Meet Francisco Aguilar
Official guide to the natural and cultural heritage of the Cardeña-Montoro Park.
Francisco Aguilar knows the olive groves of Adamuz and Montoro, in the heart of the Sierra Morena of Córdoba, almost like the back of his hand. With extensive experience in the world of olive oil tourism in Cordoba, Francisco is an official guide of Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Natural Park of Cardeña-Montoro, so he has spent many years transmitting with detail and dedication the beauty and essence of the olive groves of the Alto Guadalquivir region.
Owner of a mountain olive grove farm, Francisco knows in good ink what the work of the olive grower consists of, the care of the fields, the production of the precious oil. Without a doubt, Franciso Aguilar will be our best guide to enjoy an authentic olive oil tourism experience in Cordoba.
Development of the activity
If you love nature, if you enjoy the countryside, if you are also a lover of the authentic flavors of the land, this olive oil tourism experience in Cordoba is sure you will love it. From La Dehesa Experiences we offer you a full activity to get to know in depth the olive groves of Sierra Morena and its magnificent oil varieties.
Liquid gold with PDO
We present the Protected Designation of Origin Montoro-Adamuz, which covers 55,000 hectares of olive groves, including the municipality of Adamuz. It is in Adamuz precisely where it is located our glamping and the development of this experience. The PDO Montoro-Adamuz protects a mountain olive grove that is established in a practically unique situation. A location in which the olive groves are integrated into an excellently preserved natural environment, thanks, among other factors, to the practice of sustainable agricultural activities. An area that is a source of natural wealth and a refuge for protected species and perfect to enjoy the essence of olive oil tourism in Cordoba.
Walk through the olive groves
During this olive oil tourism experience in Cordoba, we will take you to know the olive grove landscape of Sierra Morenaand in particular of this region of the Alto Guadalquivir. In this visit you will be able to walk around and learn about how the olive harvesting. And if you feel like trying new sensations, you can even collaborate in the harvesting of this fruit, an activity commonly known as the "harvesting of the olive trees"!
Visit to an olive oil mill
Afterwards, you will enjoy a visit to an olive oil mill, the place where the whole process is carried out. virgin olive oil production process (EVOO) from the olive. Of course, the visit will be accompanied by all the explanations, indications or curiosities necessary for you to understand how the whole process takes place. Because our olive oil tourism experience in Cordoba is, as you will see, very interesting and instructive. Among other things, during the visit you will discover that in this part of the sierra, olive varieties such as Negrilla (or Nevadillo Negro), Picual, Lechín de Sevilla, Picudo or Carrasqueño de la Sierra stand out. Although only the Nevadillo Negro and the Picual are considered native varieties of this region.
Visit to the Olive Grove Museum of Sierra
Continuing with our olive oil tourism experience in Cordoba, and to finish, you can visit the Sierra Olive Grove Museumlocated at Adamuz. After discovering its little hidden treasures about the world of oil and olive trees, you will have the possibility to tasting the oil from our area.
Find these oils in our menu
We are sure that you will find this exquisite olive oil tourism experience in Cordoba very appealing. entertaining, educational and rewarding.. But if you still want to try a little more of these spectacular oils from Sierra Morena, we recommend you to take a look at our charter to continue enjoying them in some of our exquisite dishes. For example, salmorejo and mazamorra, which are always accompanied by our Nevadillo Negro EVOO, something that gives them that intense flavor, so characteristic, so irresistible.