Olive Oil Tourist Destination in Spainby L&P Global Wine & Olive Oil Exporter
Since its arrival in Spain 3,000 years ago, no modern Spanish kitchen is complete without a bottle of olive oil. It is a kitchen essential and is used pretty much in every Spanish cuisine.
Now, olive oil is becoming more popular around the globe because of its amazing health benefits. And for this reason, Spain is reaping more blessings from the olive oil industry.
Spain is the leading private label olive oil exporter and producer, and now, it is also becoming a leading travel destination mainly because of the gastro-tourism brought by olive oil.
If you want to explore and learn more about olive oil, these are the ideal places you should visit.
Olive oil walking tour in Andalusia
If you are an olive oil fan, it is safe to say that Andalusia will be your paradise. You can see never ending olive oil groves, have a personal encounter with the oldest olive oil trees in the world, and even taste the literally freshest olive oil.
It would be better if you schedule your visit during harvest time. You can witness the process of making the best olive oils and be the first one to taste the new oils as well.
Aside from the olive oil, you can also enjoy some Sherry wines which are known in the region and the Iberico Ham which are world famous as well.
Hidden Olive Oil Gems in Jaén
Located in the northern part of Andalusia, Jaén does not attract many tourists compared to other places, but did you know that Jaén produces almost 50% of olive oil in Spain and contributes as much as 20% olive oil to the world?
In this part, most dishes are served with olive oil and cooked in olive oil. If you want to taste the highest quality of premium extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, Jaén is the perfect place to experience that.
The Millennium Olive Trees Iberian Peninsula
There are only 17 olive tree species that can live longer than one thousand years old, and some of them are found in the Iberian Peninsula. You can find our 35 olive trees that are said to be more than a thousand years old. This place is owned and managed by the Porta Ferré family.
Another olive tree is found in Ulldecona, it is the ” La Farga de lion”, an olive tree that can still produce olives, and was sowed on 314.a.D., in the times of the Roman Emperor Constantine.
Whether you are a passionate olive oil lover or an entrepreneur looking for a private label olive oil exporter, you can truly enjoy visiting these places.
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