Knossos Palace & Lasithi Plateau: Villages, , Zeus Cave

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Full Day
Availability : 1st March - 30st November
Tour Details

Combo tour to Knossos Palace & Lasithi Plateau: Zeus Cave,
Vidiani Monastery, Krasi Village, Olive Mill Farm & Knossos

  • Short Description:
    This tour will give travelers the opportunity to explore interesting places at the Plateau of Lassithi such
    us the historical Cave of Zeus, the Monastery of Vidiani, and the traditional village of Krasi. Following,
    the participants will be guided in an Olive Mill Farm and see the production of olive soap, olive oil and
    honey etc. and enjoy an unforgettable meal made from local products, at your own expense at the Olive
    Mill Farm, with unique aromas from the surrounding wild mountain and view to the Aegean sea. Our
    day will end with a guided tour at the word wide famous Archaeological Site of Knossos, the capital of
    ancient Minoan civilization, the first in Europe.
  •  Get the most out of Lasithi Region
  •  Visit the Village of Krasi with its water springs and home of the biggest tree of Crete and enjoy time
    in nature
  • Visit the Historical Monastery of Panagia Vidiani
  •  Explore the mythical birthplace of Zeus at the Dikteon Cave
  • Wonder in the Olive Mill Farm and explore the Cretan nature and culture
  • Discover the Minoan Palace of Knossos and learn more about the most famous archeological site

of Crete

  • Included
  • Transportation in Air-Conditioned bus
  • Professional Driver
  • Tour Guide
  • All the legal taxes
  • Liability insurance coverage by ALLIANZ


  •  Cave of Zeus Entrance: 6€
  • Knossos Palace Ticket: 15€
  • Lunch in Olive Mill Farm

What to bring

  • Hat / Sunglasses / Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes for climbing to the cave
  •  A jacket for the cave(its always cold inside)

Know before you go,

  • We offer pick-up from various points such us hotels and bus stops.
  • While completing the booking, the agent will explain you the exact place and time of the Pick-up
    which is closer to your place of stay the exact place and time of the Pick-up which is closer to your
    place of stay.
  • Passengers are required to bring and wear face masks in indoor places and while travelling by bus,
    as long as it is requested by the government covid regulation

Timetable Information:
Total Duration of the tour:8-10 hours

Start at: 8:00
Ends at: 18:00
Full Description:
Morning Pick up:
We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning.
Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus drive will differ.
Bus Drive from the last pick up: 50 minutes
1st stop: : Psychro Cave (Cave of Zeus) – 1 hour 40 minutes
Explore the mythical birth place of the king of gods Zeus. Admire the unique site decorated with
impressive stalactites and stalagmites.
Bus Drive: 10 minutes
2nd stop: Vidiani Monastery – 25 minutes
A small, male monastery located at the foot of Louloudaki Mountain will be our next stop.

Bus Drive: 15 minutes

3rd stop: Village of Krasi – 20 minutes
This little traditional village with the beautiful freshwater springs and the oldest and biggest tree on
Crete, will be our first stop for about 20 minutes. Enjoy our time in Cretan nature!

Bus Drive: 25 minutes

4th stop: Olive Mill Farm – 2hours
Guided tour and lunch in a very interesting Olive Farm with unique view to the mountains and the
Agean Sea.

Bus Drive: 60 minutes

5th stop: : Knossos Palace – 1 hour
Leaving the beautiful region of Lasithi behind, our day will end at the Historical Site of Knossos. There
will be a guided tour for about 1hour as well as some free time to take photos of this unique
archaeological scenery.

End of the tour – Return to resorts:
Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants in the morning.
Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will

Bus Drive from Knossos: 1 hour apx

Type of excursion

  • Tradition
  • Landscape
  • Full Day

Not included – pay on the spot

  • Knossos entrance fee: 15.00€
  • Kera: 3.00€
  • Dicti Cave entrance: 6.00€

Should take

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Sun protection
  • Camera
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