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Paragaea Parga Old Olive-Oil Factory

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Address: K. Tzavella 19, Parga 48060, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2684 032889
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Description: Museum of olive and tasting center

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peace, oil and friendliness

We meant to go here last year but kept on missing the signs. This year there is a few more signs. Great welcome from the historian of the place, it was late in the day when we got... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2014
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We meant to go here last year but kept on missing the signs. This year there is a few more signs. Great welcome from the historian of the place, it was late in the day when we got there but as in Greece they are used to the laid back approach. OK we were left to our own devices but... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very interesting and useful tour. We learned a lot about history of making olive oil and we received great advice for buying quality olive oil.

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Geilo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

An Experience that gives live to the Cultural Herritage In Parga. Relations between Olives and Parga today are many, and after a Visit here You'll understand why and how. The tour is eksellent made and engached us all. Remember to by Olive Oil from the shop....

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

So you're on a beach holiday maybe a visit to the Old Olive Oil factory isn't first thing on your list but think again it's really interesting. We visited on our last night and were the only 2 people on our tour, almost one to one service at E3.50, can't be bad. The history of the factory itself, the olive... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great tour! Very well done and interesting. There is a tasting at the end of the tour. Great value for 4 euros a person.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We found this little museum quite by accident. Very interesting & well run. Learnt a lot about the manufacture of olive oil in the past. The tastings held afterwards were the best bit. I know know how to spot a really authentic extra virgin olive oil. Never buy Sainsburys TTD again! Well worth the 3.5 euro admission fee.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Our visit to the Olive Oil Factory was made by contacting them at info@paragaea.gr. It is a very informative tour that took about 2 hours. Very thorough. We were able to taste different oils with dipping bread. The entrance fee was out 3.50 Euros and so worth it. The town is small and the shopping area is only a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We visited a Old Oil Factory last day of our trip in Parga. Nice little museum, we have learnt a lot about olives and olive oil. Also we have tasted some of the most quality olive oil out there. After a short tour and oil tasting we had to spend some our last money on olive products. People who work... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

When we went up to the old olive oil factory a tour was already under way, so we waited a few minutes and joined them for their tasting - you try olive oils, olive paste and a few other things. We were then taken on a tour of the factory, as no one else had arrived in the time we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was great to find out everything about the era when the olive factory was at full capacity. Excellent visit and great to taste the produce which was also available to purchase.

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