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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting in Mgarr provided by Merill Eco Tours

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Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local delicacies tasting and refreshments including:
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil from the same grove
  • Light lunch and free-flowing wine
  • Traditional Maltese coffee blend with herbs
  • Other local and seasonal products
  • Walk through a unique herb garden which features a large number of endemic and indigenous plants of Malta.
  • Tour around the grove which overlooks one of the most beautiful views in the Maltese islands.
  • Eco guide/host
Exclusions
  • Pick-up and drop-off from accommodation is optional
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is casual. Sturdy footwear is highly recommended.
  • A waiver form which includes details about health & safety recommendations and procedures need to be filled in by all participants
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 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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PBhagat wrote a review Jan 2020
Goshen, Indiana32 contributions13 helpful votes
Cant say enough about how awesome this experience was for us - very informative and educative. Highly recommend this for all foodies and nature enthusiasts. Christian our tour guide was exemplary - very charming and knowledgeable - walked us through the whole process of olive
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting in Mgarr
Responded 5 Jan 2020
Dear PBhagat Thank you for your review and your kind words especially for mentioning Charlie; it is people like him and Bella and the members of our network who make all of this possible thanks to their hard work and dedication. All the very best to you and your loved ones!
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Barbara W wrote a review Jun 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
A lovely couple of hours spent at a beautiful rural farm between Rabat and Mgarr. We took a taxi there from Mellieha which was very easy. Our tour organisers and guide were lovely. We had a lunch of local food and wine and an olive oil tasting session, then a tour around the
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting in Mgarr
Responded 12 Jun 2019
Thank you Barbara for your words and truly glad you enjoyed your time with us. Yasmin
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Colette S wrote a review May 2019
Cork, Ireland55 contributions46 helpful votes
My best friend and I participated in this tour last week as a 30th birthday surprise for him. I must say the whole experience was fantastic. Chiara was so helpful answering all my questions quickly by email beforehand. Taxi pick up from our accommodation was efficient and the
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting in Mgarr
Responded 30 May 2019
Hi Colette Thank you for your words and so proud that this experience was the highlight of your trip! Hope Ben enjoyed his lovely surprise! Best regards Yasmin
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Melissa S wrote a review May 2019
Washington, DC4 contributions20 helpful votes
Did the half-day tour to the farm for olive oil tasting and "light lunch" which included local cheese, honey, wine, vegetables, bread, strawberries, sea salt, tomato preserves, etc. The farm is an idyllic setting, with views to the water, fig and loquat trees, olives, bees, etc.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting in Mgarr
Responded 30 May 2019
Hi Melissa Happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and thank you for supporting our local artisans and producers! Best regards Yasmin
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Louis S wrote a review May 2019
Malta30 contributions10 helpful votes
What an unforgettable experience! Apart from enjoying the intrinsic beauty of this secluded olive grove near the Bingemma chapel with its stunning views, our hosts gave us informative talks on the cultivation and pressing of olives and this was followed by an olive oil tasting
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Yasmin M, Guest Relations Manager at Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting in Mgarr
Responded 6 May 2019
Dear Louis We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and it was a true pleasure meeting you and Mariella. Thank you for your review. Yasmin
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jo77Montreal
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Matla .... You want local? This is it!
Christian was incredibly generous in bringing us to local spots around Malta. From going to a local coffee shop in
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kateemerrill
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Fantastic!
My friend and I had an incredible day doing the shared farm tour. It's a great way to see parts of the country/cult
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Dreamer15948
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Excellent Way to Spend a Day in Malta
We spent a day travelling about Malta, outside of the urban areas on the east coast with this tour. Its a great wa
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Traveler192244
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The Real Malta - Food, Wine, and Local Charm
Magnificent small tour. Christian is a top-notch guide. We experienced local food, touring a historic house, a bak
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Rich W
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Delicious journey away from the crowds
This food and wine tour was the perfect way to break away from the tourist crowds and get to know Malta's cuisine a
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Mark3856
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Food, wine, bread, olives and more
This was an excellent small group tour. We had a great time making pastizzis, touring an historic house, stopping
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Dick C
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Great way to experience the real Malta
Very professionally organized tour, Christian and Lu picked us up right on time, and all visits were really interes
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linclient
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A highlight of my trip
A perfect day in the Malta countryside. We visited an olive farm, olive oil processor, a sheep farmer, baker and v
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SMS8563
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Memorable Experience
Start to finish a day we will always remember. Jaine and Chris both professional, and genuine people. Experienced a
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Wales_Solo_traveller
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Great way to explore the other side of Malta
Booked on this tour during a short stay in Malta and it was great. The initial booking was a little confusing - as
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GaryAHart
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Great day out
We had a fantastic day out, great tour guides. Great fun to be with. Visited some lovely places, people we meet wer
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petti
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A different side of Malta
A very different day spent in the country side of Malta. We met a retired professional baker and his wife, in their
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lornac369
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Incredible Day Tour!
My husband and I took a full-day food and wine tour in Malta with Merill Eco Tours. Our tour guide, Christian, pick
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Margaret L
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Highly Recommend
I concur with previous reviews that this tour makes a lovely daytrip out of the city. I lucked out and was part of
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norwmj
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Excellent private wine tour
My mother and I had a very educational and enjoyable day on a private wine tour run by Merrill Eco Tours, with Chri
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