Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, Hersonissos

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.8/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web
Step into Cretan tradition at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, where a reconstructed merchant and farmhouses stand alongside traditional wine and olive presses. These presses continue producing olive oil and wine today, and you'll find workshops that teach traditional techniques in handicrafts and produce goods you can buy here. Take in a performance of folk music and dancing at the 250-seat auditorium or taste some of the local wine. Before you leave, drink in the scents that drift off the herbs and cactuses in the traditional gardens. Located in the city center, the site is easily accessible from other major attractions. Using our online itinerary creator, Hersonissos attractions like Lychnostatis Open Air Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We traveled from Kokkini Hani bus conductor suggested that it is better to leave on 24. Go over the freeway and still pass 200 meters forward from HorseRiding. When approached the entrance, we saw the queue ticket cost at the wine festival 12 euros. Audioguide didn't take, he does not need. At first watched the film in Greece and about the history of the Museum, then was a dance ensemble, and tasting wine and food (baked potatoes, grapes, figs, watermelon). After the concert tour was in Russian, the guide details all told. Very informative. The holiday was a success.
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  • Lovingly designed, idyllic and varied. Very nice café on the beach and in the Museum. Also a great location to festivals to celebrate even weddings!
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  • This visit allows us to better understand the old lifestyle Cretans as well as traditions, it is a very rewarding walk that suits everyone.
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