Olive Oil Tasting & light lunch in Kalamata, Messinia

Olive Oil Tasting & light lunch in Kalamata, Messinia

A tour designed for experience seekers and nature lovers who have a passion for olive oil, nature, tradition and traditional Greek gastronomy!




You will visit the historic centre of one of the most beautiful coastal cities of the Peloponnese: Kalamata.


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The tour is available Monday to Saturday all year round either in the mornings or in the afternoons. Sundays and official holidays are excluded. 


The Tour

If you want to get to know all about the unique features of olive oil or simply wonder what an olive-oil tasting seminar involves, this activity is right up your alley!


Part 1: Olive grove & Visit at an Olive oil Mill

Olive grove (available all year round)

You’ll walk through the perennial olive trees and experience a guided 1 hour relaxing stroll through an olive grove in Kalamata.

During your walk, you’ll get acquainted with different varieties of olive trees in all shapes and of all ages.


Olive oil mill (depending on season and availability)

You will learn all about the extraction process, and if it is the olive harvesting season, you’ll get to taste fresh and warm extra virgin olive oil, directly from the separator!


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Part 2: Olive Oil tasting

Along with our professional and certified olive oil expert, you’ll learn about the queen of Greek olive-oil varieties, Koroneiki, as well as other just as superb Greek olive oils.

You’ll discover their key aromas, flavours and tastes, and will learn which olive-oil variety to pair with your favourite food.


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Part 3: Light or Full lunch (optional)

Your gastronomic experience will come to a close with a delicious light or full lunch, full of Messinian flavours, in one of the most welcoming Coffee Shop-Cum-Ouzo Taverns in the heart of Kalamata’s historic centre.


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To make your visit even more memorable, here are some tips:

  • Wear comfortable shoes and a hat, as you’ll spend quite a bit of time outdoors.
  • Notify us of any special dietary needs (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, flexitarian, etc.)
  • Notify us of any allergies (e.g. food allergies, allergies to bees, etc.)



Small, semi-private groups of 5-7 people: 60,00€ / per person

Contact us to request a price:

  • For individual and family bookings.
  • Max. of people: 10.
  • For private tours with less than 5 or for groups with more than 7 participants.
  • For transfer services or organize your tour and transfer from Athens city.

We can also design and provide private tailor-made tours and multi-day tours in the region of Peloponnese and all over Greece upon request.

Drop us a line at and together we’ll come up with a tailor-made gastronomic experience just for you!


Included in the price

  • Local treats/bottle of water
  • Tour leader
  • Public Liability insurance
  • All taxes


Excluded from the price

  • Tips & gratuities (optional)
  • Light or full lunch (upon request)
  • Transfer (optional)


Additional info

  • Light or full lunch is provided upon request and at an extra small charge.

  • Availability: Tours are available from Monday to Saturday, excluding Sundays and official holidays. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons after coordination.

  • Departure time: 09:30 a.m.

  • Languages: English & Greek. Other languages can be provided at an extra charge.

  • Family friendly.

  • Wheelchair accessible 80%.

If you have your own vehicle, you can meet us in Kalamata, and make the tour together with your vehicle!


Cancellation policy

Mama’s flavours reserves the right to postpone or cancel the activity due to bad weather. If the tour is cancelled, you may choose an alternative date or request a full refund.


Mama’s flavours Health Measures & Guidelines for Travelers & Partners

Please read carefully this document before your booking.

Mama’s flavours is committed to caring for the health and well-being of its travelers and its partners. The following text specifies necessary health measures and guidelines that must be followed by all travelers and Mama’s flavours partners…Click here



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