Georgioupoli – Lake Kournas – Ancient Lappa – Waterfalls of Argyroupolis
This is a half-day excursion for those who enjoy family fun. Our first stop is fishermen village of Georgioupoli with magnificent eucalipti and grove. Over here the river Almiros begins. We shall visit small church of St. Nicholas on a small rocky island. We’ll go there over the old stone dam, and enjoy the peculiar siteseeing.
Our next stop is the only freshwater lake on the Crete – Lake Kournas. We shall have enough time for swimming, boating and coffee break at the local tavern.
Further we go to the remains of the ancient city-state of Lappa, where we’ll have a walk, and dive deep into Minoan history. We shall visit Roman necropolis and magnificent ancient oriental plane which is 2000 years old.
In the end we shall dine at Argyroupolis, where we’ll enjoy waterfalls, and have the best local “anticrysto” lamb or grilled salmon under the shade of old planes.