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“Turquoise water, good food and pedalo power!”
Review of Lake Kournas

Lake Kournas
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Kournas
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Cretan Scots
Level 5 Contributor
34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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“Turquoise water, good food and pedalo power!”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

Great place for lunch then a swim or a pedalo ride on the lake. It can be busy on a Sunday as this is a favourite spot with Greeks as well as with tourists. If you want to eat on a Sunday lunchtime, come before 1pm. Can't remember the name of our favourite taverna but it is second on the right when you come down the slope. Superb food and there is a fabulour open fire in the middle of the floor in winter.

Visited September 2012
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W Sussex
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144 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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“Very relaxing”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Well worth a trip. It would be easy to spend a day just relaxing or on the pedalos and the lunch at the numerous restaurants.

Visited September 2012
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Guldborg, Denmark
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“Take the higher ground”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

If you do not want to swim then drive past all descents and take the first tavern just after the major access road. Then you have a great view of the lake and you avoid all the tourist hassle.

Visited September 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Too many pedalos”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

The lake could be lovely, It would be even lovlier if there was not a big fleet of pedalos spoiling a beautiful natural scene.

Visited September 2012
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west yorkshire
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4 reviews
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“hot dusty bumpy train ride”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Nice to go for a trip out, went on train, so cheap and cheerful.Able to buy a drink etc. I am old its a good walk if you are up to it!

Visited September 2012
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