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General description for Kournas Lake

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|  on Apr 18, 2012 3:28:24 PM  |  written by kirstyfisher1
|  on Apr 18, 2012 3:28:08 PM  |  written by kirstyfisher1

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Lake Kournas
 
Lake Kournas is the only freshwater lake in on the Island of Crete. It is situated in the west of Crete in the valley.

The waters are especially calm and visitors enjoy the peacefulsetting. The many tavernas provide the perfect place to enjoy and drink or meallooking out over the lake. In the summer the lake shrinks slightly creating a temporarybeach where visitors can sit on the sun loungers and relax in the sun or mayberent a pedalo and spend time floating around the lake.

Kournas is famous for its pottery and certain potteryproducts and also other souvenirs can be bought from the shops near the lake asa memory.