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Apokoronas – Welcome to Cretevc

Known for its friendly locals, enchanting Lake Kournas, the crystal clear waters beaches and the rich history & heritage. Apokoronas are perfect for jet boaters, sailors and kayakers to explore.


Apokoronas region is the ultimate destination this summer. Experience exciting adventure activities amidst some of Crete most spectacular natural scenery.

The region is located in the north-eastern corner of the Chania prefecture and at the foot of the White Mountains. The area contains some of the most interesting sights of Crete, such as Lake Kournas, the island's only freshwater lake, picturesque villages, ancient sites and great battlefields.

Is suited to all kinds of adventures – especially throughout summer.

Activities like paragliding, 4WD Driving, and kayaking are the perfect way to enjoy Apokoronas beautiful outdoors. Other activities like paragliding, jet boating, horse riding offers a fun and exhilarating day out. Get out in a canoe or kayak this summer and see Apokoronas from a completely different perspective!

If adventure isn’t your thing and you just need time to kick back and relax, there are plenty of rejuvenating experiences on offer. Explore one of the many beautiful walking and hiking trails, be dazzled on a scenic flight or indulge a luxury spa treatment.

Treat yourself to some potteries or handicrafts for shopping and be sure to experience the excellent local food and wine.

Just a short drive from the capital city of Apokoronas, in Vrysses or the ext. historical capital city of Vamos, you’ll find the drama of Battle of Crete landscape unfolding around you.