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Argyroupoli, Crete

Argyroupoli, Crete

Our most recommended things to do in Argyroupoli, Crete

Scenic Crete: Kournas Lake, Argiroupolis, Georgioupolis

1. Scenic Crete: Kournas Lake, Argiroupolis, Georgioupolis

Argiroupolis - Kournas Lake - Gergioupolis Embark on an extraordinary adventure to Kournas Lake, Argiroupoli, and Georgioupoli, immersing yourself in their mesmerizing beauty. Delight in the pristine, transparent waters of Kournas Lake, lose yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Argiroupoli's traditional village, and unwind on the picturesque golden beaches of Georgioupoli. This captivating journey guarantees awesome inspiring landscapes and treasured memories,a must for families with young children and those seeking to minimize bus travel time.

Off-Road: Waterfall, Lake Kournas, Gorges, Palm Beach, Lunch

2. Off-Road: Waterfall, Lake Kournas, Gorges, Palm Beach, Lunch

Embark on an exhilarating jeep adventure filled with history, culture, and the breathtaking landscapes of Crete. This tour promises a blend of entertainment, fun, and exploration, taking you through the island's most captivating sights. Limni Kournas: Crete's Natural Lake Our adventure begins at Limni Kournas, Crete's only natural lake. Here, we'll take a short break to enjoy the panoramic views extending to the Lefka Ori's northern fringes. The serene beauty of the lake provides a perfect start to our journey. Argyroupoli's Water Sources Next, we explore a valley leading to Argyroupoli's water sources, where nature's artistry is displayed through lush vegetation and stunning waterfalls. This picturesque setting offers a tranquil spot for a coffee break amidst nature's splendor. Holy Five Virgins Monument We then visit the monument dedicated to the Holy Five Virgins, marked by tombs in a cave from which holy water flows. A small church here pays homage to these martyred virgins, adding a spiritual dimension to our tour. Mountro Gorge and "To Nisi": Off-road route Our journey takes us off-road to the Mountro Gorge, through dense forest vegetation, and up the mountain to the historical ruins of "To Nisi". This abandoned settlement whispers tales of a bygone era, inviting us to uncover its secrets. Rural Life in Mountros Village Passing through the quaint village of Mountros, we delve into Crete's rural life at the Mitato of Astrinos in Kali Sykia. Here, we'll experience traditional goat milking, cheese making, and savor the authentic feta of Crete, surrounded by nature. In Agkouseliana village, we'll halt to savor our Cretan lunch. Delight in shared appetizers for every four persons and a main course for each individual, accompanied by wine and water. Indulge in the authentic flavors of "whatever mum has cooked," with vegetarian options readily available. Preveli's Palm Forest and Beach Our expedition leads us to the enchanting palm forest of Preveli. A brief hike reveals a landscape dominated by palm trees, unique rock formations, and a river merging into the Libyan Sea, culminating at a stunning beach for a refreshing swim. Kourtaliotis Gorge: Nature's Majesty On our return, we explore the Kourtaliotis Gorge, feeling its refreshing aura and admiring its wildlife, including the occasional rare vulture. This natural marvel marks a fitting end to our journey through the hidden treasures of Crete. This day tour is not just a trip; it's an immersion into the essence of Crete, filled with unforgettable memories, wildlife encounters, and a deep appreciation for the island's unexplored beauty.

From Elounda: Chania - Rethymno - Argiroupolis - Kournas

3. From Elounda: Chania - Rethymno - Argiroupolis - Kournas

Embark on an incredible cultural adventure along the western side of Crete. Discover traditional villages and striking landscapes on a private guided trip from Agios Nikolaos and Elounda. Get picked up from your accommodation in Agios Nikolaos or Elounda and head out on a journey through West Crete. With a chauffeured vehicle at your full-day disposal, explore the Venetian city of Rethymno, the charming Lake Kournas, and the romantic town of Chania. Take a break in the ancient village of Argyroupolis for the chance to enjoy an authentic lunch and eat in a cozy setting, surrounded by mountainous waterfalls.

From Chania: Rethymno - Argiroupolis Village - Kournas Lake

4. From Chania: Rethymno - Argiroupolis Village - Kournas Lake

Let's discover together Western Crete - an idyllic destination on the island that effortlessly captures the spirit of authentic Philoxenia ("Hospitality"). We will explore the Venetian city of Rethymno, the charming lake of Kournas, and the romantic town of Chania by enjoying maximum comfort and privacy with our logistics. Visit the village of Argyroupolis (Ancient Lappa city), where you will experience an authentic lunch at a cozy place surrounded by mountainous waterfalls, the smell of tasty grilled lamb on the spit (Cretan Antikristo), and friendly locals. Last but not least, you will have the chance for a unique homemade wine tasting by Kournas Lake. Prepare to excite all your senses!

Secrets of West Crete & Rethymno Private Tour from Elounda

5. Secrets of West Crete & Rethymno Private Tour from Elounda

Pair up with a local insider and journey along the golden expanse of West Crete in the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle on this day trip from Elounda or Agios Nikolaos. Choose from a range of vehicles that range from 3-15 seats. Visit destinations like the mountain village of Argyroupoli.  Be picked up from your accommodation and begin your journey into western Crete. Sip on mineral water and snack on fresh fruit during the drive. Wander the village of Spili which is known for its monuments and medicinal herb garden. Travel to the foot of a mountain to visit the Byzantine Monastery of Preveli which overlooks the vast blue Libyan Sea. Experience views of the Kourtaliotiko and Kotsifou gorges. Encounter hospitable locals who live close to untouched nature.  Visit the village of Argyroupoli a local spring that gives birth to the Mouselas River. Get local recommendations on where to tuck into the genuine flavors of Crete. Unearth the archaic hamlet of King Agamemnon where water resources are pure, the temperature is ideal, and the food is an art.  Prepare to be mesmerized by the delicious aromas of slow-grilled lamb, and melt-in-your-mouth river fish placed around an open fire. Go for a stroll in the seaside town of Rethymno and admire the charm of the labyrinthian streets and Venetian fortifications. Revel in the glamour of the old town's authentic street markets and eclectic wine cocktail bars. Return to your accommodation at the end of your tour. 

Crete: Margarites, Rethymnon, Argyroupoli Full-Day Tour

6. Crete: Margarites, Rethymnon, Argyroupoli Full-Day Tour

Visit the famous pottery village of Margarites in western Crete. This important center of regional pottery invites you to explore its narrow streets and hidden cafes. Enjoy the wonderful view and the harmonious coexistence of old and new. Visit the fascinating city of Rethymnon, which has maintained its unique flair. The Venetian fortress is particularly impressive as well as the so-called “Fortezza” at the city harbor, and the minarets from the Turkish era. Stroll through the city center and soak up the special atmosphere. Finally, visit Argyroupoli with its beautiful waterfalls. Enjoy a coffee in the shade of the imposing sycamore trees and learn more about the former ancient city of Lappa, which, according to myth, was created by Agamemnon. Admire a mosaic from the Roman period and see an existing Venetian portal with the inscription “All things of this world are smoke and shadows”.

Our most recommended things to do in Argyroupoli, Crete

Scenic Crete: Kournas Lake, Argiroupolis, Georgioupolis

Scenic Crete: Kournas Lake, Argiroupolis, Georgioupolis

Argiroupolis - Kournas Lake - Gergioupolis Embark on an extraordinary adventure to Kournas Lake, Argiroupoli, and Georgioupoli, immersing yourself in their mesmerizing beauty. Delight in the pristine, transparent waters of Kournas Lake, lose yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Argiroupoli's traditional village, and unwind on the picturesque golden beaches of Georgioupoli. This captivating journey guarantees awesome inspiring landscapes and treasured memories,a must for families with young children and those seeking to minimize bus travel time.

Off-Road: Waterfall, Lake Kournas, Gorges, Palm Beach, Lunch

Off-Road: Waterfall, Lake Kournas, Gorges, Palm Beach, Lunch

Embark on an exhilarating jeep adventure filled with history, culture, and the breathtaking landscapes of Crete. This tour promises a blend of entertainment, fun, and exploration, taking you through the island's most captivating sights. Limni Kournas: Crete's Natural Lake Our adventure begins at Limni Kournas, Crete's only natural lake. Here, we'll take a short break to enjoy the panoramic views extending to the Lefka Ori's northern fringes. The serene beauty of the lake provides a perfect start to our journey. Argyroupoli's Water Sources Next, we explore a valley leading to Argyroupoli's water sources, where nature's artistry is displayed through lush vegetation and stunning waterfalls. This picturesque setting offers a tranquil spot for a coffee break amidst nature's splendor. Holy Five Virgins Monument We then visit the monument dedicated to the Holy Five Virgins, marked by tombs in a cave from which holy water flows. A small church here pays homage to these martyred virgins, adding a spiritual dimension to our tour. Mountro Gorge and "To Nisi": Off-road route Our journey takes us off-road to the Mountro Gorge, through dense forest vegetation, and up the mountain to the historical ruins of "To Nisi". This abandoned settlement whispers tales of a bygone era, inviting us to uncover its secrets. Rural Life in Mountros Village Passing through the quaint village of Mountros, we delve into Crete's rural life at the Mitato of Astrinos in Kali Sykia. Here, we'll experience traditional goat milking, cheese making, and savor the authentic feta of Crete, surrounded by nature. In Agkouseliana village, we'll halt to savor our Cretan lunch. Delight in shared appetizers for every four persons and a main course for each individual, accompanied by wine and water. Indulge in the authentic flavors of "whatever mum has cooked," with vegetarian options readily available. Preveli's Palm Forest and Beach Our expedition leads us to the enchanting palm forest of Preveli. A brief hike reveals a landscape dominated by palm trees, unique rock formations, and a river merging into the Libyan Sea, culminating at a stunning beach for a refreshing swim. Kourtaliotis Gorge: Nature's Majesty On our return, we explore the Kourtaliotis Gorge, feeling its refreshing aura and admiring its wildlife, including the occasional rare vulture. This natural marvel marks a fitting end to our journey through the hidden treasures of Crete. This day tour is not just a trip; it's an immersion into the essence of Crete, filled with unforgettable memories, wildlife encounters, and a deep appreciation for the island's unexplored beauty.

From Elounda: Chania - Rethymno - Argiroupolis - Kournas

From Elounda: Chania - Rethymno - Argiroupolis - Kournas

Embark on an incredible cultural adventure along the western side of Crete. Discover traditional villages and striking landscapes on a private guided trip from Agios Nikolaos and Elounda. Get picked up from your accommodation in Agios Nikolaos or Elounda and head out on a journey through West Crete. With a chauffeured vehicle at your full-day disposal, explore the Venetian city of Rethymno, the charming Lake Kournas, and the romantic town of Chania. Take a break in the ancient village of Argyroupolis for the chance to enjoy an authentic lunch and eat in a cozy setting, surrounded by mountainous waterfalls.

From Chania: Rethymno - Argiroupolis Village - Kournas Lake

From Chania: Rethymno - Argiroupolis Village - Kournas Lake

Let's discover together Western Crete - an idyllic destination on the island that effortlessly captures the spirit of authentic Philoxenia ("Hospitality"). We will explore the Venetian city of Rethymno, the charming lake of Kournas, and the romantic town of Chania by enjoying maximum comfort and privacy with our logistics. Visit the village of Argyroupolis (Ancient Lappa city), where you will experience an authentic lunch at a cozy place surrounded by mountainous waterfalls, the smell of tasty grilled lamb on the spit (Cretan Antikristo), and friendly locals. Last but not least, you will have the chance for a unique homemade wine tasting by Kournas Lake. Prepare to excite all your senses!

Secrets of West Crete & Rethymno Private Tour from Elounda

Secrets of West Crete & Rethymno Private Tour from Elounda

Pair up with a local insider and journey along the golden expanse of West Crete in the comfort of a luxury chauffeured vehicle on this day trip from Elounda or Agios Nikolaos. Choose from a range of vehicles that range from 3-15 seats. Visit destinations like the mountain village of Argyroupoli.  Be picked up from your accommodation and begin your journey into western Crete. Sip on mineral water and snack on fresh fruit during the drive. Wander the village of Spili which is known for its monuments and medicinal herb garden. Travel to the foot of a mountain to visit the Byzantine Monastery of Preveli which overlooks the vast blue Libyan Sea. Experience views of the Kourtaliotiko and Kotsifou gorges. Encounter hospitable locals who live close to untouched nature.  Visit the village of Argyroupoli a local spring that gives birth to the Mouselas River. Get local recommendations on where to tuck into the genuine flavors of Crete. Unearth the archaic hamlet of King Agamemnon where water resources are pure, the temperature is ideal, and the food is an art.  Prepare to be mesmerized by the delicious aromas of slow-grilled lamb, and melt-in-your-mouth river fish placed around an open fire. Go for a stroll in the seaside town of Rethymno and admire the charm of the labyrinthian streets and Venetian fortifications. Revel in the glamour of the old town's authentic street markets and eclectic wine cocktail bars. Return to your accommodation at the end of your tour. 

Crete: Margarites, Rethymnon, Argyroupoli Full-Day Tour

Crete: Margarites, Rethymnon, Argyroupoli Full-Day Tour

Visit the famous pottery village of Margarites in western Crete. This important center of regional pottery invites you to explore its narrow streets and hidden cafes. Enjoy the wonderful view and the harmonious coexistence of old and new. Visit the fascinating city of Rethymnon, which has maintained its unique flair. The Venetian fortress is particularly impressive as well as the so-called “Fortezza” at the city harbor, and the minarets from the Turkish era. Stroll through the city center and soak up the special atmosphere. Finally, visit Argyroupoli with its beautiful waterfalls. Enjoy a coffee in the shade of the imposing sycamore trees and learn more about the former ancient city of Lappa, which, according to myth, was created by Agamemnon. Admire a mosaic from the Roman period and see an existing Venetian portal with the inscription “All things of this world are smoke and shadows”.

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