The Patriarchs of the Valley

In the Garden of Kolymbetra, in addition to the citrus fruits that sweeten the surroundings with their scent, there are thousand-year-old olive trees.
I Patriarchi della ValleThese evergreen plants belong to the Oleaceae family and are particularly good at standing the test of time.
They even have the ability to regenerate their damaged branches, trunk and foliage. It is no wonder then that because of their age, the olive trees of the Kolymbetra are named the Patriarchs of the Valley.
These long-standing plants, with their gnarled trunks, silently witness the timeless history that flows around them.