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Bike tour to Kournas Lake

Visit a cheese factory and a deserted monastery in the mountain village of Miriokefala. Walk the ancient Akropolis of Argyroupolis, see roman mosaics and venecian villas. Waterfalls of Lappa, freshwater lake of Crete and sandy beach of Kalivaki.

Visit a cheese factory and a deserted monastery in the mountain village of Miriokefala. Walk the ancient Akropolis of Argyroupolis, see roman mosaics and venecian villas. Waterfalls of Lappa, freshwater lake of Crete and sandy beach of Kalivaki.

What You'll Do

  • See a traditional mountain village of Myriokefala with its chapel of the 12th century containing marvelous wall paintings

  • Take a fascinating walk through the ancient Akropolis of Argyroupolis and a refreshing stop at the waterfalls of Lappa

  • Be amazed by the only freshwater lake of Crete, take a swim or hire a peddle boat for a short cruise

  • Enjoy a BBQ in the shade of eucalyptus trees next to the sandy beach of Kalivaki

What to Expect

In the morning you will be picked up by bus from your hotel. The day starts with an enjoyable coffee in the kafenion at the village of Myriokefala at the northern slopes of the White Mountains, where you can also visit the famous church of the Panagia with its ancient wall paintings. Then you'll start cycling down to the settlement of Lappa to visit Roman and Byzantine ruins.

In Lappa you can also visit an avocado products shop. Your next stop will be at the amazing springs and tiny waterfalls of Argiroupolis. Back on the bikes you'll head down to the only fresh water lake on Crete, Lake Kournas. On the way, you'll have a barbecue lunch in the beautiful countryside. At Lake Kournas there will be time enough to go swimming, taka a pedalo ride on the lake, or if you wish just relax and enjoy breathtaking views. Finally you'll cycle down to the fishing village of Georgioupolis for swimming and snorkeling, before being taken back to your hotel. This is a great way to see and enjoy Crete in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
If at any stage of the day you wish to hop onto the bus for a rest, no problem. You just put the bikes on the trailer and continue. You are recommended to bring swimming costumes, money (not credit cards) for coffee breaks and wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Meeting point Crete Bikes, Adelianos Kampos, Rethymno. Pick up from your hotel near the area of Rethymno available. 

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Details

Type
Biking
Activities
Cycling (lifestyle)
Tags
Biking
location
Argiroupoli, Kournas Lake, Rethymno
Languages
English, German, Greek

Prices & Rates (per person/per group)

Indicative Price (Total)
€60 per person
Costs

From €59 per person

Minimum No. of persons
1
Maximum No. of persons
7

Difficulty Level & Required Equipment

Difficulty Level
3 (Moderate)
Difficulty Level Notes

If at any stage of the day you wish to hop onto the bus for a rest, no problem. You just put the bikes on the trailer and continue.

Personal Equipment

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Duration/Timetable & Pick up Services

Duration
1 days
Notes

Duration: 8 Hours 

Services

All inclusive
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Included Services
  • Bikes and all the equipment needed
  • Guide
  • Transfer from and to hotels
  • Supply of water during excursion
  • Fruit
  • BBQ
Not Included Services
  • Food and drinks at Tavernas
  • Coffee shops and so on
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