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2012 Frantoi Aperti (2012 Open House At The Oil Mills)

2012 Frantoi Aperti (2012 Open House at the Oil Mills)

Assisi, Campello sul Clitunno, Castel Ritaldi, Castiglione del Lago, Giano dell'Umbria, Gualdo Cattaneo, Montecchio, Orvieto, Spello, Spoleto, Trevi, Valtopina from 11/01/2012 to 12/09/2012
Type of event:
  • Art and Culture
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Food, wine and festivals
  • Festival
  • Meetings and conferences
  • Markets and fairs
  • Exhibit
  • Music
  • Theater

Phone: (+39) 0742 332269


From November 1st to December 8th, 2012 the Umbria DOP extra virgin olive oil will return to "rage" over the 12 towns (Assisi, Campello sul Clitunno, Castel Ritaldi, Castiglione del Lago, Giano, Gualdo Cattaneo, Montecchio, Orvieto, Assisi, Spoleto, Trevi, Valtopina) and the 32 oil mills belonging to the Strada dell'Olio Dop Umbria (Umbria DOP Oil Road) thanks to the 15th edition of Frantoi Aperti (Open House at the Oil Mills). Among tastings, guided tours of the oil mills, cultural and artistic events such as music, theatre and exhibitions.

2012 Frantoi Aperti will take place over 6 weekends, for a total of 25 appointments.
In the first, from November 1st to November 4th, 2012, you will find:

 In the 2nd weekend, November 10th & 11th, 2012:

  • Assisi - Festa dell'Olio e del Vino IV edizione (from November 5th to 11th, 2012);
  • Assisi, Santa Maria degli Angeli - Profumi e sapori d'Autunno (from November 8th to 11th, 2012);
  • Castel Ritaldi - Frantotipico (from November 9th to 11th, 2012);
  • Castiglione del Lago - Festa dei Frantoi;
  • Spoleto - Frantoi Aperti a Spoleto.

3rd weekend, November 17th & 18th, 2012:

4th weekend, November 24th & 25th, 2012:

5th weekend, December 1st and 2nd, 2012:

  • Assisi - UNTO nei Castelli e nel Territorio (December 2nd, 2012);
  • Spoleto - Frantoi Aperti a Spoleto.

6th and last weekend, December 8th and 9th, 2012:

As already mentioned, in addition to the events in some of the most beautiful squares of the Green Heart of Italy, the 32 participating oil mills at their bases will prepare tasty initiatives.
To find out which oil mills and what initiatives, and for more information about the general programme of 2012 Open House at the Oil Mills, we refer to the official website

Fabrizio Galeazzi