It is even honored with a celebration in the village of Fournes each May.
It is one of the most picturesque orange-villages of the Municipality of Platanias in the Valley of Keritis.
Flower water is made from the distillation of aromatic plants and flowers through steam.
In the case of Cretan flower water, it is mainly made from citrus fruits (orange, neratzi).
It was considered one of the cosmetics of ancient times and even today its abilities in the cleaning of the skin are remarkable.
However, flower water is also widely used in pastry making, as it offers special flavor and unforgettable smells in pastries.
It is most commonly known as rose water, but in the orange-villages of Crete one will most likely find neroli, the flower water made from the neratzi fruit.