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From Heraklion: Lasithi Plateau, Zeus Cave, Wind Mills and Olive Oil Factory Small Group Tour
1 day 7.5 hours
This tour is created for nature and culture lovers. You will visit Zeus Cave, traditional villages, old wind mills, an olive oil factory where we'll taste different kind of local olive oils and of course we'll enjoy Cretan traditional lunch.
- Discover mythology, nature, traditions and hospitality
- Explore 5 spectacular panoramic Mountain villages
- Visit Zeus Cave
- See Wind Mills
- Have Cretan traditional lunch in family taverna
- Professional English speaking Driver (Guide)
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- Pick up and drop-off (Heraklion district only)
- Tip or gratuity
- Personal Expenses
Please note: pick up and drop off is provided only in Heraklion district (from Malia village hotels to Linoperamata hotels).
Explore Lasithi Plateau and It's 15 spectacular panoramic villages set in the Mountains with local guide. Lasithi Plateau is known worldwide for two things that you are going to visit in this small group tour, for It's Wind Mills and Zeus Cave.
There were about 12.000 - 13.000 wind mills pumping groundwater, and It was the first and the largest wind farm in Europe.
Zeus Cave is located at an altitude of 1025 m with fantastic stalagmites and stalactites, where according to the mythology, the father of the Greek ancient Gods, Zeus, was born.
On the way to Lasithi Plateau, You will visit the Aposelemis Dam and the underwater village of Sfendyli, picturesque village of Krasi with It's monumental of the nature, Platanus Tree , and if you are lucky, You can watch the bearded vulture (Gypaetus Barbatus)
Entering the Lasithi Plateau, we will stop to visit the ruins of 24 stone flour mills and we will relax for a while and take some pictures from breathtaking panoramic view.
After visiting Lasithi Plateau, on the way back to your accommodation, we will stop in Kera village to have traditional Cretan lunch in family taverna and our last stop will be at the Olive Oil factory, where you will learn all the process of olive oil making and will taste different extra virgin oil, produced by the factory.
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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