Donkey Mariou Trip

Description

This trip starts from the horse riding center in Damnoni with direction to “Mariou”, a traditional small village located at the top of the hills, following the "Avlaka". Avlakas is a water-channel that irrigates all the farms of the area, with water coming from the springs of “Kourtaliotis” river. The riders will pass through amazing paths with luxuriant vegetation because of the water, and will meet the Cretan flora and fauna: herds of sheep, meadows with wild flowers and olive groves, until they reach the Mariou village. The spectacle is very bucolic. Taking the way back, the riders will enjoy a magnificent view of the mountains around Plakias and a panoramic breath-taking view to the valley of Damnoni and Plakias bay.

  • Price: 35€ per donkey, for 3 hour guided ride    Get a Ride

All the riding tours on the beaches of Plakias, the olive groves, or the surrounding mountains are amazing and very picturesque. The scenery with it's beautiful flora and fauna is very enjoyable to take at an easy pace, but also suitable for active riding.


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