1. Chania: Olive Mill Tour & Olive Oil Tasting With Appetizers
Get to know Cretan olive oil by taking a tour of a local olive mill in Chania. Learn all about the production process of olive oil from your local instructor, then try some of the oils yourself in a tasting session. Top the experience off by devouring some local olive oil-based appetizers. Begin your trip by meeting at a local, family-run olive mill, just 5km from Chania’s city center. Go on a tour of the olive mill and learn all about harvesting and production processes of high quality Cretan olive oils. Discover the long history and the different varieties of Cretan olive trees. Next, participate in an olive oil tasting session. Learn how to identify high-quality extra virgin olive oil and try different Cretan brands. Be introduced to the Mediterranean diet with some olive oil-based snacks. Afterwards, take a look at the company's olive oil standardization facilities.