Margarites (Daisies)

At a distance 27 km from Rethymno on the northwestern Psiloreitis at an altitude of 300 meters from the sea, lies the picturesque village Margarites. It is known mainly for the manufacture of handmade creations that since prehistoric times the inhabitants have been able to develop, who have whitened the stockyards of  their houses and have placed large clay pots with colorful flowers in the streets and in  the whitewashed courtyards. The geographical location of the village brings you to important archaeological and historical sites, Eleutherna, Arkadi Monastery, Cave Melidonioy, Late Minoan tomb, the protected by the European Union gorge that crosses the west village, and 23 great churches many of these samples from the Byzantine period.