Combo Tour: Knossos Palace & Lasithi Plateau and Cave of Zeus

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Departs: Heraklion, Heraklion

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This tour is a great opportunity to experience many historical places located in two different regions, in one day! Enjoy a road-trip that will let you explore spots at the Lassithi Plateau such us the historical Cave of Zeus and the monastery of Kera as well as the Historical Minoan Palace of Knossos in Heraklion!

You will visit the traditional village of Krasi and later in the day you will attend a workshop and learn more about Cretan Ceramics and how local drinks and olive oil are produced on the island.

The day will continue in a traditional Cretan tavern where, a delicious local lunch will be prepared for our group (not included in price).

In the end of the tour, you will be amazed my the Archaeological Site of Knossos. A palace, centre of the Minoan civilisation and culture.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes

Ceramics Workshop

Liability Insurance Coverage by ALLIANZ for our tour participants

Professional Driver

Tour Guide

What's Not Included

Kera Monastery Entrance: 2€ / Caves of Zeus: 6€

Knossos Palace Entrance: 15€


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Participants are required to bring face mask.
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning.
Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus ride will differ.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We will visit the little traditional village Krasi with its beautiful freshwater springs and the oldest tree on Crete, for about 20'.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kera Kardiotissa Monastery
It will take us 10 minutes to arrive by bus to the historical site of Kera Monastery, where we will spend for about 30'.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Monastery of Panagia Vidiani
The bus drive from Kera to the Monastery of Vidiani in almost 10' where you can enjoy the views of cretan countryside. We will stop for a visit at the Monastery for about 25'.

35 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bus Drive to Dikteon Cave: 20'
We will visit the Cave of Zeus for about 1 hour and 10 minutes.
The mythical birth place of the king of gods Zeus, decorated with impressive stalactites and stalagmites.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Lassithi Plateau
Our participants will attend a Traditional Cretan Workshop for about 45'. They will experience how traditional products like olive oil, wine and raki are produced and how ceramics are made.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

The Palace of Knossos
As soon as we arrive, our participants will enter the Archaeological Site with our Representative in order to attend a Guided Tour for about 1 hour and then enjoy some free time to take photos and admire the historic Minoan place.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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