Museu del Pou del Mas

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Millenary Olive Tree Museum
La Jana museo Pou del Mas

Museu del Pou del Mas

Castellón Mediterráneo
La Jana

The Jana is in the north of the Comunitat Valenciana, in the region of the Baix Maestrat and a total has 970 millenary olive trees, but the municipality area its small (only 19,5km²) it gives the major concentration of these specimens: 49,7 OM/km².

From always the Jana has been an important town, center of communications. Located next to the Via Augusta. After signing an agreement Jose Joaquín Llorach, owner of the land, the town hall, the cooperative and the Commonwealth Taula del Sénia, the area of the Pou del Mas was enabled as Natural Museum of Millenary Olive Trees. There are 21 millenary olive trees and some of them are very spectacular.

After leaving the car in the parking, where there is 1 cartel of the museum and 2 (Territory Sénia and the Jana), the whole tour is by foot. In the stairs of entry, there are 2 cartels of the itinerary to continuing and of the oils of the millenary olive trees and in addition plates of the most important received prizes. For the interior of the land there are 9 more cartels, putting up signs on the most out-standing olive trees.

For the interior of the Museum, one advises to follow the order of the cartels (from the 1 to 9). It is necessary to emphasize the olive tree nº 106 (cartel 2) "el olivo de las parejas" that besides its notable dimensions and forms, received the prize AEMO to the best monumental olive tree of Spain 2014 and also the olive tree nº117 (cartel 3) "la Farga del Pou del Mas" that was planted in 833 A.D., in the epoch of Abderramán II.

The tarred access road to the farm, from the CV-113, coincides with the route of the ancient Roman Via Augusta and current identification signs can be seen on it.


Address:

Pou del Mas

12340 La Jana (Castellón)

Museo natural Olivos Milenarios “Pou del Mas” (La Jana)

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