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Cambrils Route of Oil

Cambrils Route of Oil

Cambrils Route of Oil

On this route we will get to know in depth the world of olive oil in our town and visit the most emblematic places related to the production of our leading product, the extra virgin olive oil of Cambrils.


Extra virgin olive oil (AOVE) is the result of the effort and dedication of 410 producers of the Cooperativa Agrícola de Cambrils who grow more than 150,000 olive trees of the Arbequina variety.


Arbequina olive trees, a variety native from the Costa Daurada, produce a quality fruit that is grown in Cambrils (Tarragona) next to the Mediterranean Sea. The microclimate of the area, the soil, good agronomic practices and the best facilities give us the opportunity to enjoy this olive oil of outstanding quality , approved by the most prestigious experts in olive oil and the most renowned international chefs.


Among other awards and recognitions, the oil of Cambrils has been awarded these honours:


  • Since 2017, it holds the prestigious QVextra international quality certification.
  • Japan International Olive Award Competition
  • 2006-08-13-14. Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain in the mature fruity category.
  • 2011-12. Terra Olivo, 1st
  • 2006-10-12. Los Angeles County Fails Oil of the World California
  • 2007-10-12. Medaille des Produits des Cultures d’Esxeption. Paris.
  • Best Oil Mill in Spain.

Puntos de interés:

Cooperativa Agrícola de Cambrils (Agrobotiga)

  • Address: Agrobotiga- Montbrió Road, Km2. Cambrils
  • Horary: Monday to Saturday from 08:30 am to 8:30 pm. Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • GPS: 41.08438, 1.036
  • Telephone: +34 977 369 511
  • Email:
  • Web: go to the web
  • Access:    
  • Languages: Spanish, Catalan and English.
  • Description: This place has a state-of-the-art technology for the production, classification and distribution of a great variety of agricultural products covering all sections, as well as the commercial areas for direct sales. We suggest you get to know its facilities, its oil mill and make a purchase in their specialised stores (agrobotiga) to verify the quality of the product we are talking about.

Agrogourmet Agricultural Museum

  • Address: C/ Jacint Verdaguer 7. Cambrils.
  • Horary: Monday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • GPS: 41.07261, 1.05313
  • Telephone: +34 977 360 406
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  • Languages: Spanish, Catalan and English
  • Description: With the need to produce wine in the year 1915 the project of the winery (Celler Cooperatiu), designed by the architect Bernardí Martorell (1877-1937) began , disciple of Antoni Gaudí. In 1921 this building was inaugurated with the elaboration of the first wine harvest with a production of 596,044 kilos of grapes. Currently the winery, is a modernist creation of great architectural value declared of local interest and is the main headquarters of the Agricultural Museum.  The Agricultural Museum of Cambrils is located in the old town and shows a  strong commitment by the Agricultural Cooperative to combine culture and economic development. In addition to the building, which shows chained arches made of bricks from the local brickworks, you can also see the permanent exhibition “The production of oil and wine” and the temporary exhibition “Bernardí Martorell, a great architect of Modernism”. Open for group visits upon reservation.

The Oil Mill

  • Address: Montbrió Road, Km2.Cambrils
  • Horary: November-December. Call to arrange group visits.
  • GPS: 41.08576, 1.03755
  • Telephone: 977 369 511
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  • Languages: Spanish, Catalan and English.
  • Description: The mill began operating in 1940, with the first harvest of 87,494 kilos of arbequina olives. Until then, the Cooperative only focused their supplies on and sold the olives to other private mills. Over the years this crop has undergone a very important growth and  has shown a commitment in the Cooperative with continuous technological improvements and quality control systems obtaining in 2012 the ISO 9001 certification. Nowadays the productions reach the 4,000 tons of olives and around 900,000 litres of extra virgin olive oil.

Adopt an Olive Tree

  • Address: Partida Teixells, 23, 43850 Cambrils. Tarragona
  • GPS: 41.10276, 1.00445
  • Telephone: +34 977 26 93 20 / +34 633 615 215
  • Email:
  • Web: go to the web
  • Access:     
  • Languages: Spanish, Catalan and English
  • Description: The Farmhouse Mas Montbrió Belvedere is a rural touristic accommodation aimed at families located on the outskirts of Cambrils that plan trips in November to go the countryside to see their olive trees, collect their fruits and then go to the mill to press them to then obtain its liquid gold.It is an activity that we recommend to families that want to teach their children the process of making the oil and that gives them the opportunity to take part in person  in a guided tour and take home their own personalised oil bottle.You can consider adopting one of the olive trees on the farm, choose a name for it and even make a wooden sign with your name. The team of people who work in the farmhouse will send you an adoption certificate to your home along with 10 containers of half a litre cans of the olive oil that you have made yourself. On the back of the cans you will see the personalised label with the name of your tree. The price of the adoption is € 88 / year.

The Oldest Centennial Olive of Cambrils

  • Address: C/ Josep Iglesias, 43850 – Cambrils, Tarragona.
  • Horary: Saturday to 10:00h – 13:30h and 15:30h – 17:30 h. Sunday to 10 a 13:30h. Monday closed, and the days 1 and 6 of January, 1 of May, 25 and 26 of December.
  • GPS: 41.0658, 1.05037 
  • Access:     Accessibility
  • Languages: Spanish and English
  • Descripcition: With a height of 8 m., 4 m of vault barrel and 12.5 m width, this pine tree was catalogued of local and regional interest in the year 1997 and dates back from between 300 and 400 years. It is undoubtedly one of the oldest trees in Cambrils, located in the Roman Villa of La Llosa that was discovered 26 years ago and from then on the excavations have continually taken place.The Roman Villa of La Llosa has been used as an example to show the relationship between Roman agriculture and Cambrian traditional agriculture. In the Llosa the Roman origins in modern day agriculture are shown, especially with crops like the cereals, the grapevine and the olive tree.We will make the most of our time by visiting the olive tree to also get to know the Roman site. If you like history, the staff at the Museum have some 3D images that will allow you to not only unveil how they lived in the village, which was imminently agricultural, but also the techniques used by archaeologists and the work they do to make such archaeological remains understandable.

New Oil Festival

  • Adress: Cambrils, Tarragona. 
  • Languages: Spanish
  • Description: Every year, between the end of October and the beginning of November, we celebrate the New Oil Seminar in Cambrils, to celebrate the first pressing of our oil and organise around these days: workshops aimed at families such as “elaborating, seasoning and preserving olives “, guided visits to the olive groves with tastings of the” Rosta de Cambrils “which is a toast with oil from the first pressing along with wine and in the final days of the Oil Festival where as always in the Agricultural Cooperative a popular lunch is organised of toasted bread with extra virgin olive oil from the new harvest, butifarra and fruit for all attendees. In the 2019 edition the days of the New Oil will be held from October 25 to November 10. Do not miss it!