The associate olive-farms are all situated around Blera and neighbouring villages. This is a hilly area, with an altitude not exceeding 400 metres above sea level. As the crow flies, it is only 15 kilometres from the Tyrrhenian Sea, and so enjoys a Mediterranean climate. These are excellent conditions for olive cultivation, added to which the soil structure is also ideal for the development of the fruit (clay-loam soil, with a high content of stones and minerals).
Cultural and natural attractions in the area
The entire territory is part of a Special Protection Zone called the Tolfetano-Cerite-Manziate Area, a Nature 2000 site protected under the Habitats Directive. From the cultural point of view, the main attraction is the old town, a typical mediaeval village perched on a tuff spur. There are also many examples of Etruscan necropolises and acropolises, the subject of excavations by the King of Sweden and his team of archaeologists since the early 1900s.