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Cretan Olive Oil Farm

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We spent a pleasant hour learning about the family's history of olive production and buying gifts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tlc69
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Amazing staff,fabulous hotel

The best hotel staff, in all departments, spotlessley clean hotel, well kept grounds, and the best... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cretan Olive Oil Farm is a place where you can explore the unknown side of Crete and its products.You will experience the way we were producing traditional Cretan products such as olive oil, wine, raki & pottery in a unique environment. See, Taste...more
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Sarakinou Kefali | Havania, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 721 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a pleasant hour learning about the family's history of olive production and buying gifts to take home.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tlc69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best hotel staff, in all departments, spotlessley clean hotel, well kept grounds, and the best food ever, presented so beautifully every time,

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank nichosmiles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my partner done a guided tour and a pot making class here. We had a lovely lady guiding us around and taught us loads about how olive oil, cheese and wine were made there. She was a great laugh and was so unbelievably...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Emmalyndseyallan
Reviewed April 5, 2019

This is a fun little side trip. Highly informative and well presented facts regarding olive and olive oil production. Genuinely sweet people there that speak excellent English. They offer a wide array of superb Cretan products for purchase on site or through their website. Highly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank rlw319
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Our family had a guided tour by a dietician, who really knew a LOT about various foods, covering the entire journey from farm to plate. Lots of interesting bits of information, some of which we still find useful when shopping for certain foodstuffs at home.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Nossi
Reviewed December 7, 2018

If you're looking for something to do other than beach lounging in the Agios region, this is a great activity to do. I did the tour that included cheese making and a cooking lesson. They gave us a quick tour of the grounds and then...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank oneinfivebill
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We just did the self guided tour for 3 euros. Happy we did not pay anymore because I think we would have been disappointed. The grounds were nice and it was interesting to learn how olive oil is made. They were very liberal with the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CoraI7
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Nice and friendly people, who know everything about olives, olive oil, cheese, honey and not only. Enjoyed very much. Bought there several things, tasty and well-prepared.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kulana89
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The tour is 3 stops where the owner talks about how the olive oil was made in the olden days. One of the stops on the tour is watching a video. It was very interesting, I must admit. They have the old equipment and show...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3AndrewR
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Had a lovely family day. My daughter made a lovely pot. it takes a couple of days to dry so make sure you dont do it on the last day. We also did the cheese making class and got to feed the hungry goats olives...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sc0tspine
May 18, 2019|
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Response from oneinfivebill | Reviewed this property |
The 5 year old might be able to withstand an hour of it but there’s really a lot of slow explanations of each process and not exactly exciting for kids. It was all adults on my tour and during the cooking lesson it was also... More
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August 31, 2018|
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Response from Costas_Spiridis | Property representative |
Hello! Persephone is free 24/7 in her little house and open space underneath the olive trees. Occasionally she takes 5 minute walks with kids underneath the age of 12. She stays here for 5 months and goes back to her... More
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camycamy
May 24, 2018|
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Dear Camy, Hello! Thank you for the message and the interest in our activities! Unfortunately our bus doesn't run from the town of Stalida. If you would like to get here you need to take the bus to the central station of... More
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