History & heritage tours

Tour of Arkadi, Eleftherna and Margarites

Availability: Tuesdays
Duration: 5 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Spend your morning deep into the archaeology and culture of the beautiful island of Crete
  • Visit the Monastery of Arkadi which played a big part in the Cretan Resistance
  • Discover the Homer in Crete Museum which holds artefacts belonging to a span of time of over three and a half millennia
  • Explore Margarites, located in the picturesque rolling green hills of Rethymno and well known for its pottery makers
What to expect

Spend your morning deep into the archaeology and culture of the beautiful island of Crete. After being picked up from your hotel, your first stop will be the Monastery of Arkadi which played a big part in the Cretan Resistance and in 16th has been converted into a place for science and art. After this first visit, you'll continue on to the museum of Eleftherna from where you'll get to enjoy a stunning view over the excavated ancient city-state. The museum – Homer in Crete – holds artefacts belonging to a span of time of over three and a half millennia. Your last stop will be in Margarites, located in the picturesque rolling green hills of Rethymno. The village is well known for its pottery makers whose century-old ceramic tradition has made Margarites the most important pottery center of Crete.

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What's included
  • Half-day tour
Where
Meeting point:

You can confirm the pick-up location directly with the local operator. You'll find their contact information in the voucher after booking.

What to remember

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking

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When

Tuesdays at 8.30 am.

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Provider
MTM DMC LTD
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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