Person harvesting olives in grove with nets and beautiful light filtering through the trees

Italy’s Liquid Gold Rush – The Olive Harvest

In our area, northern Lazio, busy season is October into November. The weather is cooling off as we head into autumn and there’s satisfaction to be had from the last burst of hard work for the year.

If you’re planning a trip to Italy, or anywhere in the Mediterranean for that matter, olive harvest is a prime time to be here. So – heads up: October / November. Get your butts into an agriturismo and have an Italian experience you’ll never forget.

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