Oil mills

Oil production has shaped the landscape of the province throughout history. The immense "forest of olive trees" that populates the entire Jaen territory is dotted with numerous buildings of a specific architecture, dedicated to the conversion of olives into oil. They are the oil mills. Places that can be visited today, which show the mechanized process by which the fruit of the olive grove becomes the healthiest of all juices, the extra virgin olive oil. Although the industrial activity of the oil mills is directly related to the harvesting period - in the last quarter of the year and the beginning of the following - there are numerous factories open to visitors at any time of the year.
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