1. Spain
  2. Aragon
  3. Zaragoza

Midday Olive Oil Tour and Visit to Old Town of Belchite

Product ID: 226903
Discover the Zaragoza countryside. Spend half a day with a passionate local, hearing the stories and history of the ancient village, Belchite. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how olive oil is produced.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German

Pickup included

Pick up at accommodation in Zaragoza
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Wander through a field of hundred-year-old olive trees
  • Visit a traditional olive oil mill
  • Taste some of the excellent virgin olive oil from the mill
  • Explore the historic village of Belchite
Full description
On a half-day journey, explore the Zaragoza countryside. Visit a traditional olive orchard, filled with hundred-year-old trees, and learn about the production of olive oil. Discover the historic village of Belchite with a passionate local.

Meet one of the producers in a family-run olive orchard and discover the history of olive oil production in Spain. Tour the grounds, visit the hundred-year-old olive trees, and indulge in the taste of oil olive made from the local Empeltre olive. 

Continue on through the ancient village of Belchite, which now serves as a memorial-site for the Spanish Civil War. You won’t be surprised to hear the myriad movies shot in this remarkable ghost town, including Guillermo del Toro’s famous Pan’s Labyrinth. Indulge in traditional Spanish food at a local restaurant. 

Itinerary:
  • Pick up at your accommodation in Zaragoza
  • Drive to the countryside of Belchite
  • Take a tour of a family-run olive orchard
  • Walk through the historical village of Belchite
  • Enjoy lunch at a traditional Spanish restaurant 
  • Drive back to the city of Zaragoza
  • End of tour: your guide will happily send you off with some great, locals-only recommendations
Includes
  • Visit to an oil mill and virgin olive oil tasting
  • Tour of the historic village of Belchite
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities: a 15-20% tip for the guide is recommended
  • Cost for lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
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The process of making olive oil is very interesting. And the visit of old Belchite has been super interesting. See and understand how sad and silly wars make and what innocent people pay.

August 28, 2019

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Gastro Rutica 41 Spain

Product ID: 226903