Kournas Lake
Kournas Lake
Kournas Lake is the only large natural lake in Crete as it has been created by the accumulation of groundwater coming from the White Mountains.

Lake Kournas is a perfect place for the friends of nature to enjoy an afternoon nature walk or swim. In 2000, it has declared as Natura protected area due to its rare of fish and birds such as moorhens, eels, water snakes. It is near to Kournas village, 43km east of Chania and 20km west of Rethymnon. 

HOW TO GET THERE: By car from national or country road following the signs to Kournas village.
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