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Paraschakis Family Olive Oil Factory

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Address: Melidoni Geropotamou, Rethymnon, Crete 74052, Greece
Phone Number: 28340-22039
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We came there during our visit of Melidoni cave.We have the pleasure to have private tour,thankx again to the lady who led us.We also bought some cans of olive oil.Worth of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We came there during our visit of Melidoni cave.We have the pleasure to have private tour,thankx again to the lady who led us.We also bought some cans of olive oil.Worth of visit.Certainly.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This factory is in a very pretty location. We were shown around the site by the owner, an American lady who was very helpful and informative especially seeing the old and new methods of olive oil production. Got to sample the results to - very nice! Prices of the oil were very reasonable.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We visited here last week as part of a morning tour,it is situated up in the hills with stunning views of the countryside.The friendliest of welcomes awaited us and as we were the only English speaking couple we had a personal guide from the owners wife.a very interesting and short tour round,a taste of the oil (very good by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We visited there on 08/04/2015, the hospitality was amazing and the explanations were enriching. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Lovely old oil mill, perfectly guided tour with loads of information about olive oil production, well presented by Joanna Paraschakis.

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Hoboken
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

If you want to know how olive oil is made nowadays and how it was done years ago, visit this place. Even though the production of olive oil is done during winter, the explanation on the old and new process is very clear, even when the factory is not working. Drive up and park your car. They are willing to... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Joanne welcomed us with open arms. She showed us how they make olive oil today as well as the history of the farm and how they used to make olive oil in the past. Joanne is a super friendly women originally from Massachusetts. The drive up there was beautiful and I am excited to try the olive oil we bought... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Joanna was the best tour guide! Lively, upbeat and with great comedic timing she showed us her family's farm. She has extensive knowledge about the production and history of oil. She can answer all of your questions! Great excursion for the whole family or solo. Definitely worth the trip!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

We had so much fun visiting the Olive Oil Queen of Crete! Good tour and explanation about the process and we enjoyed talking to Joanne. Lost of respect for their hard work in creating a great product. Desperately trying to find the products at home in Holland.

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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I read about this place before we set off on holiday,and really wanted to visit,not having our own car,i just assumed we would not get to go, as it is so far off the beaten track.One day my partner wasnt feeling too well so we postponed our planned trip to Heraklion,took the local bus to Panormo and spotted the little... More 

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Address: Address: Melidoni Geropotamou, Rethymnon, Crete 74052, Greece
Phone Number: 28340-22039
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon

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