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Rethymno - A relaxing excursion

Published on: 2012-04-25 21:50:45
This is a half day trip to the Northwestern part of the Prefecture and to the Northeastern part of Hania

This is a short trip to the area connecting Rethymno and Hania prefectures.

Setting off from Rethymno soon after the National Road's junction at Episkopi, the village Episkopi is the first to enter. Here are some remains of the Venetian and Ottoman Era. Argyroupolis is built on the remains of Ancient Lappa. Here are the Springs of Argyroupolis, very popular especially during hot summer days. A coffee-break here would be appropriate. Further through the mountains, the picturesque village of Kournas welcomes the visitors. A little further down from here lays the Kournas Lake. Georgioupolis is a popular resort to have an afternoon coffee, or an evening meal after swimming and enjoying the sun in any of the numerous beaches that exist in the area.