Uncover the little-known treasures of Crete on an 8-hour outdoor tour with one of our experienced guides. Explore small traditional villages and admire beautiful landscapes. As you walk, you'll learn about the traditional Cretan occupations and even participate in it. You’ll be acquainted with the history and culture of our island.
We will start our tour from Rethymno around 9 am. After a 20 ' drive on the highway,we will enter one of the most spectaculars roads of Crete, by passing the mountains of Crete.Itinerary1st Stop: We will visit a historically important Cretan monastery.The monastery of Holy Cross in Vosako is built in a small plateau east of Rethymno. The monastery is built like a fortress and the main temple (Katholiko) is dedicated to the Holy Cross (Timios Stavros)2nd Stop: After a 10' drive we will dive into a real pasture land so as to be from the first ones that will see the true Cretan life. We will explore the place,play with the sheep,see a demonstration of milking and many more.. Get ready to be impressed !3rd Stop: Next on our tour and according to the period,we will visit an apiary.We will be able to wear uniforms and watch the procedure of extracting the honey!What a unique experience! 4th Stop: Last one: a small village between the mountains in order to visit the shepherd's house and eat traditional homemade food made by the lady of the house. Bonn appetite! What is included on the Tour: • Hotel pick up and drop off • English or French speaking, local driver/guide • Tickets for the monastery • Liability insurance and local taxes. • Certified services with ISO:9001 • Transport by air-conditioned van • All taxes, fees and handling charges • Lunch • Commemorative gifts • Photos and Video taken on tour are sent electronically via e-mail • A lot of Raki and laughs :)