Visits to saffron fields

Between October and November

Travel back in time to discover a medieval landscape and a historical moment, when the cultivation of saffron placed our lands on the map of world trade

Experience that reveals the cultivation of saffron in the town of La Mata, recalling the long and important tradition that it had in past centuries and documented already around the 14th century as one of the engines of development of towns on the banks of the Cantavieja river, where , according to documents of the time, "lo millor safrà de la terra" (the best saffron on earth) was produced. Almost seven centuries later, we have recovered its cultivation and we offer you to live a day with us in which you will be able to learn about the history, flavor and secrets of this precious product.

What is the activity about?

  • Visit to a saffron field in flowering and harvesting.
  • Product tasting and flower removal.
  • Interpretive route of the landscape and the population of La Mata.

How to take part?

  • Limited places.
  • You must book in advance by calling or sending an email.
  • Activity for all ages.
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Duration and route

  • About 4 hours.
  • 3.5 km of travel, approximately.


  • Adults: 18 euros
  • Children under 12 years: €5, children under 6 years: free
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