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Kournas lakeon Crete, Greece

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Beautiful freshwater lake surrounded by a mountain landscape, creating a special atmosphere of seclusion and isolation from the rest of the world.
Kournas lake, 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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#7Dive from the catamaran in lake Kournas on CreteDive from the catamaran in lake KournasMickey Collins

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

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#13Feed the wild geese and ducks near the lake Kournas on CreteFeed the wild geese and ducks near the lake KournasMickey Collins

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

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#20See pond sliders on CreteSee pond slidersoddviser

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.

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