Living on the land of Riudecanyes

Olive tour - Living on the land - Mari Carmen Granados

Living on the land of Riudecanyes

Olive tour - Living on the land - Mari Carmen Granados

Riudecanyes is a small village of just over 1,100 inhabitants, located 15 km from Reus.

This corner of the Baix Camp is located in the interior of the region, an area dominated by fields of crops and fruit trees such as olive trees.

Riudecanyes is well known for the cultivation of the Arbequina olive tree and for the quality of its oil. Most of its people live from this traditional activity. Both the cultivation of the olives and the production of the oil are done according to the criteria of the Siurana DO, a designation that guarantees the highest quality of the product.


With this olive oil tour we will enter the world of the olive tree and the olive oil. We will start in an olive grove where we will do a guided tour of approximately 40 minutes, to know about the characteristics of the arbequina variety, cultivation, harvest, etc. The olive grove is located in the municipality of Montbrió del Camp.

Then, we will go to Riudecanyes, located 5 km from the olive grove. Here we will visit the Fruits of the Landscape Interpretation Centre. This space is located in the former facilities of the Cooperative, which currently exhibits an old oil mill and a hydraulic press, as well as exhibition and audiovisual panels. At the end of the visit you can taste the Escornalbou Extra Virgin Olive Oil, made in Riudecanyes.

Language: English

Place: Riudecanyes

Province: Tarragona

Country: Spain

Activity level: Light

Duration Service: 2 hours

Price EU - Euro: 10€ per person (from 8 years old). Minimum 6 people. For groups of less than 6 or more than 10 people, consult the rates.

Accessibility: Wheelchair users
People with reduced mobility

Service Schedule:

Subject to availability and prior consultation.

Not included:

bread and olive oil tasting.
The transfer between the olive groves and Riudecanyes is done in the visitors’ own vehicle, following the guide.

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Author: M.Carme Granados

El meu nom és M. Carme Granados i sóc de Reus. La meva passió per les humanitats em va portar a cursar la llicenciatura d’Història de l’Art a la Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Més tard vaig tenir ocasió d’especialitzar-me cursant el Màster Oficial en Gestió del Patrimoni Cultural de la Universitat de Barcelona. La importància del turisme per a la valoració i la conservació de la nostra cultura i per a la dinamització econòmica i social que desenvolupa, em va dur a orientar la meva carrera professional cap aquest camp. Així doncs, què millor que ser guia turística per viure de prop l’art, la cultura i la història i, poder així, transmetre-les als visitants. He treballat com a monitora de tallers infantils i sènior, com guia i informadora de museus i altres centres culturals, també he tingut ocasió de treballar en la gestió d’alguns museus i evidentment, com a guia turística especialitzada en la província de Tarragona.