• Duration: 8 hours
  • Moderate
  • eTicket

  • Pick up available
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The tour starts with a short walk to Margarites village, where you will learn about the art of pottery and local architecture. Then you will be conducted to the “Margarican” gorge and take a hiking trail for about almost forty minutes, until you arrive up to the chapel. After a short pause for some snacks, you will learn about the history of Cretan music, a variety of dances and you will take pleasure in a private festive spirit. End of the day, enjoy some of the most traditional Cretan dishes in a local restaurant, accompanied by house wine.


  • Learn about the famous Cretan ceramic art and the Venetian influence to Margarites’ architecture
  • Wander around the amazing stone built narrow streets of the village
  • Explore the rich flora in the Margaritsano gorge and enjoy the summer sun under the cypress trees
  • Enjoy the experience of trekking next to the running waters
  • Admire the breathtaking view at the chapel next to Psiloritis and get refreshed with a glass of raki
  • Come across the authentic Cretan music tradition
  • Enjoy the sound of the live music and dance like a local
  • Learn to dance with the help of a professional dancer
  • Finish the day at a traditional Cretan “kafeneio” and try some "mezedes"

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What's included

Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off (Only Rethymno District)
English or French speaking guide
Local driver / guide
Transport by air-conditioned car​ / mini bus
Explore the gorge of Margarites
Listen and dance to live Cretan music
Lunch (vegetarian option included)
All taxes, fees and handling charges​
Lots of raki and laughter :)

What's excluded

Pickup out of Rethymno district

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not recommended for people with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (Only Rethymno district)

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure



Guided Language

  • Francaise
  • English


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