If you want to discover the real side of Crete, mountains, villages and amazing beaches this is one of the best options for you. The palm forest of Preveli is a charming place for hiking alongside a river that ends in the sea and it is one of the biggest palm forests in Europe. After the refreshing waters of the beach, you can visit the monastery which was probably founded in the Middle Ages, but after the Ottoman Turkish occupation of the island the monastery was destroyed and later rebuilt. We will continue our excursion in Plakias, a quite touristic destination, but has a unique feel with its beautiful surrounding countryside, fine walks and gorges. Lastly, we will visit Spili, a traditional which is an ideal destination for foreigners and Greeks, where you can find excellent traditional cretan cuisine!