Olive Oil Tasting Tours at Pallada Mill

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Olive Oil Tasting Tours at Pallada Mill. Experience how Pallada Mill produces one of the best cold-pressed extra virgin olive oils in Crete.

  • Small Group
  • 1-4 Hours
  • Gastronomy (Wine Tastings & Cooking Workshops)
  • Cretan Villages


Maybe it is time to learn more about the precious essential Cretan Olive Oil?

Brain benefits from olive oil.

It is believed that olive oil is the secret to the Cretan diet and Cretan longevity. The Cretan diet is considered to be the most representative and qualitative example of the so-called Mediterranean diet. It is based on olive oil, vegetables, fruits, legumes grains, and wine.

Medical studies that were conducted and are still conducted in Europe and America reveal that olive oil not only protects the heart but also helps the function of the intestine and many other organs or acts beneficially in a large number of diseases. It reduces cholesterol, has antioxidant action and protects against cancers, helps the function of the liver, is ideal for the nutrition of people suffering from diabetes, and much more! The quality of Cretan olive oil is known all over the world.

Crete, with its fertile soil and its wonderful climate, produces almost half the olive oil quantities in Greece.

Maybe it is time to learn more about the precious essential Cretan Olive Oil?

Experience how Pallada Mill produces one of the best cold-pressed extra virgin olive oils in Crete.

Pallada Olive Mill is a small family-run business, founded in 1980 in Chania, Crete specializes in the production, packaging, and marketing of extra virgin olive oil.

1. Pallada olive oil tour

The guided tour includes:

- A walk through an olive grove
- We will talk about the trees, and the fruit and learn about the cultivation and the harvest process.
- A visit to olive mill facilities with an olive oil making video projection
- We will walk among Pallada's modern factory production equipment, explaining in detail all the phases of olive oil production.
- Olive oil tasting : 
You will learn how to taste extra virgin olive oil.
You will taste 3 different extra virgin olive oils.
The world of extra virgin olive oil: what a good consumer should know.
- Traditional Cretan treat : 
You will enjoy a delicious treat, included of Cretan quality products. Rusk, cherry tomatoes, olives, and, of course, a portion of Pallada extra virgin olive oil, will end the visit with a good taste.

Approximate tour duration: 1.5 hours / Mo - Fri: 9:00 - 17:00 (Mill will open to visitors on May 1st)
Tours are almost always private, arranged by appointment or, in case of heavy load, at small groups of max. 8 people. 

Languages speaking: Greek, English, Italian & German (upon request)

Facilities are accessible to people with disabilities and reduced mobility.

Prices: 20€/person
Free entrance for children aged 12 and under.

Please note 

- The visit must be booked in advance, by appointment.
- Groups of a maximum of 8 people.

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Honest Reviews

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Reviews ( 4 )

  • John

    Hello, No it was perfect, we really enjoyed it We learned a lot, highly recommend it.

  • Grant

    Hi Giannis, Sorry for just getting back to you on this. It has been a busy month! The Olive Tour was great and we learned so much about olive oil!

  • Peter

    Kalimera Giannis, We had a great time at Pallada Olive Mill and the Olive Tour was better than we expected. Thanks for helping us with this.

  • Kathy

    Such a great experience and so much to learn about this good of nature. We lovel olive oli.

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