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Private Rethymno Villages Adventure

Tour Highlights

  • Discover Cretan rural life in one of the most spectacular hilly parts of Crete (Rethymnon region) and get a glimpse of how life was back in the late 19th century.
  • Indulge in organic local products and learn the culinary secrets of the island.
  • Visit the most sacred symbol of Cretans’ struggle for Freedom the Arkadi Monastery, as well as other amazing hidden gems.
  • Explore an off-the-beaten-path village and learn about – Cretan herbs and their use in everyday life.
  • Enjoy a walk through the charming village of Margarites known for its traditional pottery crafts
Private Group
Price Per Person min 2 people

Meeting point:

Departure Point, Traveler pickup is offered. We will pick you up form your Hotel or Cruise Ship.

Pick-up from Chania hotels is included in the tour price. We can offer pick up/drop off transfer to any other location at an extra charge.

Discover rural life in one of the most hilly parts of Crete

On our Rethymno Villages Adventure tour, we will hit the road to the lush rolling hills area of the Rethymnon region where bucolic medieval villages and iconic historic sites are located.

Let us introduce you to the authentic rural areas of Crete, a side of the island beyond the city centers that doesn’t see too many tourists by exploring abandoned historic monasteries and a medieval town, and passing through the oldest olive groves in the Mediterranean,  indulging in local recipes and admiring ancient ceramic techniques! Adventure awaits!

Local impact — How you help the local community by joining this tour

  • Rural tourism is promoted as we support local economies and deep-rooted traditions that don’t generally benefit from tourism.
  • Traditional ways of cooking are supported that could be lost if not preserved.
  • This tour promotes the traditional way of living and the customs of the area by visiting local craftsmen in their traditional venues