Provence Olive Harvest

Aix-en-Provence, France
per person 25
Provence Olive Harvest
  • Beginner
  • Family
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • English
  • 40%
    60%
    Fun
    Learn

Description

Looking for a unique Provençal adventure?

Experience a traditional French olive harvest as it has been done for centuries -- organically and by hand!

We'll pick olives in the autumn sun, then enjoy a Provençal buffet (pâté, charcuterie, cheese, baguette, etc.) with local wine. Contact us for details or to reserve for the November 2015 event at Les Pastras. 

DATES: November 1 - 15

COST: 25€/person/adult, 15€ for teenagers, free for kids under 10

MINIMUM: 2 people

ITINERARY (starts at your convenience, we recommend 10am or 2pm)

10:00 – 11:30 Enjoy a walk through our property and a tour of our fruit trees, vineyards, beehives, Provençal herbs and truffle trees. Then we'll pick olives by hand in the autumn sun, while you learn everything you ever wanted to know about olive trees: pruning, planting, harvesting, making olive oil, etc...

11:30 – 12:30: Hearty Provençal snacks with all you care to drink of our red wine, a sampling of our olive oil and truffle oil, enjoyed poolside with a view of the o

What's included

  • Hearty Provençal snacks with all you care to drink of our red wine, a sampling of our olive oil and truffle oil
  • Transportation

Important information

Les Pastras cannot be held responsible for costs or other liabilities associated with any accident, weather or any act of God. Les Pastras accepts no responsibility for your personal safety or the security of any belongings, nor can we be held responsible or liable for any injury, loss, damage or delay arising out of or in connection with any act, omission, neglect, accident, error or default. By booking at Les Pastras, the client accepts these terms.

Location

At the property

Les Pastras

We are a Franco-American couple who moved to the South of France from Chicago in 2003 to take over the Pepin family vineyard, leaving behind our jobs in finance and public relations for fresh air, starry skies and organic farming. W...

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