Join us !!!! Οne day through the beautiful Cretan wilderness, high into the mountains. Let the island amaze you, for sure this will be the best day of your holiday!
Discover another Crete. Animals , flowers and herbs, Cretan inhabitants and their unique hospitality. Not forgetting the stunning landscape that will take your breath away!
Thripti Plateau really one of the most beautiful places worth visiting in Crete, which is totally unknown to most Cretans. Its natural beauty is very special and so are the Thripti mountain hiking trails, which are part of the European path E4, which starts from the Iberian Peninsula, passing the Alps down to Crete, where it stops in the mountains of Sitia. The mountains of Thripti are the starting point of one of the wildest gorges in Europe, the Gorge of Cha, which is an important habitat in Crete.
The village of Thripti is not inhabited by permanent residents today, as they all have left their home for a better life in the urban centers. However, on weekends and in the summer, many of them come to enjoy nature and the coolness of the plateau. Moreover, you will meet a few shepherds who live here in the summer with their flocks.
On the plateau the vegetation is lush, and you will find many gardens with fruit trees like apple, pear, walnut, almond trees and many vineyards. Vineyards has also Kavousanos family on the Thripti plateau so no one else knows the area better than them. Take a deep breath , join them on a daily trip at Thripti , be part of unknown Crete and make this summer holidays unforgettable.