Experience Real Life in Innachorio

Explore life in Western Crete – Kissamos – Elafonisi

Olive fruit fly

Collecting olives in the hills of Innachorio

Vlatos, November 30th, 2019 – The beginning of the winter is the time for the olive harvest. Olive oil from Crete counts among the best in the world. The olives are harvested with machines or collected in nets after the…

The fly that kills olive trees

Olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae) is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean region where there are records of infestations in fruit from the third century BC. It is also found in eastern and southern Africa where wild native olive…