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Kerkini Lake

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Kerkini 62055, Greece
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic 2 hours on a boat with our guide Vasilis. He spoke great English and really knew all about the wildlife of the lake. There were only 5 of us on the trip. 7.00am to 9.00am to catch the good light for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Euramobilpete
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The lake has an interesting history and is artificial. It was originally constructed to control floods on the R Struma and to get rid of the malarial marshes. It is now above the level of the surrounding land and it is possible to drive along...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

With the great assistance we had received of Vasillis the tour guide (from Kerkini Oikoperiigitis hotel) we drove around the lake and saw Buffalos and other animals. Day after we took a two hours morning boat tour with Vasillis on the lake. His professionality, humour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Aric B
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Beautiful lake, very calm and peaceful Kerkini. More than 200 hundred different birds live around the lake and the boat trip will guide you near to them. Pelicans, cormorans, different kind of storks and even flamingos during the autumn and winter are just a few...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jovan R
Reviewed July 15, 2018

On a first trip to Greece, Lake Kerkini probably would not be included. However, as a birdwatcher, a detour to this splendid area was a must for me. I was overjoyed with the sheer number of birds! Take the boat trip - the longer the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Danya F
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I visited in July so the variety of species was limited - but there was still plenty to enjoy. From the Villa Belles Hotel on the north side to Lithotopos at the south, there's enough to keep you occupied for a week.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Martin H
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We took a trip from Sofia (BG) and it was well worth it! Amazing unspoiled place with a lot of fauna and flora. Not sure how much is the boat ride, we paid 8 EUR but we were with a big group. The person operating...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank elzowczyna
Reviewed May 6, 2018

First time I visited the lake. I thought I was participating in a movie. The whole atmosphere was mysterious and at the same time transparent. Breathtaking experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank e_vasiliadou
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We started from the information desk. Although everything is explained at the exhibition, a lady made us a quick tour and replied to all of our questions. It was obvious that she loved the ecosystem of the lake. We also took a boat and went...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

A trully incredible experience. We took the boat trip in February when the lake is at its lowest and most of the bird species were gone yet drill it was an extremely rewarding experience. Very inexpensive at 7 euros for more than an hour out...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Joana S
August 3, 2018|
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Response from dimitriostraveler | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can contact also this site Guest House Limneo Tel: +30 23250 515 81 Mobile1: 6936 11 60 65 Mobile2: 6936 11 60 66 they have also turs!
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Olga R
June 27, 2018|
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δεν μπορω να σε βοηθησω ..πηγα εποχη που δεν ειχε βαρκες ..μπορεις να ρωτησης στην τουριστικη αστυνομια...
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March 23, 2017|
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After the border, before Sidirokastro you turn right or west.
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