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Crete, Knossos, Lasithi, Zeus Cave and Olive Farm Combo Tour

Cretan Odyssey

Get picked up from Heraklion for a wonderful mythological day trip. Explore the ancient site of Knossos, discover the Vidiani Monastery, and delve into the Psychro Cave of Zeus on the Lasithi Plateau.

Palace Of Knossos

Discover Lasithi Plateau and its important landmarks on a guided day trip from Heraklion, with hotel transfers included. Visit the Psychro Cave, the Vidiani Monastery, and Krasi village. Take a taste of the cretan culture in the Olive Mill farm and end your day exploring the traditional village of Knossos Palace.

After a hotel pickup, head to the Psychro Cave, the mythical birth place of Zeus. Admire the ancient Minoan sacred cave and its stalactites and stalagmites.

Next, explore the Eastern Orthodox Vidiani Monastery, dedicated to Virgin Mary.

Continue to the traditional mountain village of Krasi known for its quaint central square with stone fountains and an enormous plane tree thought to be 2,400 years old. See intimate tavernas and cafes scattered among the streets, small stone churches, and freshwater springs.

Following, be guided in an Olive Mill Farm and see teh production of olive soap, olive oil and honey and enjoy an unforgetable meal made from local products, at your own expense at the Olive Mill Farm, with unique aromas from the surrounding wild mountain and view to the Aegean sea.

Leaving the beautiful region of Lasithi behind, end the tour at the Historical Site of Knossos, Europe's oldest city. Join a 1-hour guided tour and take photos of this Bronze Age archaeological site. Then, hop back on the bus to return to your hotel.

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Duration 10.5 - 11 hours

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English, French, German

Pickup included

You will receive a personalized email about the exact place and time of pick-up, within 24 hours after making the booking. If your accommodation is not accessible by bus or out of the referred areas there will be an extra charge, depending on the area. Please check your spam folder. Pickup available from specific points in the areas of Sisi, Malia, Stalis, Hersonissos, Anissaras, Agkisaras, Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Hani, Karteros, Amoudara, Agia Pelagia and from centrally located points in Heraklion town.

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About this experience

  • Get the most out of Lasithi Plateau and see the ancient Platanus tree in Krasi
  • Visit the Panagia Vidiani Monastery, a nunnery dedicated to Virgin Mary
  • Discover the Dikteon Cave surrounded by massive stalactites and stalagmites
  • Wonder in a uniuque Olive Mill Farm and enjoy a marvelous traditional lunch
  • Learn how people lived 4000 years ago on a tour of the Palace of Knossos
  • Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Driver
  • Guide
  • Liability insurance coverage by ALLIANZ
  • Cave of Zeus entry (6 EUR)
  • Knossos Palace entry ticket (15 EUR)
  • Lunch at the Olive Mill farm

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