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Olives

3 days 2 nights around olives
390 euros per person

The olive tree in Provence is symbols of health, prosperity and longevity !
These few days will reveal you all the secrets of this expanding tree and its fruit.


Day 1 : friday

Welcome at the TGV station of Aix-en-Provence and transfer in minibus to your accommodation. On the way, visit of the house of the olive tree, the old mill with oil where is a permanent exhibition on the olive tree, its history, its culture as well as objects and tools having attraction in the olive oil.At Cotignac, tour of the village with visit of the mill. Dinner of traditional specialities. Night.

Day 2 : saturday

After breakfast, go to discover the fields of olive trees still under the autumnal mist, rich in colors and in landscapes and road towards Tourtour, called village in the sky. Visit of the old traditional mill and taste the new oil with the “roustide “. Spend time to explore all the colored stalls of the market.
The afternoon will be dedicated to the picking of the olives during which you will appreciate the various techniques of picking! A break picnics under olive trees will be provided and to warm ourself, we shall share a hot drink before returning in your place of residence.

 

Day 3 : sunday 

Morning dedicated to the triturage of our picked olives : visit of the olive oil mill equipped with the modern technologies. You will discover a wide sample of the various by-products of the olive of Cotignac.
Gastronomic lunch and transfer back to the TGV station of Aix-en-Provence.

 

Our price includes :
- Transportation as mentioned in the program on a base of 6 adults ;
- Accommodation 2 nights in double room ;
- Meals as mentioned to the program (2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 picnic, 2 dinners) ;
- Entrance fees and visits mentioned in the program ;
- the “pique nique du cueilleur” ;
- the rental equipment for olives picking.
Our price does not include :
- the insurances cancellation or multi-risks ;
- the extra fee for single room ;
- drinks, purchases and personal expenses ;
- Tourist tax (0,5€ per night per person).

 

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