Archaeology and culture are the highlights on this half day trip. The Monastery of Arkadi has played a big part in the Cretan Resistance. At the museum of Eleftherna we get views over the ongoing excavations. In Margatithes we see how traditional pottery has been made through centuries.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: ArkadiArcheology and culture are the highlights on this half day trip. The Monastery of Arkadi has played a big part in the Cretan Resistance as well as being a place for science and art since the 16th century. We visit the monastery and continue to the museum of Eleftherna where we get a stunning view over the excavated ancient city-state. The museum – Homer in Crete – exhibts a span of a period over three and a half millennia. Our last stop is in Margarites located in the picturesque green rolling hills of Rethymno. The village is well known for its pottery makers whose century – old ceramic tradition has made Margarites the undoubtedly most important pottery center of Crete.Duration: 5 hours