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Address: Vouves, Crete, Greece
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Interesting place. Old trees and museum. Good parking. Worth a visit. Not every day u see a 3000 year old olive tree.

Reviewed August 13, 2015
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Jessheim, Norway
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Jessheim, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Interesting place. Old trees and museum. Good parking. Worth a visit. Not every day u see a 3000 year old olive tree.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

Located just 5 miles from the coast this is worth a visit > the two old trees are impressive though the museum is small. Ironically funded by the EU the place is well presented and good car parking but could do with more explanation and perhaps video. There is a good shop where you can buy anything made with olive... More 

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Couvin, Namur, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2014

it was really amazing to see the oldest olive tree of the world and the small museum is also interresting

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2014

I loved the late afternoon, early evening train trip to the mountains. Lovely views and welcome breeze. The cave was lovely too. Did not like the hardsell roadside layby stop for the sole purpose of someone to sell olive oil from the boot of their car. The 'museum' was just o tiny outhouse with a few photos and farm implements... More 

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Chania Town, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2013

The idea is good but is very poor. It needs more items so that it can be more interesting. There is no entry fee. The history of olive oil and olives in Crete goes back thousands of years and there is lot more to offer.

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