Écomusée l'Olivier

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The Ecomuseum L'Olivier is a place dedicated to the living culture of the olive tree.
Free visits for individuals.
Store and delicatessen Brémond fils
In the heart of an extraordinary place, a former lime kiln from the 20th century, the Olive Tree reveals itself to the five senses. Thanks to interactive and audiovisual tools and fun sensory activities, young and old alike will discover the civilization of the Olive Tree. From the biology of the tree to its mythology, from the traditional elaboration of soaps to the use of the oil as fuel for lighting, from the pruning of the olive tree to the harvesting of the fruit, and from the making of the olive oil to the formal exercise of tasting, each step of the tour is an invitation to travel, to see and taste Provence and the Mediterranean.
On the big screen, olive pickers from Provence, Spain, Greece and Lebanon harvest their fruit and bring it to the mill. Once the film is over, stroll among the display cases whose objects evoke the past and present culture of the mythical tree. Or simply sit on a bench and listen to the music of the words that the tree evokes, the stories of travelers and poets.

Because the olive tree is at the heart of Provençal cuisine, a Brémond fils delicatessen boutique completes the visit.
The brand's products are iconic: olive oils from Provence and the Mediterranean, vinegars and balsamics, truffle products, sweets, biscuits, etc.
A whole range of authentic Mediterranean know-how is offered for tasting.
Période(s) d'ouvertureFrom 16/04 to 03/11/2024 between 10 am and 6 pm.
Closed Monday and Sunday.
Accreditations & Guides
  • National :
    • Qualité Tourisme™
    • Accueil Vélo
    • Valeurs Parc Naturel Régional
    • National
    • National
  • "Tourism & Disability" Certification :
    • Mental disability
    • Physical disability
    • Visual disability
  • Localisation :
    • Volx
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Museum
  • Visit :
    • Guided tours
    • Tour free of charge
  • Visites :
    • Average group visit length (minutes) 90
  • categories :
    • Eco-museum
  • themes :
    • Local tradition
  • Rooms equipped for :
    • Seminar/meeting
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
  • Science and technology :
    • Sciences and technology
    • World of rural agricultural
  • Sitra promotion typology :
    • Bad weather alternative
    • Recommended by high heat
    • Indoor
  • Individual tour services :
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Shop :
    • Shop
  • Parking :
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
  • Interior facilities :
    • Toilets
    • Lift
  • Equipment :
    • Meeting room
  • Help for client/transport :
    • Coach access
  • Help for client/practical :
    • Tourist brochures
  • Restaurants :
    • Restaurant
Useful Information
  • Tour language(s) :
    • French
    • English
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours on request
  • Rooms equipment :
    • Video projector
    • Microphone
    • Table
    • Chair
    • Air conditioning
    • Screen
  • Information panel language(s) :
    • French
  • Accessibility criteria for people with reduced mobility :
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs


Free entry.
  • Payment methods :
    • Bank/credit card
    • Cash
Écomusée l'Olivier
1355 Ancienne route de Forcalquier
Mob : +33 6 64 10 05 88
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
    • English


Écomusée l'Olivier
1355 Ancienne route de Forcalquier
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.89
Longitude : 5.8429
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