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    Exploring the World of Honeybees: A Cultural and Traditional Hiking Tour

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    Duration:
    4 hrs
    Difficulty:Easy
    Free transfer
    English & Ελληνικά (Greek)
    100% private: Up to 6 people
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    Highlights

    • Get the chance to visit the cradle of the development of Greek marble architecture and plastic since the 3rd millennium BC
    • See with your own eyes two creations from antiquity, two Kouros statues that lie still for more than 2500 years
    • Visit the entrance of the ancient aqueduct that's been built almost 3000 years ago
    • Hike through the most verdant and fertile valley of Naxos
    • An hour long educational break where an experienced beekeeper imparts knowledge

    Description

    Starting at one of Greece's oldest quarry, Flerio, you will discover the ancient sanctuary of water springs and an aqueduct entry point.

    In this fertile area, two 5.5 meters and 6 meters long ancient statues lie still.

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    Afterward, you will visit Mili village, meet a beekeeper, and learn about the craft of beekeeping.

    You will taste organic honey, pollen, and propolis before descending to the Byzantine church of St. George.

    Finally, you will take a different uphill trail back.

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    Times

    Start time: 9:00 am
    4 hrs
    End time: 1:00 pm
    Occasionally, the tour can extend to a duration of 5 hours.

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    Complete your booking

    Your email ticket will contain all the information you need for an easy and smooth experience. You’ll get contact details, meeting point or pick up details with a Google map, our direct line (in case you need it) and much more.

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    Important information

    • Distance of 7 km with maximum elevation gain 280m

    Please bring with you

    Hiking pants and shoes
    Quick dry t-shirt
    Hat/buffer
    Jacket
    Water

    Includes

    Certified guide
    Transfer (pick up/ drop off)
    Trekking poles
    Backpack
    A snack made with locally-sourced organic ingredients
    An opportunity to learn about and participate in beekeeping
    Fist Aid Kit
    Transfer information
    Free & easy cancellation policy
    • If you cancel your booking 7 days or more before the tour date, you will receive a 50% refund.
    • If you cancel your booking less than 6 days before the tour date, do not show up, arrive late at the meeting point, or request to not complete the route, no refund will be given.
    • If the tour is canceled due to weather conditions, you will either be able to reschedule or receive a full refund. Any credit card or bank fees will not be included in the refund.

    Getting to the location

    Transfer (pick up and drop off) is included

    Itinerary

    • Starting point: Melanes, Flerio
      Greece's oldest quarry. Admire Kouros statue

    • Mili village
      Meet the beekeeper

    • Saint George
      Byzantine church

    • Kalamitsia
      The deserted Jesuit Monastery

    FAQs

    When will I get my ticket?
    We will confirm availability within 1 day or less. Once availability has been confirmed, will we then ask you to pay by sending you an email with a payment link. Please pay promptly to ensure your booking goes ahead.
    What happens if the weather is bad?
    In case the weather is bad and for your safety your excursion is cancelled you will first be offered the chance to reschedule. If, for whatever reason you can't or don't want to reschedule - including, simply, your wishes, we will then immediately process a 100% refund of your booking. Without any extra fees or charges. No hassle no fuss.
    Can I pay on arrival?
    It is not possible to pay on arrival. The only way to secure a booking is to make a reservation beforehand.

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