Knossos Palace - Zeus Cave - Traditional Villages - Old Wind Mills

Private tour

See a side of Crete that many tourists miss, with this private day trip to the places off the tourist map. You’ll head away from the island’s busy beaches to discover the real Crete, visiting an olive oil producer, traditional wind mills, sleepy inland villages, and even the Cave of Zeus, where the Greek god was rumored to have been born. Note that entry to the cave is extra.

Trip Itinerary

Picking you up from your hotel.
We stop at the old village of Mochos to walk through the narrow streets, see the old churches and take a taste of the local way of life, probably have something to drink or enjoy some local food at a family restaurant at the villages main square.
We will see the old wind mills that used to pump the water up from underground to water the crops, and the other wind mills that used to grain, wheat and corn to make flour.
We stop and take some photos at the Aposelemi Dam.
We walk around the picturesque village of Krasi, take some photos of the oldest and biggest Platanus tree in Crete.
We visit the cave which according to Greek Mythology Zeus the God of the Gods was born here , it’s optional though…..
Visit the Zeus Cave where Zeus the king of all the Greek gods was born.
We stop up on the mountain to enjoy the view of the Aposelemi Dam.
We take you to Knossos archeological site then you explore it on your own or we can arrange for an official guide with extra charge.

Meeting point + Tour duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel Duration: 8 hours Normally the tour lasts around 8 hours but some times depending on the traffic or weather conditions it might last slightly longer or shorter.


Liability insurance Private transportation Soft drinks, coffees, Bottled water English speaking driver guide.

Not Included

Entrance fees at the Zeus Cave 6 euro. Lunch Entrance fee at Knossos Palace 15 euros. Private Guide inside Knossos Palace. (100 euros per group, it’s optional though)

€450 per group up to 7 people.

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