3 hrs
Duration
Apr – Nov
Dates
Crete
Destination
Adults, Children
Ticket Type

Crete is the perfect destination for all kinds of sports and activities in nature. The island is divided into four prefectures: Chania, Rethymno, Heraklion and Lassithi.

Our bike tour is taking place in Rethymno, the smallest prefecture located between White mountains and Mt Psiloritis, known for its rich biodiversity, alternating landscapes and hospitable people.

This exceptional bike tour will give you the opportunity to discover magnificent gorges, olive groves, vineyards, cultivated plains, unique herbs and wildflowers.

Along this journey we will spot significant monuments from the Minoan, Greek, Roman, Venetian and Ottoman eras. Many old villages, are still inhabited offering the unique culture and traditions of the island.

TOUR CODE NUMBER CRE-BIKE-MARG
TOUR ITINERARY
  • Panormos
  • Perama
  • Melisourgaki
  • Orthes
  • Margarites
  • Ageliana
DEPARTURE FROM Meeting Point: JoyRide.Bike Station in the Royal Blue Resort & Spa, Panormos

How to get there

  • You can get to Panormos by the public bus 2.60 € per ticket. The ride from Rethymno town to Panormos (Royal Blue Resort & Spa, Panormos) is about 30 minutes.
  • There are severals bus stops in Rethymno town and along the route.
  • The bus sign is “Rethymno to Panormos hotels”.
  • Buses run every hour on the half hour from 5.15 am until 11.00 pm.
  • The Royal blue resort hotel (meeting point), is located 300 meters away from the bus stop.
DEPARTURE TIME 09.30 am
RETURN TIME 12.30 pm
TOUR DURATION 3 hours
TOUR DISTANCE 34 km
MAX GROUP SIZE 20 people
GUIDE Tour Leader
LANGUAGE English
TOUR PRICES
  • Adult bike (age 18 – 99): 70 €
  • Child bike (age 10 – 17): 60 €
SERVICES & FACILITIES
  • Bikes
  • Helmets
  • Child Seat
  • Coffee
  • Cold bottles of water
VEHICLE TYPE The tour is operated with new, top quality, highly maintained and fine tuned mountain bikes to ensure precise and reliable operation.
OPERATION DATES Apr – Nov: Every Thursday
BOOKING ORDER Please fill in all the requested fields of the tour booking form and press the “Book Now” button to proceed with your Booking Order (Your Reservation).

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  • Your Booking Confirmation (voucher) from Greece Tour Hub, with your booking order details, the contact details of your local Tour Operator, and your invoice
  • Your Electronic Transaction Confirmation for your Booking Order from the payment gateway

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BOOKING & CANCELLATION TERMS Please read our Booking Terms, Disclaimer Note and Cancellation & Refunding Policy
CONTACT US Should you have any question prior to your booking please:
  • send us an email at info@greecetourhub.com (indicating the Tour Code Number)
  • or call us at +30 6955313403 or +30 2103210031

Margarites Mountain Bike tour in Rethymno, Crete.

Margarites village is a well-known pottery center of Crete. It is located in scenic, green rolling hills at the foothills of Psiloritis.

Traditional settlement with some extraordinary architecture and lovely narrow winding streets. Surrounded by two parallel gorges with rich flora, aromatic plants, trees, herbs and flowers,the ride is a pleasure to the senses.

The fresh air in the magnificent gorge of Margarites keeps the ride cool!

The route: Panormo – Perama – Melisourgaki – Orthes – Margarites – Ageliana

We ride on asphalt roads, (road biking) or mixed terrain (mountain biking), in quiet countryside. Heading south from Perama we reach Melisourgaki and other villages on the foothills of Psiloritis. Reaching Margarites we have a bike stop for coffee break, or an optional visit to the pottery collection exhibition.

We return to Panormos through the gorge of Margarites, Orthes and Ageliana villages.

Our knowledgeable instructor will provide you with all necessary riding tips, to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

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