Wintertime Means Olive Harvest At Gavalochori Village






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Posted on: Jan 14, 2021 Posted by: CreteTravel.Com

Wintertime Means Olive Harvest At Gavalochori Village

Wintertime Means Olive Harvest At Gavalochori Village ...

... after a busy summer season, what better than more contact with nature.

Gavalohori is an old historical village with particularly interesting and well-preserved folk architecture.

It is located on Cape Drapanos in the Vamos municipality of the Apokoronas region, ChaniaCrete.

Its location is 25 km east of Chania which takes about 20 minutes to drive along the National Road.

In this officially protected, traditional village a lot of interesting buildings can be found, such as the 18th century two-roomed, arched olive oil press, the temples of Panagia and Agios Sergios, the old school, and many residences. Many of the well-known Gavaliana wells still stand within a fantastic landscape.

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