Excursion

Olive Oil Tasting & Country House Lunch

Discover the interior landscape of the Alicante province, the second most mountainous in Spain, and visit an olive oil plantation to learn about and taste the region's famed liquid goldYet another treat is a hearty lunch served at a nearby country house.

Price TBD
  • Code
    ALC-G
  • Level
    Soft
  • Walking Type
    Little
  • Activity Type
    All
  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
Pre-reservation of this Crystal Adventures excursion is recommended. Admire the scenery on your way to Masia el Altet olive oil farm, arriving after a journey of approximately one hourOlive oil has been a part of the Mediterranean diet for centuries, and today constitutes one of the world's largest fruit crops with more than 25 million acres of olive trees planted worldwideSpain is the largest single producer of olives, growing approximately 6 million tons per year, representing nearly 44 percent of the world's production. At the plantation, appreciate a place of outstanding natural beauty, nestled between Font Roja Natural Park and Sierra de Mariola Natural ParkThe olive oil of this finca, or farm/estate, is considered one of the best in the world, having won many awards since 2007. Once you have learned about the production of olive oil and sampled selections produced here at the finca, travel to a nearby country house, where you will savor lunch featuring local productsA treat for the palate concluding, return to pier and your Crystal ship with a journey of approximately one hour Pre-reservation of this Crystal Adventures excursion is recommended.