Olive & Sens – The House of French olives and olive oils

Find out all about the olive tree and its products on an immersive experience that will call upon all five senses. Come and learn, touch, smell, and taste the olive oils of France!
Cookery workshop, tasting workshop, exhibitions, activities, shop and so much more.

Description

Olive & Sens - The House of French olives and olive oils - invites visitors to embark upon an immersive experience that calls upon all 5 senses to explore the fascinating world of the olive tree and its products. This unique exhibition is a discovery of olive oils and olives in a fun way that is suitable for everyone, with various workshops: an odorama, a wall of oils, a scale model, bells, a touchscreen table, an oil tasting area and an audio tour.

Olive & Sens - The House of French olives and olive oils - has a large kitchen where culinary workshops are organised by professional chefs!
Learn to cook with different olive oils, find out even more about olive-based products with so many secrets to uncover, and try out some original recipes!
Introductions to tasting are also organised in this area.

Would you like to find out more about tasting olive oils? Would you like to discover some rather surprising tastes, get some tips for using these products, and find out about some delicious combinations?

Discover our tasting training programme. From introductions to more advanced courses, there is something for everyone.
For those who do not have a lot of time but who are curious to find out more, we offer workshops with a duration of between 45 min and 1.5 hours to introduce you to the wonderful world of olive oils.

And should you want to continue the experience, that's what the shop is for!
Buy top-quality French olive-based products (all PDOs are available for sale) as well as items related to the world of the olive tree.
You're in for a treat!

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In the heart of Nyons, in Drome Provençale, discover a unique place that will guide you in the universe of the olive tree through the five senses. Visit our permanent exhibition and discover olive oils and olives from France, take part in cooking workshops with chefs, take the time to discover olive oil tasting and our shop...

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Labels and ranking

  • Vineyards and Discovery Accreditation
  • Bad weather alternative
  • Vallée de la Gastronomie

Booking / Reservation

Activities

  • Activity
  • Children's entertainment
  • Product tasting
  • Temporary exhibition
  • Handicrafts workshops
  • Botanical
  • Fauna - flora
  • Gastronomy
  • Discovery
  • Industry
  • Regional products
  • Technology/Electronics
  • Creative hobbies

Opening

Every day throughout the year.
Closed Monday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st.

Visit

Individual tour

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request
  • Average Duration of the individual tour: 40 minutes

Group tour

  • Unguided group tours available permanently
  • Guided group tours on request
  • Average duration of groups visit: 60 minutes
  • Max. group size: 25

Rate

From 01/01 to 31/12/2022
Adult: 4 €
Child : 2 €.

From 01/01 to 31/12/2023
Adult: 4 €
Child : 2 €.

Free entry for children < 6 years.
Child entry valid for 6 - 16 years.

Payment options:

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash

Situation

Show itinerary

Amenities and Services

  • Educational visits
  • Guided tours
  • Pets welcome
  • Room hire
  • Shop
  • Themed tour
  • Tourist information
  • Lift
  • Toilets
  • Exhibition space
  • Car park
  • Entertainments room
  • Parking
  • Free car park

Accessibility

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Site, building totally accessible
  • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site