The route: Cretan monasteries – the cave of Zeus - a ceramic workshop
Interesting, informative and edifying excursion, which provides you with an excellent opportunity to explore the beauty of the island of Crete from a bird's eye view.
The first stop will be in the ancient monastery of Kera Kardiotissa. Believers from all over the world worship this holy monument with its miraculous icon of the Mother of God, and the ancient frescoes.
Further, a picturesque mountainous road will lead you to the Lassithi Plateau, which is considered one of the most fertilized ones in the whole Crete. During the time of our visiting the Cave of Zeus, you will pass a steep path on a donkey or on foot, to explore the cave with its stalactites and stalagmites, where, according to the mythology, Rhea gave birth to Zeus.
Last but not least, this program includes a visit to a pottery workshop, where you will have the chance to sit on the potter's wheel, and explore your artistic spirit in one of the oldest Cretan craftsmanship.
P.S. This excursion will suit the lovers of the history of ancient Greece and those who lust for breathtaking landscapes. It is not recommended for the guests who have health issues to visit the Cave.
Do not forget to bring along: Comfortable shoes (not flip-flops), a handkerchief for the monastery, money for souvenirs, a bottle of water, a hat.
550 450 euros for an individual excursion by a comfort car, 1-4 people.
600 520 euros for an individual excursion by a Mercedes E class / Audi A6, 1-4 people.
850 700 euros for an individual excursion by a Mercedes S class / BMW 7, 1-4 people.
720 600 euros by a mini-van for up to 6 people.
850 720 euros for an individual excursion by a Mercedes V class, 1-6 people.
1100 970 euros for an individual excursion by a Mercedes Sprinter class, 16 people.
Duration: 6 hours.
If you wish to join a group: Contact us and we will select a convenient time and place for you to join a group excursion. The cost is from 32 euros per person.