Two days exploring Secret Apokoronas, Crete 🇬🇷
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2 days tripLake Kournas, Aptera
Crete's only freshwater lake, Lake Kournas, is relatively large, with a perimeter of 3.5 km. There is a nature preserve on the Southwest side of the lake. Paddle boats, swimming, ideal for lunch at the picturesque taverns or even picnics.
In Greek mythology, Aptera was the site of the legendary contest between the Sirens and the Muses, when after the victory of the Muses, the Sirens lost the feathers of their wings from their shoulders, and having thus become white, cast themselves into the sea. The name of the city literally means "without wings", and the neighbouring islands Leucae means "white".