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All reviews hired a car stunning views beautiful area rural crete mountain side zeus cave hairpin bends sea level agios nikolaos wild flowers day trip agricultural land worth the climb fresh orange juice wind mills agricultural area surrounded by mountains
worth going there, it's just a bit different to other parts of the island I've seen so far :) nice views as well!
if you're planning on walking up to Zeus cave make sure you wear proper shoes and a hat, it's a bit steep...More
We took half a day to visit the Lassithi Plateau before going off to Agios Nikolaos, Elounda and Plaka for the afternoon. I think this is a great route for a whole day and is a good way to see two very different parts of...More
1,000 meters above sea level amongst the mountains is this amazing plateau which was made famous by 100,000 windmills which was used for irrigation.Now with more modern methods there is probably about 1,000 but not all with their sales on.There is a ring road to...More
It's an extensive and fertile plateau , at 820 mt , surrounded by mountains where vegetable and fruit trees are cultivated. It has a large underground water due to karst phenomena so 10.000 ( who says 7.000 ) windmills lifted it in order to irrigate...More
We drove up here from Malia with a rented car. The road snakes through the mountains as you go higher and higher and you can really see some steep drops and beautiful valleys. Although you sometimes you drive next to a cliff, there are proper...More
We visited as most holiday destinations were about to close. We visited a craft "village" in which my son had a go at throwing a pot (which we had great difficulty packing safely for return journey). As I find walking any distance difficult my family...More