Walking Holidays and Special Interest Weeks at Arosmari
Our guide to what's on at Arosmari in 2023
At a glance…
SPECIAL INTEREST HOLIDAY
|04 April||Discover Spring in Western Crete||Guided walks with Jonathan Peat - FULLY BOOKED|
|11 April||Discover Cretan Easter||Easter activities programme|
|18 April||Discover Spring in Western Crete||Guided walks with Jonathan Peat - FULLY BOOKED|
|25 April||Patrick Leigh Fermor and other adventurers in wartime Crete||Guided walks with Jonathan Peat
|02 May||Painting at Arosmari||Painting tuition with Francesca Harrison|
|09 May||The Flavours of Crete||Culinary activities programme - FULLY BOOKED|
|27 June||Bridge at Arosmari||Practice play and tuition with Debbie Winterbourne
|11 July||Yoga at Arosmari||Daily yoga practice with Sarah Jane Minter - FULLY BOOKED|
|08 August||Music at Arosmari||Programme of music concerts|
|10 October||Yoga at Arosmari||Daily yoga practice with Sarah Jane Minter - FULLY BOOKED|
|17 October||Meditation & Mindfulness at Arosmari||Meditation and mindfulness with Sarah Jane Minter|
Please see below for further details
Discover Spring in Western Crete
Step out and enjoy Crete at its most colourful on a spring walking holiday with expert guide Jonathan Peat.
Discover Cretan Easter
Departs 11 April 2023
Celebrate the most important event in the Greek religious calendar in truly Cretan style and join the traditional Christos Anestis service at the local church in Vamos.
Patrick Leigh Fermor and other adventurers in wartime Crete
Departs 25 April 2023
Historical interest walking holiday led by expert guide Jonathan Peat. Follow in the footsteps of legendary travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor and discover the characters and mountain ranges that played a pivotal role in the Cretan resistance during WW2, inspiring his memoir Abducting a General.
Painting at Arosmari
Departs 2 May 2023
Take inspiration form the extraordinary landscapes of Western Crete and develop your watercolour painting skills under the guidance of celebrated local artist Francesca Harrison.
The Flavours of Crete
Hospitality and philoxenia (the warm welcome of strangers) are at the heart of Cretan culture. Join us at Arosmari for a week of mouthwatering culinary adventures to discover the fabulous local ingredients and flavours that make the island’s cuisine so special.
Bridge Week at Arosmari
Departs 27 June 2023
A chance to learn or improve your Bridge skills with a week of seminars and practice play led by English Bridge Union qualified teacher Debbie Winterbourne.
Yoga at Arosmari
Arosmari is an idyllic setting for a week away from the stresses and strains of everyday living and our yoga weeks offer a wonderful opportunity to nurture, develop, or even begin your daily practice under the expert guidance of Sarah Jane Minter.
Music at Arosmari
Departs 8 August 2023
Enhance your week at Arosmari with a series of jazz, classical and Cretan music concerts in and around the village of Vamos.
Mindfulness & Meditation at Arosmari
Departs 17 October 2023
A restorative week of meditation and mindfulness using simple, yet powerful techniques designed to help you let go of unhelpful thought patterns and allow yourself freedom to enjoy the moment. Hosted by experienced practitioner Sarah Jane Minter.