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Astrikas Estate Biolea

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Address: Biolea G. Dimitriadis, Astrikas, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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+30 2824 023281
10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The Astrikas Estate organic olive groves are located in the small village...

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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Very interesting visit and best olive oil I've ever tried!

Tui helped us setup an appointment with Chloe together with another group. We had a really good tour of the facility with a lot of facts about olive oil production which was super... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tui helped us setup an appointment with Chloe together with another group. We had a really good tour of the facility with a lot of facts about olive oil production which was super interesting! We finished of with a tasting of their fantastic oils. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Thomas S
Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a very kind email contact with Chloe and we've visited biolea today. We had tour through the fabric, with a lot of information. It was very interesting and Chloe was very friendly! At the end of the tour you had the chance to try the different oils! Really good! We can recommend it!!! And, it was free of... More 

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chloe d, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! It was a pleasure having such an interested group! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Crete! More 

Chania, Greece
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had a wonderful visit with great views of the Olive groves! Everything was explained in detail for the adults and young children in our group. We enjoyed the up close look at all the machinery involved with the olive oil process. And the most fun was the tasting!

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Just what I like, the old fashioned way. Nice family that takes good care of you. A business idea that is right in time. And a lovely view from the balcony outside of the store.

Thank Torbjörn C
Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Family place, nice to visit, to talk not only about olive oil( which is great btw) the field is quite lovely itself. We trip there spontanic but I believe it is worth to make an appointment!

Thank kasiukowa
Volgograd, Russia
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

I was taken with a group of exchange students to Biolea by MAICh, an instiyute in Chania. Completely impresssed by a wonderful view from the balcony of the plant, interesting facts of the excursion and unusual taste of olive oil with orange and limon. All the products are organic and 100% natural. A wonderful example of agritourism. I wish Biola... More 

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice visit. Not to long and not to short, just right! The owner speaks with true passion! The oil is really worth the visit. A perfecy visit on a rainy day :-)

Thank Franckx01
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a small but interesting factory set in the beautiful Crete countryside. The olive oil is delicious, our favourite was the lemon flavour and we ended up bringing home numerous bottles for both ourselves and as presents for family members. Chloe has provided details of a supplier in London so we are hoping to be able to obtain further... More 

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

When we came we thought it will be not interesting at all, but after all tour we were so happy! We didn't expect that olive oil was made like that, it is worth a visit, because you get a brilliant tour around small factory, your knowledge is bigger after it and you can taste the olive oil. We bought few... More 

Thank Silvija101
Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Chloe really knows what she speaks about! It was educative and interesting both for laics and experts. It was completely free - but it´s almost impossible to stay resistant and leave the company without a bottle of delicious olive oil :-) Perfect!

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