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Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete

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Very Interesting.....loved it

We drove past the farm a few times while we stayed in the Melidoni X Village not far away knowing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dawn F
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It's a short tour where you see how the olive oil was produced for three generations with a tasting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Visitors have the opportunity to see three generations of olive oil production.The old olive mill that was run with a donkey , a mill that was run on a diesel machine and of course the machinery that our family is using now. Visitors can also taste...more
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Melidoni Geropotamou | Melidoni Geropotamou, Rethymnon, Crete 740 52, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove past the farm a few times while we stayed in the Melidoni X Village not far away knowing were were going to drop i and Im so glad we did. We were greeted by Brenda as we arrived and she showed us around...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a short tour where you see how the olive oil was produced for three generations with a tasting and opportunity ro buy at the end. We all loved it and it was our favorite thing we did during our vacation in Crete. The olive...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to buy some local olive oil to take home and this was the closest place we could find. We had a great tour and were shown 3 generations of oil production. The olive oil is pretty special too.

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review!! I am very happy that you enjoyed the olive oil!!! Many thanks, Joanna

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant tour run by the most comical and friendly mother and daughter pair Joanna and a Brenda. The first time we went as a family if 4 (2 children aged 8&11) they loved it. It was so good we took both our parents the following...More

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is great when you have guests coming to visit you twice!! I am so happy that you enjoyed your visit!! Many thanks and all the best to you and your family!!! Joanna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were upon arrival greeted by the third generation owner of the Olive Oil farm. Very interesting facts and history, even for the kids! Beautiful place and not too much time spent. We bought delicious olive oil and raki of top quality. Combine it with...More

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Like you said it is great to make a combination of all the great things you can visit in Melidoni. I am glad that you enjoyed yourselves!! Many thanks, Joanna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to visit between Heraklion and rethymno just off the main highway. Also close to the Melidoni cave. The short tour is free and they explain to you how olive oil was produced in the past and currently with their modern equipment. Very good...More

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am really happy that you enjoyed your visit!! Many thanks for your great review!! All the best, Joanna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting tour and very interesting people. Complete history of Olive Oil manufacturing, all the way to the current hyper modern (eco friendly way). Olive Oil tasted great and is available for sale😁

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am glad that you enjoyed your visit! Thank you so much for your wonderful review!! Many thanks, Joanna

Reviewed 17 August 2018

After being in Crete for a week, a day before our holiday was coming to an end we found this little place to visit. We came across it on TripAdvisor and from the reviews we thought this was the best place to go. From the...More

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am happy that you found your visit informative and fun!! Thank you so much for your wonderful review!! Many thanks, Joanna

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We were a bit early but were welcomed and very well taken care of. We were shone around the factory and were told how the Oil was made in the early days and how it’s made today, which was very interesting. We then tasted the...More

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

It is always our pleasure to let you in on all the secrets of the olive oil production!! I am glad that you enjoyed your visit and the olive oil!! Many thanks, Joanna

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We went for Melidoni cave and Reptisland after that we take the same road back and then we saw advertising signboard. That was a secret gem! We follow the sign, and find this Olive factory and home. Starting exploring the environment out of nowhere Joanna...More

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

I am really happy that you enjoyed your visit to the olive oil factory!! Many thanks for your wonderful review!! Joanna

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no animals are involved. at least not physically
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it was free !
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Entry is included in one of the excursions on 'The Little Train' from Panormos, which you can check out separately on Trip Advisor etc
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