Muscat Raisin Route - Small group with lunch included

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  • 8.5 hr

If you like raisins come with us to learn more about the best raisins in the world. Firstly we will visit an Andalusian country house with breathtaking views and a traditional raisin production system. The muscatel raisin of Málaga was recently awarded by the FAO as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System, you will discover why with this trip. Second stop will be Almáchar, a beautiful white village where we will do a walking tour and visit the Raisin Museum. Then we will visit El Borge, the heart of the Raisin Route and there we will do also a walking tour where you will enjoy a tasty lunch cooked with local products in a very special restaurant. Finally we drive to Moclinejo, where we will do a short walk to walk off the lunch. This day trip includes round-trip hotel transport from the coast between Nerja and Torre del Mar.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Oletrips

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Almachar

Are you into raisins? If so you cannot leave la Axarquia without tasting the best raisins in the world. Rasins from muscatel grapes in la Axarquía are characterised by its great size and its intense sweetness. It is an exquisit, healthy nourish listed as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System by FAO. We give you the opportunity to go deep into the inland villages of la Axarquia and get to know first hand all the secrets of this delicious nourish. Our first stop will be an Andalusian Cortijo with breath-taking views and a traditional raisin production system, where you will see for yourself how are they made and will meet a local family that does the production of raisins for a living. They will show you all the tools they need in order to do their job and of course you will try their sweet product!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Almachar

Next stop will be Almáchar, capital of the muscatel grape and an important stop on our route. We will visit their beautiful streets and of course the Museo de la Pasa (Museum of the Raisin), where we will learn a bit more about this product and will see old tools that were used to pick them, the Museum is based in a typical old house of La Axarquía, so you will se how the people used to live in this area.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: El Borge

After the visit in Almachar we will drive you to El Borge, in the very heart of the raisin route. We will take a walking tour on their beautiful streets, where we will find a lot of references of this kind of cultivation, main economic sustenance of this village. Here you will enjoy a delicious lunch in a very special place, the Museum of the Bandits. It used to be the house of the bandolero El Bizco from el Borge and nowadays is one of the best restaurants in the area.

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Stop At: Moclinejo

Lastly we will drive you to Moclinejo, a humble, small village surrounded by mountains where we will do a short walking tour to see the most important monuments and you will learn about its history with our official guide. You will travel in a small group with maximal 8 people, no hurry and no stress, just have a nice day learning about about our culture and traditions.

Duration: 30 minutes
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