Kavros

O Kavros was once a fertile agricultural land, and the farmers were planting mainly pistachios, melons and potatoes in Great Plains.
Today, the agricultural land is not cultivated anymore this has become an area with touristic infrastructure and farmers to greet guests who enjoyed a holiday in kilometers long sandy beach.

Georgioupolis

Georgioupolis is a tourist resort located east of Chania and 38 km 21 km west of Rethymnon. Is a small coastal town, built in a Green Valley, full of rivers and springs. The residents except the tourism deal with beekeeping and agriculture.
The Almiros River flows in the city, while the output of the sea formed a very important habitat, the State of salt.
Characteristic of the village is the way and the central square with the many eucalyptus and cypress trees. In the square there are taverns, cafes and tourist shops. The output of salt, you will see the picturesque harbour with boats. However the city's trademark is the large mole that starts from the Harbour and ends at a small plateau, where it built the lovely whitewashed Chapel of Agios Nikolaos. The Church looks like it is floating in the sea.

Kournas Lake

The Lake of Kournas is the only natural lake in the entire island Mediterranean and Crete and the southernmost Lake in Europe, and is located in an enchanting landscape, surrounded by high mountains and olive groves. Located very near the village of Kournas, 2.5 km south of the beach of Georgioupolis, with a length of 1080 meters, width 880 meters and depth of 22.5 meters.
The name is derived from the Arabic word for ' Lake ' and the ' bathtub '. In ancient texts referred to as Korisia, while it is believed that there was a nice and clean hotel near the sanctuary of Athena.
Kournas Lake is a favorite destination for visitors, but locals. It is an ideal place for relaxing and for ride. In summer, a walk around the Lake, with its turquoise waters, usually takes less than an hour (3.5 km).
On one side of the Lake there are cafes and taverns, with lake view. Next in cafes, in the summer, with the recession of water, forming small beaches with white sand, where guests can bathe. The beaches are equipped with umbrellas.
Also, rented paddleboats for a ride on the Lake. The bike ride is a great choice for the afternoon as water colors are gorgeous and the serenity of Lake enchanting.

Argyroupoli

Argyroupoli is located 21 km southwest of Rethimnon, at altitudes above 700 meters and is a picturesque mountain village with approximately 400 inhabitants. Characteristic of the architecture of the village is the many walled-in homes ancient architectural elements. The village is connected with the revolution of 1878, because here was declared the Union of Crete with Greece.
Outside the village, it is worth visiting the ancient city of lappa, which flourished in the Hellenistic and Roman times and cut many currencies.
The almost exotic location ' Sources ' with lush vegetation by age-old plane plane trees, small beautiful waterfalls, ponds, many streams with gurgling Springs moving several watermills. Ideal location for coffee, drinks, or delicious food in an environment that really opens up your appetite. In the same area you can see the small church of St. John and the Holy power that is situated under a large rock.
Very near the village, in the ' Five Virgins» you can see carved into the rock tomb of Roman times and right next to a chapel dedicated to the five virgins who were martyred during the persecution of Emperor Decius, around 250 a.d. Near is a stately Evergreen plane tree with huge trunk.
Guests of Argyroupoli is worth the trouble to spend some time and visit the villages in the region where they can see several attractions. About 4 km east of the village of Argiroupolis near the village of Agios Konstantinos, you can see the ruins of Venetian Villas, from the time when the area served as a recreational resort for the Venetian rulers.

Chania

The town of Chania is built on the ruins of ancient kydonia saw and survived many invaders, and cultures whose footprints appear on facades of fine monuments.
The beautiful city of Chania managed to keep local authentic colours, although the increasing tourism.
One of the most beautiful cities in Greece and most picturesque in Crete. Dominant position in the City Centre occupies the municipal market, a remarkable building in crisscross pattern that was completed in 1913 with standard analogue of Marseilles.
The Venetian port picturesque any time and season attracts visitors.

Rethymnon


The city of Rethymno
is a very interesting tourist destination. The picturesque and well organized city is a paradise for the visitor who wants to spend relaxing holidays, walks in the picturesque alleys or enjoying the paths between the historical and natural monuments in the region. Visit the picturesque Venetian Harbour and the Venetian Fortezza fortress.
The old town retains largely the urban fabric as he stood during the Venetian occupation, with changes brought about by the Turkish conquest and continuous inhabitation until our days. Has been declared a historical preservable monument and a traditional settlement.

 

 

 

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