Oleastro Museum – the natural way of making olive oil and a beautiful trip to the hills

Hello everybody,

Hidden between the beautiful hills of Cyprus going to Oleastro Museum transforms your day into happiness. From the Limassol – Paphos highway take direction towards Avdimou – Anogyra village.
In your way up, you are going to see the beautiful ruins of the Byzantine monastery, named after the Holy Cross (Ayios Stavros). Built in the 14th Century, the Monastery was hand painted with Icons typical of Greek churches of that period.

Going further up you reach Anogyra, a village that takes you back in time. After another 3 km you will reach Oleastro Museum
First of all it is not a museum for the big ones; it is a museum for everybody. In their nice garden you can see lots of interesting facts regarding the olive oil history. They have some small animals like rabbits, pony and sheep – so for only 3.50 euro the kids can enjoy a ride with the pony. 

Inside the museum you can see how the cold processed olive oil it is done today, and visit the shop. There is also a nice restaurant were you could taste Cypriot cuisine made with the oil produced in this factory. In the meantime you can enjoy a stroller walk in their olive tree garden and spent time at their small but nice playground.

Opening hours: 7 days a week, 10.00-19.00. Closed on: Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Easter Sunday (Orthodox Easter).
Entry fee:
Adults: € 3.00
Children: € 2.00
Children up to 2: free of charge
Groups (at least 12): € 2.00
Pony Rides: € 3.50
Oleastro Enterprises Ltd
Olive Park – ‘Oleastro’
4603 Anogyra
Phone no: +357 99 525 093

On your way back from the museum there are another two places that you could try. There is a nice taverna in Anogyra village with a small swimming pool named
Anogyra Taverna
Phone no: 00357 25 22 1584

For a nice relaxing village holiday you could try Nicolas and Maria's Cottages which offers traditional Cyprus Village Houses for an ideal and relaxing holiday.
Nicolas and Maria’s Cottages
4 Papaelissaiou Street,
4603 Anogyra, Limassol
Phone no: +357 99 525 462

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