Monastery of Arkadi – Museum of Eleftherna and Margarites Village from Rethymno





Available every Saturday from May till October
Duration: 9 hours approximately

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.

Indicative Time – Table:
08:30 – 09:55 Pick-up from your Hotel or the closest pick-up point
10:30 – 11:30 Monastery of Arkadi
12:00 – 13:00 Museum of Eleftherna
13:30 – 15:30 Margarites and Free time also for lunch
16:00 – 17:00 Arrival at your hotel / drop-off point

Terms & Conditions

  1. The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler.
  2. Please arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, no refunds.