Eleftherna - Margarites explor Trekking


Tags: The city of Eleftherna was built between 970 – 820 BC by the Dorians (northern Greeks) that came to the island at that period. The city was one of the strongest and richest cities of Crete. It had a port that was located at Fodele bay. Through that port, the city could trade and communicate wi

Experienced, English speaking
Free transport from/to your ho
Free Wi-Fi
Lunch pack (water,energy bar,
Lunch (wine, soft drinks, wate
Trekking equipment (trekking p

 Starting from the small village Eleftherna, we shall hike through the ruins of the ancient city, where will have the opportunity to admire the Byzantine tower at the city’s entrance, the Roman reservoirs, and tunnels, the acropolis, and the Hellenistic bridge. After our exploration, we will visit the local archeological museum. Later, after hiking through the beautiful countryside we end up at the pottery village of Margarites, where we can enjoy our lunch.

 There we have the choice to visit the ceramic workshops and be introduced to the traditional art of pottery which is flourished there from the Minoan period until nowadays.

Minimum number of participants, 3 persons

Price includes

• Experienced, English speaking trekking guide
• Free transport from/to your hotel with our vans. (as long as you are within the predefined pick-up area)
• Free Wi-Fi 
• Lunch pack (water,energy bar, fruits, juice box)
• Lunch (wine, soft drinks, water)
•Trekking equipment (trekking poles, backpack) uppon request


• Private expenses (coffees, alcoholic drinks etc.)
• Tickets to museums and archaeological sites
• Specialised guides for museums and archaeological sites
• Anything that it is not mentioned at the "Price includes" list

What to bring

• Trekking shoes
• Windproof jacket
• Camera
• Sunscreen
• Hat – sun glasses

• Distance: 11 km

• Duration: 5 hours

• Total tour duration 7 hours

• Family friendly: Yes



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