The Apolloniatisses

Rodos,
Aegean Islands

Duration

~ 15m

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Guided Tour

Up to 7 persons

Active Months

Nov, Dec, Jan

Availability

Up to 7 persons

Bio Products

Toilets

Accessibility

Tasting

Dining Services

Retail Shop

COVID-19 Secure

Pet Friendly

Description

Flavours and aromas from old days and times come from the workshop of the first, unique Agrototouristic Cooperative “The Apolloniatisses” based on the island of Rhodes, Dodecanese, a group of Aegean islands. Here, a group of nine women from the remote mountainous village of Rhodes have, for fifteen years, passionately kept alive the traditional flavours of their land by creating pastries, oatmeal, trahana, jams and spoon sweets as they were once prepared.
At the same time, the women of “Apolloniatisses” have helped stimulate the local economy by promoting local products, enabling them to be creative and financially independent without having to abandon their home village.
Pioneering, and the challenge of the unknown were what drove these nine dynamic women to join forces in June 2005 and set up the first Agrototouristic Association of Women of the Dodecanese.
The association has strengthened the local economy and promoted the region’s traditional products, by combining creativity, local tradition and Apollona’s rich cultural heritage. Especially in these days of economic crisis, support for local production is more important than ever.
Using their skills and knowledge, “Apolloniatisses” created a modern workshop, reviving traditional recipes inherited from their mothers and grandmothers and promoting the area’s exceptional quality products and of equal importance is that they’ve proved that opportunities exist where no one would have ever expected.

TOUR AND TASTING

Visitors will have the opportunity to see the traditional process of making the island’s local products and to taste the traditional sweet of Rhodes, melekouni, as well as other traditional cookies and seasonal spoon sweets.

Video Gallery

From €6.00 / per Adult

Products
Traditional pastries, melekouni, xerotigana, diples, takakia, amygdalota, ahladakia, koulouraki, anevates tiganites, paximadi, kritharokouloura, dakos, local traditional bread, bread sticks, trahana, oatmeal, jams, spoon sweet, honey, herbs
View More
Tour Languages
Greek, English
Social Media

From €6.00 / per Adult

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Looking for great ideas to build your holiday around?