A staggering 60% of land in Greece is dedicated to producing olive oil. With approximately 130 million olive trees across the mainland and archipelago, Greece is the world’s third-largest olive oil producer, behind only Spain and Italy.
A visit to Greece is an opportunity to learn more about olive oil production, and to immerse yourself in the heralded ‘Mediterranean diet’ which it is built around. A tasting session is just one reason why Greece is the ultimate foodie destination.
We love to include olive oil tastings during our bespoke luxury tours – here are just five reasons why.