Loulis Mills is 230 years old and is run today by the 7th Generation of the Loulis Family which for generations was collecting items, artifacts and documents referring to its history and that of wheat... Read More
Loulis Mills is 230 years old and is run today by the 7th Generation of the Loulis Family which for generations was collecting items, artifacts and documents referring to its history and that of wheat and bread. These items are now exhibited in the Museum, funded in 2012. The focal point is the most extensive collection in the world of bread offering (prosphoro) stamps (from the 4th century to the 20th A.D. century) from fourteen different countries with tradition in the Christian Orthodox faith. Additionally, amongst the exhibits, visitors can see items relating to sowing, harvesting, threshing, grinding and kneading, old tools, millstones and machinery from family's old plants. Their main goal is to bring the young generation closer to Greek cultural traditions and to inform them about the history and importance of cereals in the evolution of mankind. Furthermore, they are committed to pass on to the younger generation the value and importance of a healthier and balanced Mediterranean diet. In order to achieve that they provide a full educational program supported by special films. Guided tours are organized daily and the children have the opportunity of an interactive participation in the traditional bakery.
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