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The Farm Enagron Psiloritis Crete


Greece Travel Guide|Greek Mountains

We are located in the mountainous Mylopotamos Crete, the prefecture of Rethymnon, in Axos village, built at an altitude of 550 m

The area where the Farm Enagron Psiloritis at Crete is, has been inhabited for 3,500 years and plays an important role in Cretan history. The village of Axos Enagron and a farm at the foot of Psiloritis. Across the two towering peaks, and the Kouloukonas Tala Mountains and the river, Mylopotamos, passes beneath the farm and has springs at the base of the gorge.

Yiannis Papadakis and his wife, Fanny, born and raised in the Greek countryside, emigrated and left their lives close to nature. A few years ago but felt the need to return to their roots. In an area of ​​50 acres they built their house and then built it and other accommodation and reception. The 2001 farm Enagron functioned normally.
In the vegetable garden grow each season, without chemicals and pesticides, the vineyards are getting prepare raisins and wine, and have olive groves, orange and other fruit and fruit trees and wild herbs. The farm has chickens, guinea fowl, turkeys, ducks and geese, horses, sheep and goats.

Enagron farm in an area of ​​50 acres, except farm and vineyards includes 32 apartments and 35 to 80sq.m. over 12 independent buildings, which can accommodate from 2 to 6 people. Room rates range from 68 euros to 155 euros (Five) without breakfast.
The two-story homes are built using traditional materials and have a terrace from which the view is amazing. The rooms have central heating, fireplace, spacious bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, telephone, safe and hairdryer. Each room is decorated differently and his name is synonymous with the history of the area.
There are some common areas: a comfortable lounge with satellite TV, library and music collection, ideal for chatting and relaxing by the large fireplace in winter and a terrace overlooking the mountains and the river - well, customers have access. There's even a traditional coffee house, serving many types of coffee drinks and homemade board games and features.

The people of Enagron special emphasis on food based on the Cretan diet. Using raw materials and products from the farm and the region and many are organic. The dishes are cooked using traditional techniques and recipes. The table is ready, paved. John chooses the wine cellar one Lyrarakis, Syrah Kotsifali, local variety. Venus serves appetizers: apaki (pork in vinegar smell smoke in the fireplace), pickled beetroot their own production, cabbage, sausage and excellent Cretan spinach with feta cheese. For main courses try rabbit with rosemary and walnuts, lamb cooked with herbs, goat fry, scrambled with katsocheiri (cheese) and green salad with wild and tame grass and tart pomegranate.
For dessert, offer the gastrin, a kind of baklava, sugar free, with nuts, molasses, honey roasted sesame seeds, poppy seeds and pepper.
To finish: myrtoraki. It is based liqueur raki &729; other materials are completely secret recipe of Enagron!

Agritourism activities
You can participate in food preparation, from the collection of raw materials to the final cooking. Also, you can pick oranges and lemons, to feed the animals, watch the cheese making process, to make bread and bake in the oven.
Besides the farm you can ride with mountain bike riding, or walking trails (easy or difficult). Even worth the trouble to go to the church of the Holy Apostles, where the view is panoramic. Alternatively, you can visit the village of Axos, which is 1.5 km from the farm. Other villages nearby are Veni (4 km), Zoniana (3.5 km), the Livada (3 km) The upper floors (7 km), Livadia (7 km), the Garazo (8 km). Interestingly, the cave of Sfentoni, located northeast of the village Zoniana, Skafidia in place, the northern foothills of Psiloritis at 630 meters. The Monastery Dioscuri is 4 km from the farm and the Monastery of Halepa 2 km - the road is rural and will need a vehicle 4x4.

It lies 44 km from Heraklion and 42 km from Rethymnon.
For more information phone us at 28340 61611 and 61818 or visit the addresses and