08:00 - 17:30
Spend an unforgettable day, plunge into the life and traditions of ordinary Cretans. Our journey begins with a paradise place - the monastery of Christ the Savior and St. Gideon in the village of Margarites. You will stroll through the ancient streets, you can peep into the souvenir shops selling ceramic products (it was a village of pottersfrom ancient times). You will have an opportunity to taste olive oil, homemade wine, tsikoudia and mountain honey.
Next we will have a stop in a traditional bakery.The crispies and sweets are made there according to the unique ancientByzantine recipes.
The following stop is a village of Axos. Here you will meet a talented wood carver and an experienced weaver.
Then we will go up to the mountains, to the village of Zoniana. Here is one of the most beautiful caves of this island, the cave of Sfendoni. The length of the route along its labyrinths is 270 meters.The centuries-long work of water has created incredible landscapes of stalactites, stalagmites and stalactones.
The last point of our trip is a traditional Cretan farm where you can feel like a real Cretan shepherd and together with other shepherdsshear and milk the sheep.
In the traditional hut of herders "Mitato" you will make cheese. We will see a place called "Kazan". It is the place where the famous tsikoudia of Crete is made. For lunch we will have traditional “anticristolamb”.
The cost of the lunch is included in the price of the tour.
Common meet-up point is at Bali and Panormo, but you can contact to require our services from other city in the nearest regions.
Entrance ticket to the cave of Sfendoni, ticket to the museum of wooden sculptures.