Adventures - Portorož - Piran

Experience among olive groves in the Piran countryside

On a small organic olive oil farm, you will learn about the rural life in an Istrian hamlet, all according to sustainable principles. You will get to know the diversity of our activities - agriculture, tourism, education, research. 
54 € per person

Biologist Jani will explain you more about the olive tree, olive grove, olive oil and work in the grove in sense of preserving species diversity and reducing the footprint in the environment. Furthermore you will learn the basic concepts in the field of ecology in a simple way.

Also, you will learn about the process of determining the quality of olive oil. By tasting, you will get to know the characteristics of the samples by yourself and learn about the properties of extra virgin olive oil. During tasting, home-made food will be offered: olives from salted water, olive spread, eggplant (aubergine) in olive oil, bread and herbal drink (syrup or tea).



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Description

Dates:

  • Once a week, on Mondays
  • April-June: 10.00-12.00 am, 04.00-06.00 pm; June-September: 05.00-07.00 pm; November-March: 10.00-12.00 am
  • Free of charge for children up to 12 years 

Duration: 2 h.

Language: Slovenian and English.

The program is suitable for everyone who loves nature and the Istrian landscape/culture and for small groups.

How to get here: The village Sv. Peter (above the Dragonja valley) is accessible by car or by mini bus, by bike, on foot (marked trails for hikers from Dragonja Valley or the surrounding villages). Access by public transport or by a larger bus is possible to Sv. Peter - Špehi, then you have 900 m of narrow asphalt paths - for this part, if necessary, transport is provided. Distance from Portorož 15 km, from Koper 18 km.

Reservation up to 24h before the activity. Please contact us by phone: +386 31 844 554 (Jani), +386 40 302 556 (Karmen) or by e-mail: terraviva96@gmail.com, karmen.forte@gmail.com.


OTHER OFFER

  • Purchase of extra virgin olive oil of organic production (with a certificate).  
  • Accommodation in the apartment Istra Zora (for two to three people). A pre-reservation is required.