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Knossos Palace & Lassithi Plateau

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10 hrs
Availability : 1/4 - 31/10
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This tour will give travellers the opportunity to explore many places at the Plateau of Lassithi such us the historical Cave of Zeus, the Monastery of Kera, and the traditional village of Krasi.

Participants will also attend a workshop and learn more about the making of the famous Ceramics aging back to the Minoan civilization, as well as how local drinks (wine and raki) and olive oil are produced from locals.

The day will continue in a traditional Cretan tavern where, people will enjoy a delicious lunch which will be prepared for our group.

Our day will end with a guided tour at the word wide famous Archaeological Site of Knossos, the capital of ancient Minoan civilisation, the first in Europe.

Departure & Return Location

Pickup and return from meeting point close to your hotel

Pickup from city of stay

Departure Time

Pickup time and details will be send to your email within 24 hours after your booking.

Price Includes

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

Price Excludes

  • Monastery of Kera Entrance: 2€
  • Cave of Zeus Entrance: 6€
  • Knossos Palace Ticket: 15€
  • Lunch in Traditional Tavern

Available languages

  • English
  • German
  • French

Important information

  • At the time of booking please provide your hotel name and location. You will be notified be email about the exact pick-up details

What to bring:

  • Hat / Sunglasses / Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Tour ages
  • Adults 13+ | 47 EUR
  • Child 4-12 yrs | 23,50 EUR
  • Infant 0-3 yrs | FREE

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund



Morning pickup

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.

1st stopVillage 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!


2nd stopMonastery of Kera – 30 minutes

Explore the Monastery dedicated to Virgin Mary that is situated near the village of Kera.

3rd stopVidiani Monastery – 25 minutes

A small, male monastery located at the foot of Louloudaki Mountain will be our next stop.

4th stopPsychro Cave (Cave of Zeus) - 1 hour 10 minutes

Explore the mythical birth place of the king of gods Zeus. Admire the unique site decorated with impressive stalactites and stalagmites.

5th stopCeramics Workshop – 45 minutes

Our participants will enjoy a professional workshop to see how traditional ceramics are made and why not try to create their own!

6th stopTraditional Tavern for lunch-1hour 20minutes

There will be a big variety of local dishes made from local products of the Lassithi plateau, homemade wine and products from the surrounding mountains. (The meal is not included.)

7th stopKnossos 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 tourReturn 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 differ.

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