discover one of the most ancient arts of Crete ...
We will start our excursion from the village of Margarites, famous for its ceramic tradition. In our workshop, we receive visitors from all over the world to get to know the Cretan Ceramic Art to see how we make the pots on the wheel, how we decorate, and how they are baked in the oven to reach their final form. We will be very happy to show you how we work, to see the modern tools we use but also the tools of our grandparents and if you want to try to create your own works with our help. Learn to make your own pottery for free in one of the best studios
the famous Gerontospilios
Melidoni cave is one of the most impressive on the island. The cave is very important due to the archeological findings, some of which are exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Rethymnon. In addition, the cave played a tragic role in the history of the Cretan revolution. A small church is built at the entrance of the cave.
The Olive Oil Tour
The treasure of Crete is olive oil
The quality of Cretan olive oil is known all over the world. At the olive mill, the visitor has the opportunity to tour for free three different olive mills. He will be able to see the way in which olive oil was produced in the old days with manual tools and with the help of animals and later in the next generation where the oil was extracted with less effort, with the help of an oil machine and finally the modern processing that takes place today. us with the centrifugal force. The visitor also has the opportunity to try and buy olive oil