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Lake Kerkini is nature at its best

Surrounded by Mounts Belles and Mavrovouni, Kerkini Lake seems like a secluded place in the middle of nowhere, yet it is only 100 km away from the city of Thessaloniki.

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A rare example of untouched beauty, Kerkini Lake is one of Northern Greece’s hidden gems offering a variety of outdoor activities and experiences that will rejuvenate both body and soul.

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Go on a romantic boat trip and admire natures majestic offerings, observe the pelicans within their specially-built platforms, enjoy a tranquil horseback ride, get an adrenaline boost by going on an off-road adventure and become one with the locals observing the farmers feed their buffalos; it is estimated that there are around 700 of these majestic animals living there.

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A memorable trip never ends without exploring the local flavors. Indulge your taste buds with the tender buffalo meat known as kavourmas or some delicious seafood including eel and sardines.