Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

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Zeus Cave-Traditional-Villages-Old Wind Mills-Olive Oil Factory-Small Group.

This is my favorite tour in Crete because you get to see the real Crete, the old wind mills the old villages, Zeus Cave where the king of all the Greek gods was born. His mother gave birth there to hide from his father Kronos. We will see the old traditional windmills and the amazing views from an altitude of around 1000 m above sea level . Then it's off to Lasithi plateau, the biggest one in Crete . Driving through the old villages on the Lasithi plateau you feel that you are traveling back in time, like time stopped long ago.We can visit an olive oil factory ( optional ) where we learn about how olives are picked and how olive oil is made now and how they used to do it in the olden days .
( Flexible pick up from your hotel in Heraklion area ).

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Malia, Malia, Crete

Visit olive oil factory to learn about how olive oil is made with the modern machinery and with the old machinery.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Platanus Tree, Main Square, Krasi, Crete 700 05 Greece

We visit the village of Krasi , walk around the stone narrow streets and old houses, of course have a few photos at the oldest and biggest Platanus tree in Crete.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Windmills Of Lasithi Plateau, Οροπεδίο Λασιθίου, Tzermiado, Crete 841 00 Greece

We will see the old wind mills that used to pump the way from the underground to water the crops and the other windmills that used to grain wheat and corn to make flour.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cave of Diktaion Andron, Psychro Cave 720 52, Greece

We visit the Cave of Zeus and can enjoy a refreshing drink .

Note : there is 10-15 min walk uphill to reach to Cave and then we have around 100 steps down explore the Cave and look around to find Zeus . ( I am still looking for him after many years) .

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Alternative Crete, Mochos, Crete 70005 Greece

We visit the old village of Mochos with its beautiful churches and narrow streets, old buildings and then we are going to enjoy a Cretan traditional lunch in one of its local restaurants .

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking."
"There is a 15 minutes walking up hill to get to the cave and then around 100 steps to get inside the cave ."
"Walking up to the Cave is optional. At the bottom of the Cave is a cafeteria where you can enjoy some fresh fruit juice ,"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"The maximum number of people joining this tour is 7 ."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"

Hora de Inicio: 08:00 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: 1: Capsis Astoria Heraklion, Giorgou Anemogianni, Iraklio 712 02, Greece
2: Omalia Olive Press, Αγίας Μαρίνας, Malia 700 07, Greece
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from your hotel or another location that is in and around Heraklion City , Gouves , Anisara Analipsi , Chersonisos , Stalida , Malia ,
For other areas ( Agia Pelagia and Fodele , Sisi ) there is an extra charge for transfer,
We don’t pick up clients from Chania, Rethimnon or Elounda. We can meet up at a meeting point.


  • Heraklion Port Passenger Station, Leof. Nearchou, Iraklio 713 07, Greece

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Small-group tour.
  • Liability Insurance
  • Water , coffees

No Incluye

  • Zeus Cave , Diktion Antron ,entrance fee ( 6 Euro for adults, kids up to 15 for free.
  • Lunch - Cretan traditional lunch,soft drinks,house wine,15 euros per person ( Optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Cave of Diktaion Andron


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