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21.Mar, 201800

Olive Trip Villages Tour

  • TAXI
  • 90
    ROUND TRIP
    • 1-4 persons
    • TERRA CRETA – VOUVES – ANOSKELI
    • 3 hours Round Trip
    • 50km
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  • MINIBUS
  • 135
    ROUND TRIP
    • 5-8 persons
    • TERRA CRETA – VOUVES – ANOSKELI
    • 3 hours Round Trip
    • 50km
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We are on call 24 hours a day and we will be pleased to pick you up from your place and take you to olive trip villages with the minimum of fuss and with possible stops during the trip. The trip ends with the driver returning you at your starting point.

Terra Creta (Kolymbari)

Terra Creta

Terra Creta

Terra Creta SA, is located in Kolymbari region, the heart of quality olive oil production in the island of Crete, in Greece. The Terra Creta mill is one of the most advanced in Europe and the majority of its new machinery was designed and built in Crete. Most of its parts were designed based on Terra Creta’s experience. Creating the ideal mill is a feat in itself as one can grind the same fruit in two different mills and depending on the machinery and process to be used to achieve completely different quality olive oil.

Terra Creta organising regular quided tours almost every day in their facilities located near Kolymvari. The quided tour starts from olive grove and the excellent olive trees of “Koroneiki” variety where a harvesting demo can be seen as well.

Tour continue in the innovative olive mill where all production steps and details are described thoroughly by experts.

Terra Creta olive oil

Terra Creta olive oil

 

The Monumental Olive tree of Vouves

The oldest olive tree in the world

The oldest olive tree in the world

The Olive Tree Museum of Vouves is ideally located next to the Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves, the oldest olive tree in the world, which is visited by approximately 20.000 people every year from all over the world. The number of visitors is expected to increase rapidly in the years to come.

The museum is housed in a traditional building, which maintains all the characteristics of an austere and, at the same time, authentic, intelligent and functional folk architecture of this area, the preservation of which constitutes one of the cultural objectives set by municipal authorities.

Museum of Vouves

Museum of Vouves

The Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves has been declared as “natural heritage monument” by decision no 603/17-2-1997of the Secretary General of the Region of Crete, due to its special ecological and historical importance. There is a dispute on the exact age of this tree. he use of tree ring analysis has proven the tree to be at least 2000 years old, but scientists from the University of Crete have estimated it to be 4,000 years old.

Since 2004, where Olympic games in Athens began, , are used for the wreath of Marathon winners in every Olympic game. There are at least ten more monumental olive trees in this area, namely the same number of trees as in the whole of Crete.

This fact testifies to the long-standing relationship between the residents of this area with the olive tree that dates back to antiquity. In an area where harmoniously combine modern and traditional elements, you can relax enjoying original Cretan dishes, desserts and coffee.

 

 

 

Anoskeli Agricultural Company

Anoskeli Winery Tour

Anoskeli Winery

Just 28km of the city of Chania on the way to Palaiochora Anoskeli Winery belongs on the few wineries that combines both Winery and Olive Mill facilities. .

Anoskeli vineyards

Anoskeli vineyards

Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the wine and olive oil making processes and taste finest quality awarded products. Anoskeli team organizes various events such as:

  • Tasting tour in English and Greek
  • Tasting tour in combination with full or half board lunch with Cretan cuisine delicacies (prior to arrangement)
  • Hosting various artistic exhibitions
  • Presentations of Cretan cuisine gastronomic creations based on their products
  • Seminars and presentations for wine enthusiasts and wine professionals

The company combines the ancient traditions of olive and grape growing with modern knowledge and techniques to return hope and pride to a village that is no longer left behind. The village name, Anoskeli, travels the world on the company’s extra virgin olive oil bottles.

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