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Fabulous family experience!

My husband, 3 kids (aged 11,9 & 5) & I went for a family cooking class here. We had a tour of the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
tRvlChic7
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Shannon, Ireland
Three great days with the Olive Farm team

The first day was amazing. Lefteris picked us up at our hotel and we went off to the village of... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
mid214
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Durham, North Carolina
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Food themed small group holidays and outdoor activities with a "slow" philosophy. Our collection of holidays and day workshops have been lovingly picked by hand, so you can immerse yourself in the local food culture. We’d love to invite you on a...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

My husband, 3 kids (aged 11,9 & 5) & I went for a family cooking class here. We had a tour of the lovely grounds with organic foods and free roaming chickens, rabbits, a cat and a dog. It was a truly idyllic experience. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tRvlChic7
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The first day was amazing. Lefteris picked us up at our hotel and we went off to the village of Litsarda, near Vamos to the beekeeper, Ioannis. We walked to his beehives, suited up and got to watch as he explained the structure of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mid214
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We spent an unforgettable day at the Olive Farm with Giannis and Zeta! We learned about the farm, the herbs and the olive oil and learned recipes we can make at home that were some of the best Greek food we had the entire trip....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JenniferW3279
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Every aspect of our experience at the Olive farm was wonderful: the market tour in the morning, the tour of the farm on arrival, the cooking lessons, and the final dinner together. Zeta was an excellent teacher: she adjusted the level of her instructions to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zaccora
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We did this cooking class with our two teenagers and had a fantastic experience.From the absolutely beautiful location, farm and outdoor kitchen to the wonderful staff, there isn't anything I would change! We got to do a tour of their property which was amazing. They...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank allisons94611
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We enjoyed the market tour and cooking school so much we did it again the following week. The team were so friendly and hospitable and showcased some amazing food. The setting in the olive grove for the cooking school was so relaxing and picturesque.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JL_RA_Oz
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Whilst we we were staying in Chania we had the opportunity to do a Greek cookery class at Hand picked Greece. It was wonderful. The Olive farm is absolutely gorgeous, fresh herbs and vegetables are grown on site that we used in the class. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nayna K
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Hand picked Greece is a truly wonderful Experience, we were made to feel so welcome by the team, from the moment we arrived until the moment we left! We were early in the season so it was just the two of us but despite this...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DevonMurphyyy
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Valia and her team arranged an incredible birthday meal for me and my friends, which they cooked at the villa we were renting. From the start, it was easy to communicate with Valia, and she made several suggestions for the menu. On the day, everything...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank KarenV758
Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

Thank you so much Karen for the kind words. You have been an inspiring group. It was such a pleasure working with you!

Reviewed 1 June 2017

These folks are doing something I found to be very important. Authentic, feet-on-the-ground organic farming, reclamation of heirloom seedlines, varieties of herbs, flowers, vegetables and fruit. Cooking classes - from field picking to oven-stoking, learning all the while. Hand made kitchen tools from olive wood,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Pericles P
Management response:Responded 2 June 2017

Hey Doug Thanks so much for the kind words. We do appreciate it. We love it when people are so entustiastic about what we do, its about the culture, life and the environment! Come say hi if you find yourself nearby!

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