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Masseria Brancati

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Amazing history, beautiful surroundings and masseria

- lovely, enthusiastic, knowledgable Italian tour guide - stunning olive groves --> candidate for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lecce, Italy
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Charming and fun

Our visit to the Masseria Bancati was one of the highlights of my two-week trip to Puglia. Our... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
East Lansing, Michigan
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Mandatory booking by phone or email at least 1 day before. Check in time is 9.30 / 11.30 and 15.00 / 17.30. You will visit the monumental olive grove, the hypogeum crusher, some historic rooms and end with a tasting of extra virgin olive oil. The...more
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Contrada Brancati, 72017, Ostuni, Italy
+39 330 822 910
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

- lovely, enthusiastic, knowledgable Italian tour guide - stunning olive groves --> candidate for unesco preservation - up to 2500 years old some of the olive trees - underground museum of olive mill through the ages - blind tasting of delicious olive with chance to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

Our visit to the Masseria Bancati was one of the highlights of my two-week trip to Puglia. Our English-speaking guide was delightful, with infectious enthusiasm for the olive farm and its history. I would have had no idea olive production and its history could be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

We had an interesting and informative tour of the olive grove, followed by olive oil tastings and lunch. Two friendly horses and a cat who enjoys eating pasta reside on the premises.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ReC1982
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We took the 11am tour and it was just excellent! We took a walk through the ancient olive orchards and learned all about olive oil (and lamp oil) production. Our guide was knowledgeable and quite animated! We did a blind tasting of the olive oil...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Cindy R
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Today we took the 11am Olive Grove and Farm tour. I can say it was amazing with Olive trees up to 3,000 years old! This is mind blowing and these magnificent trees still produce fruit. Our guide was a wonderful lady (apologies we didn’t catch...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank debra c
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Very interesting tour of olive oil farm. We strolled through the orchard, learning about how olives are grown, and how old the trees are. The tour finishes with an olive oil tasting. The guide, whose name I forget, speaks excellent english.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank swimmer283
Reviewed October 1, 2018

The olive tree farm is a great experience to embark on. They provide an one hour tour of their farm, displaying olive trees that are 2000 years old, they explain the olive oil making process, going really back into history and they perform an olive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank militaru89
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour. The farm have preserved the olive oil production history well. The tour was also great value for money. For some reason, Google and TripAdvisor said this farm had closed down but it hasn't. You can call up and book like usual....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chloe H
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

I am not sure why Google and others report this is closed. We made reservations for the tour awhile back before coming to Italy. Thank goodness for recent TA reviews, as when I used Google maps to see about getting there, Google reported it closed....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SACALosAngeles
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating tour of their olive grove and the means to extract over the ages. A must visit in Puglia.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Valentina F
August 26, 2018|
Response from petesaund | Reviewed this property |
We were not informed of any of the ancient olive trees been named a thinking tree
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Codio | Property representative |
Good morning, it is possible to visit the masseria on Saturday 28th July at 4.00pm, or Sunday at 10.00am, or Monday at 5.00pm The guided tour lasts 60/70 minutes and the cost is € 10.00 per person and € 5.00 for... More
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Eric H
June 25, 2018|
Response from Codio | Property representative |
Yes, 10.00am. Ciao Corrado
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