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Really nice shop!

We had the pleasure of meeting Marianna and her son, they could give us lots of advice and... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Storyteller775052
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Herbs, Oils & Advice

Hand picked and processed herbs and oils. Marianna is very knowledgeable. Definitely worth a... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Stephanie A
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Maroulas, Rethymno, Crete, Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Up in the hills above Rhythmno in Maroulas, and hidden in the windy white walls of the village is Marianna's Workshop. A persimmon-headed former psychologist, she gather the herbs from the Cretan country side and using some kind of ancient magic as she distills them....More

5  Thank LouisaTheK
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Reviewed August 13, 2015

Interesting little shop. The lady that works there is nice and seems very knowledgeable. The prices seem high and she will probable bundle a bunch of stuff together, leaving you with a hefty bill. It is an interesting shop, consider stopping by if in the...More

1  Thank Ryan B
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of meeting Marianna and her son, they could give us lots of advice and information. The store is filled with natural oils, herbs, teas,.. We recommend the ‘First Aid’ cream, it worked miracles for our mosquito bites! Lots of love from...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Hand picked and processed herbs and oils. Marianna is very knowledgeable. Definitely worth a visit to her shop (& the whole village BTW.

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Marianna is a great person and very helpful!Very nice tea combinations.Ask everything about health...She will surprise you with her knowledge!

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

In Winter 2015 I got to know about Marianna’s work on television and in Summer 2016 when I was travelling around in Crete, I took the chance to visit Marianna at her pretty shop. Coming by car from Xania, I passed the exit on the...More

2  Thank Julia M
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Very nice small herb shop.Very polite lady.Nice herbal tea.You can find here a lot of herbs from the village.

Thank john k
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We found Marianna by chance after picking up a leaflet about her workshop at a beach side restaurant. We were impressed with her kindness and the length of time she took to consult and interact with us. She has some fantastic teas and oils in...More

1  Thank Poleinahole
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We took a day trip to Maroulas specifically to seek out Marianne's shop. Maroulas was wonderful, charming, picturesque and set in a both historically and ecologically important area of Crete; with extremely friendly local tavernas. Marianne and her shop was the icing on the cake....More

1  Thank Curvy W
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We really wanted to go with Marianna on a foraging trip for herbs of Crete, which I believe normally happens on Wednesdays. We called up and she said it was too dry. Saving that for next time. Nonetheless after our walk through Mili Gorge (see...More

1  Thank fzachary
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The pictures people have posted are quite accurate - cute little shop. Met Marianna and her son in the late early evening, arounf 6 pm, after visiting the Armos tavern on the hill above (We had arrived to Maroukas at 16:00, when the shop is...More

1  Thank rebecca013
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice shop. Wish we could have spoken to Marianne herself, but her son was a good substitute. Can't wait to try the herbal oils and teas I brought. Nice display of her herbs.

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