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Astrikas Estate Biolea

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Biolea G. Dimitriadis, Astrikas, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
+30 2824 023281
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An outstanding place to visit to witness the manufacture of organic stone mill cold pressed extra... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LondonFozzy
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Excellent organic Olive Oil tour and tasting!

We had a great tour and learned a lot about the stone milled, cold pressed method of extracting the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Angie L
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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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+30 2824 023281
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An outstanding place to visit to witness the manufacture of organic stone mill cold pressed extra virgin olive oil. All these words are important and the owner of this estate will tell you the reasons why. Less than half an hour's drive from Chania and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great tour and learned a lot about the stone milled, cold pressed method of extracting the olive oil. Thank you for the explanations and tour! The olive oil tastes very flavorful!

Thank Angie L
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a spare morning and one of the guys at our hotel suggested Biolea. Chloe was very kind to pick up my call on a Sun evening and offer a place on the tour! The estate is stunningly beautiful and the facility superb, just...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was recommended by our bnb host. Absolutely awesome. Travel agents try to sell you taste of Crete which sounds amazing, but we aren't here long enough and I'm so interested in Olive oil production. This tout was free and included tastings. More importantly, this...More

Thank Heather F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must stop if you're in the Chania region. A charming ride into the country with an old world feel. Sigried was hospitable and friendly and the simplicity of this place was the perfect end to our trip to Kriti!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Robby K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank MLiy19
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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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Thank CeciliaDStockholm
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Chloe D, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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

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