least 15 minutes before departure to catch the ferry for Solta. It takes 45 minutes to arrive on the Island. We will be waiting for your in the port of Rogac . When you exit the ferry look for white van with sign "Discover Solta" When you arrive on Solta, you will be personally guided to the ancient groves . You will love the ride through the island’s untouched nature, with its smells of grass and herbs. In the groves you will meet one of our olive masters who will talk about the oldest cultivated tree in the world. And you will see, touch and feel the leaves and bark of a tree that is more than 1000 years old as you learn all about farming, indigenous Dalmatian varieties of olives and the lifestyles of olive growers on Solta.The Olive Tour gives you the experience of practically being an islander yourself. We’ll take a relaxing walk through one of the island’s most beautiful typical villages - winding narrow streets, ancient stone houses, life as it has been for countless generations.When we come to the mill, you will enjoy our full "Taste like a pro" program to understand how to produce the highest quality oil using a blend of tradition and the latest knowledge. Learning and experience something new is always challenging, especially tasting olive oil. Our “Olive Oil Tasting” program will teach you how to taste olive oil the same way professionals do. It’s an unforgettable experience which you can later share with your family and friends.Not only will you learn how to taste oil like a pro, but we have special programs where you can learn all about the history of olive oil; discover the importance of the relationship between olive trees and man in this area of the Mediterranean; see how olives are processed into oil and earn all about the quality of olive oil and how it affects your health.After tasting different oils, immerse in exquisite and unexpected flavors of unique and all naturally flavored olive oils with garlic, lemon, oranges, thyme, rosemary , basil or oregano. If you remain for lunch you will learn how to pair different oil with different dishes and enjoy a very specific local wine. And of course you can browse the Olynthia store for one of the best Croatia extra virgin olive oils. This is ideal place for your gifts. After lunch is reserved for relaxing walk, swimming or sightseeing the island. It depends on your wishes. At the end of the tour we shall drive you to the ferry port where you can take the ferry back to Split.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Tour escort/host
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Ferry tickets to/from Solta Island

Highlights

  • Small-group tour
  • Lunch included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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