Alberobello or Brindisi to the Itria Valley Olive Oil Day Trip

Day Trips & Excursions, Transfer from hotel (in Alberobello, Ceglie Messapica, Locorotondo, Cisternino, Francavilla) or the central station (Ostuni or Brindisi) to a fortified masseria in the countryside of Ceglie Messapica to Return transfer to your pickup point

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Experience an amazing day enjoying nature, culture and folk tradition, which is part of our everyday life. This unique experience will enrich you culturally and will restore your body and mind. Learn more about what lies behind the production of made in Italy and, more specifically, Apulian high quality goods. Between the end of October and March you can enjoy relaxing moments in the wonderful Itria Valley taking part in olive oil production activities, directly experiencing each stage of olive oil making.
Meeting and transfer from hotel (hotel pickup is provided from Alberobello, Ceglie Messapica, Locorotondo, Cisternino, Francavilla, Ostuni or Brindisi) to a fortified masseria in the countryside of Ceglie Messapica.Arrive at the masseria at approx. 10:30am and here start your day in the countryside. You'll start picking olives by hand from olive trees, assisted by the olive farmer for approximately 2 hours.At approx. 12pm have a picnic lunch immersed in the wonderful Itria Valley countrysides, surrounded by olive trees, tasting local wine of some excellent local products and learning about our culinary culture and traditions.After lunch visit a nearby olive oil mill, learn more about the milling process of the harvested olives. See all the machinery involved in the process to understand the squeezing process and finally get your own bottle of BIO extra virgin olive oil.At the end of your experience head back to your hotel by comfortable transfer.

What’s included

  • Traditional "farmer's lunch break" with local organic products
  • Wine tasting
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Olive harvesting experience in Ceglie Messapica;
  • A bottle or a can of BIO extra virgin olive oil as a memory of the experience

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Optional

Highlights

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Seasonal Offer
  • Vegetarian meal option available
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