Arkadi – Museum Of Eleftherna – Margarites (Pottery Workshop) – Olive Oil Factory – Melidoni Cave
This experience starts with our pick up service near the hotel at 07:-08:00 from Rethymno. After 30 min. we arrive at the most important monastery of Crete: the historical Monastery of Arkadi where you will have one hour free time to discover all its beauty.
After that, we will visit the Museum of Ancient Eleftherna with its historical findings from Homer’s era. Afterward, you will enjoy a guided tour to the pottery workshop “TSIKALARIO”, where Miss Helen will show you the art of pottery but, every visitor will also have the opportunity to create his own ceramic. Right after that, in a 2 km distance only, you will visit Margarites village where you will have free time for a lunch or a walk.
The trip is not over yet… Let’s go to an olive oil manufactory. You will have the opportunity to learn how Cretan people did olive oil in the past time and to see the evolution until nowadays and, of course, you will tate it!!!
The last destination on that excursion is Melidoni cave, at an altitude of 220 meters. You will discover an amazing cave filled full with stalactites and stalagmites but also, full of history.
Around 16:30-17:00 we returned back to Rethymno.
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