Olive Oil Mill Festival

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A Gastronomical experience! An event based on the elixir of life-olive oil- and on our local traditions.

Enjoy a unique culinary and educational journey through the Cretan diet
This evening takes place at our olive oil mill in Sisi, in the old plantation of the Lyrakis Family with a panoramic view of the Cretan Sea.

Come and try our local products, learn about our culinary customs and traditions and enjoy our Cretan hospitality.

There will be:

Guided tour about:

Olive Oil
Starting with the old oil press from the 18th century and through the family’s award-winning ecological olive oil mill you will learn all the secrets of the olive and its oil.

Honey
You will get to know the traditional beekeeping practices on Crete, and all the details about the life of a beehive

Raki
In the raki-distillery you will learn about the production of raki-tsikoudia, and try the finished product.

Wine
Tasting of wines made of different local grape varieties.

Soap
You will learn how the traditional olive oil soap is made.

Home-cooked Cretan Food (with olive oil)
Buffet style
You will taste authentic village dishes, cooked in a wood-fired oven just like in the old days.
BBQ of selected local meats, marinated in olive oil and wild aromatic herbs from the Cretan mountains.
The unique tasting potatoes fried in olive oil on the open fire (parasia) – the favorite of many Cretans seasonal greens, split peas, salads from our own vegetable-garden, accompanied by a big variety of “mezedes”(Greek appetizers) based on olives and olive oil.
Seasonal fruits and loukouma

Entertainment
Partake and dance to the traditional Cretan and Greek rhythms and join our wonderful musicians and dancers.

Purchases
The local products of superior dietary value and quality, which you have already tasted, are available for purchase directly from the producer.

This is Crete!
Explore, feel, taste it!

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17:15 - ARINA BEACH RESORT
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17:15 - KNOSSOS BEACH
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17:15 - RINELA BEACH BUNGALOWS & SUITES
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17:20 - LAVRIS HOTEL & BUNGALOWS
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17:20 - BLUE AEGEAN HOTEL & SUITES
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17:20 - THE GDM ISLAND HOTEL
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17:20 - AMIRANDES GRECOTEL EXCLUSIVE RESORT (BUS STATION)
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17:25 - STELLA PALACE
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17:25 - EUROPA BEACH HOTEL
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17:30 - BELLA BEACH HOTEL
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17:30 - HOTEL ANISSA BEACH & VILLAGE
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17:30 - ZORBAS ISLAND
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17:30 - KOSTA MARE PALACE
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17:35 - SERITA BEACH HOTEL
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17:35 - MITSIS LAGUNA RESORT & SPA
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17:40 - OCEANIS HOTEL
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17:45 - ALDEMAR ROYAL MARE
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17:45 - ANNABELLE VILLAGE
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17:25 - LYTTOS BEACH HOTEL
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17:35 - BALSAMICO TRADITIONAL SUITES
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17:40 - CHRISSI AMMOUDIA HOTEL
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17:40 - ALDEMAR CRETAN VILLAGE
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17:45 - ALDEMAR KNOSSOS ROYAL
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17:50 - HERSONISSOS VILLAGE HOTEL
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17:50 - CRETA MARIS BEACH RESORT
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18:00 - MEDITERRANEO
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18:00 - THE VILLAGE HOTEL
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18:00 - IMPERIAL BELVEDERE
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18:00 - SEMIRAMIS VILLAGE
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18:00 - GRAND HOTEL HOLIDAY
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18:00 - NANA BEACH RESORT
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18:05 - STALIS HOTEL
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18:05 - BLUE SEA VILLAGE RESORT
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18:10 - AKTIA LOUNGE HOTEL
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18:10 - MATAMY BEACH
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18:10 - CACTUS BEACH HOTEL
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18:10 - ARIADNE BEACH HOTEL
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18:15 - VILLA MALIA
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18:10 - KYKNOS BEACH HOTEL
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18:15 - ARMONIA HOTEL
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18:15 - AKROGIALI BEACH HOTEL
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18:15 - IKAROS BEACH RESORT
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18:15 - KERNOS BEACH
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18:20 - PYRGOS BEACH HOTEL
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18:20 - DROSIA PALMS HOTEL
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18:20 - SIRENS HOTELS VILLAGE
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18:20 - CAROLINA MARE HOTEL
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18:20 - CRETAN MALIA PARK
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18:30 - MELI PALACE RESORT
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18:30 - VASIA HOTEL
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18:30 - MARITIMO BEACH HOTEL
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18:30 - SISSI MARE APARTMENTS
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18:30 - PALM BAY HOTEL
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18:30 - CASTELLO VILLAGE RESORT
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18:30 - KALIMERA KRITI HOTEL
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18:30 - RADISON BLUE BEACH RESORT
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