Excursion #9

Rethymno - Axos - Zoniana - Livadia - Anogia - Zominthos - Nida - Melidoni Cave - Panormo

5 HOURS - 150€
(the price is for the transfer up to 4 persons. For more persons the price will be determined upon request.)

** Route modifications are possible after consultation with the driver.
** Additional waiting times at stopping points of the route are possible upon request with additional cost of 30€/hour.

 

Starting Point: Rethymno

Tour at traditional mountain villages of Axos, Zoniana, Livadia, Anogia, Zominthos and Nida where we make a short strop for photos.
Back to Anogia for food or coffee.
Next Stop Melidoni Cave. The Cave of Melidoni is located approximately 1,800 meters northwest of the homonym village Melidoni of Mylopotamos, at an altitude of 220m and on the south side of Kouloukonas Mountain. Gerontospilios, as also called, is very important due to the archaeological findings, some of which are exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Rethymnon. Moreover, the cave has played a tragic role in the history of Cretan revolution against the Turks, in 1824.
Stop at Panormo for coffee and photos. Panormo is situated about 20km east of Rethymnon city, in the province of Milopotamos. It is a tranquil seaside village, which has met a fast development during the last decades, without however losing its traditional character.
Return: Rethymno