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Pottery lessons with a local in Margarites village, Arkadi monastery and lunch

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This excursion is considered to be an experiential, spiritual and cultural experience. Traveler throughout the visit in Arkadi Monastery can see its unique natural beauty, learn the prestigious history, hear the numerous legends deeply rooted in the time, and admire the its heirlooms and thesaurus richness. The next visit and the main destination is Margarites, which is a small and picturesque village famous for its pottery art. The tradition of pottery goes back many generations in this village and guests will be able to be a part of the procedure and a local will show them how the pots are hand thrown. After the pottery class guests will have the chance to taste the Cretan cuisine in a local taverna in the center of the village.
What to Expect
The first visit will be the historical monastery of Arkadi, which has a unique natural beauty, a sagnificant backgraound from early years and many legends deeply rooted in time. Arkadi is considered as an experiential and spiritual experience.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Adelianos Kampos 741 00, Greece

Traveler pickup is offered
We provide hotel pick ups only in the region of Rethymno. For Chania and Heraklio there is an additional fee of 30 euros.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Arkadi
  • Alcoholic Beverages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
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