Lonely Planet Experiences Private Let’s Make Hierbas
Join us, as we take you on a mission to create the perfect Hierbas! This traditional liquor is adored by locals all over Mallorca and everyone here knows that it is best homemade. Handpick your own herbs for your drink and later watch the sunset over the mountains as you enjoy a snack with your local guide! What are you waiting for?
Specialty Mallorca Culture Tour Highlights
- Learn the secrets to make the perfect Hierbas with your own unique concoction
- Explore the serene hills of Mallorca in search of aromatic plants and herbs
- Visit a gorgeous, local house to find your mixing station!
- Enjoy a breath-taking sunset on the local guides charming patio, as you indulge in a delightful Spanish snack
- Take your homemade bottle of Hierbas home with you and relive the memories of an unforgettable day, as you share it with your friends and family!
- Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, Spanish snack, all the ingredients to make Hierbas, and the Hierbas bottle.
Exclusions: Souvenirs and items of a personal nature, transfers, and tips/gratuities for your guide.
- Duration: 4.5 hours
- Meeting point: Plaza España, in front of the Equestrian Statue of King Juame the 1st, Palma*
- Starting time: 9:30 AM
- Ending point: Palma*
*Please take note that the location may be flexible: we can offer this tour on your location or agrotourism.
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One of the most famous traditions in Mallorca is to get together to drink a refreshing glass of Hierbas. This unique liquor is absolutely adored by locals and we are inviting you to come with us on your very own Hierbas making adventure!
You will meet your guide in the small village of Esporles, home of your guide! This village is found within the Serra Tramuntana mountain range… which is a world heritage site with stunning mountainous views, not to be missed.
You will then begin to explore the hills to collect special herbs to put into your recipe. Luckily you will have your amazing local guide, who will tell you all about the interesting herbs and plants in Mallorca and introduce you to some lovely smells.
After this, you’ll head to your local guides home to create your very own Hierbas! Learn the tricks of the trade and history of the famous liquor from your guide, as you choose your own herbs to make the perfect concoction!
Take a break on the patio as you relax and take in the scenery. Here, you will have the opportunity to socialise like a real Mallorquin, by tasting the Merienda- a tasty Spanish snack!
This tour isn’t just about making your own Hierbas… It’s about really becoming a local for the day and learning about the history and culture of this fantastic island. Our local guides love to give you the low down on the amazing traditions of Mallorca and will tell you about the best restaurants and secret locations to get the most out of your trip!
Finally, we will all say goodbye and you will be able to take home the bottle of Hierbas that you have handmade. However, this liquor takes 3 months to ferment, so you can relive your memories of your day by sharing your Hierbas with your friends and family. We are sure you will impress them with your skills of creating a unique and fantastically refreshing drink!
(Note that if you’re travelling by air and with only carry-on luggage, you can get a smaller-sized bottle of Hierbas to take back with you.)
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, Public bus tickets, Spanish snack, all the ingredients to make Hierbas, and the Hierbas bottle.
Exclusions: Souvenirs and items of a personal nature, transfers and tips/gratuities for your guide.
Dress standard: Please wear comfortable shoes for walking.
Your Trip: For your Urban Adventure you will be on a private tour exclusive just for your group.
Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We’ll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
Additional Information: Hierbas is a strong alcoholic drink, but we will not be drinking any of it during the actual tour.
Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour; however, please note that Hierbas is a local alcohol product. Children between the ages of six and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above, and will be served soft drinks. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of six are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of six. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
Mrs. Sabine S. from Germany travelled on 29 May 2017:
I booked the tour for my husband as a birthday present and it turned out to be one of the “best.days.” that we had on Mallorca. We are both not much into gardening but our guide Damia had so many interesting fact about the herbs as well as Mallorca and its people that we learnt a lot! We have been to Mallorca many times but been invited to ones house and picking herbs in their garden was a totally new perspective on the islands culture. We thank Damia a lot for welcoming us into his home! We had a wonderful time and we will definitely recommend this tour to our friends!
Ms. Bettina P. from Austria travelled on 21 Aug 2016:
The tour was my highlight during my travel time in Mallorca! Damià was super likeable and could tell just everything about the ingredients for making the liquor and about the villages and the surroundings of Esporles! Collecting them in the beautiful hills and putting them in the bottle was a lot of fun, I think a homemade liquor from Mallorca is the best souvenir you can take back home 🙂 The best part was the typical mallorquin snack-time in the evening in the lovely patio, whre I was able to taste some typical dishes like pa amb oli and sobrasada. I was travelling alone as a girl and therefore had a few doubts when booking the trip, but it was really no problem at all and I felt super comfortable during the whole trip – Damià even was so kind to practice with me my little Spanish during the bus ride! 🙂 I would love to come back soon and try the other tours from urbanadventures in Mallorca too!!