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Idyllic lakefront promenade

I didn't plan to stop in Ioannina but thankfully I did!! The town itself is veey pleasant and it... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2019
Emanuele C
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Nice to visit

Really nice lake!! We visit it more often during our stay. Also with the boat to the island was... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
Daphne H
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Ioannina Town, Ioannina 452 21, Greece
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Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

I didn't plan to stop in Ioannina but thankfully I did!! The town itself is veey pleasant and it has a cool vibe, but the gem is the lake. Settled amidst snowcapped mountain ranges (in February), the castle just behind, the promenade is bustling with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Emanuele C
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Really nice lake!! We visit it more often during our stay. Also with the boat to the island was nice!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Daphne H
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a jewel in Ioannina city!You have to visit it when in town.Big lake with a lot of cafés and restaurants. The boat which brings you to the island in the middle of the lake is very affordable and runs every half an hour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank J4674EJvanessam
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Large picturesque lake in Ioannina. Pedestrian walkways line the urban-side length of the lake making for pleasant strolling. There are benches set up as well as a square adjacent to the lake. There is a small island located ‘inside’ the lake which is home to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Even though the whole city of Ioannina is built around this lake, I really suggest taking the time to walk as much around as possible and even going around it by car. It offers a great promenade as well as sets a great scenery for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

This lake provides an attractive contrast to the surrounding mountains and the city of Ioannina. It is dramatically green from the presence of algal blooms that are common in the lake in late Summer and Fall. The shaded walk under the trees that line the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank greeklwy
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I took a boat to the island and also walked beside the lake. I loved the tranquility and the view to the mountains across the lake.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alexandra006
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Lake Pamvotis is the only lake in Greece with an inhabited islands within its girth. For that reason alone it is a popular destination. Hosting the Epirote capital of Ioannina and taking up a quite disproportionate area of the Prefecture of Epirus, the lake dominates...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank PaulHellander
Reviewed September 23, 2018

The ferry ride to the island was nice and cool.The scenery was lovely.The only thing that bothered me was that the captain had on a loudspeaker that was tuned to some kind of crazy Greek radio soap opera the whole time and very loud.Why? There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rachel C
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

A nice walk along the waterfront. A nice boat ride to the Island. A nice hour or so on a terras and let bypassers entertain you.

Date of experience: September 2018
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it can be "the eel" or "to χελι"(greek)