Lasithi Plateau

Lasithi Plateau

The largest mountain plain in Crete, Lasithi Plateau offers a glimpse of rural Crete. Green fields are scattered with fruit orchards and the remains of old windmills. At one time there were 20,000 metal mills with white canvas sails, but most have now been replaced by pumps. They are still an arresting sight though.
Cave Of Zeus

Cave Of Zeus

Crete (Heraklion Area)

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...

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Malia Old Town

Malia Old Town

Malia, Crete (Heraklion Area)

Escape the bustle of mainstream Malia for a day to explore the fascinating Old Town. Wander the labyrinth of small streets, leading to beautiful old churches and small squares with traditional restaurants and...

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Clothes, jewellery and local produce

Clothes, jewellery and local produce

Malia, Crete (Heraklion Area)

Malia has an impressive selection of goods on offer along its bustling beach road; and you can certainly shop till you drop as shops are open until 10pm! Browse the stores and souvenir shops for hand made...

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