Kournas Lake

A magnificent freshwater lake in Chania!

Chania Kournas Lake

Kournas Lake is a lake is situated near the village of Kournas in the municipality of Apokoronas 47 km from the town of Chania. Kournas is a village over the hill overlooking the lake where the lake takes its name.

Kournas Lake is Crete’s only freshwater lake and is quite large with a perimeter of 3.5 km. The area offers a number of cafes and restaurants overlooking the lake, as well as pedalo hire.

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