The “Via dell’Olio”: a journey through the ancient olive groves of Sabina

Immersed in the heart of Italy, Sabina offers a unique experience for lovers of culture, history and gastronomy through its famous “Via dell’Olio”

Every year, over 10,000 tourists venture along this picturesque route, which winds through centuries-old olive groves and traditional oil mills, evidence of an oil production that dates back over two thousand years.

The “Via dell’Olio” is a tourist itinerary that extends for about 60 kilometers, offering visitors the opportunity to witness the production of one of the most prized oils in the world. During the journey, it is possible to participate in guided tastings, oil production workshops and visits to the oil mills, where modern technology merges with ancient methods to preserve the excellent quality of Sabine oil.

2023 saw a 20% increase in visits compared to the previous year, a sign of the growing appeal of this route. “The Via dell’Olio is not only a journey through the rural landscape of Sabina, but also a deep immersion in the culture and traditions that define our region,” explains the director of the Sabina Tourist Association.

In addition, numerous rural accommodations and agritourisms offer hospitality along the route, allowing visitors to extend their stay and discover other local delicacies, such as pecorino cheeses and wines of the region.

For those looking for an authentic experience that combines nature, history and gastronomy, the Via dell’Olio in Sabina is an unmissable destination. To plan your visit and for more information, contact us or also consult the itineraries section.

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