The idyllic Lassithi Plateau is located in a quiet area surrounded by high mountains and several smaller plateaus . The circular path is ideal for cycling , as the road has been long and uphill along you can visit all the attractions of the plateau . The famous windmills with white sails will impress you as well as a technical pond filled with goldfish . Visit the Church of the Holy Cross or walk to the post Minoan settlement ” Nail “. One of the major attractions of the plateau is the ” Cold Cave ” which is better known as ” Diktaion Cave ” which according to tradition, Zeus was united Europe and was born Minos .