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Olive Oil Tour of Alfarnate and Alfarnatejo
Activities in Nerja

Olive Oil Tour of Alfarnate and Alfarnatejo

  • English English
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Hotel pick up

Discover the olive growing tradition in the province of Malaga by trying its exquisite oil. On this tour, you will also discover the beautiful mountainside villages of Alfarnate and Alfarnatejo.

Alfarnate and Alfarnatejo Olive Oil Tour Itinerary

We will depart from your hotel in Nerja and head to an ancient olive grove in the province of Malaga. Here we will witness the traditional techniques of cultivating and harvesting olives that were subsequently used in the elaboration of olive oil - the ‘liquid gold’ of Andalucía.

We continue the trip by visiting in the surroundings an authentic Andalusian farmhouse fitted with its own oil mill, the press used for the extraction of oil. We then move on from the theory to the practice with a comprehensive tasting of a wide variety of olives.

Now you have whetted your appetite, we will move to the foothills of Malaga to enjoy a delicious traditional lunch at the Venta de Alfarnate, one of the oldest in Andalucia. The menu includes a drink and typical local dish of sausage, pork, migas, fried eggs, and oranges.

Besides being a restaurant, La Venta del Alfarnate also houses a small museum. The exhibitions teach us about the skirmishes between the civil population and Napoleon’s troops during the war of Independence, which started in 1808.

After eating we will journey into the so-called “Pyrenees of Malaga” to visit the pretty mountain villages of Alfarnatejo and Alfarnate. Surrounded by olive groves, these municipalities offer a sharp contrast to the landscapes of the neighboring Costa del Sol. Finally, we will head south back to Nerja.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 4 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Adults Children under 3 years old.
US$ 76.40
  • Adults

    US$ 76.40
  • Children under 3 years old.


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8 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in airconditioned vehicle.

English speaking guide.

Visit to an olive grove and traditional andalusian farmhouse with olive tasting.

Lunch in the Venta de Alfarnate restaurant and museum.

Guided walk through Alfarnate and Alfarnatejo.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Nerja).


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 76.40
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.