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Tour the pleasant Lecrin Valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada, near Granada. Take a relaxed and informative guided hike through beautiful mountains, olive and fruit tree orchards. Discover how people have used natural resources throughout time. Water is present at all times. Learn how a hydraulic system inherited centuries ago from the Al-Andalus period is still used nowadays!
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is really worthwhile. Our guide spoke excellent English but grew up in the village. The walk opened up fascinating insights into local agricultural practices which have persisted for hundreds of years - gentle, productive and sustainable. The ancient Moorish irrigation systems and the rules...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank chewat
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We highly recommend this informative and pleasant walking tour with Pablo as the guide. You will be treated to sights and activities of his hometown and the country area where he and his family live. We would do it again.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Gary E
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful walk in the country with Pablo, knowledgeable, friendly local with excellent English. Walked from his village along the side of a small aqueduct and then back through some farmland - well large allotments really but large enough for olive groves. Pablo knew so...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 61IanF2015
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We felt the need to take a break from cities and historical sights so booked this trip as an opportunity to have a walk in the countryside. Whilst it wasn't quite the hike we had hoped for (more a very slow ramble, mainly through a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Clubglenn
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Our tour led by Pablo our very friendly and knowledgable guide, led us literally up the garden paths of Nigueles. We walked beneath the magnificent mountains in the fertile valley. We tasted our way through the fruits of summer and the photos speak for themselves....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank dollywatts
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I were attending a conference in Granada and had only a few days. The OlivaTour brochure separately caught our attention as something unique beyond the Alhambra; and we were rewarded beyond any reasonable expectations of a tour. For context, we are both...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Halbert P
Reviewed 9 July 2016

During our vacation we learned a great deal about Spain through art and architecture, but Pablo's tour brought history to life in a walk through one, beautiful small town. From Moorish irrigation to survival during Franco's rule, the past became apparent as we hiked along...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank gravel50
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable walk through beautiful countryside. Interesting insight into the local small scale agriculture, vegetable and olive growing. Also saw the intricate irrigation system originally put in place in Moorish times. Pablo is a friendly and informative host - we would highly recommend this tour....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Anne M
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We went on a leisurely walk among orchards and along burbling streams. The view was wonderful and we learnt a lot about farming in Andalusia. Pablo was our very knowledgeable and friendly guide, who demonstrated to us how things are done and gave us a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank König E
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I would like to have been able to review this, but our booking was cancelled twice, once because of the chance of bad weather, the day was fine, the second time because we were the only people booked. I don't regard this as a serious...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Patricia L
OlivaTour, Gerente at OlivaTour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Thank you very much for your comment. We are very sorry you couldn't do the tour. The booking was made through the hotel, not directly and unfortunately you didn't get the right information at the correct time. We do tours for only 2 people regularly....More

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