Traditional village of Zaros where we visit the Lake which is located at the foothills of Psiloritis.
The monastery of Vrontisi, one of the oldest monasteries of Crete dating back to 1300
Cretan Zeus Park
You will learn everything about the mythology, tradition, history and nature of Crete
Discover and get to know the mythology, the history, the traditions, the herbs, the professions of the past, the animals and feel the beauty of Cretan nature. Through this route we will discover the unknown Crete, heading towards its southwest.
Our first stop is the traditional village of Zaros where we will visit the Lake which is located at the foothills of Psiloritis (the highest mountain in Crete). You will be amazed by the beauty of the landscape and you will see images that will accompany you for a lifetime.
Our next stop is the monastery of Vrontisi, one of the oldest monasteries of Crete dating back around to 1300. Through a wonderful route having Psiloritis rising on our right, we reach the CRETAN ZEUS PARK where we will have the opportunity to learn everything about the mythology, tradition, history and nature of Crete. Then we taste traditional recipes and enjoy a BBQ meal accompanied with lots of wine.
The park includes 7 separate parks
- The great gallery of history
- Botanic –Fauna
- Folkloric-Cretan streets
- Nature loving
- Sacred peak
Our stay in the park and walks around its premises will be something unique and will really impress you.
This route will be unforgettable and will fill you with images and knowledge of the real unknown Crete.
The meal is not predetermined but during the journey after drivers question, can each choose his food. For example there are vegetarians as there are people who do not eat pork and so on.
So everybody can choose the meal they wish.
Food menu includes:
- 4-5 first dishes
- Main dish
- Raki and unlimited wine
- Walking shoes or ones that are comfortable for you
- Hat & Sunglasses
- Towel & Swimwear
- Extra money in case you desire to buy souvenirs, local products etc
We operate from April till October
- Lassithi Plateau: 09:30 - 17:30
- Trypitis Beach: 09:30 - 17:30
- Sarakina Gorge: 09:30 - 17:30
- Agiofarago Gorge: 09:30 - 17:30
- Cretan Zeus Park: 09:30 - 17:30