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Il Frantoio del Vicere

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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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A must for the experience and the history

Only €1:50 and they ask your nationality to put the audio on in your language. Explains the history... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2016
David F
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nov 16, 2017
“How they worked”
Aug 8, 2016
“Been there, done that”
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Via Santa Maria 6, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
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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

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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

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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

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

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

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