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Il Frantoio del Vicere

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Amazing cavern

We visited this small. Museum ( cost 1.50 euros) . We listened to a narration in English describing... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2019
Melbourne, Australia
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How they worked

This is a 16C olive oil press where workers toiled for two hours before a two hour break before... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
Martina Franca, Italy
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May 22, 2019
“Amazing cavern ”
Nov 16, 2017
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Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

We visited this small. Museum ( cost 1.50 euros) . We listened to a narration in English describing the crushing of olive oil lamp oil - several hundred years ago. The cavern and mill was well worth visiting!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank gailc000
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a 16C olive oil press where workers toiled for two hours before a two hour break before continuing throughout the working day. Given the small amount of space and steepness of steps to access the work was extremely trying. Now we can appreciate...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Love history, found this place, costs only €1,50, so obviously I had to enter. Now or it could have been me who got dizzy from the sun outside and therefor didn't fully understand the visit, but I was barely impressed. Yes, it's fun to see...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Only €1:50 and they ask your nationality to put the audio on in your language. Explains the history of olive oil production, it's use as lamp oil and the resulting importance of the port of Gallipoli. It is easy to miss, so keep your eyes...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank David F
Reviewed November 7, 2014

Special place to learn about olive oil, in the 17th and 18th centuries. The underground olive presses can be viewed and the English recording was very helpful to learn about the process. worth the admission fee. Only takes 20 minutes. Closes at 12:30, so don't...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank hereford
Reviewed August 4, 2014

A short visit that will open your eyes to past times. It is a slice of the local history that should not be forgotten. The guided tour takes about ten minutes. Totally worth it

Date of experience: June 2014
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