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Olive oil in Croatia - activities while holidaying

Did you know that Croatia is one of the leading European olive oil producers? Well, this liquid Mediterranean gold has favorable terrain to develop on, which is why Croatia produces some of the premium olive oil on the market.
Istrian olive oil is popular on the globe due to its unique taste. Olives are the symbol of Istria, which is why nowadays, there are more than 20 olive oil mills in the region. It is estimated that Istria makes up to 450 tons of olive oil, 10% of the entire Croatian production.
Dalmatian olive oil is another unique blend, which back in the 19th century was ranked better than French and Italian olive oil. Olive growing is a traditional activity in Dalmatia and the landmark of Split. 
And you should know that the island of Pag is home to the oldest olives in the world. This area features around 86 hectares, with more than 80 thousand olive trees. Make sure you look for the oldest olive tree in the world here, as it has more than 1,600 years of age! 
When traveling to Croatia, there are plenty of recommended places for food lovers. So, we recommend you make sure you taste some of the best varieties of Croatian olive oil.


Agrolaguna olive oil, cheese, and wine represent the best products on Istria. Premium quality and interesting cultural approaches are what recommend a visit to this agricultural company in Croatia. This place stands out due to its awards for the premium olive oil and wine production in Europe.

OPG Chiavalon

OPG Chivalon is the staple for the best extra virgin Istrian olive oil. Their olive oil received numerous prizes, including the Los Angeles Olive Oil Award. Back in 2016, their products were ranked as the World's Best Olive Oils in the Top 25 Organic Olive Oil producers in the world.