Arkadi Gorge

The Gorge of Arkadi starts north of the Arkadi monastery and after a scenic route of 2 hours and it ends near the village Pikris (some parts along the bed of the gorge as it is inaccessible), where visitors can admire important Venetian architectural monuments. In the gorge of the exceptional natural beauty, the visitor has the opportunity to admire representative species of Cretan flora and fossils. Nearby, in the village Margarites, which is famous for traditional pottery, starts the lush Margaritsano gorge, which is part of the cultural route called “Kourites Path”.