LASITHI PLATEAU – very easy bike tour

Overview



Fitness


Technique
Distance
17 km
Altitude
60meters ↑ / 60meters ↓
Start at
9:00am (May 20th to September 10th at 8:30 am)
Duration
4,5-5,5h (riding time 1,5-2h)

Highlights


  • the famous Lasithi Plateau
  • the wind mills
  • the traditional cafe
  • the cave of Zeus
  • the cooler temperatures
  • the coffee stop at the traditional tavern at Mochos village
  • the amazing view

Landscape

Our very easy bike tour for anyone who loves nature and does some cycling. This is the best way to explore the famous Lasithi Plateau with the vehicle that is closest to the nature, the mountain bike.

The tour starts from the north entrance of the biggest Plateau of Crete and the birth place of Zeus, the king of Ancient Greek Gods. Our first stop is Vidianis monastery with the old stone church and the small museum of natural life.

Next stop Psychro village where you can visit the most famous attraction of the Plateau, the cave of Zeus and gaze the view of plateau from above. At Aghios Georgios village we do the first café stop and enjoy a Greek coffee or soft drink. We continue the tour and we arrive back to the car.

On our way back we stop at the famous square of Mochos where you can visit the historic church of the village and taste some delicious healthy homemade Cretan meze at our favorite tavern.

Road surface

The mountain bike tour is performed on rural flat dirt roads with no dangerous sections.

Adults

55€

/ Person

Kids

40€

/ Person

Discount up to 15% for groups!

Included in the price


  • mountain bike
  • helmet gloves
  • platform or shimano spd pedals

  • water bottle
  • local guide
  • coffee and snack stop

Secure payment with Anyguide!

Maps

  • Included pick up and drop-off from Hotels at Hersonissos, Analipsi, Gouves.
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • All passenger hotel MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Recommended for sportive people only
  • It is recommend that you wear sport clothes, sport shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • The tours distance is 17Km and total uphill is 60 meters.
  • Not recommended for participants with serious medical conditions
  • the visit in the cave of Zeus is not included in the price
  • Youth under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult

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