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Xotaris Farm – Herbs and almonds

Aegean Islands

Kea / Tzia

Duration

1 h
30 m

Availability

Up to 10 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 10 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Description

At Xotaris farm, in Kea/Tzia, we collect and process almonds and wild herbs, and introduce our visitors to a natural way of life with rural activities and creative occupations.
Although the presence of almond trees dates back to the late 19th century, they have not been cultivated systematically over the last 40 years due to the inaccessibility of the area and the height of the trees. Despite all such difficulties, we collect these small but flavorful and beneficial fruits of the almond trees in order to ensure a healthy and delicious diet for our family and at the same time try to pass our knowledge of their beneficial properties to friends who value the pharmacy of nature and desire to taste genuine forgotten flavors.

Unfortunately, due to the drought but also human indifference it is very rare for someone to come across, generally in the Cyclades islands, such a wide variety of aromatic and medicinal herbs and to find themselves in a place far away from civilization, close to nature and to experience a little the most difficult form of cultivation which is dry and arid.

Tour and Tasting 

The visit includes a tour of the property’s herbs and trees, wild or old or autochthonous, accompanied by a tasting of savory and sweet flavors based on our almond oil and the wild olive oil, almond oil, almond butter, almond chips, and sweet combinations based on almonds as well as a refreshing drink made from the healing herb.

Depending on the weather conditions, the treat will be served either in the stone houses or under the shade of the trees!

Visitors will also be able to take aromas and parts of the fresh herbs with them.

Booking Options

  • Option A

    Relax for people with walking difficulties
    -Duration: 1h

  • Option B

    Intense
    -Duration: 2h

  • Optional Services

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    Products

    Almonds, herbs, products derived therefrom

    Tour Languages

    Greek, English
    From: €13.00
    per person

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