Cave Of Zeus

Cave Of Zeus

Learn about the story of Zeus’ birth and how he became the mighty king of the gods. Sitting 1540 metres above sea level and nestled into the side of Mount Ida, Zeus’ Cave looks over the Nida Plateau. The steep walk up to the cave is so worth it. You can stock up first on drinks and snacks from the little shop in the car park.
Monastery of Savathiana

Monastery of Savathiana

Agia Pelagia, Crete (Heraklion Area)

After a turbulent past, the picturesque Monastery of Savanthiana stands firm as a great visitor’s attraction and is well worth a visit during a day up in the hillside villages of Crete. The precinct of the...

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Nature walks

Nature walks

Fodele, Crete (Heraklion Area)

Fodele is a great spot to set off on a nature walk. The River Pantomantris has created a fertile valley where plants and wildlife thrive. You can wander among orange and lemon groves, spot birds, butterflies...

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El Greco Museum

El Greco Museum

Fodele, Crete (Heraklion Area)

This little museum gives an insight into the life and work of the famous 16th-century painter, El Greco (The Greek). It ‘s about a kilometre out of the village centre, set in a stone house that’s said to be...

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