Sotirelis Giorgios – Thassos Olive Oil
Discover more about Greece’s most celebrated export, olive oil, at this beautiful family-run factory in Thassos. Starting life as a water-powered mill, Sotirelis Giorgos Olive Oil welcomes visitors to learn more about its history, and purchase delicious cold-pressed oils at their onsite shop.
You’ll learn all about the production of the oil from the moment the olive is picked to the time it is bottled. With a history stretching back over one hundred years to 1915, Sotirelis Giorgos Thassos Olive Oil provides a unique insight into production through the ages. The watermill is the only one of its kind still functioning in Greece; you’ll have the chance to watch this traditional mill in action, as well as witnessing the new olive oil factory in use today.
Browse the visual exhibits and walk through each step of the production process from start to finish. This family business is a brilliant introduction to the olive oil industry that is so important to Greece as well as a fascinating story spanning old-style techniques and more advanced modern technology.
At the end of the tour, browse the wide range of items at the shop, including beautiful extra virgin olive oils and derivative natural beauty and cosmetic products. A very fitting souvenir to remember your relaxing Greek holiday by.