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Famous olive tree

Decided to make the drive over to the tree to see one of the oldest olive trees in Greece. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alan D
Very nice, little cafe and nice people

Nice place for a short stay (30-60 min), and the staff at the cafe is very friendly and you feel... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
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Museum about olive harvest in Crete and the oldest olive tree of Europe
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| Ano Vouves, Vouves, Crete 730 06, Greece
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+30 2824 022279
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to make the drive over to the tree to see one of the oldest olive trees in Greece. I believe the tree dates back to 3000BC. Good parking. Nobody but us there at that time. There is a museum next door but didn't go...More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit for an hour or so. Lovely food served in cafe. Not much to see or do but if you have a spare hour worth going to see the really old olive tree and have something to eat and drink.

Thank jojo0715
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place for a short stay (30-60 min), and the staff at the cafe is very friendly and you feel very welcome. We visited with our 2 1/2 year old daughter, and we felt very welcome. The tree is amazing and fun to have seen...More

Thank trip862
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

After consuming daily doses of olive oil, it was very informative to learn more and see the oldest olive tree. A scenic drive and a nice place for a quick visit.

Thank GuiWong
Reviewed 1 June 2018

The Olive Tree Museum of Vouves is located near the Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves in the settlement of Pano Vouves, thus creating a uniform and harmonious ensemble.

Thank eleniharitos69
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Fascinating tree, amazing to think it’s survived that long! Area around the tree is well presented and although the museum is pretty basic, it’s worth a quick stop if you are nearby. There’s a small cafe next to museum, we only had drinks there but...More

Thank David I
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Get a life. It's a tree, an old one that's it. The area as a whole has nothing to do - hence making a big deal out of an old tree! I would not return to this part of Crete

Thank Big One R
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

A nice trip if you are close by to have a break and coffee. A stunning tree of course and the history around it. Great trip to combine if you're visiting the nearby Terra Creta oliveoil factory.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

What an amazing olive tree. Over 3000 years old and massive. The museum next to it was closed but looked very clean and the tree had a nice billboard full of information. Looks like there was a small tavern next to it as well.

Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Be there as early as you can to enjoy the serenity and birds' singing. The place gets crowded around 12 o clock. The little museum is open past 9. Make sure to visit the interior room and the new room made in 2009. Remember to...More

Thank polygnosi
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