Best of the West

To the West of Rethymno we have lovely cynic places to visit! You are picked up from your hotel or area of residency by taxi and we set off for the rural areas to the West of Rethymno. A comfortable drive in a comfortable taxi with the opportunity to stop for pictures on route. We drive taking the old road that was used before the new National road was established in the late 60s’. We are transferred, driven to our first stop the Ancient Village of Argyroupoli.

Argyroupoli
Argyroupoli

First destroyed by the Romans.Evident till this day is the presence of the Roman conquest by the water falls and the Roman Burial site is just outside the village.

Argyroupoli renown for its natural springs and water falls as well as lush vegetation, after we enjoy the fresh spring water we continue by taxi up to the village where you can stroll through the narrow streets and marvel the Venetian structures.

Argyroupoli
Argyroupoli

A lovely mosaic, local crafts,avocado products and traditional bakery and shops. From here we are driven to the only natural sweet water lake of Crete, the lake Kournas. Your taxi will drop you off so you can visit and enjoy the lake at your leisure.Either have lunch,a snack,even a swim or take a peddle boat round the lake.

Kournas Lake
Kournas Lake
Kournas Lake
Kournas Lake

From Kournas our taxi continues as we visit Georgiopolis on the coast, after our visit here we proceed, to the high way and back for the city of Rethymno. A relaxing day, an opportunity to see rural Crete, in a safe, comfortable and relaxing way.

Enjoying the excellent and safe driving, comfortable taxi and a chance to have insight into Crete it’s people and history.

Kournas Lake
Kournas Lake