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The Governor Olive Mill Private Tour with Tasting and Olive Oil Workshop

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  • Take a private tour of the Governor Olive Mill with a tasting workshop

  • Explore scenic olive groves and learn about the history of Dafnis family oil

  • Taste award-winning oils accompanied by Greek delicacies and wine

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The Governor Olive Mill Private Tour with Tasting and Olive Oil Workshop
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The Governor Olive Mill Private Tour with Tasting and Olive Oil Workshop
US$ 77.76
Overview

Enrich you visit to Corfu with a private olive oil workshop, tour, and tasting at the Governor Olive Mill. Explore the ancient olive groves and meet the Dafnis family, who produce this celebrated Greek oil. Learn the history and nuances of these award-winning olive oils and enjoy a tasting that includes local specialties like  tomatoes, feta cheese, handmade crackers, and local wine

What to Expect
Your  tour starts with a personally guided walk through the ancient olive groves. Admire the untouched olive area and meet the resident olive expert in the groves. Hear the story of the oldest olive variety in the world and experience being an islander yourself. When you arrive at the mill, enjoy the "taste like a pro" program to learn how the production is made: combining tradition with the latest technology. Savor delicious Greek olive delicacies during the visit of the olive mill.

In this private tour, you will learn how to taste and recognize high quality olive oil just as the professionals do in our workshop. It is an unique lesson which you can share with friends and family. Find out about the therapeutic and health protecting qualities of olive oil and learn how to distinguish between top quality and non extra virgin olive oil. During the program, enjoy some delicacies such as olive oil paired up with bread, tomatoes, feta cheese and a handmade cracker with a glass of local wine. At the end of the tour you will be awarded a certificate of participation. The tour ends at approximately 1:30pm.
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Enjoyable and educational day trip on Corfu

We were looking for something interesting to do while on our two-week stay on Corfu. One can only lie on the beach for so long. We had seen a recommendation for touring the Governor’s Olive Mill in Agios Matthaios, and thought that a drive there...More

Thank jim8151
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Worlds best olive oil and awesome people, a must to visit!

This place is really amazing, and one of our absolute high points on our vacation to Corfu. We had the pleasure of meeting George Dafnis, one of the two brothers operating the olive oil mill. The tour included information about the origin of the olives,...More

Thank ZophiaKarlsson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
An olive a day.....

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. George from the Dafnis family collected us from our hotel and drove us to The Governor Olive Mill. The tour lasted over 3 hours. George, our tour guide, was charismatic and engaging. During the olive oil workshop we learnt about...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A must-do in Corfu

George was a warm, funny and knowledgeable tour guide. Not only did he have a depth of history to share about Corfu and its olive oil industry during our 3-hour tour and tasting, but he also provided some standout local recommendations to my husband and...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
The truth about olive oil.

George Dafnis was a wonderful tour guide. George and his older brother are pioneering artisanal olive oil production on the island of Corfu. I think I’m spoiled forever as far as great olive oil goes. Thank you very much, George, for your time, information and...More

Thank ts0ltis
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Joanna W
30 June 2018|
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Response from FKr8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we rented a car on corfu port. Which was pretty easy and very comfy. Agency was called royal cars and is situated directly at the entrance of the port. It was s very beautiful roadtrip to the oil mill and the mill is... More
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Lyn D
22 May 2018|
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Their details say it begins at 9:30am and you are done by 1:30. Hoping to go tomorrow or Sunday...
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