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Lasithi plateau tour🌳Monastery Kera🌳Diktaion Antron 🌳Psychro

Authentic villages of Lassithi Plateau in Central Crete

Join our bus tour on a captivating journey to the authentic villages of Lassithi Plateau nestled in the heart of Central Crete. Our adventure begins as we ascend into the mountains, greeted by the iconic windmills and charming traditional hamlets dotting the landscape.

En route, we pause at the renowned Kera Kardiotissa convent, a serene sanctuary steeped in legend and adorned with ancient frescoes. Here, amid the tranquil surroundings, you'll immerse yourself in the mystical aura of the miraculous icon and drink in the breathtaking vista stretching before you.

Our exploration continues in the village of Psychro, a bastion of traditional pottery craftsmanship dating back centuries. Guided by skilled artisans, you'll witness the artistry of creating exquisite Greek amphorae, each vessel bearing the legacy of generations past. Feel the clay beneath your fingertips as you endeavor to craft your own masterpiece, connecting with the age-old traditions that define this timeless craft.

Venturing further, we arrive at the enigmatic Dictean Cave, shrouded in myth and revered as the legendary birthplace of Zeus, king of the Olympian gods. A brief ascent through rugged terrain unveils this sacred sanctuary, inviting you to wander its hallowed chambers and ponder the mysteries of ancient mythology.

Our odyssey concludes in the picturesque village of Tzermiado, the vibrant heart of the Plateau. Here, amidst the idyllic landscapes and traditional architecture, you're invited to stroll through cobblestone streets, capturing the essence of rural life against a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty. Indulge in a leisurely lunch at a charming local tavern, savoring the flavors of authentic Cretan cuisine and forging connections with the warm-hearted locals who call this enchanting village home.

Trip plan

🚏Stop at: Kera

🚏Stop at: Psychro 

🚏Stop at: Diktaion antron cave

🚏Stop at: Tzermiado

What is included in the price

✅ Pick-up from your hotel 

(at the specific tourist bus stop, outside of the hotel. No more than 800 m)

✅ Guided tour at Kera

✅ Guided tour at Diktaion Antron cave (cave of Zeus)

✅ Free time for lunch

✅ Transfer with air-conditioned bus

✅ Insurance

What is not included in the price

❎ Lunch

❎ Entrance fees to museums/sights,

❎ Individual expenses.

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