Margarites Traditional Settlement

The traditional settlement of Potters and Artists, widely known for its architecture, and the beautiful gorges.

Enjoy walking in the streets of the village, visit the old Byzantine churches, go up to the monastery and make a stop for coffee, refreshments or tsikoudia in one of the squares.
Go to the sea, and eat in one of the many traditional taverns of the village.

Of course visit the many pottery workshops, see the artists of the ancient art of clay at the time of creation, create with the help of the old foot wheel, your own pottery project, buy ceramics for your home. The E4 path passes through the central square of the settlement.


Our guests can hike across the gorge, which leads to Ancient Eleftherna. Visit the Hellenistic Bridge, the old Watermill, the Minoan tombs along the way. The local authorities of the area have planned hiking trails and help you discover the unique natural landscape, the rich flora with cypresses, wildflowers, low shrubs and aromatic plants of the area.