Description :

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 Lassithi 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

Itinerary :

10.00 – 12.00: visit of Knossos palace with a guide 13.30 – 15.30: visit of Zeus cave (Dikteon Andron) + lunch at Tzermiado village (centre of Lasithi valey) 15.45 -16.30: visit of the pottery workshop 16.50 – 17.40: visit of  Kyra Kardiotissa monastery (optional visit) Return to Rethymno 19.30 – 20.00 o’clock

Price* : 32 € (children from 5 – 12 years old half price).

* The price does not include the entrance fees: to the Palace (6 €), to the cave (4 €), to the monastery (2 €) and the lunch.

Starting/Ending Time :

Departure & return time they depend the area of your hotel.

What´s included :

Transfer from/to your hotel or the nearest area.

Details :

Pick up from Georgioupolis, Rethymno, Panormo and Bali areas.

Location :


RethymnoThe prefecture of Rethymno is located on the western side of Crete, between the prefectures of Chania and Heraklion. It is full of magnificent beaches, interesting archaeological sites, Byzantine churches, lovely villages and lively resorts. Rethymnon Town is the capital, a town with intense Medieval architecture and a lovely Venetian port. Bali, Agia Galini, Plakias Read more

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