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Operates: Every Sunday.  

Knossos-Lasithi Plateau (full day tour).

 

Following the Minoan footsteps, visit Knossos Palace Archaeological site, then Zeus Cave (Diktaion Andron), later on a short stop at a Pottery workshop and in the end of the day we get to visit Kera Kardiotissas monastery!

Pick-up's from:
Georgioupolis, Rethymnon, Perivolia, Missiria, Platanias, Adelianos Kampos, Pigianos Kampos, Skaleta, Panormo, Bali.

Operating Days: 
Sunday.

Languages:
Sundays: English-German-Russian

Tour includes:
Pick-up service at or near your hotel, Full time guided tour.

Extra Fees (not included in the price)
Extras payable on the spot: Entrance to Knossos Site: 15€ (Children under 18 years old Free entrance), Entrance to Zeus cave: 6€ (Children under 18 years old Free entrance), Kera: 2€ (Children under 18 years old Free entrance)

Tour highlights:
Knossos Archaeological Site, Kera Monastery, Lasithi tour, Cave of Zeus, Scenic mountain side drive.

Direction:
East Central Crete.

Duration:
12 hours approximately - 270 km.

Overview:
In this amazing journey you will visit most well known places of central and eastern Crete. We’ll start our morning by visiting the Minoan Palace of Knossos. You will learn the history of this legendary place, the myths and mysteries of Knossos and of the Minoans. We continue east to visit one of the oldest caves of Crete where in accordance to the legends, god Zeus was born. Next stop will be at a pottery workshop, where you will be able to try your skills in this old profession. lunch will be in a traditional tavern on Lasithi high plain. on our way back there will be one last stop - “Holy Monastery of Kera Kardiotissa”- then we will take you to your hotels before dinner time..

Accents
• You see all the most well-known sights of eastern Crete in one day.
• Very good for children because exc is built on and around mythology.
• Children can try to make their own souvenir in pottery workshop - IT’S FREE.
• We visit one of the oldest and most beautiful caves of Crete.

Age Definition:
Adults: Over 12 years old  (Full fare)
Children: 5-12 years old  (50% discount)
Infants: 0-4 years old  (Free of charge)

Directions while booking:
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For further information or bookings please call at telephone No. (+30) 2810 341560

 


 

 

Schedule

Timings*:

- Knossos ~10:00-12:00
- Zeus cave (Dikteon Andron) + lunch time (not incl.) ~13:30-15:30
- Pottery workshop ~15:45-16:30
- Kera Kardiotissa ~16:50-17:40
Back: Bali ~19:30, Rethymnon ~20:20, Georgioupolis ~20:50


(The timings are approximate - just to give you an idea of the day's schedule)

Sights

Time Sight Comments
10:00 Knossos Archaeological Site
13:30 Diktaion Andron Cave