Lassithi - Cretan Countryside

A road trip out in the countryside in beautiful “old world” East Crete filled with culture

From 89.00€

per person

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Lassithi Plateau
up to 12 People
Upon Request

Highlights

  • Seeing the rural beauty of Crete - the must see spots from olive oil making, hiking into Zeus' Cave, driving through rural villages, walking through a traditional ancient village and tasting Cretan dishes
  • Enjoy a traditional Cretan Lunch with stunning views overlooking Lassithi Plateau
  • Hike into the famous Dikteon Cave- Zeus' Cave - as mythology states, the birthplace of Zeus himself!
  • Hug the oldest plane tree of Europe at Krasi Village

Included

Assistance
Pick up & drop off from your location
Refreshments in Vehicle
Free Cancellation 48 hours prior to your trip!
Personalized day out with extra free time at any stop
Picture Stops for unforgettable snaps of breathtaking views

Not included

Lunch
Professional Tour Guide (optional, upon request for extra charge)
Entrance Fee to the Cave of Zeus

What to Bring

Please bring your passport, if you qualify for a reduced price
Hat and sunscreen
Comfortable walking shoes
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Tour Program

The Cave of Zeus - "Dikteon Cave"

According to the myth, this magnificent cave was the birthplace of Zeus. It is one of the most sacred sites of the Minoan period. With an easy hike you walk back in time to explore the cave and enjoy breathtaking scenery.

Traditional Village

A visit to the mountainous village of Krasi filled with history with narrow streets and old stone houses. A visit to the oldest plane tree in the town square that is at least 2,400 years old. The famous plane tree has a perimeter of aproximately 24 meters, they say one meter for each one hundred years of the tree’s existence. A walk around the village to see the roman aquaducts, local traditional life and much more.

Lassithi Plateau

A drive around the well known Lassithi Plateau filled with the ancient windmills. See the everyday culture, local architecture in the villages.

Olive Factory Visit

A quick stop to learn how olive oil is produced from start to finish at a local Cretan family factory. Taste local virgin olive oil and meet the local family that maintains the olive picking tradtions from the past.

More Questions or Clarifications...

Please contact us and a local Cretizen expert will answer any of your questions on this day out! If you would like a private day out with your group, a Cretizen Local Expert will contact with details of itinerary and pricing.

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