Lassithi Plateau, Lasithi Prefecture

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A fertile plateau that produces some of Crete's olive oil, Lassithi Plateau features white-sailed windmills extending above the valleys. Explore the area to find some early versions of these windmills scattered among old ruins of farms and towns. A memorial here commemorates the destruction of many of these villages during the Ottoman and Egyptian attacks of the 19th century. One of the best ways to tour the plateau's sites is by car; rental cars are available throughout the island. Make Lassithi Plateau a centerpiece of your Lasithi Mesa vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Lasithi Mesa driving holiday planning website .
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  • We have never had the opportunity to visit the same site as peaceful, whose every corner is a delight for the eyes. people are an infinite kindness and friendly is unthinkable a real corner of paradise where it feels good flanner
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  • The Lassithi plateau offers great views of the countryside and the mountains. If the weather is good, is a breathtaking atmosphere. But even if the weather is not so nice, the plateau has a magical effect.
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  • The plateau is actually 'only' from a few ancient windmills and a guest house, but the Outlook, the ride up is simply fantastic. On the way back (towards Ag.Nicolaus), can be seen still the cave of Zeus, is signposted. But pay up!
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