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Olives and olive oil have always been a source of life in Dalmatia and the islands, a natural and pure gold. The story of olive growing and olive oil on the island of Hvar stands out with its tradition which is over three thousand years old. Experience Hvar in its full originality and the pure Mediterranean nature of the island. Walking through the olive groves along the glacial river valley and learning about the secrets of how to take care of them, as well as learning how to make extra virgin olive oil, will help you to recognize the oil you need, its usefulness and quality. Learn how to create high-quality olive oil, learn how to take care of the olive trees, how to develop top quality ‘green gold’ and how to pick the olives in extremely demanding conditions in the traditional way. Enjoy the fragrance, flavor and color of the island’s gold, as well as local delicacies, traditionally processed shepherd’s dishes of the area, blending with the native traditional olive oil into a true enchantment of flavors. Tourist packages are one day long. The activity programme for a one day package includes activities in the area of glacial river on the island of Hvar. Packages are available from 1 March – 31 October, for groups of between 8 – 40 people. Transport is provided by us, by boat or van. Professional guides are available in English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages upon request. All information provided is of a general character only and is not binding, and it is therefore necessary to request a final offer.

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