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Museo dell'Olivo

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Address: Via Garessio 11-13, 18100, Imperia, Italy
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+39 0183 295762

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This old City are the bautifulls of ligurian and restorant to take produit territorialy and are very genuin produit

you used natural yeast for Pizza and Focaccia and Bread very long time for lievitation before cucking...and very good produit ...

Reviewed 6 days ago
Giuseppe F
Imperia, Italy
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Imperia, Italy
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

you used natural yeast for Pizza and Focaccia and Bread very long time for lievitation before cucking...and very good produit ...

Thank Giuseppe F
McCordsville, Indiana
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

This museum is well laid-out, with interesting displays, most with English description panels. They also have a little restaurant just across the street that serves light meals using (naturally) the olive oil of the house.

Thank Jeff P
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I had been promising myself this visit for years thinking it handy to the train station. But they have moved the station a fair way back from the town. I think the history of olives and how they came around the Mediterranean fascinating.The entrance fee is tiny and I will return later this year to stock up with gifts from... More 

Thank longley203
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Mind blown! Very much worth seeing... fantastic that a family owned business still operates like it is 1911 delivering personally to customers... but all over Italy and France! They don't sell to stores or distributors and uses only the best extra virgin oil. The guide for the factory tour tested us like family... and the lunch place was a huge... More 

Thank mark b
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This complex of Fratelli Carli is a must visit. This is the main HQ and production facility for the family-run company, plus a museum of all the olive oil artifacts they have collected over the years. Both are worth a visit. We probably enjoyed our private factory tour and company store shopping more than the museum. We left with a... More 

Thank Brad S
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Museo dell´Olivo is an inexpensive place to visit where you can learn about the olive oil history. You can see how it was made since roman times and how it impacted Italian history. Right beside it there is a store with a lot of options of olive oil to buy and other delicacies.

Thank Giulia G
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very interesting! Staff was very nice. Had a tour in English. We went during the week and was not crowded at all. Walked from Imperia.

Thank Jennifer S
Maarn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The 18 rooms tell a story of the origon of olive growing and olive oil producing. The factory started in 1911 and has since then collected a lot of original pieces for the museum. The signs are in Italian so for non italian speaking people take the spoken tour for 3 euro. The shop is also worth a visit to... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Very interesting history of olive oil. Lots to see in museum. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Gift shop with lots of options and stuff to buy. Highly recommend this especially if you have time to kill in Imperia or surrounding areas.

1 Thank Darius J
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

This is an excellent museum for adults and children , well displayed with a very informative film on olive production.

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