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Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete

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Address: Melidoni Geropotamou | Melidoni Geropotamou, Rethymnon, Crete 740 52, Greece
Phone Number:
+30 697 386 3551
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09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Visitors have the opportunity to see three generations of olive oil...

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 and buy olive oil from our family's production.

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Interesting exposition about oil making technology from "flinstone's" age till now. Possibility to buy olive oil

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Grindsted
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in here when visiting the Cave, the family driven farm is worth a visit, the family is really friendly and the short tour informative.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting exposition about oil making technology from "flinstone's" age till now. Possibility to buy olive oil

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Thank Lauras R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see how olive oil is produced you should visit this area. a olive oil distilery but far away from the city

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this review

At the Paraschakis olive oil factory you have the chance to see three different generations of olive oil pressing. You can also taste the olive oil. Thank you and have a good day! All the best, Joanna More 

Monteverde Costa Rica
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Im sure glad I found out about this tour. Was staying close by and stopped in as a tour was finishing. But the friendly and very FUNNY tag team of mother and daughter explained everything and I had a fun informative time. This tour is well worth going out of your way for and well worth it. Actually no charge... More 

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this review

I am so happy that you enjoyed your visit to our family's olive oil factory!! I am also satisfied that you enjoyed your olive oil!! Many thanks for your great comment! All the best, Joanna Paraschakis More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My husband and I stopped by after our visit to the cave. The olive oil was fantastic, and we were given a tour by both Brenda and Joanna, who were absolutely hilarious and very friendly. The scenery around the factory is idyllic, and the owners also run a nearby villa. I would definitely come back on my next trip to... More 

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this review

I am very happy that you enjoyed your visit! We also enjoy having great visitors!! Thank you so much for such a wonderful comment! All the best, Joanna Paraschakis More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

You can't visit Crete without learning about the art of olive oil. Joanna greeted us with a warm welcome and gave us an interesting tour about the traditional and modern ways of olive oil production. We had a great time !!

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this review

I am very happy that you enjoyed your visit to our family's olive oil factory! Thank you for such a nice comment!! All the best, Joanna Paraschakis More 

Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We showed up on a Tuesday afternoon. We were the only ones there. Joanna came out and greeted us like family! We learned a lot about the history of olive oil production. You get to taste the wonderful love oil and purchase if you wish. We had a wonderful time and we highly recommend it.

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this review

I am happy that you enjoyed the olive oil that you tasted at our olive oil factory. It was a pleasure for me to show you guys around and let you in on all the secrets of olive oil production!! Thanks for the great comment! All the best, Joanna More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great visiting and seeing all the latest ways of olive oil production as well as a glimpse into the old ways of the past. The Korneiki olive oil is one of the best there is.

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this review

I am very satisfied that you enjoyed the different stages of olive oil production. I also that you for your nice comment! Many thanks, Joanna More 

Boxtel, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Because we were curious how olive oil is made we decided to go to this factory. It is easy to find and there is enough parking space to be found. There are tours with a small tourist train if you don't want to go there by car yourself. The staff is very friendly and has a lot to tell about... More 

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words!! I am very happy that you enjoyed your visit to our family's olive oil factory. All the best, Joanna Paraschakis More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Very informative tour of olive oil production from the early times to modern day. Our host Joanna, was very personable, pleasant and knowledgeable. We felt at home and we had the opportunity to taste some amazing olive oil which was produced on property. Definitely worth the visit.

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this review

I am very happy that you enjoyed your visit to our family's olive oil factory! Thank you for your wonderful comment!! All the best, Joanna Paraschakis More 

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