Crete: Weaving Art Class at Arolithos Cretan Village

Crete: Weaving Art Class at Arolithos Cretan Village

From $48.66 per person

Learn the ancient art of weaving at Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village with this informative and fun workshop. You will also get the opportunity to take a mini-tour to the Museum of Rural History and Folk Craft for free.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 2 hours
Starting time 12:00 PM
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Instructor
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the art of weaving
  • Take a visit to the Museum of Rural History and Folk Craft
  • Take home a souvenir
Full description
Start your day at Arolithos Cretan Village with a warm welcome by the staff. The staff will be within the village, awaiting your arrival with a traditional glass of Raki, which you can enjoy with some locally sourced nuts. The staff will also provide you with some information about the day, whilst also providing you with some valuable information about the art of weaving and textiles. Enjoy a 30-minute visit to the Museum of Rural History and Folk Craft. This tour is a must and will provide you with a lot of fascinating information about Cretan culture and history.  Next, your course will begin by preparing the strings and making the fabrics. You will learn all the necessary steps required to take part in this process. You will have the opportunity to see the wool production in a slide presentation, learn about the symbols and designs on the fabrics that get produced, and use a real weaving loom to practice your skill. At the end of your tour, you will be able to take a piece of decorated fabric home with you as a souvenir. 
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Tour escort
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  •  Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
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December 5, 2019

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