Shore Excursion Details

Exclusive Jose Ignacio & Gourmet Olive Oil Tasting

Punta del Este, Uruguay

Exclusive Jose Ignacio & Gourmet Olive Oil Tasting

DETAILS

  • 41/2
    hrs Estimate Duration
  • Snack
  • U Tour

Travel through the typical Uruguayan inland landscape to San Experience a unique tour option combining city, nature and gourmet olive oil in the company of a small group. Discover the Uruguayan landscape east from Punta del Este. You’ll be introduced to the cultivation of olives at a boutique oil mill where extra virgin oils are extracted.


Travel through the Uruguayan inland landscape to San Carlos City for a short stop at its main square. Continue to the award winning olive oil producer O’33 and upon arrival, transfer to electric cars for a tour of the plantation, olive groves, vineyards, orchard and panoramic views. Stop at the vegetable garden and visit the mill and learn about the different steps in the process of making oil guided by specialists. Finish with a tasting session of their extra virgin oils combined with homemade breads, cheese, hams and wines of the region.


Head to Jose Ignacio a resort village, which is now one of the most fashionable spots in Latin America, frequented by jet-setters from all over the world. At Mansa Beach, see the little fishing harbor and at the outdoor shopping center; appreciate the Caracoles Art Gallery and exclusive clothing stores. Stop at the light house view point to admire nature and Playa Brava Beach. Return to Punta del Este passing by exclusive summer resorts and through the Brava Beaches.


Need to Know:

Note: Tour involves approximately 546yd/500m of walking over flat, uneven terrain and dirt surfaces.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours
Local Food-Wine Tasting

Activity Level:

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    Challenging
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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