and olive mills
Instituto de Turismo de España (TURESPAÑA)Spain is the world’s leading producer and exporter of olive oil, surpassing both Italy and Greece. Olive groves stretch across Andalusia, which is dotted with olive mills that preserve the tradition of flavor and expertise used to produce nothing but the best “liquid gold”. The centuries-old trees produce olives whose quality is being distinguished with top honors in the most prestigious international extra virgin olive oil awards.
Different olive varieties yield different types of oils with very specific qualities and truly particular attributes. Learn about them, taste them, and follow our map in search of the finest oils in what is truly one of the best ways to get to know Spain.