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The Cretan Olive Oil Path

The Cretan Olive Oil Path - Vamos, Greece

Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Location: Vamos, Greece

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George Xatzidakis, born and raised in Vamos, has excellent knowledge of local history, culture and customs. He is able to show you amazing places you would otherwise never find, to open doors that you can't, to allow you to try things you've never tried, to meet people you would never meet.

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Stop At: Melissakis Olive Mill, Τσιβαράς Αποκόρωνας, Χανιά 730 03, Greece

First stop at the olive grove of Takis, a local farmer who uses organic methods of cultivating ... More info ›

George Xatzidakis, born and raised in Vamos, has excellent knowledge of local history, culture and customs. He is able to show you amazing places you would otherwise never find, to open doors that you can't, to allow you to try things you've never tried, to meet people you would never meet.

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Melissakis Olive Mill, Τσιβαράς Αποκόρωνας, Χανιά 730 03, Greece

First stop at the olive grove of Takis, a local farmer who uses organic methods of cultivating. We will walk with him under the olive trees, we will discuss the methods, the secrets and the difficulties of cultivating olive trees.

After that we will drive up to the nearby olive mill of the Melissakis family. We will have the opportunity to discuss the modern methods of olive oil extraction, the important things to check when buying olive oil, we will have olive oil tasting and we will discover some of the cosmetics based on olive oil.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Agios Georgios Monastery, Karydi, Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 730 07 Greece

Next stop is the Monastery of St. George, an impressive architectural monument, probably the most important in the whole of Apokoronas. There will be a guided tour of the Monastery and the Temple of St. George and, of course, the monumental, old (19th century) olive mill of the Monastery, a real architectural masterpiece with 13 arches!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kryonerida Cave, Vafes, Crete Greece

We will continue to drive up to the mountainous and historical village of Vafes. We will visit a well-preserved old family olive mill, where we will have the opportunity to see how olive oil was pressed in former times, and the difficult working conditions back then.

After that it is lunch time at the nice, traditional restaurant of Stavroula next door, who cooks local recipes using the ingredients of her own garden. We shouldn't forget to taste the home made "soumada", a soft drink based on almonds! Don’t miss on our way, the very interesting Stelios' shop, 'Lotus', with very tasteful souvenirs, to finish up in a nice way a really exceptional tour!

Duration: 2 hours

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