Walking tour ‘The Valtenesi through the olive groves and the middle age’
A walking experience of discover the lake Garda hinterland. Enjoy an olive oil tasting in the heart of San Felice del Benaco, one of the magnificent villages of Valtenesi. We walk together between history and culture, diving into the landscape of the Lake Garda hinterland. This fascinating path in Valtenesi follows the track of the Middle Ages through olive groves and little churches. The walking tour starts with the olive oil tasting to proceed through the panoramic landscape of Lake Garda.
The tour begins in San Felice del Benaco, in thevillageof Portese. We visit the oil mill and have anEVO oil tasting. The route is approx. 8 km and has a total duration of approx. 4 hours. The itinerary continues in a loop to San Felice del Benaco up to the sanctuary of Carmine. Then to the hermitage of San Fermo and back to the departure point. Today San Fermo is a stunning viewpoint. The simple church tells us of a distant time, when streets were just paths traveled on foot or with towed animals.
The small churches visible from the lake represented a landmark for the b oats sailing the lake.
Olive oil tasting
The olive oil tasting includes three kinds of DOP Garda EVO oil and some small snacks based on Evo olive oil. It is pleasant to grasp the characteristics of this Garda DOP olive oil. The area of San Felice del Benaco is particularly suitable for the growing of olive trees. The lands display slight slopes, Lake Garda view, and breathe its mild climate. Unlike other areas at Lake Garda, San Felice del Benaco oil has delicate scents; the taste is well balanced. Try this experience for yourself and taste Garda DOP olive oil.
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