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

  • 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

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

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 1 week ago
I learnt so much

An interesting tour not just of the mill but we were taken to see other parts of the island to help with the history of olives. I would have liked to know more about the actual production but then again I'm the type of person...More

Thank hapydragon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Friendly, informative, delicious!

I had no expectations of this tour as a friend booked it and I just went along for the ride, but to say I was pleasantly surprised is an understatement! Our gorgeous host and young entrepreneur, George took care of us straight away with a...More

1  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour. Very informative from both a food and a health point of view. George and his brother have raised the bar for the production of olive oil not only in Corfu but probably in the world.

Thank Lyn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lovely Tour -- OLD olive trees -- and good gastronomic capitalism at work

Brothers George and Spiros are keeping a ninth generation (yep, that's the claim!) of olive tree tending and oil-making alive and well. The olive oil (extra virgin, gleaming green, from the wild olive trees of Corfu, which corfiots were forced to plant when Venice invaded...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Dedicated young entrepreneurs

We called beforehand and were told that they would appreciate to know a few hours in advance when we would arrive. Later we found out, why. They were prepared, offered us a drink and a familary atmosphere. We booked the shorter tour (1- 1 1/2h)...More

Thank Sabrina K
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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...