Mo - Fr: 9:00 - 17:00

Visits & Tastings

Papadomanolakis family, the producers of “Pallada” extra virgin olive oil, welcome and introduce you to their authentic olive oil experiences.

Pallada olive oil tour

The guided tour includes:

  • A walk through an olive grove
    We will talk about the trees, the fruit and learn about the cultivation and the harvest process.
  • A visit to our olive mill facilities with an olive oil making video projection
    We will walk among our modern factory production equipment, explaining in detail all the phases of olive oil production.
  • Olive oil tasting
    We will learn how to taste an extra virgin olive oil.
    We will taste 3 different extra virgin olive oils.
    The world of extra virgin olive oil: what a good consumer should know.
  • Traditional cretan treat
    We 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 hour

Languages speaking: greek, english, italian & german (upon request)

Facilities accessible to people with disabilities and reduced mobility.

Entrance fee: 15€/person
Free entrance for children aged 12 and under.

Preferably by appointment.

Olive miller for a day

Spend 4 hours of your day as an authentic olive miller, creating your authentic cretan culture experience!

The activity includes:

  • A visit at the olive grove & a symbolic olive crop
    We will visit the olive grove carrying the nets, the traditional olive harvest tools and fully participate in the olive crop. If out of harvest season, the crop will be symbolic but realistic in each step.
  • A visit to our olive mill facilities with an olive oil making video projection
    We will walk among our modern factory production equipment, explaining in detail all the phases of olive oil production.
  • A live olive oil production
    We will have the chance to actually produce olive oil, in a mini automated olive oil production line. We will use a fully self- contained machine which can carry out the olive crushing, malaxing & separation processes all in one unit. Even if out of harvest season, the process will be fully conducted for demonstration reasons.
  • Olive oil mini seminar
    We will learn how to taste an extra virgin olive oil.
    We will smell the most important positive & negative organoleptic characteristics of extra virgin olive oil and try to recognize them in samples given, telling the differences between high quality extra virgin and non extra virgin olive oil.
  • Εach visitor will be honored with The certificate of “The good olive oil consumer”, a memento for the day you spent with us learning about olive oil.
  • Traditional cretan treat
    We 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: 4 hour

Languages speaking: greek, english, italian & german (upon request)

Facilities accessible to people with disabilities and reduced mobility.

Entrance fee: 120€/person
Free entrance for children aged 12 and under.

The visit must be booked in advance, by appointment.

Groups of maximum 5 people.

The mill has a sale point.