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Kerkini Lake

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Kerkini 62055, Greece
+30 2327 028004
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A must-see for every serious birdwatcher

I visited in July so the variety of species was limited - but there was still plenty to enjoy. From... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Martin H
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Amazing place

We took a trip from Sofia (BG) and it was well worth it! Amazing unspoiled place with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elżbieta W
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“boat trip” (7 reviews)
“horse riding” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kerkini 62055, Greece
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+30 2327 028004
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"outdoor activities"
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"boat trip"
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"fish"
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"bird watching"
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"bird lovers"
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"beautiful nature"
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"buffalo milk"
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"water lilies"
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"village"
in 13 reviews
"scenery"
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"greece"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Elżbieta W
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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.

1  Thank e_vasiliadou
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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

Thank Peca2014
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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

Thank Babiskiss
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

When you combine snow, mountains, lake, nice villages and attractive activities in the nature. Nice food and places to be around lake.

Thank George B
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

The people try but nothing can be better only with the try of some people. Try all together to give life to this place like the old times.

Thank dimitriostraveler
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Lake Kerkini is one of the most important wetlands in Europe. What a stunning place!!! Birds everywhere and the greatest number of buffalos in Greece. Everything here exicts in a pieceful kingdom!! During your visit try a lot of outdoor activities. Cycling around the lakeside...More

2  Thank anastasia k
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

The nature at the lake was beautiful! We saw the sunrise at 7:30 and the light on the mountains was amazing. Much beter lake then ioanninon. We reservated the boat trip and called the number we found in our hotelroom. We read on tripadvisor that...More

1  Thank sarahdamiaens
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

A recomended place to visit. We took a boat ride and the kids just loved it. Relaxed atmosphere, amazing spot for birds lovers

Thank שמרית ת
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Olga-Lonika
June 27, 2018|
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Response from gennykare | Reviewed this property |
δεν μπορω να σε βοηθησω ..πηγα εποχη που δεν ειχε βαρκες ..μπορεις να ρωτησης στην τουριστικη αστυνομια...
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siminius44
March 23, 2017|
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After the border, before Sidirokastro you turn right or west.
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greekfry
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
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