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Picnic among the olive trees overlooking the sea

Created with Sketch. Loc. Aquilinia, 420 - S. Dorligo della Valle - Dolina (Trieste)
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2 hours and 1/2

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Group Size

30 people

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Overview

Have you ever strolled among olive trees to admire their wonderful shape and silver glitter of its leaves? To savour the perfume in the air on a sunny day?

Come and discover the secrets of olive trees and good flavour of the territory thanks to the Fior Rosso Farm which organizes a tasting Picnic itinerary among olive trees.

The Fior Rosso Farm on the border between Muggia and San Dorligo della Valle, produces high quality, excellent taste and pure Bianchera extra-virgin olive oil since 1823.

A Picnic among olive trees will give you the chance to participate in this sensory experience to discover this local plant. The tour includes walking in the olive tree grove to “Facciumare” from where you will enjoy the sea view among the olives. Evergreen trees whose fruits and leaves are grown here are a source of food and wellbeing. You will be accompanied by one of the members of the Fior Rosso family to discover the features of this plant through a tasting itinerary (3 types of oil), from which a strong extravirgin oil, typical of the production area is extracted.

Useful Information

Meeting point and tour departure at the farm’s entrance where the entrance ticket is paid.
June and July at 10.30am
August and September at 5.30pm

Reservation is required in order to confirm the visit.

Book your tour in advance. Request a private guided tour for a minimum of 8 people.
Free shuttle minibus available on request.

Special Saturdays in Muggia

29 June, 27 July, 31 August, 28 September

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Walking among olive trees
  • Historical outline of Trieste's olive growing and harvesting methods
  • Picnic with extravirgin olive oil tasting

Itinerary

Walking among olive trees
Walking among olive trees

Walking among the olive trees of Montedoro to discover the local Bianchera variety.

A refreshing moment with nature and the environment.

The Fior Rosso family will guide you in their holding where you will have the chance to see the Bianchera olive trees (in slovenian Belica) and understand the peculiarities which you can taste in its bitter spicy oil.

Bianchera is a plant which survives strong sea winds, limestone soils and harsh cold weather. You will see how the strong Bora wind typical of these areas affects its shape.

Historical outline of Trieste's olive growing and harvesting methods
Historical outline of Trieste's olive growing and harvesting methods

The Fior Rosso family will recount the olive growing history of Trieste and what it implies to do this ancient job today.

The oldest Bianchera olive growing witnesses are deeply rooted in Muggia and S. Dorligo-Dolina as well as in istrian lands where the olive growing tradition dates back to Roman times.

The taste and wholesomeness of its oil thanks to the high content of antioxidants have contributed to its popularity out of the region and attracted experts in the sector.

Picnic to "Facciumare" with tasting itinerary of various extravirgin oils produced by the company
Picnic to "Facciumare" with tasting itinerary of various extravirgin oils produced by the company

After the walk on the plateau overlooking the sea, you will have the chance to taste the variety of extravirgin oil produced by the company.

Included/Exclude

  • A tour to the olive grove
  • Tasting 3 varieties of extra virgin oil produced by the company
  • Everything not mentioned in the "Tour includes"

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Loc. Aquilinia, 420 - S. Dorligo della Valle - Dolina (Trieste)

FAQs

In case of bad weather
In case of light rain the visit is confirmed. The tasting will take place inside the farm spaces.
Can I come with the dog?
Dogs kept on a leash are allowed.

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