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The Olive and Oil Museum is the only surviving building of pre-industrial archeology in the Prefecture of Chania.
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Scenes from the film "Nikos Kazantzakis" in the Olive Oil Museum

Scenes from the film "Nik…

Events

The acclaimed director Yannis Smaragdis chose the Olive and Oil Museum in Vatolakkos to shoot scenes of his new film about the Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis. It was "its disti...

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Mechanical harvesting

Mechanical harvesting

Articles

Table olives are traditionally harvested manually. However, a shortage of agricultural workers and high labor costs have prompted the search for mechanical solutions. Mechanical...

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Olive production in the Mediterranean

Olive production in the Medite…

Publications

Olive cultivation is widespread throughout the Mediterranean region and is important for the rural economy, local heritage and the environment. In 2000, the area under olive...

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The Olive and Oil Museum is located approximately 15 km southwest of Chania, in the village of Vatolakkos.

 

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