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Aires de Jaén: Olive Oil Plantation Tour and Local Meal

1. Aires de Jaén: Olive Oil Plantation Tour and Local Meal

Embark on a beautiful and informative tour of the Finca Badenes area to learn about olive cultivation and local olive oil production. Savor some olive oil during a guided tasting. Settle in for a lovely Mediterranean dinner among the olive trees. Start with a refreshing walk through the Finca Badenes area, where you'll get to know the 3 types of cultivation that exist worldwide: super intensive, intensive, and traditional. Then move on to the oil mill area to learn about the mechanical process of obtaining EVOO. Pick up insights into the process of production. At the end of the tour, learn how to do an organoleptic tasting with the professionals of the laboratory of Aires de Jaén. Top off the visit with a tasting menu of our traditional gastronomy, paired with our EVOOs. cortijeras or country rice.

Jaén: Aires de Jaén Olive Oil Tasting Class

2. Jaén: Aires de Jaén Olive Oil Tasting Class

Visit Aires de Jaén for a crash course on olive oil. Learn where this precious oil comes from, discover how to detect different types of olive oil, and explore the many types of oil that come from this small fruit. Meet your expert in olive oil and begin your class. First, learn a bit about the types of olive oil produced at Aires de Jaén. Hear how to tell the difference between different qualities of the oil. Test your abilities on a soft olive oil, a premium extra virgin, or a top-quality EVOO Temprano. Next, smell and taste several Extra Virginia Olive Oils under the guidance of an olive oil expert. Enjoy the flavor as you use your new knowledge about this fascinating product.

Oleotourism and World Heritage Sites

3. Oleotourism and World Heritage Sites

We have designed this pack so that you not only enjoy the experience of olive oil tourism with the 5 senses, our olive oil tasting and our olive grove, but we also bring you closer to the monumental culture of the World Heritage city Baeza. - A different day with a perfect plan: start your route with a visit to Finca Badenes to enjoy the experience of olive oil tourism and nature, finishing your day with a guided visit to the monumental city of Baeza with one of our tour guides. - And the best of all! We take care of managing the whole plan for you, you won't have to worry about anything, just come and enjoy the nature, the gastronomy and let yourself be enveloped by the alleys of the city of Baeza. - Although if you prefer a relaxing plan, we suggest you take a look at our wellness oleotourism pack.

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(4 reviews)

This was such a fun experience! Not only did we learn about the olives, land, and production, we had a wonderful tasting. This is a lovely family owned business that clearly produces high quality olive oil. Highly recommended!

The tour and the meal were both wonderful. We loved walking around the olive groves and learning more bout how olive oil is made as well as the different varieties of olives and how they affect the flavour of the oil

The visit was nice. The girl who did the tasting for us and gave the talk, is the person in charge of the laboratory, very nice. Very good communicator. Oils of excellent quality. highly recommended

Videos about agricultural activities are missing. The tasting could include bread and some cheeses.

the tour guide at the olive factory was brilliant and very nice...very interesting.