Votania Pure Herbs of Crete, Agios Nikolaos

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Farm Tourist Spot
Located in a scenic coastal village, Votania Pure Herbs of Crete is an organic farm that preserves and showcases Cretan biodiversity. Some of the herbs you'll see here are endemic to Crete--and only found on the island. All are fragrant and full of unique aromas that make them ideal ingredients in teas and bath products. Many are also used as spices--think rosemary, thyme, and lavender. During the spring and summer, visitors can take part in harvesting and planting activities, ideal for anyone looking for a useful way to spend some time outdoors. Call or e-mail the farm prior to your visit, and remember that you can buy all kinds of gifts here, like aromatic oils, soaps, teas, and dried herbs. Make Votania Pure Herbs of Crete part of your personalized Agios Nikolaos itinerary using our Agios Nikolaos vacation trip planner.
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  • I visited Votania last week on the recommendation of a friend in the town... Valerie who runs Bits and Bobs... I had no idea where I was going and admit to getting a bit lost. There are a couple of ve...  more »
  • We visited the idyllic rural ''Votania'' farm where the enthousiastic owners explained us all about the cultivation and the harvest of various species of herbs. In well-organised workshops, they took ...  more »
  • This is a beautiful little place in rural Crete. The produce is first class and the owners are highly knowledgeable as well as being very lovely people. Fascinating to learn about the types of indigen...  more »