From Rethymno: Arkadi, Melidoni, and Margarites Tour

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Take a break from the beach and discover the small villages and rural landscapes of Crete on a group tour. Visit an old olive oil mill, and see the island's oldest monastery.

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Highlights

  • Explore the village of Margarites and admire the local pottery
  • Discover the magnificent Melidoni Cave
  • Explore Arkadi Monastery, the oldest monastery on the island
  • Enjoy lunch at a family-run tavern and listen to live music typical of Crete

Description

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in the Rethymno area, and then explore the traditional lifestyle and historical legacy of Crete. Learn the Neolithic history of the Melidoni Cave and discover the pottery traditions of the village of Margarites. Discover the oldest monastery in Crete at the 16th-century Arkadi Monastery, and then go to the village of Apostoli to visit an old olive oil factory. Enjoy lunch in a traditional tavern and listen to the beautiful sound of live folk music before making your way to St. Antonios Gorge. Stop at the Fragma Potamon dam before making your way back to Rethymno.

Includes

Transportation by air-conditioned bus Hotel pick-up and drop off Local guide

Important Information

  • You will be notified by email about your pickup details. Please check your spam folder extra charge of 18€ per booking for customers from Georgioupolis and Kavros area.

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