Virgin regions,unique landscapes, breathtaking views and authentic Cretan flavors are waiting for you to explore them. 

We will start our tour from Rethymno. After a 40 ' drive on the highway,we will enter one of the most spectaculars roads of Crete, by passing the Cretan mountains and villages.


1st Stop

After 1 hour drive, we will visit a historically important Cretan monastery. The monastery of Holy Cross in Vosako is built in a small plateau east of Rethymno. The monastery is built like a fortress and the main temple (Katholiko) is dedicated to the Holy Cross (Timios Stavros). 

Vosakos Monastery

4th Stop

Last one: a small village between the mountains in order to visit the shepherd's house and eat traditional homemade food made by the lady of the house. Bon appetit!

In the shepherd's house

2nd Stop

After a 10' drive we will dive into a real pasture land so as to be from the first ones that will see the true Cretan life. We will explore the place,play with the goat,and enjoy some raki with olives as we discuss with the shepherd.

An authentic pastureland

3d Stop

Next on our tour and according to the period,we will visit an apiary.We will be able to wear uniforms and watch the procedure of extracting the honey!

What a unique experience! 

A unique apiary

Price List

  • 1-2 pax: 160  per person 

  • 3-6 pax: 110 euro per person 

  • Children (6-12 years old): 80 euro per person

  • Infants (up to 5 years old): Free

  What is included on the Tour:

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • English or French speaking, local driver/guide

  • Tickets for the monastery

  • Liability insurance and local taxes.

  • Transport by air-conditioned van

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Lunch

  • Photos and Video taken on tour are sent electronically via e-mail

  • A lot of Raki and laughs :)


**Appropriate clothing during the tour is recommended (trousers or long skirts) in order to follow the rules of the monastery.

6-7 hours



Level Of Difficulty

2-8 people

Group Size


Type of Trip

Any day upon request


Air-conditioned 7-9 seated mini van


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