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The Authentic Sicilian Olive oil Experience 2022

Tour type

Day Tour, Day Trip

Duration

3 hours

Group size

2-6, 6+

Language

English

The authentic Sicilian Olive Oil Experience. Olive oil tasting in Val Paradiso

The Val Paradiso Olive Oil Experience: guided tour of an olive grove and oil mill. Organic Olive oil tasting in Val Paradiso, Naro, in the countryside around Agrigento.

The cultivation of olive trees and the production of olive oil have been deep-rooted in Mediterranean history and culture since time immemorial. According to mythological tradition, the olive tree was first brought to the island by Zeus Morio, who spread the grafted plants that were derived from the sacred olive tree planted on the Acropolis in Athens. In fact, archaeology suggests that oil production can be dated back at least 4000 years. Over the centuries, the culture of olive oil has become an essential feature of Sicilian identity in both popular and literary circles. A thread of oil that overflows into the Sicilian language, the peasant culture, and the pages referring to the olive culture by the great Sicilian writers such as Pirandello, Sciascia, Consolo, Quasimodo, Camilleri, and Simonetta Agnello Hornby.

The Val Paradiso olive oil experience is an ethno-anthropological and sensory journey into the most authentic Sicily between past and future. The producer cultivates more than 100 hectares of olive trees in the lands of Naro, Favara, and Licata, according to organic farming specifications, with absolute respect for the environment and nature. Only natural products and organic substances are used in the cultivation and production of oil. No chemicals, herbicides, or insecticides. Val Paradiso extra virgin olive oils have gained prestigious international awards and certifications.

Discover the true Sicilian olive oil making tradition, respectful of the past and projected into the future. Immerse yourself in the life of the oil mill and the history of “liquid gold”. Taste one of the best olive oils in Sicily. Live a unique experience among the olive trees and the Val Paradiso olive oil mill in Naro, Agrigento.

 

Sicilian Olive Oil Experience: highlights

Visit to the olive grove

 

Pressing plant

 

Bottling Room

 

Oil tasting

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