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Jaén: Guided Olive Mill Tour with Olive Oil Tasting

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Find out the secrets of olive oil during our guided tour at the mill. Discover the family oil culture and tradition in Andalusia, from harvesting to bottling this precious liquid. Then enjoy a free tasting of our best extra virgin oils!
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
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  • Visit the first tourist olive mill in Jaen
  • Discover the tradition and culture of olive oil
  • Learn from olive oil tourism experts and olive oil craftsmen masters
  • Enjoy a free olive oil tasting of the best gourmet oils
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Oleicola San Francisco is an olive oil producer dedicated to the elaboration of top quality extra virgin olive oil. Much like so many of the best producers, Oleicola San Francisco began as an artisanal company focused on local production. Nowadays, its premium olive oils are highly appreciated all around the world and awarded in the best prestigious international competitions.

During your visit you will learn all about the elaboration and production of this liquid golden juice, directly from the family workers themselves. Your tour will be concluded with a tasting of 3 different olive oils of the Gourmet range “Esencial Olive” 
Oleícola San Francisco is located in Andalusia, in the heart of Jaén province, close to Baeza and Úbeda, 2 cities recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Cities. The olive mill is opened to visitors every day, to get them immersed in the fascinating world of olive oil. 

Find out how Olive oil is made!

The tour begins with a tour through the outdoor and indoor installations with plenty of details to explain the olives’ reception process and the different steps for oil extraction. You will see the equipment used and methods of milling (current and antiquated), and learn the basics of the process, as well as some other considerations related to the milling process. Then, you will have the opportunity to see the cellar where the oil is stored and watch a video about the world of olive oil.

At the end of the tour, you can enter the tasting room in order to enjoy a tasting of our Gourmet Trio "Esencial Olive" extra virgin olive oils. You will be able to distinguish the oils’ sensorial aspects that will turn the tasting into a delightful experience to enjoy flavors and aromas.

After learning the secrets of oil elaboration and get started in oil tasting, you will be ready to enjoy your gift: 2 samples of award-winning Extra Virgin olive oils.

Moreover, if you desire to come back home with Spanish food, you can visit the thematic store where you can purchase a lot of ítems related to the world of olive oil (olives, tapenades, beauty products or chocolates made from olive oil and more) and also local products such as wine.

Get an experience that will awaken your senses to all the joys that Spain, Andalusia and the wonderful olive oil world have to offer.
  • Tasting of 3 extra virgin olive oils
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  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Directly at the olive mill: Oleicola San Francisco, c/ Pedro Pérez, 23520 Begíjar (Baeza) - JAEN.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Guided tours available daily, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays included
• Guided tour and film projection available in Spanish, English, and French
• If you require the tour in French or English please request this 1 week before your visit
• Starting time for the French or English tours is 12:30
• Adapted facilities and access for groups and persons with reduced mobility
• Free entrance for children under 8
• The olive mill is only reachable by car or bike. It is located in Begijar, 6km from Baeza, 18km from Úbeda, and 30km from Jaén
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