Cretan cooking is a very big chapter of the mediterranean cuisine that we all know of. Thousands of years of tradition, history, shepherds, quality ingredients and special microclimate factors have led our island to produce some special unique tasting dishes. In this article from Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete we will introduce you into … Continued
As of every summer after the destructive fire of 2004, we are ready to welcome spring in our Botanical park and gardens of Crete. Our park full of flowers and blossoms is here to welcome you into an educational, healthy and relaxing experience. This is whywe are a top priority for things to do in … Continued
The 20-hectare Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete grew from disaster: a devastating fire in 2004 laid waste to the olive and orange groves around Skordalou village, so the local Marinakis family built the park to showcase the Mediterranean flora and fauna, and encourage hiking. There’s a citrus garden, a tropical garden, vineyards, and an … Continued
The traditional Cretan custom of “Hirosfagia” (The Christmas Hog) revived in the Botanical Park at Fournes, Chania on Saturday. Many visitors tasted several recipes, based on pork. It has to be mentioned that all pork meat was delivered by pigsties from Rethymno and there was no pig slaughter in public. The Christmas Hog In olden … Continued
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We would like to thank you all for your visits to the “Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete“, for sharing your “check-in” to the Park and also for your kind and sincere comments in our official Facebook web page as well as our Instagram Page . We will continue to offer our high quality services, … Continued
Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete hosted a food TV show of Nea TV. TV hostess Roula Pagialaki cooked steak with staka sauce, salad with herbs, and potatoes with rosemary and orange Watch the TV show here (in Greek).
Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete won the silver award in “Accessible Tourism” category of this year’s Tourism Awards ceremony, held in Athens on Wednesday, April 6. It is the first time for the Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete to get that kind of award in tourism sector and also the only Cretan tourist … Continued
A tasting event was organized by the Business Association of Platanias “Iardanos”, at the Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete, in Fournes, Chania. All visitors had the chance to taste traditional recipes, based on citrus fruits of Crete. “Iardanos” aims to make a new menu for all restaurants of Platanias, based on traditional Cretan ingredients.
The Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete opened for new tourist season. It will be open every day until November, from 9.30 a.m. until one hour before the sunset.