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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Kommos Beach

Kommos Beach

Crete (Heraklion Area)

If you like being beside the seaside but don’t fancy the hustle and bustle of touristy spots, put Kommos Beach on your list. The biscuity-hued arc of sand is shielded by hillsides that tumble into...

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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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