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Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Heraklion, Heraklion

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Cherries, Churches and the Valley of Amari. A hidden paradise between the mountain Kedros and Psilorites. Explore the beautiful landscape at the springtime. For only a few months the year, the valley open it’s beauty. The first stop is at the ceramic pottery village Margerithes. After you'll visit the hidden valley and see a carpet of flowers, particularly orchids and irises including Orphys mammosa (Breasted orphrys), Orchis pauciflora (Sparsley-flowering orchid), Orchis italica, Orphys tenthredinifera, Iris cretensis, Hermodactylus tuberosus and Romulea bulbocodium. The great profusion of flowers is due to the limestone on which the plateau is situated. One of the highlights of this plateau is the extremely rare Tulipa doerfleri, and it occurs in in such great numbers that the fields are coloured red! Later filled up with the beauty of the flowers you'll have lunch in a traditional taverna After a good meal you'll visit Spili, the heart of Crete bevor heading back.

What's Included

Cretan Lunch in a traditional Taverna, Wine and Water incl.

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Margarites is undoubtedly the most important pottery center in western Crete. You'll make a nice little walk through the villange and visit a pottery, to see the traditional techniques which go back to Neolithic period to create ceramics which are very useful in our modern lives.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Enjoy the fresh climat at the heart of Crete

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Visit a hidden place, a plateau, full of endemic Orchids, Tulips and other colourfull plowers

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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