Business Tours from Olivaverde
We have several tours and workshops in Italy, Sicily and Malta. Our first six day olive oil school is in the Marche region of eastern Italy. The regional airport is Falconara near the regions capital of Ancona, but the city and main airport of Bologna to the north is just 90 minute drive and Perugia to the west is one hour.
First day of the Marche region school, arrival and check in at the agriturismo near Montalto delle Marche and dinner at the farm.
Second day breakfast at the farm and then we travel to visit an olive oil producer and groves in Castignano followed by lunch at the Agritourism Case Rosse in Ascoli Piceno. In the afternoon there will be a lecture and workshop on stuffed and pickled olives of the variety Oliva Tenera Ascolana, we then travel back to Montalto for dinner at the agriturismo.
Third day starts with breakfast and we then travel to Petritoli to an olive oil producer where we have a lecture and workshop on different techniques of processing local olives to make extra virgin olive oil, followed by lunch at the Azienda Agricola Foligni e Amurri. Travel to Fermo and a visit to the ancient Roman Baths and dinner at Bar a Vino, in the Piazza del Popolo in Fermo.
Day four starts with breakfast and we check out of the agriturismo and travel to the olive farm and producer near Fermo where we have a lecture and workshop on current technology used in olive oil production and a workshop on machinery used for olive oil harvesting. In the afternoon we travel to Urbino, then check in at the Hotel Urbino and have a free afternoon. In the evening dinner at the restaurant El Mascaron in Fermignano.
Fifth day. Breakfast at the Hotel and then we visit one of the most well known Marche olive oil producers in Cartoceto. Lecture and workshop on olive harvesting and also hands on olive tree pruning (subject to the period of the year) Lunch at the oil mill and in the afternoon we continue with lectures at the mill. In the evening there is dinner at the restaurant El Mascaron in Fermignano.
Day six. Breakfast at the Hotel and then travel to the olive oil mill in Cartoceto, we then visit other oil mills in that area and also attend a workshop on the production of Carotceto DOP olive oil. Lunch at the oil mill and then in the afternoon we visit to the Pieralisi factory, the International leader in olive oil production machinery and logistics. We return to Fermignano where we have dinner at the El Mascaron Restaurant and presentation of course certificates to participants at the course.
Day seven we have breakfast, discuss the course and visits and then travel to the airport.
Our professional tour includes transport in the Marche region, accommodation in double rooms, lectures, talks and workshops, as well as a group guide for each visit, but excludes all flights. There will also be a specialist agronomist and a Professor from Camerino University who will accompany the group for the entire week giving technical support and additional lessons.
At the end of the week there will be given to each attendee an individual certificate of participation and a folder with information on all the lectures, talks and workshops that they attended.
The programme might be subject to some minor variations in venues and accommodation depending on which part of the year it will take place.
The cost of our week long package is 1900 euros and for a minimum of six and maximum of twelve clients.