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Lake Voulismeni, Agios Nikolaos

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According to local legend, the goddess Athena regularly bathed in Lake Voulismeni. Renowned internationally for its curative powers, the lake is located in one of Crete's more relaxed seaside towns. The circular body of water is 64 m (210 ft) deep and only 134 m (440 ft) wide. Fed from below by a natural hot spring, the water maintains a constant temperature around 25 C (77 F), and contains high levels of elements that relieve ailments like neuralgia, arthritis, and sciatica. Before you have a dip, hike to the top of the surrounding cliffs, which offer sweeping views over the treetops and out to the sea. Arrange your visit to Lake Voulismeni and discover more family-friendly attractions in Agios Nikolaos using our Agios Nikolaos tour planner.
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  • We visited Agios Nikolaos on February and we walked around the lake Voulismeni. It was an extremely good experience. 
  • Great place for a walk even with little kids!!! Round the Lake you'll find restaurants, taverns and cafes!
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  • at the center of the town is this freshwater lake within walking distance from the Sea (currently there's a gap that allows boats to enter inside) all the way around the Lake are clubs and bars and restaurants and you can walk quietly. It's worth seeing him.
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