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Wind Mill Visit and Olive Oil Tasting

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US$ 29.81
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    Stop At: Fattoria Lavacchio, Via di Grignano 37/38, 50065, Pontassieve Italy

    This activity gives you the opportunity to visit the unique working windmill of Italy, experience flour making and the unique sensation to come back to 2 centuries ago. Visit the Farm’s traditional olive mill and discover all the secrets of Tuscan extra virgin olive oil.

    The tour lasts around one hour and includes a walk in the olive groves, a little introduction to the Tuscan olive oil traditions and a guided tour of the mill as well as an historical background of the windmill, its renovation and technical explanations of how it works. If wind allows it, you will also see it turn and press our organic wheat to make flour. To finish off, there is a course on olive oil tasting where you will learn the characteristics of good extra virgin olive oil.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Departure Point
    Bottega del Mulino, Via di Montefiesole, 48, 50065 Pontassieve FI, Italy
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Food tasting
    • Professional guide
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    My boyfriend and I had such an amazing time!!! The one thing my boyfriend requested for our trip to Italy was to go olive oil tasting. It is a little out of the way coming from Florence because you have to take a train to Pontassieve then pay for a cab but it is SO WORTH IT! We
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    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Fattoria Lavacchio
    98 reviews
    What a great change!
    Francesca and team have made a great progress! After the change of the menu the restaurants has become one of the
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    Hellerup, Denmark
    Perfect weekend
    We were there for a long weekend with some friends. A perfect weekend, we did the cooking class that was very
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    Jordain P
    Highlight of our time in Florence!!!
    My boyfriend and I had such an amazing time!!! The one thing my boyfriend requested for our trip to Italy was to
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    ill Be back for round 2
    My friend and I did an Italy trip and without a doubt this was our favorite part of the trip. The Tuscany area is
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    Larissa L
    Kingston, Jamaica
    Amazing Tour and Wine Pairing Dinner
    Amazing Tour and Wine Pairing Dinner. Our gracious host/owner gave us an thorough and most informative wine tour,
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    Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Hunting truffles with dogs, amazing, then a marvelous, memorable meal!
    Before heading for a tour of the wine cellars we accompanied Paolo and his dogs Peggy and Pippo out into the
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    Stunning views and great experience
    Lovely staff, clean spacious room. Delicious breakfast! My husband and I really enjoyed our stay here. The
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    Sunnyvale, California
    View of the pool area
    We were part of travel group of 34 people from California and Canada. The area is gorgeous, and Florence art
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    Christina N
    Breathtaking Views and Product
    Truly a gem in so many ways, Fattoria Lavacchio was a highlight for us while in Firenze. The trip was a short ways
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    Vienna, Austria
    Beautiful chianti visit
    Wonderfull reception​ in this beautiful vinery amidst the most amazing views. Warm, professional host, attentive
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    Sam P
    Melaka, Malaysia
    Wine Tasting , Cheeses and Lunch on June 28 2017
    This was unplanned indeed. A popular outlet for regional Wines, Cheeses and light lunch. Informal and service was
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    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Magnificent Stay in the Perfect Place
    Fattoria Lavacchio was a dream come true for our first visit to Tuscany. Faye and her staff were perfect. The
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    Tara V
    London, United Kingdom
    Perfect day out in Tuscany
    We recently booked a wine tour and tasting at the nearby Castello di Nipozzano, and travelled by train to
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    Perth, Australia
    Truffle picking vineyard tour with lunch
    We visited this lovely venue in the hills of Florence. We took the train to Pontessieve & then the venue had
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    New Prague, Minnesota
    Amazing sites & wonderful food!
    A beautiful area with wonderful local food & wine. Excellent service along with a spectacular sunset. Dining in
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    • Duration: 2h
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