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“Interesting experience”
Review of Terra Creta

Terra Creta
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Kolymbari
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Olive oil enthusiast or expert? Passionate about a healthy diet or vegetarian? Friend of the Cretan culture and diet or just curious about natural products? In any case, you are in the right place to get all the answers. Located in the heart of Kolymvari region, just 20 minutes drive time from the city of Chania, Terra Creta can give you a total "olive oil experience" at its innovative, state of the art & certified facilities. From harvesting to production in the olive mill, and from bottling to a guided olive oil tasting, visitors can experience and learn about every aspect of our precious juice of the olive fruit, the quality Cretan olive oil. Please note thatr olive mill is operating only from October to February. All the other months is open for visitors and the extraction procedure is been analysed thoroughly from our quides. Further information and tips about best use and storage are provided by our highly skilled personnel, also throught flyers in English, German, French and Russian. Visitors can purchase high quality Terra Creta olive oil of different labels at our store, along with balsamic vinegar and Greek olives in a variety of travel-safe packaging. Upon request, we can send purchased products to a given address via courier service with excellent rates and safe packaging. You will have a chance to sample a variety of appetizers after the olive oil tasting, free of charge. IMPORTANT NOTICE - Please keep in mind that the tour of 12:45 is a combined tour with another large group, while those at 10:30 and 14:30 are individual tours with 2 to 20 people. Trouble-free transfer to our facilities can be arranged. There is no charge for children under 16 years of age. We also offer a special discount for groups of more than 8 adults. CRETAN OLIVE OIL TASTING PRO SEMINAR Join the ranks of olive oil connoisseurs for a PRO organoleptic evaluation and learn how to tell by the taste which olive oil is excellent or has a defect, which is more fruity and which one is better for your health! Finish your seminar with a blind tasting and enrich your knowledge on the real olive oil world. Tailor made seminars can be organized upon request (from two to eight people)
Useful Information: Baby buggy parking, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience at Terra Creta. Lia was a perfect guide. she knows everything about the production of olive oil since she worksed here for many years. We learned a lot. We can recommend a stop at Terra Creta!

Thank Vincent P
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the off chance having followed signs after visiting the oldest olive trees.

We was lucky enough to join a tour and taste some of the oil at the end, was fab!

1  Thank Ruth H
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We did not take the tour, but had a lovely tasting of olive oil and bought lots to
Bring home. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank joyful93
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited on a morning just when they opened and didn't do the tour but did have the opportunity for a personal explanation of the products as well as tastings. We loved the products and plan on doing the tour next time we visit. It is worth going with or without the tour. The love for their product is evident and it made the experience much more enjoyable.

Thank Alex A
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

My family took the olive production tour and tasting and had a great time. The guides are top notch and knowledgible about their products. They have an amazingly good olive oil as well. Well worth the visit.

Thank OwenHam
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