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.
Pickup and return from meeting point close to your hotel
Pickup time and details will be send to your email within 24 hours after your booking.
What to bring:
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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.
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!
Explore the Monastery dedicated to Virgin Mary that is situated near the village of Kera.
A small, male monastery located at the foot of Louloudaki Mountain will be our next stop.
Explore the mythical birth place of the king of gods Zeus. Admire the unique site decorated with impressive stalactites and stalagmites.
Our participants will enjoy a professional workshop to see how traditional ceramics are made and why not try to create their own!
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.)
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.
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.