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Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte

Via San Camillo 21, 66011 Bucchianico, Italy
+39 0871 575427
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Not open, but gave us a private experience

Excellent, Francesca and Diego are wonderful! They weren't running a tour the Saturday we, at the... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2017
George M
Barrie, Canada
via mobile
Wonderful insight into authentic, traditional olive oil practices with amazing host

What a fabulous couple of hours we spent with the lovely Francesca whose family owns the museum and... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2016
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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We open the doors to the visitors interesse in food and wine and with the interest to know more about Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Wine!
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“wine tasting” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Via San Camillo 21, 66011 Bucchianico, Italy
+39 0871 575427
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Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Excellent, Francesca and Diego are wonderful! They weren't running a tour the Saturday we, at the last minute called to visit, Francesca offered to show us where they farm gave us a private olive oil tasting and wine tasting at an old convent. We loved...More

1  Thank George M
fre1890, Proprietario at Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2017

Grazie mille amici, we really appreciated that you enjoyed the "informal tour". wish to see you soon, ciao, Francesca diego and all the family

Reviewed November 9, 2016

What a fabulous couple of hours we spent with the lovely Francesca whose family owns the museum and has been producing olive oil for generations. A fascinating insight into traditional methods of producing, an olive oil tasting and finished with a tasty, rustic homemade lunch...More

Thank MrMrsPollini
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We went expecting that on the weekend it would be open. Oh no! If you are going make sure you check it our first or you will be disappointed. Don't they realise that the whole town can benefit from them being open. People will visit...More

1  Thank 48rosa
fre1890, Direttore at Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2017

Ciao 48rosa, I am Francesca, the young girl who is running privately the Museo dell'Olio di CantinArte. Your review made me very unhappy because in that period when you came with all my family we were involved in the harvesting. If you would call before...More

Reviewed October 2, 2016

On our first journey to my family's hometown of Bucchianico, we discovered the delightful Museo dell’Olio di Cantinarte and our wonderful host, Francesca! She shared with us the history and the art of her family's olive oil, along with a delicious lunch of locally sourced...More

Thank scrangiebaby
Reviewed September 27, 2016

If you are visiting the Sulmona area of Italy, in the country's Abruzzo region, you MUST add Museo dell'Olio di CantinArte to your itinerary. What a great experience this was! We visited earlier this month and still can't stop talking about what a great time...More

Thank Diane01568
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I have brought a small group tour to meet Francesca and learn about her passion for olive oil. I highly recommend the tour and then staying for one of her tastings and lunch. She is charming, knowledgeable and just fun...More

Thank Travelthewriteway
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Our tour of the Museo dell'Olio di CantinArte was truly a memorable one and for me, one of the highlights of our trip. Francesca is delightful and as well as an informed tour, provided our group with an olive oil tasting lesson, the opportunity to...More

Thank Wilma M
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Nestled in the hilltop town of Bucchianico, near the town of Chieti, Italy, is the Museo dell'Olio di Cantinarte. The owner, Francesca and her family, have opened their factory for visitors to see the ancient olive press and understand the importance of olive oil to...More

Thank Debbie F
Reviewed August 30, 2015

Francesca is a charming and knowledgeable guide. She and her friend Giulia met us in the bustling central piazza of Bucchianico - it was market day - and led us on a tour of her family's eighteenth century olive oil mill and press. By the...More

Thank Van-and-Laura
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Fascinating trip to the oil museum and Francesca also allowed us to taste the wine from the grapes at her vineyard......she has amazing passion and is very knowledgeable....great visit!

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