Includes: Pick-up service at or near your hotel, tour with escort,
Tour Highlights: Koudoumas Monastery, Magnificent Beach, Meal Included , Choudetsi .
Duration - Directions: 8 hours approximately .
We start from Heraklion city or your Hotel of stay. We head to south crete passing by from Archanes were we have our short coffee stop in the picturesque square of the graphical Village. We then head to Asimi and then Sternes a small shepherd village from where we will start our climb in to the mountain. When wereach the highest point of the road, the peak of Kofinas will be on our right. As soon as we cross the saddle, we will see the vast Libyan Sea spread out before us, the southern sea of Crete on whose opposite shore lies Africa. If you doubt it, we will turn on the radio and search for stations. The Arab songs you will hear are the best proof that you are at the southernmost point of Europe. From here on, the road winds down in a series of hairpin bends through the pretty pinewood which covers the whole south slope of Kofinas. After short we will be to the “Katarraktis” Gorge and Koudoumas Monastery.
. We will be guided to the monastery and its unique history and then we will have the chance to enjoy the unique crystal clear waters of the beach just on the front of the monastery. If you wish you can also visit the cave of st Antonios which a short walk in the gorge.
By Noon meal will be served in the monastery area and then after a short rest we will start our road back from the same road. On the way back we will make a short stop in Choudetsi Village before you are taken back to your starting point
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