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Olive Oil Tour of Alfarnate and Alfarnatejo

Learn the secrets of Malaga's olive oil by visiting the countryside towns of Alfarnate and Alfarnatejo, located in the heart of the Axarquia mountains.

Learn the secrets of Malaga's olive oil by visiting the countryside towns of Alfarnate and Alfarnatejo, located in the heart of the Axarquia mountains.

Olive Oil Tour of Alfarnate and Alfarnatejo

Once we've picked you up from Torre del Mar, we'll head to a hundred-year-old olive grove where we'll learn how the olives that produce the olive oil, popularly known as "the liquid gold of Andalusia", are grown and harvested.

Our route through the province of Malaga will continue in an Andalusian farmhouse where we'll learn how an olive oil mill works. Did you know that this mechanism used to extract the oil is an invention of Arab origin? After reviewing the history of this ingenious mill, we'll enjoy an olive oil tasting session. Will we be able to distinguish its varieties?

The oil tasting will whet our appetite. To satisfy it, we'll go to one of the most famous restaurants in the region: the Venta de Alfarnate. Our traditional lunch includes a typical mountain dish based on chorizo, loin, migas, fried eggs and oranges. The inn where we'll taste these delicacies also has a small Museum of the Bandit, whose objects will take us back to the time of the War of Independence started against the French in 1808.

Once we have recovered our strength, we'll go to the "Pyrenees". No, we'll not go to the Spanish-French border, but to the area of the Malaga mountains known by this name. Among its beautiful mountain landscapes, there are two beautiful white villages surrounded by olive trees: Alfarnatejo and Alfarnate. We'll take a short walk through their picturesque streets to review the history of both towns, which were of great strategic importance during the Reconquest.

After visiting these towns, we'll return to Torre del Mar.

Important Information

If you prefer, you can also book this same tour departing from Nerja.

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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 11 years old Children under 3
US$ 65
US$ 65
not permitted
  • Adults

    US$ 65
  • Children between 3 and 11 years old

    US$ 65
  • Children under 3

    not permitted

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

8 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in air conditioned vehicle.

English speaking guide.

Tour of the olive grove and olive oil tasting.

Lunch in la Venta de Alfarnate (Museo del Bandolero).

Guided tour of Alfarnate y Alfarnatejo.

When to book?

You can book up until the previous day (11:59 pm) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

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 have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

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.

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