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“Fantastic experience, the best holiday excursion”
Review of Lassithi Plateau

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Owner description: This flat stretch of land high up in the mountains of Crete is rumored to be the birthplace of Zeus.
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Absolutely fantastic experience, very highly recommended. We had a great tour guide, Daryl who was very funny, had an amazing knowledge about local flora and fauna, he made our experience even more enjoyable by telling us about local agriculture, history and local customs in a very entertaining way with a lot of British humor added in the process, the best excursion ever!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

During your journeys in Crete, you have to visit this place. It is just beautiful, like a land from a fairy tale, surrounded by bold peeks. Here you can find Zeus's birth place, the Dikte Cave.

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The first sight of the plateau was from high about looking down across the whole plateau most of the windmills water pumps are missing as in the postcards of the area but the are slowly been repaired and got running the farmers in the area get three crops a year from this high plateau the bread basket of Crete

2  Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We did a day tour of the Lassithi Plateau with Safari Club Crete and it was a highlight of our trip. We did this drive in a very sturdy four wheel drive, with some parts off road which was a bit hairy in places but the paved roads up here are good if you are ok with heights and some hair pin turns. The scenery that you are rewarded with is very special and memorable. The plateau is situated roughly 70km east of Heraklion and sits at 840m altitude (2760ft). It is a very fertile farming area and you'll see lots of different crops and vegetables being grown here.

1  Thank Belgo96
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We drove round the Lassithi Plateau yesterday in our little hired car. Gorgeous scenery and villages. The roads were good and wide even though there were hairpins corners . The valleys were green and fertile, olive trees, apples and pears dotted throughout the Plateau. Up in the mountains about 3000 feet high, the air clear . We had a lovely lunch in a taverna and enjoyed the scenery . It a must to experience the lovely scenery around the plsteau

Thank YSL6
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