Newlly built and fully equiped house in our Olive tree Farm by the big sandy beach of Episkopi Rethymno. Spend your best vacation in an olive grove where you can enjoy nature, farm fresh eggs and vegetables,and free olive oil for your meals. Read our reviews to get an idea of how beautifully time runs in the Olive Tree Farm.
Episkopi (GR: Επισκοπή )is a small town of the prefecture and county of Rethimno. It is located at the old national road of Rethimno - Hania, 22.5 km away from the city of Rethimno.
The town is built at 120 m a.s.l. overlooking the northern coast of Crete, and the green and fertile valley of Mousselas river.
Until 2010 it was the seat of the municipality of Lappeon and since january 2011 it belongs to the Municipality of Rethymnon.
Episkopi is the administrative and commercial center of the area, providing quite a few facilities.
The main occupation of its 900 inhabitants is agriculture, producing mainly olive oil.
The name Episcopi means bishopric, and is common to many villages in Crete, that used to house in the past the bishop's offices.
The religious past of the area is obvious now to the visitor, as there are everywhere churches, some of them with remarkable frescoes.
The village of Episkopi is fairly old, and is mentioned at the archives having 446 inhabitants before 1583.
Episkopi is accessible by regular bus transportation from the city of Rethimnon.
By car it is more convenient to follow the new national road, until the beach of Petre and then turn to the south - Total distance ~17km.
-Take care of the property
-The place should be left in the same condition as you found it
-Please don't let any electronic device (apart from the refrigerator) on while you are away. e.x. air condition , oven
-Pets are allowed upon request