Knossos Palace and Lassithi Plateau

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Palace of Knossos and Lassithi Plateau
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10 hrs

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

100 people


English, French, German

About this tour

This tour will give travelers the opportunity to explore many places at the Plateau of Lassithi such us the historical Cave of Zeus, the Monastery of Kera, and the traditional village of Krasi.

Participants will also attend a workshop and learn more about the making of the famous Ceramics aging back to the Minoan civilization, as well as how local drinks (wine and raki) and olive oil are produced from locals.

The day will continue in a traditional Cretan tavern where, people will enjoy a delicious lunch which will be prepared for our group.

Our day will end with a guided tour at the word wide famous Archaeological Site of Knossos, the capital of ancient Minoan civilization, the first in Europe.


  • Get the most out of Lasithi Region
  • Visit the Village of Krasi with its water springs and home of the biggest tree of Crete and enjoy time in nature
  • Visit the Historical Monasteries of Kera &Vidiani
  • Explore the birthplace of Zeus at the Dikteon Cave
  • Attend a Ceramic Workshop and create your own pot
  • Discover the Minoan Palace of Knossos and learn more about the most famous archeological site of Crete


  • Transportation in Air-Conditioned bus
  • Professional Driver
  • Tour Guide
  • Ceramic Workshop
  • All the legal taxes
  • Liability insurance coverage by ALLIANZ
  • Monastery of Kera Entrance: 2€
  • Cave of Zeus Entrance: 6€
  • Knossos Palace Ticket: 15€
  • Lunch in Traditional Tavern


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

This little traditional village with the beautiful freshwater springs and the oldest and biggest tree on Crete, will be our first stop for about 20 minutes. Enjoy our time in Cretan nature!

Explore the Monastery dedicated to Virgin Mary that is situated near the village of Kera.

A small, male monastery located at the foot of Louloudaki Mountain will be our next stop.

Explore the mythical birth place of the king of gods Zeus. Admire the unique site decorated with impressive stalactites and stalagmites.

Our participants will enjoy a professional workshop to see how traditional ceramics are made and why not try to create their own!

There will be a big variety of local dishes made from local products of the Lassithi plateau, homemade wine and products from the surrounding mountains. (The meal is not included.)

Leaving the beautiful region of Lasithi behind, our day will end at the Historical Site of Knossos. There will be a guided tour for about 1hour as well as some free time to take photos of this unique archaeological scenery.

Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants in the morning.
Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will differ.


10 hours




Adults 13+
Children 4-12 years
Infants 0-3 years

Pickup from

Kokkini Hani

Cancellation Policy

48 hours

Frequently asked questions

At the time of booking please provide your hotel name and location. You will be notified by email about the exact pickup details

  • Hat / Sunglasses / Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

  • Adults 13+ | 47 EUR
  • Child 4-12 yrs | 23,50 EUR
  • Infant 0-3 yrs | FREE

Pickup and return from meeting point close to your hotel

Pickup time and details will be send to your email within 24 hours after your booking

Cancel up to 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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Palace of Knossos and Lassithi Plateau
From: €47,00



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