Mythology Traditon Hospitality and Nature
This tour is created for nature and culture lovers.
You will visit Zeus Cave, traditional villages, old wind mills, an olive oil factory where we’ll taste different kind of local olive oils and of course we’ll enjoy Cretan traditional lunch.
Lasithi is a region of 15 spectacular panoramic villages set in the Mountains and Tzermiado is the biggest and the capital of Lasithi.
Lasithi is known worldwide for two things, for Its 12.000 windmills and Zeus cave.
There were about 12.000-13.000 windmills pumping groundwater and it was the first and largest wind farm in Europe, but most have now been replaced by electric or petrol pumps.
Apples and pears, cherries and plums, pomegranates and quins, strawberries, nuts, almonds, grapes, potatoes and tomatoes, lettuce, aubergines, artichokes, and much much more are grown on the Lasithi Plateau, since hundreds of years ago.
Dikteon Cave, Psychro Cave, or Zeus Cave which is located about a kilometer from the village Psychro at the height of 1025 meters.
Named Dikteon Cave because it is nestled in Dikteon Range Mountains, Psychro Cave because is located in this village, and Zeus Cave because according to the mythology Zeus was born here.
This is an immpresive cave and one of the most visited sites in Crete.
You will have the chance to learn the way the Cretan people produce the golden liquid since thousands years, than we are going to taste different kind of extra local olive oils.
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Καλοναδων 4 Heraklion, Greece