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Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete

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Great Visit!!!

Very welcoming, Joanna was lovely and very funny! Found the visit very interesting... Definitely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caroline M
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Great friendly and interesting

Joanna came out to greet us she was funny friendly we learnt everything about making Olive oil... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mark d
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Visitors have the opportunity to see three generations of olive oil production.The old olive mill that was run with a donkey , a mill that was run on a diesel machine and of course the machinery that our family is using now. Visitors can also taste...more
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Melidoni Geropotamou, Rethymnon, Crete 740 52, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very welcoming, Joanna was lovely and very funny! Found the visit very interesting... Definitely worth a visit. (p.s. Try the body lotion they sell... It's so good!!)

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Caroline M
JoannaP4196, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for your wonderful review!! I am very glad that you enjoyed your visit!! All the best, Joanna

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Joanna came out to greet us she was funny friendly we learnt everything about making Olive oil would recommend to everyone

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mark d
JoannaP4196, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am very happy that you learned a lot and that you enjoyed your visit! Many thanks for the great review, Joanna

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We read the reviews prior to deciding to visit and everyone kept saying how wonderful Joanna and her mother, Brenda, were. We weren't disappointed! Joanna was so welcoming when we arrived, she immediately made you feel like an old friend who had come to visit....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 510shelleys
JoannaP4196, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so overwhlemed with your review!! It is always very important , if not the most important , to make our guests feel at home. The goal is for our guests to learn as much as possible about the olive harvest and production. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a quick look at the reviews and thought I’d visit with my family. For me it was the highlight of my day to find out how extra virgin olive oil is made and how it was made years ago. The two owners mother...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dalli2016
JoannaP4196, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! I am glad that your whole family had a great time at our place!! Many thanks, Joanna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Joanna made this tour memorable. We learned about both past and current methods for creating olive oil and enjoyed learning a bit about Greek culture too. Joanna’s sister and mother joined us during the tour and added to the charm. The farm is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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JoannaP4196, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so happy that you enjoyed your visit to our farm! Many thanks for the great review!! Joanna

Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Being in Greece during school break for my children, we wanted to visit an olive oil factory to understand how it is made. We called around - Joanne answered and we made an appointment to meet the following day. Upon arrival we were greeted by...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank zaskar2ben
JoannaP4196, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

It is always my pleasure to let all guests , especially children , in on all the secrets of olive oil production!! I also enjoyed my afternoon chatting with your lovely family!! I wish you all health and happiness and that you always have the...More

Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

If you are planning to visit during off season, do not trust listed open times. Website stated open, arrived to find out no English speaking tour guide onsite for day. Advised to return tomorrow. Drove 2 hours unable to return.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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JoannaP4196, Ιδιοκτήτης at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

I am very sorry that you were not able to visit the olive oil factory but we are in harvest season and we are very busy picking olives. It would have been better if you had given me a call as my mobile number is...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018

My husband booked this tour for us as he loves his olive oil fresh and pure. We were blown away by the history and the facts shared with us. The cherry on the top of the cake was a funny and witty approach to this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JoannaP4196, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and your recommendation! I am happy that you enjoyed your visit!! Many thanks, Joanna

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

The matriach of the Paraschakis Family Olive Oil Farm guided us through a display of olive oil production with humour. As she is American born and bred, her English is impreccable with a funny wit to match. Both we and our children enjoyed the tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alwaysoccupied
JoannaP4196, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

It is always my pleasure to make sure that everyone has a good time when they visit our olive oil factory!! Many thanks for the great review!! Joanna

Reviewed October 18, 2018

We came across this place on TA and decided to hire a car for a day so we could pay them a visit. We drove up into the hills where the scenery was stunning, and so different to the views from the beach. We were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JoannaP4196, Owner at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review!! I am very happy that you enjoyed the visit to our family's factory!! I wish you all the best, Joanna

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travel2dive
November 27, 2018|
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Response from JoannaP4196 | Property representative |
You can see olive trees all around the factory. These trees belong to our family so you can also take a stroll through the olive grove. Have a great day! Joanna
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April 15, 2017|
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no animals are involved. at least not physically
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it was free !
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