Book a Guided Tour to the Arolithos Museum in Crete for 2 hours and Skip the Line admission!
Book this Private Guided Tour to the Arolithos Museum for 2 hours, Skip the Line admission and encounter Cretan civilization and tradition with a well-informed professional guide!
What you will do and visit on this 2 Guided tour to the Arolithosm Museum in 2 hours?
Raki welcome by the guide
See the traditional house
Learn about folk arts, find exhibits from various folk arts such as weaving, knitting, hagiography, and woodcarving
Learn about nine different professions
Visit to the two traditional houses, the farmhouse, and the mansion
Visit the workshops of the blacksmith, weaving art and mosaics
Walkthrough the village of Arolithos
Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village established the Museum of Rural History and Folk Craft to preserve and promote Cretan civilization and tradition.
Enjoy a guided tour in the Museum of Rural History and Folk Craft located 10 kilometers outside Heraklion at Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village.
On your arrival, (tour starts at 12:00) an informative professional guide dressed in a traditional uniform will welcome you with traditional raki and nuts while giving you more information about the tour.
In the first hall of the museum in the 'traditional house,' you will see the main objects of an old traditional house and the way of life in the 20th-century.
The hall represents the inside of the house.
In the second hall, you will encounter the folk arts. In this room, find exhibits from various folk arts such as weaving, knitting, hagiography, and woodcarving.
In the last hall, learn about nine different professions, their tools or the products of each craftsman.
The tour continues with a visit to the two traditional houses, the farmhouse, and the mansion.
The main characteristics of these houses consist of architecture, decoration, and simplicity.
Learn how people used to live many centuries ago. Visit the workshops of the blacksmith, weaving art and mosaics.
The tour ends with a walk through the village of Arolithos, where you will visit an old cafe, the textiles shop, the grocery store, the bakery, the church and the terrace with panoramic views while talking about the habits and way of old and new life.
Also have the opportunity to taste a variety of products like olive oil, cheese, vegetables, and tea.
Transfer service and car hire can be organized with extra charge.