Visit the Unique Lassithi Plateau!! Departure from Heraklion







Every Thursday | Available from July till October

Duration 8 hours / Stay in Dicteon Cave approximately 1 ½ hour / Stay in Psychro approximately 30 minutes

Stay in Tzermiado appoximately 1 hour / Stay in Kera monastery approximately 30 minutes

Lasithi Plateau is one of the few areas in the Mediterranean with
permanent inhabitants at an altitude over 800 meters. It is surrounded
by the Dikti Mountains and 18 quaint villages, which still retain the
atmosphere of another era. You can admire the remaining famous windmills
and the venetian ditches, the drainage system of the Plateau.Here you can visit the Dictean Cave with the fantastic stalactites and
stalagmites, where according to the myth the father of the Greek ancient
Gods, Zeus, was born.

The next stop will be the famous village
of Psychro, well known for its handmade ceramics and the workshop that
will leave you with the best impressions after your visit.

Tzermiado, the capital of the villages on the plateau, will amaze you
with its natural beauty, it’s traditional architecture and its
breathtaking views. Here you can take pictures of the wonderful
landscape, rest for a while and enjoy your lunch in one of the local

Our last stop is at the historical monastery of Kera
Kardiotissa, a monastery inhabited and run by nuns, which is located in
an idyllic landscape. Here you can admire the miraculous icon of Virgin
Mary, plenty of frescoes and a variety of other icons, dating back to
the 14th century.

Indicative Time-Table:

10:15    Arrival in Dicteon Cave

11:45    Departure from Cave

12:20    Departure from Psychro – ceramics

12:40    Arrival in Tzermiado – Time for lunch

13:40    Departure from Tzermiado

14:00    Arrival in Monastery of Kera

14:30    Departure from Monastery

16:00   Arrival at Heraklion

The timing of the program will be approximate, depending on traffic and weather conditions

Remember to bring ‼️ Sun Cream (a lot!), Sunglasses and Hat, Long-Sleeved Shirt for Sensitive skin!



Children up to 3 years old, free of charge and travelling on parents’ lap

Children from 4 till 12 years old, 50% discount on tour rate


Important Notes

  1. Mandatory use of face covering before boarding on bus
  2. The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler.
  3. Please arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, no refunds.