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Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete

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Melidoni Geropotamou | Melidoni Geropotamou, Rethymnon, Crete 740 52, Greece
+30 697 386 3551
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A family-fun educational endeavor

The Paraschaki olive oil tour is a splendid way to learn about the process of producing olive oil... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ciscospudd
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olive oil tour by a yankee. american entrepreneurship mixed with greek enthusiasm. what a fun tour... 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 and buy olive oil from our family's production.
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Melidoni Geropotamou | Melidoni Geropotamou, Rethymnon, Crete 740 52, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Paraschaki olive oil tour is a splendid way to learn about the process of producing olive oil and the evolution of such in a country that is known for her olive oil. This family owned gem is managed by two matriarchs and their families...More

Thank ciscospudd
Reviewed 1 week ago

olive oil tour by a yankee. american entrepreneurship mixed with greek enthusiasm. what a fun tour ! and it is free .....

Thank Alex05Basel
Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am happy that you enjoyed your visit to the olive oil factory!! Thank you so much for your great comment! Many thanks, Joanna

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We heard about the oil factory on google and thought we'd stop in after visiting the caves nearby. I love a factory tour so I was interested to see what it was like. We were greeted like old friends by two of the most lovely...More

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so happy that you enjoyed your visit to our family's olive oil factory!! You mentioned how "green" we are , when you live on a farm it is good to use all available resources. Thank you so much for your wonderful comment!! Warmest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour. No charge but they should for pure warmth and entertainment offered. Can't wait to try our oil and oregano. Thank you

Thank rosamund_bone
Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was my pleasure to tell you all about the olive oil production. I am sure that you will be very pleased with the olive oil and oregano that you purchased! All the best, Joanna

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great little tour ....20 mins of history and general chat from the owners wife .....mostly about living in Greece but interesting tour of the very small factory....free tasting of the oil and very hospitable friendly welcome....

Thank Andrew J
Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great comment, I am satisfied that you had a good time at our family's olive oil factory!! All the best, Joanna

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderfull time with this warmharted family. Nice tour around the factory with some great laughs with the mother of the owner. Glad we made this little detour. Lots of love from the family from germa.... No Holland. 😄

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad that you had a good time at the olive oil factory!! Thanks for the great comment! All the best, Joanna

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Factory tours can be less than exhilarating, sometimes tedious, others utterly boring from start to finish. This one has none of these issues. The hostess is a hoot from go to whoa. Interacting with her guests, engaging them with stories of how tradition had passed...More

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am really satisfied that you enjoyed your visit to our family's olive oil factory!!! Thank you for posting such a positive comment!! Thanks once again! All the best, Joanna

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

Thank you so musc for your great comment! I am glad that you enjoyed your visit!! All the best, Joanna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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

I am very happy that you enjoyed your visit at our farm. Thank you for your nice comment! All the best, Joanna

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...More

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Joanna P, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

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

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Debroah E
How much is the entry fee?
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Response from Astrid M | Reviewed this property |
it was free !
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Debroah E
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Response from Roina59 | Reviewed this property |
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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