Kukkónia

There is a local legend about an uncommon flower, the water lily, possessing the true essence of Kukkonia, Europe’s largest river island. According to the legend, fairies lived on the island, their golden hair twinkling in the sunshine and shedding golden dust into the Danube. One day, the legend says, the fairies decided to leave Kukkonia and all but one were gone - fairy Lily.  She loved the local people so much that she could not just depart and leave them behind, so she stayed in the shape of a water lily. Once this lily blossomed it released prosperity and wealth...Read more

There is a local legend about an uncommon flower, the water lily, possessing the true essence of Kukkonia, Europe’s largest river island. According to the legend, fairies lived on the island, their golden hair twinkling in the sunshine and shedding golden dust into the Danube. One day, the legend says, the fairies decided to leave Kukkonia and all but one were gone - fairy Lily.  She loved the local people so much that she could not just depart and leave them behind, so she stayed in the shape of a water lily. Once this lily blossomed it released prosperity and wealth over the region. This is why today the water lily has become the symbol of the Kukkonia region.

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