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The Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves: Tours & Tickets

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11 Jul 2019
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10 Jun 2019
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

A nicelly kept environment with the oldest olive tree in Europe and one of the oldest in the world. There's a sign with all basic informations a visitor should have.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Poljanka
Reviewed 11 June 2019 via mobile

It’s just surreal to think that this tree existed for at least 3000 years. To see it still standing today is testament to all the wonders in the world that we still cannot fully understand. It’s a 30min drive from Chania Town and I would...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This oliven tree is very old. We drove her by car. And that was a little museum there. And a branch from this oliven tree was used in the olympic games in 2004.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Holmen83
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves is the oldest of its kind on the island, and among the top 5 oldest in the world - although the official website of the museum of the tree claims it is the oldest in the world. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It was a very great moment to stand in front of that ancient tree and be able to touch it - felt like touching history itself

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FDiti
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I've been living on Crete for a while now but never made it out to this unique site. This olive tree is said to be between 2,000-4,000 years old, and considered to be the oldest olive tree in the world. And it is still producing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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19 December 2018|
Response from FDiti | Reviewed this property |
As the tree is a national natural monument I don’t think the oil from it is for sale. What I know is that the tree is still productive and they use branches of it for special occasions eg Olympic Games. You can ask for more... More