Post filled under : Lakes and pools
Post filled under : Lakes and pools
Pyrgos tis Rigainas

Pyrgos tis Rigainas

“Pyrgos tis Rigainas” The myth lived on through Middle Ages. Another legedary spot is “Pyrgos (castle) tis Rigainas” which is linked to the love of Rigaina and Digenis, (the Madieval … Continue reading

Author : Elias Kouloumis
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Tagged on : Goddess , Love , Romance , Spring
Legends of the miraculous Lake Hévízi

Legends of the miraculous Lake Hévízi

The Vice Captain of the fortress of Pápa – called Peter Huszar – received a prophecy from a gipsy lady. The prophecy said that Huszár could only overcome Ali Koppány Turkish/Ottoman military inspector if he takes a bath in the miraculous water of the Lake Hévízi before the battle. The vice captain did so and his victory was guaranteed.

Author : Haasz Zoltan
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The legend of the echo and the goat hooves of Tihany

The legend of the echo and the goat hooves of Tihany

Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess. No matter how far men were coming from to admire her beauty no one could have a word with the maid as she was mute. She grazed her flock of golden haired goats on the hills surrounding the hill of Tihany.

Author : Haasz Zoltan
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Tagged on : goat , King of the Waves , shell

The serpent’s pool in Casares de Hurdes (Cáceres)

In Casares, a town in Las Hurdes (Northern Caceres, Extremadura), there is a pool where once a huge serpent emerged, and a shepherd fed it with milk to avoid it to attack people and livestock. According to some versions, this serpent was sent by the devil himself.

Author : Aitana Martos
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The lagoon of the enchanted ones (Montijo)

The lagoon of the enchanted ones (Montijo)

During Saint John’s Eve, three sisters are charmed by the waters of a lagoon, dive into it and disappear. Since then, every year on Saint John’s Eve they emerge again and grant wishes to those who have gone to the lake carrying a glass of water without spilling a drop.

Author : Aitana Martos
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