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Address: Kerkini 62055, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2327 028004
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Birdwatching in Kekrini Lake National Park

Very nice boat trip and great bird watching. The forest in the lake is very beautiful and full of birds. After sailing you could visit one of the pubs nearby and try delicious... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
E_Alexieva
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice boat trip and great bird watching. The forest in the lake is very beautiful and full of birds. After sailing you could visit one of the pubs nearby and try delicious fried fish :) I highly recommend the tavern at Oikoperiigitis hotel :) Many thanks - everything was perfect :)

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just near Serres, in the valley is the Kerkini Lake. You can see every where birds, and the lake is also known for the fishes (ask in the tavernas around).

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Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic part of Greece mainland - food, wine, landscapes and birdlife is high class. This is the original Greece and the people living in that area are friendly and wellcoming. Boattrip on the lake and close encounter with fantastic flamingoes, pelicans, spoonbills and others. Mountains and small charming villages

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

there's hard to find an activities close to border Greece-Bulgaria.We spend a few hours in Kerkini Lake - you can see a lot of different birds, to take a little boat and even to expiring horse riding. In the village a few nice restorants and even a traditional Friday Market

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Thank julia K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We went there to visit filming location of our favorite film which is named Weaping Meadow and directed by Theodoros Angelopoulos. But we didn't see the village which had been builded for film. It was such a disapointed that words are still not enough to describe. When we went there we learned that they shut down the rezervuar's dam shutter... More 

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Thank Asli K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The lake is peaceful and magestic. A greate veraiety of fish and birds.. there are several tour guids at the port. Vasilis is very skilled and passionet about the lake and its preservation. We enjoyed it so much!!! 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

As a keen photographer I was keen to see the bird life and the buffalo. The lake had a rich range of birds and the water lilies were amazing. We then went back for the sunset over the lake. Nothing was too much trouble for the two brothers who took us out. We will definitely go back when the flamingos... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places I have seen in Greece. Many birds and buffaloes can be seen in a quit beautiful environment. It is a must see!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We visited the lake on a day trip; driving around the entire lake and stopping off at the village of Kerkini for a boat trip and some food. We found the boat trip down by Kerkini's port. Due to being off season, we had a boat to ourselves (costing around €40 for the two of us for an hour -... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The day we had to see the lake was nonstop rain, but we still got to see many different types of birds, and the wonderful nature of the lake and its surroundings.

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