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Ben Olive Mill

Kalamata, Greece
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About Ben Olive Mill
Ben (Benakoplous) Olive Mill Tour & Tasting is a unique experience just a 25-minute drive from Kalamata. In your visit, you’ll walk in a century-old olive grove that have been groomed and harvested the antique way for over 4 generations. Next, you’ll learn about the production of olive oil in a private mill. Lastly, you’ll finish with an olive oil tasting lesson and learn about the great benefits of olive oil. Live a unique experience!
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve always wanted to know more about olives & olive oil, besides buying them in cans & bottles, so decided to do this private tour in Kalamata. So glad we did. Pavlos was wonderful. He’s originally from this area so was a wealth of information....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and your time to write a review about your experience. Our best wishes for less fires in California. Olga

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is fabulous. It’s much more than a tour of a olive production facility. You can feel the excitement about his family farm and his love for the olive industry. We learned, tasted and enjoyed a wonderful walk around his many trees. He knows...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are happy to know that you enjoyed it. You are right, EVOO for sure!!! Regards, Olga

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today Ben’s olive tour, learned a lot about olive trees, oli production..., beside telling the story about their family and trees, his story is unbelievable authentic and fascinating... Highlight was the olive tasting in their own mill...now we know what to buy in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Andreas, Thank you for your review and your kind comments. Best regards, Olga

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend Lea and I had such a good time with Pavlos on his olive farm. We‘re so happy that we‘ve booked the tour!! Thank you for the nice talks, information and good advices!! Highest recommwndation🙂

Date of experience: October 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and your kind review!

Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

We visited the olive mill for an afternoon tour and it was fantastic - really informative and Pavlos and Olga were super friendly and welcoming. We went to see some of the olive trees and then came inside to see the production facilities and then...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

Thank you for your visit and your kind review! Regards, Pavlos Kaplanis

Reviewed August 29, 2019 via mobile

An amazing experience! Pavlos and Olga were very nice and generous, both spending more time than they needed to when providing insight into both olives and Greece itself. They also gave us great recommendations for things to do and restaurants including Zanzibar (amazing food!!). They...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2019

We are more than happy to know that our recommendations satisfy you. Thank you for your visit and your kind review! Regards, Pavlos Kaplanis

Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

90 minutes has never been as interesting or flown so fast.. 16 million olive trees in Kalamata.. Very hospitable couple and lovely bread , olives cheese and meat ..

Date of experience: August 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Thank you for your visit and your kind review! Regards, Pavlos Kaplanis

Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

We visited the Ben Olive Mill with four adults and three kids and it was a great experience. We had sent an email ahead of time confirming the visit and the communication was great. The tour helped us gain an understanding of the history of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2019

Thank you for your visit! Regards, Pavlos

Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

We were very well received by Pavlos, Olga and their daughters. Explainations were very clear and complete. We could feel Pavlos passion during our talks, and he managed to transport us in his universe. Pavlos and Olga were very friendly. The taste of their extra...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2019

Thank you for your visit and your kind review! Regards, Pavlos

Reviewed July 29, 2019

The tour of the olive grove and mill was very interesting, educational, and fun! The oil tasting was very good and it was neat to learn how to identify quality extra virgin olive oil. The food provided as part of the tour was amazing! We...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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cavopaolo, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Ben Olive Mill, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2019

Thank you for your visit and your kind review. Regards, Pavlos

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