Ancient Castle in the Olive Grove, by Picualia


This day-long getaway is designed with history buffs in mind. You will get to know ancient Burgalimar Castle and the picturesque little town of Baños de la Encina on a pleasant walk that takes you right inside one of the town’s main monuments.

As a reward for your efforts, along the way you’ll taste the best local dishes and learn where their essential ingredient, Picualia extra-virgin olive oil, comes from and how to recognise its various features.

Tour schedule:

@ – Tourist office in Baños de la Encina, Jaén.
11:15 – Tour of Baños de la Encina, including ancient Burgalimar Castle plus a guided tour of Baños de la Encina’s streets and its main monuments.
13:30 – Drive to Bailén (transport not provided) and special Picualia tasting menu at selected restaurant.
16:30 – Drive to Picualia’s facilities (transport not provided), full tour and introduction to tasting extra-virgin olive oil.
18:30 – End of tour, with a gift for you.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Maximum two children per adult.

What's included:

Admission to monuments and tours led by a qualified guide
Special Picualia tasting menu
Full tour of Picualia’s facilities and extra-virgin olive-oil tasting
Accident and liability insurance
Fun and enjoyment

What's not included:

Transport to or from starting point, or transport between tour locations
Services not expressly listed
Negative attitudes


Available all year (except Tuesdays)

Languages available:


Participants (minimum to maximum): 6 to 50


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    Autovía Madrid-Cádiz KM. 298
    (Salida 299 Dirección Madrid)
    23710 BAILÉN (Jaén) Spain

    Telf. +34 677 635 461
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