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Address: via Pordenone 21 | Poggio Mirteto Station, 00182 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 7061 3279
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Description: A tour through the olive groves 45 minutes train journey from Rome...
A tour through the olive groves 45 minutes train journey from Rome involving tastings, a light lunch and wines. During the lunch you can try different oils with different foods. Johnny Madge’s expertise about olive oil is internationally sought-after. He has done tastings on television: most recently for British TV chef Gary Rhodes. The trip can start or end with an olive oil tasting in Johnny's oil/wine bar in the medieval village of Casperia.
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Olive Oil Tour with Children

Fantastic experience with Johnny Madge! We only had 3 days in Rome and thought we surely had better things to see and do than do this olive oil tour... The reviews kept drawing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Fantastic experience with Johnny Madge! We only had 3 days in Rome and thought we surely had better things to see and do than do this olive oil tour... The reviews kept drawing me back to this experience as well as Mr. Madge's immediate, charming responses. He got creative with our experience and did his tour at an Olive Oil... More 

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Bloomfield NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

When in Rome, this tour needs to be on your to-do list. After a short train ride out of the city, Johnny Madge picked us up at the station and we started to make our way to Casperia, a beautiful medieval village in the countryside of Lazio. On our way there, we stopped to see the oldest olive tree in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My wife and I took the Olive Oil tasting tour during our June trip to Rome. Johnny was exceptional helping us arrange train travel to Casperia for the tour. He picked us up at the station upon arrival and drove us to his village. To say the views and visuals were breathtaking would be an understatement. Johnny was extremely knowledgeable,... More 

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Tauranga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were staying north of Rome near Sutri so met up with Johnny in Casperia - a stunningly gorgeous hilltop town in the Province of Rieti. Johnny provided a wonderful authentic Italian lunch (including his mother-in-law's bean recipe) and excellent wines to sample. We tasted the greatest olive oils and learnt a lot about 'good oils' and 'bad oils' and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My 13-year old daughter begged me to take her on Johnny's tour during a family vacation to Rome. I knew I would enjoy it too, but wasn't certain that other members of our family (two of whom are under 10-years old) would feel the same. In fact, we ALL had a marvelous time! Johnny was the perfect host and a... More 

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Casperia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I have known about Johnny Madges tours for a number of years now but never had the opportunity to go on one until very recently. Johnny's usual tours focus on the oils of the Sabina region (Province of Rieti, a hour's drive northeast of Rome) but the tour I took this time focussed on the oils of Tuscia, the fascinating... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My husband and I did an olive oil tasting excursion with Johnny in May, and it was wonderful. This was one of our favorite days in Europe, and is a perfect day trip from Rome. We took a 40 minute train ride from Rome, Johnny picked us up (along with two other couples) and off we went in his VW... More 

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West Covina, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Last October (2014) my husband and I stayed in Rome for 6 days and planned day excursions. None were as wonderful as visiting Casperia and taking Johnny Madge's Olive Oil Tour. The train ride from Rome could not have been easier and Johnny picked us up at the station himself since he only takes a small group at a time.... More 

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Eustis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I was in Rome in October and booked an olive oil tour with Johnny Madge. It was an excellent decision. Using email to confirm specifics, Johnny was very clear as to where and when we would meet. He was waiting at the train station and took charge from that moment until almost 8 hours later when he left us back... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My friend and I did the full tour in October 2014. It was the highlight of our Rome trip and was unlike and other tour that I have been on. I highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Rome. Johnny explains olive oil in depth to include the process of harvesting olives, production of olive oil, how to identify bad... More 

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Address: via Pordenone 21 | Poggio Mirteto Station, 00182 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 7061 3279
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome

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