Eggares Olive Press Museum, Eggares

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Immerse yourself in the history of olive oil production at Eggares Olive Press Museum. Step into the stone building, dating back to the late 19th century, and view the historic press, used to squeeze the precious oil from the fruit. The friendly museum staff will happily tell you about the process of oil making, as well as the importance of the olive tree for the Mediterranean people. After the tour, you can sample a variety of their flavored oils, jams, spreads, and other olive-based products. See Eggares Olive Press Museum and all Naxos has to offer by arranging your trip with our Naxos trip builder tool .
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  • Really enjoyed learning the history of olive oil making on Naxos island. Interesting, informative and tasty. If you enjoy food and history, this is worth the visit.  more »
  • Just a heads up that this museum is closed the beginning of October. We had made plans to visit and luckily emailed them beforehand to make sure they were open. They were very prompt in their reply to...  more »
  • We have been supported despite the fact that we have arrived at closing time. has well explained us the manufacturing process with a lot of application. Then without us forcing a tasting (a real) was organised and we took a few products to offer. It is recommended for the friendliness and professionalism of the owners.
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  • The ladies gave us a tour and several samples of their Olive oil cake. Delicious!! So welcoming and informative
  • It takes about 30 minutes to get the information and understand how the olive press functioned in the past. After there's a tasting of oils and it's delicious!
  • Generous samples, informative museum, lovely service. A fun stop while exploring Naxos.
  • Wonderful. Interesting people and local products
  • Nice place nice people
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