The cultivation and production of olive oil is one of the main agricultural activities in the region of Terra Alta, with a centuries-old tradition and history and an almost unique variety that produces an oil with a characteristic flavor: grafting. The climatic conditions of the area are especially optimal for the cultivation of the olive tree due to the coexistence of different climatic factors that make it possible.
In Terra Alta you will find a good number of tourist activities related to the world of oil that will allow you to learn about relevant aspects of oil culture and show the tradition, history, production and value of the product. Among all the offer we can find activities dedicated to gastronomy, beauty activities, history or entertainment.
Visits to farms and mills are one of the most common and traditional activities, as in them the visitor travels from the field to the extraction of oil in the mill. You will find gastronomic experiences in which you can appreciate the value of the product put in the kitchen. Within the traditional cuisine a very interesting option is the “clotxa”, a typical dish of the area that highlights the taste of the oil with other products of the area, an unforgettable experience for all the senses.
dOther options stand out from the ordinary and combine tradition with innovation, giving the oil a new profile in other areas outside the kitchen such as natural cosmetics workshops with olive oil, courses dedicated to making cosmetic preparations where the oil is the main product.
Finally, there are also activities that refer to the history, memory and tradition, which promote knowledge of the roots of the product, the tradition of oil and the historical memory of the area related to the Battle of the Ebro or the Iberians. , first settlers of the territory.