From Agios Nikolaos: Day Tour to Zeus Cave & Lasithi Plateau

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Activity provider:CRETE EXPERIENCE P.C ΙΚΕ

From Agios Nikolaos: Day Tour to Zeus Cave & Lasithi Plateau

Activity provider:CRETE EXPERIENCE P.C ΙΚΕ

From US$ 160.63 per person

Explore the Cretan mountains, see where Zeus was born according to tradition, and meet the locals. Enjoy observing eagles soaring over the mountains and goats grazing near the roadway.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Russian, Polish
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in the listed towns is included. Please be waiting in the hotel lobby a few minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private or small groups available


  • Discover the traditional village of Kritsa, Panagia Kera Byzantine Church, and the Ancient Lato.
  • Admire amazing view of Gulf of Mirabello from 1000m altitude
  • Visit the Katharo and Iassithi Plateaus
  • See mountain wildlife including eagles and goats
  • Visit the Birth Cave of Zeus
Full description
The road trip from Agios Nikolaos to Lassithi Plateau is a journey through some of the most beautiful and unspoiled landscapes in Crete. It is a journey that will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime. Starting from Agios Nikolaos, the road trip to Lassithi Plateau begins with a drive through the town and then onto the winding mountain roads that lead to the plateau. As you leave the town, you will be greeted with breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. As you drive through the mountains, you will pass through small villages and towns, each with its own unique charm and character. The road is surrounded by beautiful scenery, with lush greenery and rugged mountainsides. The route to Lassithi Plateau takes you through a series of hairpin bends, which can be challenging at times. But the stunning views of the surrounding countryside and the quaint villages along the way make the journey worth it. As you approach Lassithi Plateau, you will be amazed by the vastness of the plateau and the stunning views that it offers. The plateau is dotted with traditional Cretan villages, and the landscape is a patchwork of fields, orchards, and olive groves.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Guided tour
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Intoxication

Know before you go

  • You will may not participate in the tour if you are drunk.
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 5 reviews

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October 16, 2022

Had a wonderful day guide was the best .. Told us everything best experience on our trip to Crete high recommend it private tour get to go at your pace .. We loved it

June 3, 2022

Excellent and very interesting day. The guide was very friendly, accommodating and available. Very good driving, very clear explanations. We recommend this excursion

August 7, 2021

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