Journey through the countryside to the Lasithi Plateau to visit the Kera Monastery and enjoy scenic views. Hop aboard your coach for a scenic drive past the mountains and lush countryside of the Lasithi Plateau. The plateau stands 2,805 feet above sea level. View the famous wind pumps that have been used for centuries to irrigate the land. Visit the Kera Monastery where you’ll admire beautiful 14th century relics, as well as a Virgin Mary icon dating to this period. Have your camera ready for Seli Ampelou hill, the gateway to the plateau and an ideal viewpoint to admire the sweeping landscape. Before returning to the ship, sit down to savor traditional Greek meze, including a glass of ouzo or wine paired with cheese, hard bread, tomatoes, and olives.
This tour is provided by an operator that has been third-party certified to meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Council's Criteria for Tour Operators.
Enjoy a scenic drive past stunning mountain vistas and vast verdant countryside.
Visit the Kera Monastery where you’ll view 14th century relics and the icon of the Virgin Mary.
Have your camera ready for incredible views from Seli Ampelou hill.
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KeyCard and photo identification
What to wearShow
Hat and sunglasses
Conservative attire required
Pregnant women and guests with back/neck problems should not select this tour.
Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting this tour.
Guests must dress conservatively when visiting sacred sites. Shorts are not permitted and women must cover their shoulders.
Guests must be able to walk approximately 320 feet over gravel and uneven surfaces, and negotiate several steps.
Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
Guests may encounter long lines to enter some venues.
Location Heraklion, Greece
Tour Code IK14
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