Lake Kournas Rethymno

Visit Kournas Lake on the island of Crete, which is surrounded by hills, just a few kilometres away from the sea and at the boundaries of Chania and Rethymno. The lake was known as Korisia in antiquity and is nowadays a destination attracting thousands of visitors every year. The lake’s water increases during winter, from adjacent sources in the mountains and decreases in summer revealing a gold sandy strip.The shallow clear waters at the shore gradually get darker towards the centre of the lake, reaching a maximum depth of 22.5m.

DestinationLake Kournas, Rethymno
Distance From Kalamaki89km
Distance From Heraklion103km
LocationNatural Lake
ActivitiesSandy Beaches, Ideal Place For Relaxation

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