Category: Plateaus - Plains
Region: Lassithi Prefecture

Armenohandrades Plateau

Plateau of Armenohandrades is located 23km south of Sitia and is a part of Crete that remains completely unknown, intact and authentic. It takes its name after the two settlements of Armeni and Handras, which today form a single settlement.

Erganos plateau

At an altitude of 950m at the southern slopes of Dikti Mounts, you will find the small plateau of Erganos and takes its name after the ancient town of Erganos that was built on the adjacent peak Kefali.

Katharo plateau

The plateau Katharo is located 26km south of Agios Nikolaos and 16km west of Kritsa, at an altitude of 1150 meters. The waters of the Plateau are transported through the beautiful gorge of Havgas into Lassithi Plateau.

Lapathos Plateau

Near Kato Symi village, 36km west of Ierapetra and 77km southeast of Heraklion, is located the Plateau of Lapathos. It is a small but beautiful plateau, which is worth mentioning in our website.

Lasithi Plateau

25km south of Malia and 70km west of Heraklion city, is located the wonderful Lassithi Plateau. Located in a peaceful and fertile region, it is surrounded by the wild mountains of Dikti and several smaller plateaus.

Limnakaro Plateau

The Limnakaro Plateau is located on the northern slopes of Mt Dicte, near the Lassithi Plateau, at an altitude of 1.120 metres above sea level. It is enclosed by the peaks of Lazaros (2.048 m) to the east-southeast...

Nisimos Plateau

The Small Plateau of Nissimos is located 55km southeast of Heraklion, on the northern side of the Lassithi Plateau, at an altitude of 890m. Access is quite easy as there is a passable uphill road, 2.5km long, starting from the village Tzermiado.

Small Omalos Plateau (Lasithi)

Omalos Plateau of Lasithi is located at the southern foot of Mount Dikti, next to Kato Simi and Viannos, 60km southeast of the city of Heraklion. It can be accessed more easily from Kato Simi...

Thripti Plateau

Thripti Plateau is located next to the village of Kavousi, in Ierapetra area, at an altitude of 850m. It's really one of the most beautiful places in Crete, which is totally unknown to most Cretans. Its natural beauty is very special and so are the Thript