The origins of the gastronomical tastiness, and the super healthy benefits of the Mediterranean Diet traced back to the Cretan roots.
In celebration of the events for the distinction of Rethymno as European Wine City 2018 by the RECEVIN European Wine Cities Network, the Rethymno-Recevin Team, in cooperation with the Municipality of Amari and the villages of Nikiforos Fokas, has prepared a two-day wine event, dedicated to the villages and the hinterland, on the 2nd and 3rd November 2018.
A recent trip to one of Crete’s most famous villages reminded us of the island’s most precious gift, the philoxeníā (φῐλοξενῐ́ᾱ) exhibited by Cretans. Visiting Rethymno Prefecture and the community of Argyroupoli (ancient Lappa) over the Easter holidays, our team found a gem of a local tour guide named Manolis Neonakis.
The story you are about to read may challenge what you believe a bit. But I am sure it will also speak to something in you. For this discovery of mine here on Crete I owe my wife Mihaela and our friend Rebecca Skevaki, who’s the founder of Crete Urban Adventures, a big thanks. And to them I say, now you know why I was acting a bit funny during our exploration of ancient Lappa. Here’s the story of the Valley of the Fairies beneath the village of Argyroupoli (ancient Lappa).
Argophilia shares some highlights from the wonderful village of Argyroupoli in the center of Rethymno Provence. The Ancient city of Lappa is amazing.