Plateau of Lassithi

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Heraklion, Heraklion

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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You start your exploration by visiting the magnificent monastery of Panagia Kera. A splendid monument of architecture and iconography, it operates as a nunnery and it gathers pilgrims from all over Crete.
Next stop over is the Dictean Cave, a cave of mystic atmosphere, impressively adorned by large columns, stalactites and stalagmites. According to mythology, the Dictean Cave was the birthplace of Zeus, the father of gods, and the place he was worshipped.
The tour ends by visiting Tzermiado, the capital of the Plateau.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

WiFi on board

What's Not Included

• 2 € - Monastery (chld 1,5€)

• 6 €- Zeus cave (under 18 years free)

• Extras at coffee breaks, Lunch

Traveler Information

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

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • According to the proposals of the Greek Health Ministry we are following the rules! Hygiene is a priority and extra cleaning measures are available. At activities social distancing is maintained. All travelers are required to bring their own protective eq
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • 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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Kera Kardiotissa Monastery
Panagia Kera, which played a major role and suffered significant damage during the Cretan Revolt

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Dikteon Cave
The birthplace of Zeus, the father of gods, and the place he was worshipped.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Lassithi Plateau
Pottery workshop, where you can watch the skilful craftsmen make beautiful ceramic pots.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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