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“steep path”(2 reviews)
Main Road, Plati, Crete 842 01, Greece
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We drove up here from Malia and it took an hour. Small charge to park the car. Plenty of cafes and gift shops. It’s a bit of a trek up to the cave but it’s not a race so take your time and enjoy the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nomad5522
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The approach to the cave is a 1 kilometre steep uphill walk with the last 200 metres over rocky ground. Then you have to go up & down so many steps for what turns out to be not that spectacular. I've seen many other more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert G
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

In my oppinion it is not worth the money. Just a normal dripstone cave. 200 stairs inside and quite a steep way to the cave

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 498helenas
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The cave was very cool but there was not much information regarding mythology. I suggest doing a quick Wikipedia search as it will make the visit more intriguing. Prepare for a steep hike! 2.50 euro for parking and 6 per person for entrance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grose4886
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Be prepared for a long walk up the steep path! Wear reasonable shoes and take water with you. For me, two days after epic Samaria hike, this was very hard, but totally worth it. Beautiful cave, nice lights, very impressive place, even if you are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SursurMai
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Went on a tour of the Lasithi Plateau and up to Zeus's cave where he is said to have been born. Was quite excited to go, but did not realize it was up the top of a steep hill. Quite a long trek up there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen T
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The cave is about 1-2 hour from Heraklion and not really worth the drive. It’s really nice cold in there after you walked all way up from the parking area. Which takes about 20 min and is very steep. You can also take a donkey...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KarolinaR2231
Reviewed 15 August 2018

If you like Greek mythology this is the place to visit. Note that it is rather cold in the cave, thus recommended to take something with long sleeves.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dovilė B
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Hired a car and drove to the cave. Drive was spectacular with some amazing views. The setting of the cave is great too. Was really warm when we went and yes there is a walk from car park to cave entrance of 15 mins. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We drove a car from Amoudara to lasithi. The drive and the view were amazing! We stopped several places on our drive up to the mountain to take pictures. It was just breathtaking. When we arrived at the parking we paid 2.50€ for the parking....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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