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PRIVATE TOUR TO "CRETAN ZEUS PARK"

Category: Private tour

Included in the price:
  • Private transfer service with an a/c vehicle.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region.
  • Information about the route and sights during the bus ride by an experienced guide.
Exclusions:
  • Ticket entrance the park:
  • + Adult (12+) 10 € / person
  • + Child 6 € / person (up to 4 years - free of charge)
  • Lunch- Provided free time to have a lunch/drink/coffee on your own.
  • Entrance to monastery
  • For pick-up NOT from Heraklion region, extra charges may apply.
English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian.
4 hours, depending on your location. In case you prefer to spend more time at the specific spots (e.g.swimming at Preveli beach), we might modify the program with you, because there will be no time to follow the whole route.
Car (1-2 people) or Minibus (3-8 people).

Right at the foot of the majestic Psiloritis peak, the birthplace of legends and myths, in the village of Vorizia in the prefecture of Heraklion, is Crete's largest theme park, “CRETAN ZEUS PARK”.

  • Right at the foot of the majestic Psiloritis peak, the birthplace of legends and myths, in the village of Vorizia in the prefecture of Heraklion, is Crete's largest theme park, “CRETAN ZEUS PARK”.

    The park, spread over a plot of about 500,000 square meters, is divided into several thematic zones:

  • BIG GALLERY OF HISTORY
    • Starting your tour, you will find yourself in the Grand Gallery of History, where many frescoes will tell the story of Crete from the Minoan era to the present day.
    WATER RESERVATION
    • You are in a unique water park area, on a natural lake with all the endemic flora and fauna of this area, especially suitable for recreation.
    BOTANICAL PARK
    • The creation of the park is aimed at protecting and preserving the rich heritage of useful herbs in Crete and especially the widely represented flora of the Psiloritis massif. The park simultaneously functions as a center for studying and demonstrating the beneficial properties of plants to visitors and as a wonderful place to relax.
    WORKSHOP NATIONAL CRAFTS CRETE
    • Folklore craft workshops are located on a colorful street, where visitors will learn about traditional professions that have already been lost or the ancient crafts and old customs of Crete that are gradually disappearing.
    NATURALIST WORLD
    • One of the few wildlife reserves, thanks to its great biodiversity, with many species of flora and fauna. Here you will see the endemic eagle of Crete and such birds of prey as falcons, hawks and a great rarity - bearded lamb.
      The park with a delightful mountain landscape, mostly covered with oak groves and rich shrub vegetation with hospitable hospitality welcomes guests.
    SACRED PEAK
    • Here you will see the shepherd's land. “Mitato” is used not only as a shelter for shepherds, but also as a premise for cooking Cretan cheese. This place is ideal for relaxing and tasting traditional products prepared by our employees from original and natural products.
      And while watching the trout near our pond, you can enjoy the unique Minoan barley coffee. The visitors' reward is provided with the opportunity to contemplate with binoculars or telescopes on the delightful landscapes of the Psiloritis mountain range, which opens from the Sacred Top site.
    BIG GALLERY OF HISTORY
    • Starting your tour, you will find yourself in the Grand Gallery of History, where many frescoes will tell the story of Crete from the Minoan era to the present day.
    ZOO
    • In the zoo, a visitor can take a picture, as well as feed a large number of animals placed in free aviaries such as wild goats, sheep, deer, rabbits, rabbits, horses, donkeys, wild boars...
    PREPARATION OF HERBS
    • In this area of the park dried and stored aromatic plants. Immediately after harvesting, early in the morning, the herbs are washed and dried naturally and in a shady place. Their use gives a rich taste and aroma in everyday cooking.
    TAVERN
    • A visit to “CRETAN ZEUS PARK” is not only a journey through history and a rapprochement with nature, but also a unique experience for gourmets. The local gastronomic history is characterized by the quality and traditional aesthetics of the dishes, the cleanliness and excellent organization of the service, as well as the sincere feeling of hospitality of the people who created this unique place of rest.
    TRADE SHOP
    • At the exit from the park, in the exhibition hall of Cretan goods, visitors can buy souvenirs and various traditional products of our production, such as aromatic herbs, essential oils, liqueurs, herbal teas, olives, olive oil, wine, raki, honey, jams, local cheeses, Cookies, traditional crackers, baked in a wood-burning oven, etc.
      An individual tour in “CRETAN ZEUS PARK” will be a great addition to your holiday in Crete!
  • Pick-up from your hotel or any other place within North Heraklion region (for other regions of the island extra charges may apply).

  • Visit to a Greek bakery with tasting of traditional sweets and coffee.

  • Visit to monastery.

  • Walk on the park (optional, many stairs).

  • According to your interests and wishes, some extra spots might be added to the program within the provided time frame.

  • Drop-off at your hotel.
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