Kournas Lake-Discover the Real Crete

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Included in the price: Guide, insurance, bike hire and equipment, support vehicle, fruit on the way, barbecue lunch and use of snorkeling equipment.

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Traditional Village of Myriokefala – Ancient Lappa – Argiroupoli Springs – Barbecue – Kournas Lake – Georgioupolis Fishing Village – Swimming and Snorkeling

This is our most popular cycling tour! In the morning we pick you 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 we can also visit the famous church of the Panajia with its ancient wall paintings. Then we start cycling down to the settlement of Lappa to visit  Roman and Byzantine ruins. In Lappa we can also visit an avocado products shop. Our next stop will be at the amazing springs and tiny waterfalls of Argiroupolis.  Back on the bikes we head down to the only fresh water lake on Crete, Lake Kournas. On the way, we’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 we 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. We just put the bikes on the trailer and continue.

We recommend you bring swimming costumes, money (not credit cards) for coffee breaks and wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Included in the price: Guide, insurance, bike hire and equipment, support vehicle, barbecue lunch and use of snorkeling equipment

Please note that all visits are optional.

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  • George

    George 13/08/2017

    Rated 5 out of 5

    The best day of our holidays in Crete!

  • Sindi Lee and Richard Beauregard

    Sindi Lee and Richard Beauregard 15/09/2017

    Rated 5 out of 5

    100 out of 10 stars
    This was the highlight of our trip. Our tour guide was amazing, the traditional home made food incredibly delicious, with a tour guide that knew his history and told amazing stories that kept us interested and informed of the real Crete.
    I did a lot of research before I pick this tour and was still a little nervous that I pick the right one because there are a lot of bike tours. But both me and my boyfriend were very very pleased with this entire tour. I highly recommend this tour if you want The best memories in Crete

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Part 1: Miriokefala - Kavros

Part 2: Kavros - Kournas Lake - Georgioupolis

FRESHWATER LAKE OF KOURNAS FUN DAY EXCURSION
Full Day Tour, incl. swimming at the Freshwater Lake or in Georgioupolis.
We Recommend:
comfortable Clothes / Shoes
Swimming costumes
Springtime / Autumn warm Sweater / Jacket, long Pants
Money for Coffee Break / Extra Drinks

Daily Program:
08:00 Hour Departure from the hotels. Pickup of our guests
09:45 Hour Stop at the Wells of Argyroupolis.
10:15 Hour Coffee Break in Miriokefala
10:30 Hour Tour start
11:00 Hour Visit ancient Lappa
11:30 Hour Visit Lappa Avocado Products
13:00 Hour Barbeque in the wild nature.
14:00 Hour Swim in the Freshwater Lake of Kournas or cycle with a pedalo around the lake.
15:00 Hour Georgioupolis fishing village where we can swim.
16:15 Hour Guests will be collected and drop off at their hotels.

The time data provides some guidance, shifts of even an hour are possible due to delays.

Tour length by bike: 38 km / including 32 km downhill.

Note: If you want you can browse the lake with a rented pedal boat.
Price: € 55.00 Adults / Children 6 - 14 Years 50% discount. 0-6 years free of charge on a baby sit adjusted in one of parent's bike.

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