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Stay 7 nights, including 5 days of horse riding, on dates of your choice (except July and August):


Are you looking for an equestrian stay at your own pace ?

Kristy has prepared for you an unforgettable circuit round the island of Crete ...  !

You will cross varied landscapes, will discover the authenticity of the warm welcome of the Cretan people.

Spread over 5 days, with a total of 28 hours of riding.

A detailed road book and clear directions are available for a smooth ride. 

ATTENTION : this stay is only suitable for advanced riders, able to take care of a horse by themselves.

Choose the dates that suit you and contact us. We will prepare your stay together.

Guaranteed departure from 2 participants.

 

The riding program :

Day 1: Arrival and welcome. Free day. Night in Georgioupoli.

 

Day 2: Around 10:00, your horse adventure will begin mainly by non asphalted roads and through the olive groves, you will climb to the village of Kournas. Going down to the lake, you will have the opportunity to admire its beauty as the crow flies. The turquoise colors and the surrounding mountains guarantee an absolutely incredible view. This little paradise will be a perfect place for lunch. you will be able to discover the lake by pedal boat and at 15:00 you will head for Kastelos. You will cross the almost abandoned village of Patima, to reach the greenery of the village of Argiroupoli. This village is famous for its springs, its old mills, its lawyers. Here you will spend the night.

 

(Riding hours : 6, morning (2.5) and late afternoon (3.5), big lunch break, small stop during the ride)

 

Day 3: Around 08:00 we will cross the village of Kato Poros which has been renovated in a traditional style and the pleasure will continue on shady dirt roads through unspoiled countryside. This beautiful path will lead you to the village of Aghios Vasilios where you will have lunch and enjoy open panoramic views. After lunch, you will discover a completely different natural environment: the peaceful Kotsifou Gorge and enjoy splendid views of the Libyan Sea. You will then go towards the village of Plakias where you will spend the night. You will have a long evening to enjoy the sunset and swim in the sea of ​​Libya.

 

(Riding hours: 6, morning (4) and late afternoon (2), lunch break, small stop during the ride).

 

Day 4: A day to recharge your batteries!

Around 09:00, you will follow the coast to the beach Rodakino while dreaming slowly ...

The sound of the waves will be the song of the day and it will fill you with a sense of eternity. Lunch and free time at Rodakino Beach. Ability to swim with your horse! Around 4:00 pm, you will travel a little further east, overlooking the beauty of the nearby gorges towards Laki Beach, where you will spend the night. Here too, the horse can invite you to a swim at sunset ...

 

(Riding hours: 4, morning (2) and late afternoon (2), big lunch break).

 

Day 5: Today you will begin to cross the island. From Laki Beach you will head north, crossing the valleys to the village of Mirokefala, well known for the beautiful Panagia Mirokefala church. Lunch nearby. You will spend the day in a calm and natural environment, admire the purity of nature and the simplicity of life of the Cretan villages. You will return to Argiroupoli where you will spend the night.

 

(Riding hours: 6, morning (4) and late afternoon (2), lunch break, small stop during the ride).

 

Day 6: Another off-road adventure to Episcopi, then further downhill to the beach. A perfect place to swim with horses if the sea is calm enough. Horses will enjoy their lunch break in the shade while horse riders will enjoy a delicious lunch in a beach tavern. Relaxing on this sandy beach is next until it's time to get back in the saddle and finish this unforgettable trip with a beautiful sunset on the beach. Night in Georgioupoli.

 

(Riding hours: 6.5, morning (3) and late afternoon (3.5), large lunch break, some small stops during the trip).

 

Day 7: Free time and departure.

 

Accommodation: 6 nights in a double room, in a studio or hotel, depending on the course. Food and drinks are not included. Daily baggage transfer and horse food are included.

 

Flight and transfers : Flights are not included. Transfer from Chania Airport or Souda Port to and from the hotel is included. Transfers from Heraklion are subject to an extra of 50.- € per person.

 

Price per person: from 990 € / person depending on the season


Single supplement: + 105 €.

You are an association, an equestrian center leader, a riding instructor, a family, a group of friends. You want to discover Crete on horseback, on dates of your choice.

 

Fill out the form below, with the code : KRISTY2019 and let us prepare your stay together!

 

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