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Margarites, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Vincent was extraordinary! He picked up my sister & me from our hotel in Rethymno and drove us to the quaint village of Margarites. We visited a traditional yet modern ceramic workshop, Keramion, where we met the owner, George Dalamvelas. There, we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

A roadtrip through gorgeous nature will satisfy all your senses. Fresh air, beatiful flowers, wild birds it's a must if you want to enjoy nature especially in spring. The little village Margarites is also known for the pottery. Don't forget to grab lunch in the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Being the most important center of ceramics industry in Crete, this is a real must-see. Plenty of possibilities to see all kinds of pottery, the classic way they were made. Enjoy the small streets away from the main street. Very beautiful colourful sights, a delight...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

Being a ceramic artist, I was interested in visiting Margarites. It was so beautiful to walk around the narrow streets of the village and visiting some of the ceramic ateliers. I wished I had more time to spend there. Prices for pottery ware are more...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

Visited Margarites as part of the Road train trips from Panormos. Beautiful little village where many of the residents are potters. Lovely little shops selling their wares, and very very reasonably priced. Recommended.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 24, 2015

Took the Little Train from centre of Panormos to Margarites It's around a 4 hour round trip & great value . You get some great views , a stop at a working pottery and time for lunch and a wonder round the lovely hill village...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful village. Great place to visit on the way to or from Rethimnon. Go inside each store to see what and how they do whatever it is they produce...

Date of experience: July 2015
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