Oil tour in the Itria Valley

A sensory experience to discover the production of Apulian oil

Frantoio Ancona | Contrada Cupa Vitamara Municipal Road 166 49, 70010 Locorotondo (BA)

Discover Puglia‘s green gold with our olive oil tour in the stunning Itria Valley. Immerse yourself in the Apulian olive-growing tradition, walking among ancient olive groves and visiting authentic mills. Taste extra virgin olive oil, the symbol of our land, and learn everything there is to know about its production techniques. With Puglia dei Trulli, you’ll experience a unique sensory adventure, guided by local experts like our Antoniana, a licensed tour guide who will reveal every secret of this exceptional product. Book your tour and be enveloped by the authentic flavors and aromas of our region.

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location_on Address
Frantoio Ancona, Contrada Cupa Vitamara Municipal Road 166 49, 70010 Locorotondo (BA)
hourglass_top Duration of the tasting
2.5 hours
restaurant Courses served

2 types of extra virgin olive oil, served with local bread

groups Participants
Minimum 2 people, maximum 20
child_care Children
Yes
list What to bring
comfortable shoes, jacket or sweater in case of rain; pets allowed.
translate Languages ​​in which expertise is available
English/Italian
local_parking Parking
on-site parking. Possibility to organize dedicated transfers for the event starting from 15 € per person.
Further information

The olive oil tour lasts 2 hours and offers a tasting of two types of extra virgin olive oil, served with local bread. The itinerary includes a walk in the Locorotondo countryside, a visit to the mill, and an explanation of the production process. The experience is available for a minimum of two people, with on-site parking and the possibility of dedicated transfer. Comfortable shoes are recommended, and a jacket should be brought in case of bad weather. Animals are welcome.


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Come to Puglia and live the unique experience of the oil tour in the Itria Valley, one of the itineraries proposed for those who come to visit us in our holiday homes Trulli Loco and Trulli il Castagno.
Among the various itineraries we propose with our local tourist guide Antoniana, you can enjoy guided tours, tours or tastings immersed in the Valley, between the towns of Locorotondo, Alberobello and Martina Franca.

The sensory experience can already be experienced by staying in our typical trulli, Trulli Loco or Trulli il Castagno holiday homes. These structures are immersed in the Spalluto family’s countryside, among vineyards, plantations and olive groves.
For those who want to discover how typical Apulian oil is produced, the oil tour in the Itria Valley is ideal: characterised by a walk with a visit to the oil mill, for a total duration of two and a half hours. The tour, with possible tasting of the area’s fine oils, is available all year round and is suitable for groups of 2 to 20 people.

Our oil tour is designed to help you discover not only the goodness, but also the value of Puglia’s extra virgin olive oil. It is known as the region’s green gold, a typical Apulian product with many nutritional as well as organoleptic properties.
The sensory experience begins with a loop walk that ends at an authentic local olive press. Along the way, through ancient paths, we will lead you through olive groves where you can admire some specimens of the plants and learn more about their cultivation.
During the Itria Valley oil tour we will show you the key steps in the production of extra virgin olive oil: from the cultivation of the olive trees to the pressing of the olives and the production of the oil itself.

You will visit the mill itself to discover the operation of milling the oil, using both the ancient and the more modern methods. We will explain the differences between the two methods and the techniques used to produce high quality oil.
Finally, we will conclude our tour with a tasting of extra virgin olive oil, accompanied by local bread, also handmade. This tasting will give you the opportunity to appreciate the variety of flavours and aromas of the oil and to discover the difference between a high quality oil and a low quality oil.
This tour is the ideal experience for those who want to discover the culture and tradition of Apulian extra virgin olive oil production, without forgetting the importance and value of a high nutritional product.
To discover the beauty of the Apulian countryside, learn about the cultivation of olive trees and taste high-quality oil, choose the Itria Valley oil tour: we will give you an unforgettable experience.


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