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Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite

Corredera San Fernando 32, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
+34 953 75 58 89
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Let's hear it for Tomás!

He went above and beyond in making us feel welcome on the 45 minute tour of the centre. And then... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
VBl
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Great overview of olive culture and olive oils

Just went in this shop / museum for buying some olive oil. I did not visit the museum or guided... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
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“olive oil” (8 reviews)
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Corredera San Fernando 32, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

He went above and beyond in making us feel welcome on the 45 minute tour of the centre. And then tried hard to get us an olive factory tour the next day, as we had already mentioned that the Jaen Parador, unlike the other two...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Just went in this shop / museum for buying some olive oil. I did not visit the museum or guided tasting of olive oils. However we had a short explanation on demand for the olive oils on display and we could taste any we wanted....More

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Tomás M, Técnico at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Dear Mr Gunne85, Firstly, I would really like to thank you the time you have spent writing your opinion. I am so glad to hear that you had a good time in our shop. Happy to attend you! We are pleased to visit us again...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visited this centre while on a small group tour of southern Spain. I really had no expectation regarding this activity, but from the get go I was engaged. Our host Tomasz met our small tour group a short walk from the Olive centre. From...More

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Tomás M, Técnico at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Dear Mr Orsome_Worlds, Thank you, thank you, thank you. Very easy to develop our job with visitors like you. I appreciate a lot your words. I am very glad to hear that you had a good time here tasting and learning abour this wonderful world....More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I actually took a group of American university students and we had a great experience. The manager, Sole, was very accommodating and Tomás, our guide, went above and beyond in his treatment of our group. The cata de aceite (olive oil tasting) was really fun...More

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Tomás M, Técnico at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Dear Friend, First of all, I would really like to thank you the time you have spent in this review. I am so glad to hear that you had a good time during the olive oil tasting session. We are pleased to visit us again...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We wanted to find some nice olive oil to take home with us and didn't have the luxury of visiting one of the Olive Oil suppliers direct. The centre had a very interesting display showing you the history of olive oil production and up to...More

Thank natmitch2015
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Tomás M, Técnico at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Dear Natmitch2015, Thank you for taking your time for this review. We love to hear this opinion about our products and services. We really appreciate it and hope to see you soon. Best regards.

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is interesting and the video presentations offer a good overview of the olive industry in this part of Spain. Its not an extensive museum but we learned a lot. The highlight was the olive oil tasting we dod with Tomas who is charming,...More

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Tomás M, Técnico at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Dear Travellerfor2012, Thank you for posting your review and please be assured your comments have been shared with the Center Team :). We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again to Olive Oil and Olive Grove Interpretation Center in the near future. Warm...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

The staff are very informative and enlightening about olive oil production. There are small rooms and cellars that you walk around, showing on videos the whole process that takes place in producing the golden oil. You can taste so many different samples its mind blowing....More

Thank Michael H
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Tomás M, Técnico at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Dear Michael H, Thank you for your opinion and candid review of our Center. We are so glad you mentioned us in Tripadvisor. We look forward to seeing you again in your next trip to Spain. Kindest Regards,

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

For any person with any interest in olive oil (liquid gold) a visit to this centre is a must. As well as many photos as old and modern methods of oil production it contains some very informative videos. These show production methods, uses and different...More

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Tomás M, Técnico at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

Dear Brendan S, First of all, I would really like to thank you for your opinion and the time you have spent on it. Thank you for your great review and nice words here on Tripadvisor. I am so glad to hear that you had...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2016

I had no idea there was so much to olive oil- the bottles for sale at the shop looked more like wine or perfume bottles. The tour was interesting- what we could get out of it- the English video is poor and the young woman...More

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Tomás M, Técnico at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2016

Dear KP58, First of all, I would really like to thank you for your opinion and the time you have spent on it. I am so glad to hear that you had a good time in our Center. I would like to point, We always...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

This museum attempts to explain how olive oil is extracted, and how it is used. The setting is in a beautiful building with nice cellars - it was well air-conditioned, a relief from the hot afternoon sun. Each room has a video explaining parts of...More

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Tomás M, Técnico at Centro de Interpretacion Olivar y Aceite, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2016

Dear Rathcarrick, First of all, I would really like to thank you for your opinion and the time you have spent on it. Thank you for your review and nice words here on Tripadvisor. I am so glad to hear that you had a good...More

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