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Ancient Lappa

Lappa Springs, Argyroupolis, Crete 74055, Greece
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History and fantastic landscapes

I am in love with Argyroupolis. Known as Ancient Lappa, it is said that it was founded by the... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Mihaela L
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Heraklion, Greece
Another piece a ancient history for Crete

There is so much to do in this small area Best to park in the small square by the church in the... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Sarah B
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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“upper village” (3 reviews)
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Lappa Springs, Argyroupolis, Crete 74055, Greece
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

I am in love with Argyroupolis. Known as Ancient Lappa, it is said that it was founded by the Mycenaean hero Agamemnon. Beyond legend, it is certainly worth visiting as it boasts all kinds of architectural treasures, a Roman necropolis hidden in a gorge full...More

1  Thank Mihaela L
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

There is so much to do in this small area Best to park in the small square by the church in the upper village, take the circular tour, small maps available by the avocado oil shop, then walk down the striped lane and onto the...More

1  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful place to visit and some breathtaking views. There is loads of Travernas to visit and enjoy fresh food

1  Thank Kara M
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

the food was amazing what a beautiful place .everthing we tried was wonderful the service great friendly and fast well done Dina you deserve a big bravo the sevingings were xxlarge lots also for vegetarians choices and very reasonable priced will definately be back next...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

This village has many Venetian walls, gates and buildings. It is historic in nature, yet functions as a marketplace and tourist area today. There is also an archaeological site where an old home with a mosaic floor is displayed beneath a canopied area to preserve...More

2  Thank PJ D
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

I was there almost 10 years ago, but I didnt realised back then that in order to see the ancient town I should have walked around! So, do it, walk through its narrow streets and see old buildings and mosaics to emerge at your left...More

1  Thank Peri_Kourakli
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

Friendly helpful staff -- wide range of local and other Cretan specialties. Delightful terrace at the edge of the village.

Thank j-and-i-inGermany
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

The village of Argyroupolis is simply beautiful to experience. With natural water springs and waterfalls running throughout, it's like being in Jurassic Park or something, which huge plants all over the place and tavernas dotted about with the water running through them, and pools of...More

4  Thank MouthyMatthew
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Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

On the way home decided to stop off and visit waterfalls, lovely experience. Also worth visiting the village at the top of the hill.. it's a steep climb up the steps but worth a look around..

Thank Karl M
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This little town is perfect for a small stop if you're in the neighbourhood. Upon entering the main part of the old village we were greeted by friendly shop owners who suggested we walk around in a circle to see all it has to offer....More

Thank WillemvZ
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Response from PJ D | Reviewed this property |
There are tours that leave from Georgoupoli. unfortunately, I don't have any phone number. but it is widely known there if you ask the tours.
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