Crete: Beyond the touristic path (Arhanes – Thrapsano)
Price in euro
1 - 4 people 750 €
5 - 6 people 850 €
7 - 16 people 150 € pp
Der oben genannte Ausflug kann in Deutsch mit einem diplomierten Fremdenfuehrer durchgefuehrt werden.
L’ escursione citata si puo effettuare con la guida ufficiale nella lingua italiana.
When: Daily except Tuesday, May to October
Languages: Greek, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Duration: 8 -9 hours.
Meeting Point: Liberty square (Heraklion downtown), or your hotel on request. Return to the meeting point.
Dress Code: Casual, hat, walking shoes, sunblock, attire suitable for monasteries
Including: Transfer to the meeting point and back, The services of a professional qualified guide, entry fares, meal and bottled water.
Walking Difficulty: Easy, recommended to everyone.
Rest Rooms/ WC: Yes
Crete lends itself to a number of adventures apart from the touristic path. This is one of them.
, on the first stop, a village situated in the green valleys on the south of Heraklion. We will visit the local and enjoy a coffee break in the village square.
Carrying on to Peza valley a Mecca of quality wines for centuries on end, we will stop by at the and watch an informative film on wine and raki production which we will consequently taste.
Lunch will be served in village, the famous author’s hometown.
Next is , a village renowned for its potters. Nikos, a local ceramist will demonstrate his skills on the pottery wheel.
Our last stop will be at , desecrated to the Assumption of Mary. Being one of the oldest monastery in the region –perhaps built in 1532- Agarathos was a knowledge centre during the Venetian rule; several academics and priests graduated here.
- The cost of the excursion does not include tips and personal expenses.
- The tour can be done in other languages upon request, apart from those mentioned.