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Paragaea - Old Olive Oil Factory

Parga Municipality, Greece
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About Paragaea - Old Olive Oil Factory
We are an old olive oil factory in Parga, Greece. We love culture and gastronomy. We offer guided tours & olive oil tastings in our old olive oil factory. Where you can see the first mechanical olive oil factory of Parga and the one that still stands in the town. With our experienced guiding, you will learn every step of the olive production and all the secrets of the olive oil in our olive oil tasting. We also organize true hands-on activities. 1)The Cooking Experience where you becoming members of a Greek family for an afternoon and together with us and other guests you are preparing a 6-course dinner of typical Greek plates that we are all enjoying in the end. 2)Paragaea Wine Tasting, where we present to you 6 local wines from the region of Epirus and the Ionian islands. Together we will uncork all the characteristics and the refreshing flavors of local Greek wines in a pleasant and atmospheric environment of the old olive oil factory.
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Paul H wrote a review Apr 2022
London, United Kingdom1164 contributions296 helpful votes
If you love olive oil then this is the place to come. See the workings of the old methods used to farm and make olive oil. The people here are friendly and you can try samples for a small cost that covers a tour/entrance/video. The oil itself is so amazing I bought 2 large bottles for home. Love it.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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DrosiaDrosia wrote a review Jul 2021
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Although the tour was interesting, quick and detailed, we didn't like the fact that they were "pushing" us to leave, because of a visit of a group of journalists right after us.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Viorica B wrote a review Jun 2021
Bucharest, Romania21 contributions5 helpful votes
Unforgettable memory I think too that is a bit tricky to find within the heart of Parga town due to the slightly poor signage. We asked 5 people to help us even we used the site’s directions Amazing information about how the olive oil is produced from green or black olives, acidity, colours, how to smell it , how to taste it. Followed by tasting some different olive oils and information on which oils are better than others and why. All information were received from an expert award winner olive oil, very kind man. Amazing experience from Parga ! Unforgettable memory !!!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Kenneth B wrote a review Sep 2020
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Such a nice experience! The guided tour was great, kind and very knowledgeable staff with a passion for the craftsmanship that really shines through. Exceptional oils and olive pastes, best we've ever had!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Ene wrote a review Jul 2020
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Thank you Casi! The guide was very helpful, fun and helped us with a great number of useful and educational information. The place is in good shape. The olive oil tasting was unique. The positioning of the factory is wonderful.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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