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”The Olive routes” is the outcome of our love for the olive oil, the nature and the land of Messinia. Open up to the olive world and follow us to a bike tour through the perennerial olive trees, visit our own olive oil mill or join the olivewalk in...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Castle of Androusa, Androusa 24013, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Messinia is the best place to discover exra virgin olive oil and the olive routes is the ideal tour to find out so many things about olive oil...first we had a nice walk in the family owned olive grove ,then a visit to the olive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our trip, we wanted to learn all about the olive groves and how olive oil is produced. There are several different tours you can do. We chose the Castle tour, where we started and learnt all about the history at the Castle of Androusa...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eleni B
Reviewed November 3, 2018

During our visit in Peloponnese this summer, we wanted to learn about olive and olive oil and of course to taste them since they are the main, characteristic products of this area. The olive routes was the right place. It was Informative and fun also....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank George G
Dimitra M, The Olive Routes at The Olive Routes, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear George! thank you so much for your visit and your kind review!!!it was a pleasure meeting you!!!! Arrange your visit for next summer and let's try the new crop Olive oil!!!!! Regards

Reviewed October 31, 2018

After doing this olive oil tasting evening one would definitely see olive oil in a completely new light. The evening started in a scenic old castle overlooking the Kalamata city surrounded by olive groves. After learning some basics about olive cultivation while walking in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angelos V
Dimitra M, The Olive Routes at The Olive Routes, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear Angele, Your Kind words are so much appreciated! Thank you for joying the Olive routes and for sharing with us your passion and thoughts. Now is the period for the Olive harvest and the fresh olive oil extraction ...so arrange your visit for more...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this family farmed olive grove. The tour featured an enchanting walk through an olive grove with some ancient trees as old as 800 years, followed by a tour of the family run processing plant, an olive tasting, and a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Dimitra M, The Olive Routes at The Olive Routes, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words...we are so happy that you enjoyed our Olive route and shared our passion!! Always looking forward to welcome you again back in our "home"😉

Reviewed October 23, 2018

Tour itself is not only qualified and detailed with expertise but also you can meet lovely people and learn Dimitra's tips to use olive oil in interesting way. It starts from walking to Androusa castle, learn about this historical&lovely village and olive. After that experience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Dimitra M, The Olive Routes at The Olive Routes, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Dear Jinju!!We feel so honoured to be meeting you and to spend this olive experience with you!!! It was amazing sharing thoughts and dreams with you!! I know that Korea is far away and it might be difficult to meet again but keep the olive...More

Reviewed October 19, 2018

I love olives and olive oil but had no idea about the effort that goes in to producing those products. The tour clearly edified me on that front. As holiday tours go, this was one of the most interesting I had been on. The husband...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin M
Dimitra M, The Olive Routes at The Olive Routes, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Dear Kevin, the pleasure was all ours welcoming you in our Olive "house"!! Thank you so much for Sharing our passion and our enthusiasm!! So looking forward to welcome you again.. perhaps in Winter to pick up some olives!

Reviewed October 11, 2018

A highly recommended tour and they put a lot of effort into this, including a wonderful buffet with wine, stroll round a nearby ancient castle with 200 year olive trees in the gardens, a very in-depth tour of the olive process and an olive tasting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Dimitra M, The olive routes at The Olive Routes, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your amazing review!!!The pleasure was all ours having you @our olive oil Mill and sharing our experience and our passion!! Looking forward for your coming back to share more Olive oil experiences l!!!

Reviewed October 11, 2018

We run culinary tours in Greece and brought our group of olive enthusiasts to the Olive Routes in Androusa. It was a highlight! Dimitra and Stathi are so passionate and genuinely excited to share their love of their country and their history with everyone. Dimitra...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Dimitra M, The olive routes at The Olive Routes, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Dear Betty!! Thank you so much for visiting us and even more for Sharing your passion , your thoughts even recipes😊 with us! Always looking forward to welcoming you again and next time we are going to cook together with a lot of extra virgin...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

My husband and I were part of a tour from Neilson Buca beach club. The owner and his wife Dimitra were so engaging, passionate about the olive industry and so hospitable. The explanatory tour of the factory was followed by olive oil tasting. We then...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Dimitra M, The Olive Routes at The Olive Routes, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

It was so nice sharing our "olive" passion with you and having this lovely evening. The Syrtaki dance was defently highlight 😉!! Always looking forward to welcome you again to our Olive oil Mill ..until then..keep dancing and enjoying the taste of Extra Virgin Olive...More

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