Lasithi Plateau is a plateau with avg. altitude 820m in Crete (Greece).
Lasithi Plateau, a mountainous municipality, is the westernmost of the 4 municipalities in Lasithi Prefecture. In the south of Lasithi Plateau is the . This small plateau is used for shepherding. It lacks permanent residents but does have a Byzantine church dedicated to the Holy Spirit.
The residents of Lasithi Plateau are still influenced by conservative concepts and by the precepts of the Orthodox Church. Their attitude toward foreign visitors can vary greatly but is never disrespectful.
- is the capital of the municipality of Lasithi plateau, and the largest also.
- is the second largest.
There's a paved ring-road that runs the circumference, and serves the 15 villages, the Mesa Lasithaki served by a junction from Mesa Lasithi, other junctions serving the Diktaio Andron, some facilities, and connecting it with the rest of the island's road network. Because the plateau's economy runs primary on agriculture, an agricultural road network developed for access in the fields, and transporting the loads, recently some of these roads widened & paved making those roads ideal shortcut
Diktaio AndronThe place where Amalthea is said to have nurtured the infant Zeus with her goat's milk. The cave itself is in a lovely location with breath taking views at the top, but small and unexciting. It takes you 15 minutes climbing to get the entrance. However you can hire a donkey at 15€. Don't forget to bring bottled drinking water with you.
#The post-minoic settlement Karphi
#in the preparations for the potato planting (late April-early June),
#in potato harvesting (mid-to-late August-mid September),
#in the sheep shearing
#in the sheep's milking,
Also you can do:
#ball sports (football and basketball)
#cultural immersion, and especially winter...
Nightlife on the Lasithi Plateau is rare, with only one nightclub open.
phone: +30 28440 22754, +30 697 223 4275 (Mobile phone)2 studios and 9 stone-built apartments equipped with kitchenette and central heating
phone: +30 28440 89101, +30 6932-736626 (Mobile phone)address: "Agios Georgios" Village4 star hotel . Overrated
Dias Roomsphone: +30 28440 31207Rooms to Let
Kourites Hotelphone: +30 28310 558282-star hotel. Overpriced rooms and food
Zeus HouseA stone made house 240m² for six persons
Dictaeon Andron Roomsphone: +30 28440 31504Rooms to let near the Dikti cave
2G, 3G, and 4G are also available if you have data plan
- The villages of Minoa Pediados
- The villages of Merampelo
- The Saint George of Selinari
- The villages of Viannos