Arkadi monastery


Myli gorge

- General Information -

General information

Elevation gain

6 hours.

44 km cycling.

677 m.

Level of difficulty

Medium difficulty cycling due to the elevation grade at 2 sections of the route (10%).


€58,00 per person.


Electric bike & helmet.

English speaking local guide.

Bottle of water 500ml.

Traditional cretan lunch.

Public liability insurance.

Free pick up service within the city of Rethymno.


Entrance fee at the monastery (3,00).

Coffee break is also optional.

Tour schedule

First stop

We start from our office at 08:45. We will ride along Rethymno's coast line to reach Arsani monastery before we start ascenting towards Arkadi.

Second stop

As we ride uphills through the olive trees, we admire the view of Psiloritis mountain on our left and White mountains 

on our right side.

The highlight

The Arkadi monastery is of great significance for Rethymno and Crete in general. Meet history through this holy place.

Lunch time

At Hovoli, a panoramic taverna we will taste delicious cretan lunch while enjoying the view of the mountains.

Final stop

On our way back we will pass through many picturesque villages and we will make a short stop at Adele before we end the tour.




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