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A Tour Through Andalusia's Olive Country

Andalusia is Spain’s premier olive-oil region, with endless rows of trees planted beneath the bright Mediterranean sun. Many mills here have recently shifted from selling low-grade oil in bulk to making quality artisanal olive oils. Take a drive through the groves to experience both the ancient traditions and artisanal innovations.

Destinations: Seville · The Towns of Andalusia · Cordoba · Cádiz

Themes: Road Trip · Food + Drink

Hotels (2)

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    Hospes Palacio del Bailío

    Situated on a whitewashed street in Córdoba, the eighth-century seat of the Moorish caliphate, the hotel is a 15-minute walk from the famous Mezqui

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    Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Resort

    Built in 1929 to host the Spanish king’s crowned cohorts, Seville’s Hotel Alfonso XIII has never abdicated its role as the city’s premier address f

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    Restaurante Poncio

    Chef Willy Moya serves an olive-oil inflected tasting menu at this Seville restaurant.

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    Museo-Restaurante Oleo Cultura

    The museum holds a modest restaurant, decorated with old black iron hydraulic olive presses and several scales.

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    El Rinconcillo

Activities (6)

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    San Nicolás y San Esteban

    The tiny oil mill produces just 30,000 bottles of olive oil each year.

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    Núñez de Prado

    The olive oil mill has been the favorite of Spain's royal family for four generations.

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    Molino el Vinculo

    The olive oil mill has been in the same family since its inception in 1755, and its current owner, Juan Urruti, is one of the few Andalusian holdou

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    Heritage Tours Private Travel

    Based in Chelsea, Heritage Tours Private Travel arranges custom-designed luxury trips to destinations across the globe, including Morocco, Spain, P

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    Basilippo

    Juan Morillo's olive oil mill has a small museum, which displays a scale model of an ancient Spanish olive press.

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    A Question of Taste

    Roger Davies runs this culinary tour company specializing in food and wine tours.

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