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Biolea Olive Stone Mill

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Address: Biolea G. Dimitriadis | Astrikas Kolymbari, Kolymbari, Crete 73006 , Greece
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Phone Number: +30 2824 023281
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The Astrikas Estate organic olive groves are located in the small village...

The Astrikas Estate organic olive groves are located in the small village of Astrikas, within the PDO (Protected Denomination of Origin) area of Kolymbari in northwestern Crete.Biolea specializes in artisan production of organic olive oil, stone milled and cold pressed. The company's organic olive oil is exclusively estate-produced and bottled.The Astrikas Estate is open to visitors; we offer a tour free of charge to anyone who is interested to learn about the production method of olive oil. TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

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Great to learn about organic olive oil production

Great experience! Very good guidance from Chloe Dimitriadis, the director of Biolea. Also our kids enjoyed the visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Herning, Denmark
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Herning, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience! Very good guidance from Chloe Dimitriadis, the director of Biolea. Also our kids enjoyed the visit.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an outstanding experience during our recent visit to Crete.From the grand vista, to the extremely informative tour by Chloe, showing how the Family had adapted the traditional stone milling of olives to produce cold pressed organic olive oil, and finally topped off by the olive oil tasting, which was sensational.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting. Friendly. Super. Enjoyed. Nic. Good products. Unique. Beautiful views. Comprehensive informative great

Thank Johann K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

This tour was filled with a wealth of information about olive oil. We also left with several bottles of the oil after having a sampling. The location is gorgeous and the owner was very pleasant and knowledgeable. It is definitely worth the trip!

Thank Melody R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great place to visit. Perfect location, great view, nice and friendly people and very tasty olive oil!

Thank aktak
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This place is amazing. They manufacture olive oil using the traditional method. All the products are 100% organic from their own farms. You can try the oils with bread before you buy and can see the production. We were surprised with the orange and lemon flavour olive oil. They just put oranges or lemons in the mill at the beginning... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We have been visited Biolea and had a very interesting tour guided by the owner, The owner gave us in details the whole process of the bio olive oil manufacturing. Unfortunate the bottling part of the factory was closed so me missed this part. Very good and tasty oil, we bought a few bottles to get them as present.

Thank Yaron F
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

On our recent visit to Chania we booked a private tour of Biolea with Natalia at Diktynna Travel. The tour of the organic olive oil estate was absolutely wonderful. Christine was so knowledgeable and we learned so much about olive oils. I bought both the original and the lemon infused olive oils. They are awesome!

Thank Lynne G
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Very educational and exciting tour of the production followed by a tasting of their great olive oil. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

We had a good time discovering this place and how the oil is made. Not only the place is beautiful but the people were very friendly and warm welcoming. The tour was interesting and we learned a lot. We had the chance to taste the products, and it definitely worth the trip up there. Tips: - continue further than the... More 

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