Sports activities

Trekking, rock climbing, mountain biking as well as a variety of water sports offer both adrenaline and fun in the Lasithi prefecture.

Cretan feasts and fairs

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in one of the local feasts organized in many villages of Lasithi throughout the summer.

Churches & Monasteries

There are so many in Lasithi, but you can focus on historic Moni Toplou and also visit the byzantine Church of Panagia Kera.

Gorge of the Dead (Zakros gorge)

It sounds scary, but it was simply named after the Minoan burial sites discovered there, among other important findings. The entrance of this beautiful gorge is outside the village of Epano Zakros.

Dikteon Antron

One of the most impressive caves in Lasithi, it is, according to the myth, the place where god Zeus was born.


The atmospheric tiny islet across the fishing village of Plaka, near Elounda, is a place of emotionally charged historic memory

Chrisi (Gaidouronissi)

This non inhabited islet is a tropical sensation of the Libyan sea, with white sand beaches, crystalline blue waters, millions of tiny sea shells and cedar trees.


Agios Nikolaos, Greek, Mediterranean cuisine, Sea food