Villages & Plakias Beach
Discover South Rethymno
Follow us through the savage natural landscape of Crete which make your soul fill full of power. We will start from the dam of the rivers at the lake, we will end up to the breathtaking full of plants gorge of Saint Antonios with a small church in the rocky cave. We will pass through some traditional villages and we will stop to take pictures at the higher point of the area, viewing the North and the South Rethymno and the two highest mountains of Crete. Τhen we will visit a botanical garden for a 40-minutes guided tour. You will discover plants and flowers of Crete, famous for their healing properties. At the end of that tour we will have a tea to enjoy and smell the magic of Cretan nature. We continue direction Spili (a famous village for its natural springs), we will visit the folklore museum and we will have free time for coffee. As long as we cross the imposing gorge of Kourtaliotis we will move towards Plakias beach for swimming and food with view to the South Cretan Sea.
Stop at :
St. Anthony Gorge (Gorge of Patsos): Walk along the river and discover the church under the mountain.
Duration: 40 minutes
Spili village: Discover the beautiful botanical garden and walk in the small streets of the village.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Kourtaliotiko Gorge: Take a breath and admire the view. Plakias Beach You will have time to have a lunch and to swim.
Duration: 2 hours