Lake kourna Chania

The only natural freshwater lake in Crete

The lake located in the east of Chania and is the only natural freshwater lake in Crete and distance about 4km away from Georgioupoli.


Lake has maximum length 1087 meters, maximum width 880 meters by covering an area of 579 acres and a maximum depth of 22.5 meters, while it is about 20 meters higher than the sea.

The peculiarity of this lake is that according to the season it changes colors and size as the residents claim.

A beautiful and relaxing landscape prediscope for a walk to nature, or swim and bike to the lake. 

Kournas lake is known for significant tourist development as a destination for excursions or walks. Water bicycles and restaurants can give to the visitors what they really need.

Lake kourna Map


Lake kourna Photos

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