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The plateau is located at the east side of Crete, on the region of Lassithi. A very fertile land, it used to be full of windmills that were used by the residents two centuries ago. Religion, tradition, and mythology are found all together in this place. Start your tour with a visit to the monastery of Kera Kardiotissa, with its miraculous icon of Mary and ancient frescoes. Then pass your way through the plateau until the village of Psychro, where the Diktaean cave is located. This is where Zeus, the father of the gods was born. Learn about the fascinating mythology through your visit to the cave. After that, you can make the last stop during your descend to the picturesque village of Krasi. Enjoy a refreshing stroll on the small square of the village and admire one of the oldest and bigger plane trees of the Mediterranean sea.
Traditional small village Krasi for photos of the oldest tree on Crete and toilet about 20′.
Vidiani monastery for about 25′.
Zeus cave for about 1h10min.The mythical birth place of the king of gods Zeus.
Eco park for about 45′ to see how traditional products are made like olive oil, wine, Raki, ceramic pots etc.
Kera monastery for about 30′.
In a traditional taverna for lunch. There will be big variety of local dishes made from local products of Lassithi plateau, home made wine and meat from the surrounding mountains.
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