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L'Oulibo

4 Hameau de Cabezac, 11120 Bize-Minervois, France
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Well worth the visit

We have two kids- 12 and 13 at the time of visit- and we all found L'Oulibo worth the time, and... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
mengcalg
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calgary
Surprisingly informative and interesting location

L'Oulibo has a very good self-guided tour of the olive industry here in Languedoc. The location is... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
Rick C
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Waterloo, Canada
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The oil mill "l'Oulibo"is the only cooperative in the Aude region. With our recognised Know-how, we continue a tradition of dedication, always demanding the best throughout the production process. Take a guide Tour: the Odyssey of the Olive Tree. A unique guide tour in France, a wonderful voyage through history and olive-growing. After the visit you will find The producers shop and you will taste the delights of Oulibo as well as the best of local products.
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4 Hameau de Cabezac, 11120 Bize-Minervois, France
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We have two kids- 12 and 13 at the time of visit- and we all found L'Oulibo worth the time, and very interesting. It's so worth it to learn about something we take for granted (olives and olive oil) in its local environment. Great (English...More

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jean marc t, Responsable Tourisme at L'Oulibo, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for your comment, we're very happy you've enjoyed your visit at l'Oulibo. Our team is doing its best to satisfy all of our clients, and the quality of our service and products are our main goal. Hope to see you soon at the...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

L'Oulibo has a very good self-guided tour of the olive industry here in Languedoc. The location is an olive cooperative with a small grove illustrating the growth and processing of olives. The building contains an outstanding gift shop -- one of the classiest and original...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Was traveling in a small (16 people) group and had scheduled a guided tour of L'Oulibo. Their description of the creation of the Cooperative and its history was educational, as well as being a fun experience. We concluded with a tasting of several different olive...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Drive past this place many times, thought it was just a factory, but found out that it was a place of interest. Anyway took the guided tour, and the guide spoke excellent english, the guide explained the various olives and the growth cycle, you get...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Many time I have visited this shop, they got everything gourmet you can buy. Of course principally the olives green, black. Marinated with herbs and other flavor but my favorite is the one with anchovies flavor. Olive oil , jams, pate, relish , even nice...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I love this place. The guided tour is interesting and very informative. The shop is just beautiful. There is an oil tasting bar, all kinds of olives, natural soaps, olive wood products, wines, mohair products,,pottery, lavender, art, . ..I'm sure I've forgotten something! I always...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great for gifts and fantastic choice of olive oils and other olive related produce plus wine and local produce. Very well priced as the produce is top quality. Two tips : there are coach tours that come here so if the car park is packed...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We visited l'Oubliou today and had an extremely interesting guided tour covering the history of olives and all the ways products of olives can be used. We saw where and how the olives were made into oil, had a good film giving both historical and...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Alas we attempted the French only tour and were defeated so waited an hour for the English version which was very informative but rather lengthy. It was good to walk in the orchards and the film was interesting. Unfortunately we had to forgo the tasting...More

Thank Jane S
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Oulibo C, Responsable tourisme at L'Oulibo, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for your comment, we are really sorry that you have to wait before the guided tour. We hope you enjoyed your tour anyway. I am sure your grandson would enjoyed too, indeed we have a special treasure hunting for the kids during the...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Great morning class and delicious lunch. Our host and the chef were both gracious teachers. All of the staff was delightful. A cooking workshop is offered on the last Saturday of the month during summer - limited enrollment so reserve a spot; you won't be...More

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Oulibo C, Responsable tourisme at L'Oulibo, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

It is great to know that you spent a great moment. Indee, there are cooking workshops on the last Saturday of June, September, October and November. We hope to see you again at the Oulibo. PS: Thank you for the pictures.

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