Olive Culture Tour

Olive Culture Tour

from 100 €/prs
4 hours 2 prs min Tasting Food Pairing Walking Tour

Experience a Private Tour for Nature Lovers!

A private tour designed for nature lovers, aiming to introduce one to the Parian countryside while emphasizing the importance of olive tree cultivation & olive oil in the island's environment, culture, and diet through the ages. It comprises a relatively easy walking tour around the inland, traditional village of Lefkes, which is paired with a gastronomic experience: olive oil food pairing and tasting of dishes made with local extra virgin olive oil by local women in a beautiful, traditional village setting. We will guide you in savoring and noting the different pleasant tastes and aromas, of award-wining Extra Virgin Olive Oils (EVOOs) originating from different olive varieties and areas of Greece, using suitable tasting glasses. Furthermore, you will learn about the geographical distribution, olive varieties and the factors that determine the characteristics of olive oil. Through an interactive and fun process, we will next pair and taste EVOOs with local organic products so you can understand the transformative power of olive oil, particularly in the context of Cycladic cuisine. Along the way, we will also introduce you to the ‘story’ of olive oil, its role in social, economic and religious life and rituals of the Greeks since the ancient times, and how olive oil can contribute to a healthier lifestyle according to the principles of Mediterranean diet. During this tour, you will learn to appreciate olive oil, its place in Greek culture, gastronomy and rituals, and the basics of Mediterranean food & diet, while experiencing Cycladic nature and village life in the most authentic way: walking through it!

Capacity

2 prs min/small groups

When

Morning or afternoon acrivity Duration 4 hours

Where

Starting from Lefkes village , N. Paros

Getting There

Hotel pick up/ drop off upon request

For sunset walking tours or special arrangments

Private Activities Pricing

Olive Oil Tasting Session
indicative price for groups/ starting at
100€/person
  • Tasting session
Olive Culture Tour
indicative price for groups/ starting at
100€/person
  • Walking tour & tasting session
  • Tasting premium award-winninng Greek EVOOS
  • Food pairing with Cycladic dishes and local products
  • Mediterranean diet, health benefits & Greek gastronomy
  • Parian olive oil menu
  • Hotel pick up/drop off upon request
  • Fees are not included in the price
Tailor Made Activities
indicative price for groups/ starting at
100€/person
  • Upon request

Tour Itinerary

Lefkes village tour
Learn about the journey of olive oil from earth to table and the evolution of its processing during the years. You will visit the village of Lefkes and understand the its role in socio-economic and religious life of Parians.
Olive Grove Tour on N Paros
Get in touch with the nature and the history of olive oil on the island. Walk in the traditional paths of our ancestors and realize the role, value and importance of this precious liquid gold in the life of the Greeks.
Olive Oil Tasting & Food Pairing
Get an insider’s introduction to Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO). You will smell and taste carefully selected award-winning premium EVOOs from different olive varieties and areas of origin.

Olive Oil Food Pairing

In a traditional village setting!

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