From Rethymno | Rethymno:Half Day Melidoni Cave Margarites & Arkadi Monastery

Discover the Melidoni Cave, Margarites, and the Arkadi Monastery on a guided tour from Rethymno.At margarites village we will have the opportunity to observe how traditional handmade pottery is made.



  • Discover the Melidoni Cave and enjoy a coffee with a view of the Melidoni Valley
  • Watch a pottery-making demonstration at a workshop in the village of Margarites
  • Visit the Arkadi Monastery and enjoy a coffee or lunch in the surrounding area
  • Stop at the Fragma Potamon Dam for a photo opportunity and enjoy the view

Explore the northeastern part of Crete on a full-day tour. Visit the Melidoni Cave, the Margarites Village, the Arkadi Monastery, and the Fragma Potamon Dam. Start your trip heading east to your first stop at the Melidoni Cave. Have time to visit the cave and enjoy a coffee with a magnificent view of the valley of Melidoni Village. Then, move south to the Margarites Village, where you stop at a pottery workshop. Have the opportunity to observe how traditional handmade pottery is made. Next, stop at the famous Arkadi Monastery, where you have time for coffee or lunch. Finally, head towards your last stop with a magnificent view at the well-known Fragma Potamon Dam for a photo stop.

Return to your hotel around 14:30, giving you the opportunity to rest and swim, or take a walk around the old town of Rethymnon in the afternoon.


  • Bus ticket Transfers with air-conditioned luxurious buses and bus tickets
  • Guide English German
  • Visit to Melidoni Cave
  • Pottery workshop in Margarites village
  • Visit to Arkadi Monastery
  • Photo stop at Fragma Potamon
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Rethymno Town, Hotels areas Panormo, Scaleta, Adele, Platanias, Missiria, Rethymno town , Sfakaki, Stavromenos and Atsipopoulo
  • All the legal taxes
  • Profesional Driver
  • Liability insurance coverage

Not Included

  • Entrance Arkadi Monastery (3€/person)
  • Entrance Melidoni cave (4€/person) if selected
  • Food and drink
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to Driver
  • Wheelchair

Not suitable for

  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users