From Rethymno | Full-Day Kournas lake & Argyroupoli from Rethymno

Enjoy a round-trip excursion to the southern part of Rethymno. Experience the natural beauty of Crete, explore traditional villages and more.

Full description
See traditional villages, churches, mountains, gorges and beaches on this full-day tour from Rethymno.

Stop at Kournas, Crete’s only fresh-water lake. Enjoy a short drive through the countryside to the traditional village of Argyroupoli, where you can enjoy a cup of Greek coffee.

As the drive continues toward the island’s southern coast, notice the changes in the landscape. Just before the first glimpse at the Libyan Sea, stop at the Kotsifou Gorge and visit a beautiful old stone church.

Take a break at the Bay of Plakias and enjoy some time relaxing on the beach or exploring the village. On the way back to Rethymno, drive through the Kourtaliotis Gorge and admire the natural wild landscape.



Admire the beautiiful natural scenery around Kournas Lake
Stop for a cup of Greek coffee in the village of Argyroupoli
Enjoy a swim in the lovely Plakias Bay

Bus tickets
Hotel pick-up and drop off (in Panormo, Scaleta, Adele, Platanias, Missiria, Rethymno town, Atsipopoulo, Kavros, Sfakaki, Stavromenos and Georgioupoli)

What’s Not Included

Personal expenses

No pickup from remote hotels such as Grand Rimondi (pick up is from Creta star bus stop)

Prepare for the activity

Important information

Know before you go
• You will be notified by email after booking about the exact pick-up details (check your spam folder)
• Pick-up begins approximately 1 hour before tour departure and is done only from the areas of Panormo, Scaleta, Adele, Platanias, Missiria, Rethymno town, Atsipopoulo, Kavros and Georgioupoli