Walking Holidays and Special Interest Weeks at Arosmari
Our guide to what's on at Arosmari
2024 at a glance…
SPECIAL INTEREST HOLIDAY
|02 April||Discover Spring in Western Crete||Guided walks with Jonathan Peat|
|09 April||Painting at Arosmari
||Painting tuition with Francesca Harrison|
|16 April||Discover Spring in Western Crete||Guided walks with Jonathan Peat|
|30 April||Discover Cretan Easter||Easter activities programme|
|07 May||The Flavours of Crete||Culinary activities programme|
|14 May||Patrick Leigh Fermor and other adventurers in wartime Crete||Guided walks with Jonathan Peat|
|18 June||Bridge at Arosmari||Practice play and tuition with Debbie Winterbourne
|09 July||Yoga at Arosmari||Daily yoga practice with Sarah Jane Minter|
|06 August||Creative Writing||An week of workshops and tutorials led by authors Greg and Kate Mosse|
Please see below for further details
Discover Spring in Western Crete
Departs 2 & 16 April 2024
Step out and enjoy Crete at its most colourful on a spring walking holiday with expert guide Jonathan Peat.
Painting at Arosmari
Departs 9 April 2024
Take inspiration from the extraordinary landscapes of Western Crete and develop your watercolour painting skills under the guidance of celebrated local artist Francesca Harrison.
Discover Cretan Easter
Departs 30 April 2024
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.
The Flavours of Crete
7 May 2024
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.
Patrick Leigh Fermor and other adventurers in wartime Crete
Departs 14 May 2024
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.
Bridge Week at Arosmari
Departs 18 June 2024
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
Departs 9 July 2024
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.
Please call for details.
Creative Writing at Arosmari
06 August 2024
Join Greg and Kate Mosse at Arosmari Village Hotel for a week of creative writing and some fascinating insights into the world of bestselling fiction. Workshops will offer expert guidance on the art of engaging storytelling, with one-to-one tutorials designed to allow writers to explore areas of individual interest or develop an existing work in progress.