Roustika and Argyroupoli

A wonderful excursion for anyone who wants to discover more about the Cretan lifestyle and the history of Crete while relishing the beautiful countryside.

We start with a visit to the late Minoan cemetery in the village of Armenoi, a unique site with more than 200 chamber tombs and a great number of artifacts such as larnacas, pottery, tools, jewelry and more.

From there the road takes us to Kournas lake, were we shall have a coffee while enjoying the natural beauty of the lake, the only natural sweet water lake on the island which has its own legends, including a nymph.

The route continues to Argiroupoli, the ancient Lappa, with unique historical monuments, wonderful springs with small waterfalls and a carob factory with organic products waiting for you to try them.

Our last destination is the traditional village of Roustika where we will visit a monastery centuries old and take a stroll around the old streets up to a church dedicated to Virgin Mary with frescos dating back to 1381.

Reservation request