Agia Triada Monastery
The monastery was built by the Venetian lords and brothers Jeremiah and Laurentius Tzagarolon.
The monastery’s Museum was created for the exposition of church icons and a collection of codices.
The visitor shouldn’t miss some important exhibits: the single manuscript eilito (cloth covering the altar with the image of the Holy Sepulchre) from the 12th century and the icons dated to the 16th-17th century: St. John the Theologian, St. Nicholas, the Enthroned Christ, the Life Giving Source and the Second Coming.
Along with the tour in the monastery and its Museum, the visitor can have a tour in the production areas of the unique organic olive oil, wine, honey, vinegar and soap of olive oil, all of great quality, produced and exported by the monks. Grape varieties used in Crete: vilana, vidiano, thrapsathiri, kotsifali, liatiko, malvasia, mandilari, muscat of spina, plyto, dafni, romeiko, cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, merlot, sauvignon blanc, syrah, sangiovese.