Castelnuovo di Farfa. Museum of Olive Oil of Sabina

In the Museum of Olive Oil of Sabina in Castelnuovo di Farfa there is a section in which five world famous artists - Alik Cavaliere, Gianandrea Gazzola, Maria Lai, Hidetoshi Nagasawa and Ille Strazza - interpreted by sculpture and music, oil and its tradition in contemporary society.

Among other equipments, the museum houses a rare collection of Sabine olive presses showing the evolution of oil production in this region over four centuries.

In Canneto (hamlet of Fara in Sabina) is the largest olive tree in Europe with an estimated age of about 2,000 years, and a trunk measuring about 20.7 meters in circumference.


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