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Fete de l'huile d'olive d'Aix-en-Provence

Type of Event Festival, Fair, Exhibition, Show
Location Place de la Rotonde
Aix-en-Provence
France
Website Website
Reference
First Year of Event 1996
Frequency Annual
The Greeks planted the first olive trees in Provence, France, about 25 centuries ago. There are apparently 2000 producers of olive oil around Aix with some 300 000 commercially maintained trees. The festival in December celebrates the first pressing of the new season's crop.
Date Dec 14, 2014 - Dec 15, 2014