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Nature Whispers

  • Full Day
  • Crete
  • Youth and Family, Hiking and Nature
  • Morning Interactive Art session: Authentic movement practice in nature and Nature Contact Improvisation in the forest of Rouvas
  • A unique hike in wild Nature: The Gorge of Ag. Nicolaos
  • Lunch by the Lake of Zaros
  • Swimming in the Lybian Sea

DETAILED TOUR TIMELINE

  • Morning Interactive Art: Authentic Movement practice in nature and Nature Contact Improvisation in the forest of Rouvas

    You will start your day with a magnificent drive among fertile vine and olive fields, reaching a unique mountain scenery. At an altitude of 1300m above the sea level you will reach the most beautiful natural forest of central Crete renowned for its ancient and rare holm oaks, plane and cypress trees, the forest of Rouvas.

    In the forest, you will meditate and connect with nature and the land. You will explore forms of your authentic movement in nature, seeking your own personal dance. Following a shared point of contact you will create a partner dance based on physical principles such as gravity, space, weight and flow.

  • Unique Hiking in the Gorge of St. Nicolaos

    From the forest of Rouvas, renowned for its ancient and rare trees and orchids, refuge of many wild goats and birds, you will hike down the most impressive natural gorge of central Crete 4 km long- 2, 5 to 3 hours of moderate hiking.

  • Lunch by the Lake of Zaros

    You will enjoy your lunch by the beautiful Lake of Zaros, formed by waters running from the nearby springs. On the shore of the lake under the deep shade of the plane trees you will try the local specialty of the area, which is salmon and trout grilled over an open fire.

  • Swimming in the Lybian Sea

    After lunch you will enjoy the therapeutic effects of the refreshing and cool waters of the Libyan See, reaching the South most point of Central Crete. A remoted, wonderful sandy beach will be your last stop and a point of some leisure.

  • Tour Inclusions

    An Official Licensed tourist Guide

    Your private Transportation on a Premium class vehicle

    A professional Driver

    Your Nature Contact Dance session conducted by a Contact Improvisation Teacher

  • Tour Exclusions

    Your meal, paid locally