ON THE OIL ROUTE
Puglia is the land of olive trees. Wonderful natural sculptures, molded through the centuries by the nature characterize the plain of Monopoli, that goes from the sea to the hills.
The “Oil Tour” is a tour between old and new oil mills. Old oil mills are carved inside the rock, underground, in places rich in history where is possible to see old millstones, oil presses, tanks carved in stone and worker lodgings. Very fascinating is the visit to an old oil mill in a large cave carved during XIII century, composed of a lot of rooms underground, next to a fortified large farm. Then we will visit a new oil mill with its modern equipment, where from November to January is also possible to see how we make oil nowadays. At the end of the tour a tasting of extra virgin oil made in Puglia.
Period: throughout the year
Duration: about 3 hours
People: min 2 people
Price: 40 € each, 35€ Under 12 yo
The price includes transfer by car or minibus, the guide in Italian/English, tickets and a tasting of typical Apulian oil.
Note: the guide can delete the tour or change the program in case of bad weather conditions.
It’s necessary to book the tours in advance.