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Kerkini Lake

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Kerkini 62055, Greece
+30 2327 028004
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Worth leaving the resort for

As regular visitors to the English Lake District, I was still dumb founded when I saw the beauty of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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This lake is beautiful and great for bird watchers or photographers. You can drive round the lake... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
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“boat trip” (6 reviews)
“horse riding” (6 reviews)
“bird lovers” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Kerkini 62055, Greece
+30 2327 028004
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As regular visitors to the English Lake District, I was still dumb founded when I saw the beauty of this lake and mountain vista. The water buffalo are strangely graceful and there was such variety of bird and other wildlife. It's worth taking the boat...More

Thank novembergirl1
Reviewed May 17, 2017

This lake is beautiful and great for bird watchers or photographers. You can drive round the lake and there are many spots to observe from. We went out on a boat trip which I highly recommend as it allows you to get up closer to...More

Thank Thecatsatonthemat
Reviewed May 7, 2017

This is a place that every nature lover MUST visit at least once in his life. It is a unique, unspoiled and fascinating world. Thousand of birds of many different species surround you and your senses take an amazing experience. Tip: opt for an early...More

Thank Nicktrip
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Visit this artificial lake either to relax and enjoy a promenade, or to have a short boat trip and watch the birds, or even some horse riding. Expect a semi-professional level of service but warm people. Avoid visiting it on a day with a crowd...More

Thank Pavlos_Del
Reviewed April 13, 2017

God missed out by not putting a lake there in the first place. It's perfect. Clearly a source of income for the locals but all their work appears to add to the beauty and photogenic nature of the scene! It pulls in fauna from (hundreds...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We stayed at Oikoperigiitis Hotel on the outskirts of Kerkini Village a 10 minute walk to the lake. The Hotel staff and owner were very helpful and we were told about boat trips on the lake which they organized and we had the opportunity to...More

Thank GMCyprus
Reviewed February 25, 2017

If they do not tell you will never know it is artificial . Ideal for bird watchers and nature walkers

Thank dionysis11
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Kerkini lake is about 100km (1,5 hours by car) away from Thessaloniki. A paradise for bird lovers!!! I visited the area in late January. The weather was cold with temperatures between -3C to 3C during the day. The lake was covered by a thin layer...More

Thank The_Greek_Maestro
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Very nice boat trip and great bird watching. The forest in the lake is very beautiful and full of birds. After sailing you could visit one of the pubs nearby and try delicious fried fish :) I highly recommend the tavern at Oikoperiigitis hotel :)...More

Thank E_Alexieva
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Just near Serres, in the valley is the Kerkini Lake. You can see every where birds, and the lake is also known for the fishes (ask in the tavernas around).

Thank Marian S
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Best way to access the lake/best part of the lake coming by car from Promachonas?
March 23, 2017|
Response from Fotaris | Reviewed this property |
After the border, before Sidirokastro you turn right or west.
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how do we book a boat tour or a jeep tour or both? as well as ride the horses
July 26, 2015|
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Response from sunny s | Reviewed this property |
when you'll arrive at the lake, there are people who ask you if you what a boat ride. when they gather around 10 tourists, the ride begins. it's about 8-10euros/person. There is also a questhouse “Ixnilatis”, in the village... More