A chance to disconnect and get in touch with your artistic side.
Located in a distance of 8 km from Villa Mantilari – Thrapsano village is the biggest pottery center in Crete. In the village’s workshops you can even find large jars identical with the ones produced in Minoan Times. The village is full of images reminiscent of times way before the industrial revolution. The villagers of Thrapsano were touring the whole island having a master potter in charge, constructing kilns from one place to another in order to fire and afterwards sell their pottery that was essential for every household.
Get the chance to learn directly from a master potter at Villa Mantilari. Have fun getting your hands dirty and make something for you to remember or to offer as a gift to your loved ones.
Get your hands dirty and make your own clay artifacts
Learn about the age-old local culture of pottery making
Bring back with you an awesome clay artifact hardened in a Kiln at 1300C
The recommended participants in the group is 4-12.