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Eggares Olive Press Museum

84300 Naxos Island, Eggares 843 00, Greece
+30 2285 024180
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Fun and informative tour

We made a quick stop here on our drive around the island. The owner gave us a short but fun and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nancy s
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Toronto, Canada
A wonderful fun experience

Stopped here as part of the full day bus tour and was delighted The lady greeting us was from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernard M
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84300 Naxos Island, Eggares 843 00, Greece
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+30 2285 024180
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We made a quick stop here on our drive around the island. The owner gave us a short but fun and informative lesson on everything olive. Her love and passion for her family business really shows! Afterwards, we sampled some delicious olive oil cake in...More

Thank Nancy s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here as part of the full day bus tour and was delighted The lady greeting us was from the family that operated the property as an olive farm for generations and gave a fantastic presentation on the history of olive oil production. Samples of...More

Thank Bernard M
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I saved my Tangerine Marmalade for the dark winter mornings,to evoke memories of Naxos, and the Eggares Olive Press museum with its wonderful, knowledgeable and helpful staff.It was my second visit in July of 2016 and hope to return for sure.We did the tour in...More

2  Thank agnes o
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We found the trip to the Eggares Olive Press Museum both very informative and enjoyable. The Museum is housed in a tasteful modern building with a small shop area selling olive oil products and also conserves and goods etc made on the lovely island of...More

4  Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 2 October 2016

What a wonderful place this was to visit. So friendly and helpful. I brought the oils home, and I am sad they don't yet ship to the US. Hope to return again.

1  Thank Bornfreenowexpensive
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This family owned museum was a real working olive press and the owner is there to explain how the olives were pressed and the oil extracted. It's a real treat and a learning experience as well.

2  Thank fleast
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Decided to visit the olive press on our day out touring on quad bike. Very interstitial g tour and the lady who gave the tour was very knowledgeable. Once the tour was over you had the opportunity to sample different olive oil and bread. I...More

3  Thank mabelShropshire
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We rented a side by side just to drive out to the Olive Museum, at first when I was explaining to my husband he wasn't super excited but once he got to drive the side by side and we got there he had a great...More

3  Thank Nycole J
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here while driving round the island and were given a very interesting tour by Helen who explained how the olive press worked and the importance of the place in people's lives. We then had a little tasting session of various olive (and...More

5  Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 4 September 2016

FANTASTIC. The woman who did the tour was very knowledgeable and friendly! It was a fairly short tour but I learned a lot about olive oil production :) The tasting of the olive oil products at the end of the tour was THE BEST. Everything...More

4  Thank Charmaine M
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Susan D
Does a bus go from aggia Anna to gallini
13 September 2015|
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Response from TravelingFool88005 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. We rented a car for 50 USD a day from Agia Anna. We stayed at Step by Step Studios, which I highly recommend.
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Susan D
Does a bus go from aggravated Anna to gallini
13 September 2015|
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Response from spangle27 | Reviewed this property |
We rented an ATV (or quad bike). It's really the best way to get around. A scooter is also an option. During our day exploring the island we didn't see a single bus!
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