As part of the Routes4u project developed by the Council of Europe and the European Commission, we are pleased to present you The House of Istrian Olive Oil / Museum Olei Histriae of Pula, Croatia, new associated member of Cultural Route of the Council of Europe, The Routes of the Olive Tree.
Here is a presentation of this member and point of interest :
The House of Istrian Olive Oil located in the center of Pula, region Istria, Croatia tells the story of olive growing in Istria through history to the present day.
It explains why Istrian olive oil was highly valued by the ancient Romans, how it was processed at that time and how olive oil is produced today.
Every visitor can enjoy an expert guided olive oil tasting, learn how to recognize a top quality extra virgin olive oil, how proper oil tasting is done and which specific aromas to look for in an olive oil.
In the Museum shop there is a large selection of Istrian extra virgin olive oils, objects made of olive wood, Istrian brandies, truffles, lavander and other Mediterranean plant based cosmetics, souvenirs and various gift packages.
If you want to know more:
The House of Istrian Olive Oil – Museum Olei Histriae
Sv. Teodora street 1a
52100 Pula, region Istria
Tel: +385 52 661 235