Donkey Old Mill Trip


This trip starts from the horse riding center in Damnoni with direction to the “Old Mill”, located near the Mirthios village at the top of the hills. Following the "Avlaka", 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. The spectacle of the overall path is very bucolic.

By arriving in Mirthios, the riders will bypass the village, following a path under the settlement with direction to west. Thereafter, they will arrive at the “Old Mill”, that it producted the wheat harvest of the whole area, a few decades ago.Taking the way back, the riders will enjoy a panoramic breath-taking view to the Plakias bay and the mountains around.

  • Price: 55€ per donkey, for 4 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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