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Kournas lake on Crete

Beautiful freshwater lake surrounded by a mountain landscape, creating a special atmosphere of seclusion and isolation from the rest of the world.

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Kournas lake

#1 of 30 places to visit on Crete
Kournas lake is located a few kilometers from the town Georgioupoli. On the beach of the same name, you can take the water train which takes you directly to the lake. To the town is most easily reached by bus from Rethymnon and Chania.

On the Kournas lake you will find lot of geese and ducks, which you can feed with hands, turtles and snakes, clean beaches where you can sunbathe, as well as a large number of proposals for the lease of catamarans and boats. It is very convenient to study the Kournas lake on them.

On the beach you can have a snack, there are many taverns here, which serves delicious seafood dishes.

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Dive from the catamaran in lake Kournas on Crete
Mickey CollinsDive from the catamaran in lake Kournas#7 of 30 things to do on Crete

You can rent a catamaran, ride to the middle of the lake and enjoy the warm waters.

How much: from 7#active#attractions#kids#fun#selfieKournas lake
Feed the wild geese and ducks near the lake Kournas on Crete
Mickey CollinsFeed the wild geese and ducks near the lake Kournas#13 of 30 things to do on Crete

Feed from the hands the wild geese and ducks that live in the bush and totally not afraid of anybody :)

How much: free#free#animals#natureKournas lake
See pond sliders on Crete
oddviserSee pond sliders#20 of 30 things to do on Crete

Unusual pond sliders that are found in large numbers in the lake Kournas, you can not only take pictures but also hold in your arms.

How much: free#free#animals#natureKournas lake
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