farm visit

Olive picking on the island of Brač

Olive picking on the island of Brač

Duration:4.5 hours total
Includes:1 meal and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Born in Canada, I have decided to return home to Croatia to the land of my family, leaving behind a career and western status, to lead a more simple and sustainable lifestyle. Along with my wife, I look forward to revitalizing and regenerating the olive orchards that I have inherited. To teach my children and other's about the rewarding experience of living as close to earth as possible in a…
Mariano & Crystal
Mariano & Crystal
Mariano & Crystal
Mariano & Crystal

What we’ll do

We start the outing at the meeting point in the village of Mirca on the Island of Brač. At 10:00 am we will hike approximately 2 kms to the olive orchard. Accompany us while we do a few farm chores. Depending on the cycle this may include feeding the sheep, chickens, milking the goat. We spend the morning picking the fruit of the olive trees. Expect to learn about the history of the region and…

What else you should know

Even if the weather forecast is unfavourable, don't be surprised if it changes and the day turns out to be stunning. However in the case of heavy rain, picking will be cancelled/rescheduled.

What I’ll provide

Lunch
Traditional Croatian field spread including refreshments (Dietary restrictions require 72 hrs notice)
Alcoholic Beverages
Local wine, beer and Rakija

What to bring

Comfortable clothing and footwear appropriate for weather and rocky terrain
Jacket (the air can be chillier in the hills)
Refreshments and food will be available, but bring extra snacks or water if you need extra throughout the day
Sunscreen and/or Hat
Camera - the views are breathtaking
Rain gear if light rain is in the forecast

Mariano & Crystal
farm visit
New experience
€35 per person
New experience
€35 per person