The OLIVE TREE, as a symbol of peace, fertility, purity and prosperity for thousands of years, continues even today to connect people together and send messages of hope and peace to those who follow the paths of knowledge and culture.
The tour in the olive oil factory Melas in Epidavros premises begins with a video presentation regarding the history of the sacred olive tree, local history, the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, the sanctuary of Asclepius, culture, gastronomy and business activity. In the context of hospitality, visitors can enjoy, apart from olive sweets, the traditional olive rosoli, of Asia Minor origin, along with a coffee as a treat.
Rich dishes, based on the ORGANIC olive oil of Manaki variety from “Melas Estate”, along with other organic products of the region, are included in your visit, inspiring generously the family feeling of Greek hospitality while showcasing the Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oil (P.D.O.) Ligourio of the Municipality of Epidaurus.
Prices / 2 up to 8 persons
45€/person for minimoum 2 participants.
45€/Kid age 5+ for 2 participants
Prices / 5 up to 8 persons
40€/person for minimoum 5 participants.
30€/Kid age 5+ for 5 participants
For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.Less
The tour begins with a video presentation regarding the history of the sacred olive tree, local history, the ancient theatre of Epidaurus, the sanctuary of Asclepius, culture, gastronomy and business activity.
Follows: Visiting the modern crushing factory of the olive fruit, with two lines, showing the stages of production of organic olive oil and the brand-named extra virgin olive oil P.D.O. Ligourio Asklepieion, deriving from the famous "Manaki" variety. The process of product quality control and classification for storage in stainless steel tanks is then presented.
Follows:Visit to the standardization unit. We present here the process of bottling products. Next, buffet savoury dishes and / or desserts are offered, based on the extra virgin olive oil of organic farming-Manaki variety from Melas estate. The visit ends with discussion and exchange of thoughts, impressions and conclusions.
Visitors can purchase from the retail shop of the olive oil factory extra virgin olive oil from all types of olive oil and organic cosmetics from extra virgin organic olive oil "MELAS".
The visit ends with discussion and exchange of thoughts,impressions and conclusions.
After the olive tasting and tour you can visit the famous ancient theater and Aklipion of Epidavros.
Comfortable casual shoes - Clothing.
Bottle of water.
Meeting Point : Melas Olive oil factory at Lygourio village close to ancient Epidavros
Time : Depending your wish and factory's availability.
Final information will be advised by sms or email one (1) day before the departure of your tour.
Basic physical condition.
No walking experience required. Light walking is nessecery.
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
Participants should feel comfortable in walking and able to walk.
No any special difficulty for access to the Olive oil Mill and for the whole tour.
For any tour is required a minimoum number of participations in order to be materialized. In case of less participants our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants.Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.
All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle ( taxi-minivan-minibus-bus)
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..