We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Excellent tour.”
Review of Olive Oil Tour

Olive Oil Tour
Ranked #4 of 23 Food & Drink in Granada
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Discover the luscious world of liquid gold with our wonderful tours! Experience the beautiful Andalusian countryside, walking among majestic olive trees, together with our English speaking guide. We’ll pick you up and drop you off at a meeting point in the center of Granada. After visiting a beautifully preserved 15th century olive oil mill in a charming white village, enjoy tasting and learning all about the different characteristics, culinary uses, and many health benefits of various olive oils. In our specialized store you will find the best selection of olive oils, cosmetics made from organic extra virgin olive oil and related products from Andalusia.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We were picked up in time and drove for 30 minutes. We started the tour learning about the olive trees, the type of olives and the work involved during the whole process of obtaining the oil. We visited the olive oil museum and after we did the oil and wine tasting. I absolutely love the tour and our host was very knowledgeable and friendly. This tour is a must if you visit Granada.

Thank Sailor173
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (351)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
All reviews
"wine tasting"
in 89 reviews
"tasting room"
in 12 reviews
"tasting session"
in 8 reviews
"comfortable van"
in 4 reviews
"dry sherry"
in 3 reviews
"serrano ham"
in 3 reviews
in 25 reviews
"learning how"
in 3 reviews
"learned how"
in 5 reviews
"sierra nevada mountain range"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 5 reviews
"spoke excellent english"
in 5 reviews
"learn how"
in 3 reviews
"informative guide"
in 4 reviews
"small group"
in 8 reviews
"three hours"
in 3 reviews
in 106 reviews

5 - 9 of 351 reviews

Reviewed 20 September 2018

What a great day we had on the Olive Oil Tour! A knowledgeable tour guide showed our small group the olive groves, giving us the interesting details about olive trees, types of olives etc. The setting at the base of the Sierra Nevadas was spectacular. We were driven to the old (15th-century?) mill in the little village of Niguellas and given a very interesting tour, after which we moved on to the olive oil tasting/wine tasting which was interesting and fun. Lovely tapas of bread, cheese and iberico ham were provided with the wine tasting. You can buy the products you have tasted (both wine and oils) on site. Highly recommended as a day tour from Granada and the surrounding areas (Nerja, La Herradura, Almuñecar for example).Note that we ran into another tour group at the mill and we could see that other tour companies maybe have much larger groups - this made Olive Oil Tour preferable since it seems that they keep the groups small. Thanks to our guide for a wonderful experience!

Thank Judith H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

An excellent informative tour by very knowledgeable and engaging hostess.

The visit to the ancient olive oil factory was very interesting and informative. The olive oil tasting was just excellent and the wine tasting was also very, very good. We had a great time. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Heidi E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you, Violeta, for a fascinating and delicious tour of the groves, the historic olive mill, and tasting. We learned quite a bit about the history and process, and what to look for when buying one of our favorite condiments and culinary ingredients. The local wine and cheese tasting was a perfect complement! I highly recommend this tour especially if you are not traveling through southern Spain with a tour as you can get picked up at a central location in Granada for the 30 min drive south. Wonderful way to spend half a day outside of Granada!

Thank Amy O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The Olive Oil Tour in Granada exceeded my expectations. We met our tour guide (very kind and personable) in the city and took a bus into the countryside. The first stop was an olive grove, where we learned about the gardening and harvesting of olives. Our second stop was at a historic olive oil mill that overlooked the groves. We learned about olive oil, types, growing regions, and misconceptions of labeling. The olive oil and wine tasting was both informative and delicious... I highly recommend this tour.

Thank FR3E5P1RiT
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Olive Oil Tour also viewed

Granada, Province of Granada
Lanjaron, Province of Granada
Orgiva, Province of Granada
Lanjaron, Province of Granada

Been to Olive Oil Tour? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing