Cretan Adventures hiking in Crete Greece

 

 CAVING IN CRETE


caving in crete Caves have always been part of Greek Mythology and History, from the birth of Zeus, the Father of Gods, to the most recent European History. Caving trips combine holidays with the exploration of some of the most beautiful caves decorated with natural sculptures.

Until now the speleologists have recorded more than 3500 caves in Crete. Many caves on Crete are of archaeological, paleontological and historical interest. Man used the caves as places of worship and as dwellings from the Paleolithic Era on. The Minoans were worshiping their gods in small palatial or house shrines, in sacred caves and in shrines built on mountain peaks.

We visit these unique natural formations with a lot of respect, by the accompaniment of our special guides, who will guide you through the mystery and the legends.

We Offer: Transfer from/to hotel (close to Heraklion) to/from the location of the event, experienced guide(s) of Cretan Adventures (depending on the number of participants), all special gear for the activity, if needed (helmets, harnesses, slings, figure of eight, secure karabiners), picnic lunch during the activity, first aid kit, health/accident insurance.

Period: From May to October 2011

Places that we recommend for the activity: Skotino cave

 

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CRETAN ADVENTURES
10, Evans str.
71201 Heraklion - Crete - Greece
Tel: +30 2810 332772,   Fax: +30 2810 288226
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