Category: Caves
Region: Lassithi Prefecture

Atziganospilios cave

Atziganospilios is located within short distance (10km) from the village of Adrianos, in site Koukistres. It is about 25km southwest of Agios Nikolaos. After entering the cave, four large rooms and five small rooms are opened, with rich cave decor.

Dikteon andron cave or Zeus cave or Psichro cave

The impressive cave of Zeus, the Diktaean Cave, is located just 10 minutes walking-distance from Psychro, in Lassithi Plateau, at an altitude of 1025m. In Psychro there is plenty of parking areas, with plenty of restaurants nearby. The route to the cave i

Milatos cave or Rapas cave

Milatos Cave, also known as Rapas cave, is located 3km northeast of Milatos at an altitude of 155m. In order to reach the cave, the visitor should drive 2.5km east of Milatos (following the road sings) and then walk in the uphill footpath that leads to th

Pelekiton cave

The Cave of Pelekita is one of the largest caves in Crete, having a length of 310m. The cave of Pelekita is located at an altitude of 100m, at the foot of Traostalos Mount, well hidden within the bare rocks of the wild landscape of Zakros.

Theriospilios cave

Theriospilios is a small cave in the position Chyloftes - Therio, northwest of Kavoussi in an altitude of 50m, on a steep slope above the sea. Visitors can reach the cave from Kavoussi after walking 40 minutes. Theriospilios has a total length of 44m, 25m

Trapeza cave or Kronio cave

The cave Trapeza, also known as Kronion Cave, is located between the village Marmaketo and Tzermiado, in Lassithi Plateau, at an altitude of 860m. It’s located near the secondary road that connects Marmaketo with Tzermiado School.