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Astrikas Estate Biolea

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Biolea G. Dimitriadis, Astrikas, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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It was a great experience overall. Make sure to book your appointment in advance so they know you... read more

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Chloe the owner is very welcoming. We didn't reserve before coming but she still gave us a private... read more

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TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. 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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Biolea G. Dimitriadis, Astrikas, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

It was a great experience overall. Make sure to book your appointment in advance so they know you are coming. We were taken on a personal tour of the place and were able to look around and explore. Also at the end of the tour...More

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Chloe the owner is very welcoming. We didn't reserve before coming but she still gave us a private tour and explained to us the process of making olive oil. The production is in october but there is a great short video explaining how its done....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our trip to the Biolea olive groves and processing facility was a fascinating look at how olives become olive oil. While traditional processes are used, the facility is modern and clean and the results are delicious! We especially liked the olive oil with lemon. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family of five, children ages 9, 13 and 15, who visited the farm in the beginning of June 2018 and it was wonderful! We had booked a tour on the website, but something went wrong with the booking so they were not...More

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Chloe D, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Cecilia for the great review! It was a pleasure to meet you and it was great a great conversation we had about your past living in Crete! I hope you and your family visit us again next time you are in Crete! Many...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the scenic drive to the estate, we had a short but very informative tour at the estate and learnt quite a bit about organic olive oil production with Siegfried. After, we tasted the three types of oils produced at the estate and had the...More

Thank Henrik112233
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We received a great tour from a very friendly staff member. I’m a foodie so I had lots of questions - since we were the only ones there. We also had a great conversation about how good the olive oil in Greece is but what...More

Thank Fritch
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Chloe D, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review! Being foodies ourselves we appreciate a good conversation about food / olive oil / cretan diet and are so happy when our visitors are deeply enthusiastic about these issues. It was a pleasure to have you and we hope...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place as a last minute detour. Well it was well worth the trip. We loved it and the olive oil is delicious.

Thank Alec S
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Chloe D, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your great review! We hope you enjoy the olive oil!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This eco sensitive olive oil factory is both environmentally involved and produces a fresh tasting delicious olive oil. Totally recommended as a place to visit while meandering around Crete!

Thank Robert C
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Chloe D, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Robert for your positive review! It means a lot to us that our visitors not only enjoy our tour and tasting but also understand our philosophy and goals as a company. We appreciate your recommendation!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Experience your self, a beautiful trip and location and far better olive oil then other producers. After this visit take a drive to Rokka a minoien village.

Thank Wim v
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Chloe D, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review! It means a lot to us that our products were appreciated. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Crete!

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place and so interesting. Also opportunity to to taste the lovely olive oil and of course buy some to take home!

Thank Rosierogie
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Chloe D, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate your positive feedback! Be sure to come back soon whenever you visit Crete. We hope you enjoy the olive oil back home!

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