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Zaros Lake

Zaros, Crete, Greece
+30 2894 031211
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Small, unimpressive lake in lovely surroundings

Nothing much there except shops selling the usual tourist "stuff" and a larger than necessary... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Peter T
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dekalb, illinois
Beautiful

The lake here is a stunning green/blue and you can watch all the trout (some of which are very... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2017
Philip H
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Semington, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Aug 5, 2017
“Good views and a decent cafe”
Jul 31, 2017
“Nice for a short walk”
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Zaros, Crete, Greece
CONTACT
+30 2894 031211
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Nothing much there except shops selling the usual tourist "stuff" and a larger than necessary restaurant. Seems to be a routine stop for tour buses although I have no idea why.

1  Thank Peter T
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

The lake here is a stunning green/blue and you can watch all the trout (some of which are very large) swimming around in the clear waters. There is no fishing or swimming. The cafe here is very decent, as other reviewers have said. The walk...More

Thank Philip H
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Good views and a decent cafe in a cool and calm setting. There is a limited amount to see at the lake itself, but nearby walks through the gorge are good.

Thank franandgret
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the nearby Eleonas cottages so this was a reasonably short walk for us on a hot morning with a four year old. It was enjoyable to walk round the lake in the shade of the trees looking at the fish and...More

Thank amybrick
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

The Zaros lake is not for swimming, but to sit down at the terrace and look at the fishes after a long walk through the mountains.

Thank Ronald B
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We visited the lake and taverna twice by walking from Eleonas Village where we were staying. Nice taverna at the lakes edge and a peaceful spot to rest and refresh.

Thank runjohn
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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

We visited Zaros lake prior to doing the Rouvas gorge walk. The lake is quite small, but very clear with lots of big fish, which the kids liked. There isn't a lot to do at the lake, but we did visit the little tavern next...More

1  Thank Cathy T
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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

It is not close to all well known places in Crete but worth to see. If you are fancy with nature and have time I would say don't miss it. There is a cafe and a small play garden near the lake.

Thank Pitbull34
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