Experiencies

Landscape, the olive tree, our culture.

Undoubtedly saying Jaen is to say Olive Oil, Olive groves. An omnipresent element in all our province geography. Delving into our landmark is to be immersed in an ancient culture that pervades not only the landscape but our cities and culture.

The traveler who arrives to Jaen is fascinated and awed by the immensity of what surrounds him and then questions arise.

Let us introduce you three tour experiences so you can uncover all the secrets of our environment and better understanding our culture.

Choose your experience

Soul and Olive Groves

What does it consist of?

It is an authentic experience. It is the essence of the oleotourism. Knowing the ancient tree, understanding the landscape, discover its fruit, walk among olive trees and get to deeply know the olive grove.

Activity Program

  • Reception and welcome upon arrival at the door of the olive mill.
  • Departure to the olive grove, located at 2 km from the olive mill.
  • We´ll talk about the landscape from a viewpoint with spectacular views, where we´ll uncover this unique landscape, then we depart to the olive gloves, where we´ll meet the trees, the fruit, and learn about the cultivation, We´ll walk between young and centenary olive trees
  • Back to the olive mill.
  • Start tour at the olive mill. At the outer zone, introduction to the olive oil world, we introduce the stage we are going to talk about, Jaen, its landscape, its olive grove, varieties, etc…
  • WE´ll learn the different types of olive oil that are produced in an aolive mill ... the reasons for each one.
  • We move indoors to visit the old olive mill, where the olive oil was produced more than 20 years ago; old hidraulic presses systems, filters..etc
  • Screening of a small documental about the old elaboration method.
  • We´ll talk about the conservation at the old cellar dated on 1926
  • Then we enter into the modern factory, where technology and modern systems are what we need to know ... centrifugation, mixing, products ... to understand in detail the technological change experienced by the sector.
  • We´ll end the visit with a good taste ...
  • Degustation and tasting of ours Extra Virgin Olive Oils "Esencial Olive", Three types of extra virgin olive oils, three flavors, three smells...
  • We´ll learn to taste an extra virgin olive oil, to identify its nuances..

The whole visit its in an easy and simple way along three adjoining rooms fully accessible.

Visits are attended by the olive mill owners, tourism technicians and experts in olive oil production.

Soul and Olive Groves

in Spanish
25 per person
  • Olive grove visit
  • Visit and explanation in the Almazara
  • Wine-tasting extra virgin olive oil
  • Glass of wine and olives tasting
  • in Spanish

Soul and Olive Groves

English or French
27 per person
  • Tour and explanation at the factory
  • Olive grove visit
  • guided tasting of olive oils
  • Glass of wine and olives tasting
  • in English or French

Olive growers for a day

What does it consist of?

Feeling yourself as an olive grower for a day might the top experience for a visitor. To be on the skin of the olive growers how have been cropping the fruit for centuries where we obtain our Liquid Gold.

Being at the olive grove, with traditional tolls to participate in the symbolic olives crop and then go to the mill to see what happens with the fruit ... something unforggetable.

This activity is made on the harvest months, usually between October and January. Both individual visitors or groups.

Activity Program

The activity takes place in a nearby olive grove to Oleicola San Francisco´s Olive Mill. in Begijar, Jaen (Spain).
The tour takes about 3 hours

  • 09:45 h Arrival to the meeting point at Oleícola San Francisco
  • 09:50 h Starts olive grove visit
  • 10:55 h End of the visit to the olive grove
  • 11:00 h Return to the olive mill for the tour.
  • 12:30 h End of the tour with degustation.
  • 12:45 h End of activity.

The factory has accessible facilities 100 % and adapted toilets

Perfect for families with children from 3 years ago,

Olive growers for a day

in Spanish
30 per person
  • Visit the olive grove and harvest
  • Tour and explanation at the factory
  • Olive oil guided tasting
  • in Spanish

Olive growers for a day

English or French
30 per person
  • Olive grove visit
  • Tour and explanation at the factory
  • Olive oil guided tasting
  • Glass of wine and olives tasting
  • in English or French

Oleo Renaissance

What does it consist of?

To enjoy at 100% your weekend in Jaen, we offer you this perfect plan that will discover you the wonders of the Andalusian Renaissance hidden in Ubeda and Baeza, recognized as World Heritage Cities by UNESCO and you´ll larn form the horse mouth the elaboration of our precious provinces liquid gold, a real Travel to the Olive Oil World.

It consists of three elements

This activity is composed by three tours to distributed as you wish.; namely: A morning tour at 11:00, another in the afternoon at 17:00 and another one the next day in the morning or afternoon, at the same time. (Except Sunday afternoon)

TRAVEL TO THE OLIVE OIL WORLD

Guided Olive Mill Tour + Tasting - Tasting

Attended by tourism professional and olive oil production masters convinced on giving the best service to our visitors Oleícola San Francisco opens its doors to anyone whom wants to enter on the fascinating Olive Oil World.

The tour includes: Introduction to the Olive Oil WOrld, Who does an Olive Mill works, complete explanation about the elaboration process, visit the olive mill indoors and old cellar with degustation of several Extra Virgin Olive Oils "Esencial Olive”.

Baeza guided tour

From Baeza, declared World Heritage City in 2003, placed on the heart of Jaen´s province and entrance door to Andalusia, we´ll aprecciate one of the most singular landscapes of Andalusia : its singular olive groves ocean. Its location also allows us to intuit its beuty even from away, through its monumental shape, perfectly crowned by its Cathedral´s tower.

Discevring the city corners lets our imagination fly to one of the most important reninassance enclave os Spain, enriched by the footprint of the city´s history. Baeza, a city that never leaves anyone indifferent .

Guided tour at Ubeda

Ubeda, its a Reinassance with its own identity signs. This city collects a real recopilation of the ideas, solutions and methods of the reinassance urbanism , set by the italian authors from the XV century, but adapting them to a cultural socialpolitic reality very different to the italian one.

Ubeda is a “Reinassance capital”. The urbanism lecture the city offers trascend the regional or national landmark, being valued between the most innovative spanis reinassance that, after being reelaborated, will get a new proyection in Iberoamerica.

Oleo Renaissance

in Spanish
25 per person
  • Guided tour to Baeza
  • Guided tour to Ubeda
  • Olive Mill tour
  • Olive oil guided tasting
  • in Spanish

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