1. Ronda: Organic Olive Oil Tour and Tasting
Immerse yourself in local products on this walking tour through olive groves, citrus trees and vineyards in Ronda. Discover the creative play between nature and spaces that demonstrate the vision of the French industrial architect and designer Philippe Starck. Start by immersing yourself in an exhibition with photographic works by renowned artists. Head to the greenhouse where you can view a video presentation. See a traditional oil mill and a bottling and labelling machine. Continue to the ecological garden where you can find out about the eco-friendly production of a wide variety of products like vegetables, aromatic plants, citrus trees and quince trees. View an organic vineyard with Pinot noir grapes that are transformed into wine by Michel Rolland, a renowned and influential winemaker. Stop at a small 19th century chapel which was donated to the estate by the widow Doña Lola. Walk through a variety of 25 different olives from around the world. Admire large ancient olive trees in Carlota's Square before returning to the greenhouse to taste some olive oils. Learn how to differentiate between a mild oil and an intense one. Try an oil that received an award for being the best organic oil in the world in 2015.