Between the 1st of July and the 13th of August, we offer a special summer programme with various excursions.
How far we walk is variable and will be determined by mutual agreement.
As usual we will pause for a drink halfway and we will take time for a tasty meal in a local taverna.
Starting time: 08.00 hours. Minimum 6 participants. Price 35 € per person.
A few examples of excursions:
Summer Programme 2017
Situated in between the mountain ranges of Mount Ida and Mount Kedros is the Amari valley, known for its reservoir and Sifis the crocodile.
We walk a part of the imposing Patsos gorge
. After that we visit a byzantine Panagia church in Thronos, with frescoes from the 14th
century, which was built on the remains of a basilica with mosaic floor from the 11th
Then we walk to the Minoan excavation of Syvritos, situated on a hill with fantastic views all around!
On the way towards the south, we first visit the Late Minoan cemetery of Armeni.
Then we continue to the attractive mountain village of Spili, where we walk in Stefanos' Maravel herbal garden
, surrounded by scents and colours and all kind of butterflies.
A tasty herbal tea is followed by a short walk to Spili, where we will also visit a church and a folk museum.
The village of Argiroupoli
was built on the site of the ancient settlement of Lappa and is now known for its many wells and springs.
During our walk we visit the lower as well as the upper part of the village, we pass a Roman mosaic floor and we will see rock cut graves from the Roman period.
We also pay a visit to a carob factory and a shop with avocado products.