A trip in the region of Lassithi: Knossos, Psychro, Tzermiado - Leaving from Heraklion and its surrounding area

A trip in the region of Lassithi: Knossos, Psychro, Tzermiado - Leaving from Heraklion and its surrounding area

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Discovering Knossos and the mainland villages of Crete

Stories from your local guide

Exceptional archeological and historical sites such as the Kera monastery

The beauty of the landscapes and picturesque villages of Crete

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Dsicover the archeological sites of Knossos, the plateau of Lassithi and its surrounding picturesque villages wuth your local guide!

You will meet your guide and the rest of the group, then you will head on to Knossos. During the trip, you will enjoy the view of the valley and the big open spaces at the heart of the island.

The history of the city goes back to the Neolithic era. Moreover the Knossos Palace was constructed under the reign of King Minos (ticket not included). You will learn of the archeologist Arthur Sir Evan's' discoveries. Your guide will tell you off the ancient myth of the minotaur, which originates from this region!

You will go to the Kera monastery (ticket not included), outside of the city before continuing your trip in mainland Crete. You will stop in Psychro, a village that has an incredible views of the plains and is home to numerous craftspeople. You will then be able to  discover the caves of Psychro. From all the myths that have been passed down over the centuries, it is said that Zeus himself was born in one of these caves (ticket not included)!

You will then stop at Tzermiado of which the local architecture is unique. This village's authenticity is representative of the way of life of people from Crete.

At the end of the day, your guide will take you back to Heraklion. You will be able to choose the option of having a transfer from your hotel to the departure point of the tour in Heraklion city centre, in which case you will  be brought back to your hotel at the end of the day.


While ccompleting your reservation, you will be asked to choose between:

  • leaving from Heraklion city centre at the Historical Museum.
  • leaving from your hotel, in which case, you will have to indciate your hotel's address in so that our partner can plan the transfer from your hotel or from a nearby address.
  • a list of places with good transport links from your hotel: Amoudara, Gouves, Analipsis, Anissaras, Hersonissos, Stalis, Malia and Heraklion city centre.


If you choose to leave from your hotel, the exact pick-up time and area will be confirmed once your reservation is cmpleted.


  • Seasonal activity: from May to October
  • Availability (ecluding exceptional dates) :
    • Monday and Thursday : english, allemand, allemand et russe
  • Departure time: 8am (from Heraklion city centre)
  • Departure location: Heraklion Historical Musem, or from your city centre hotel and the surrounding area (according to your chosen option)
  • Maximum van capacity: 50 passengers
  • If you're leaving from a hotel, the exact pick-up time and location will be confirmed with you after havign completed your reservation
  • Tickets to the following sites aren't included: Knossos Palace (about 15€ per person), the Kera monastery (about 2€ per person), the Psychro caves (about 6€ per person)
  • Animals are not allowed


  • The guided tour of Lassithi, mainland Crete: Knossos, Psychro, Tzermiado
  • A guide
  • Pick-up from your Heraklion city centre hotel and the surrounding areas (depending on your chosen option)


  • Meals
  • Tickets to mentioned sites: Knossos Palace, the Kera monastery, the caves of Psychro
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras