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Lake Trichonida, Agrinio

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Lake Trichonida is the largest natural lake in Greece. It is situated in the eastern part of Aetolia-Acarnania, southeast of the city of Agrinio and northwest of Nafpaktos. It covers an area of 98.6km2 with a maximum length of 19km and maximum depth of 58m.One million years ago the lake was much larger, and covered the central part of Aetolia-Acarnania, a part that is now a plain. The Panaitoliko mountains are situated to the north and northeast of the lake. The municipal units surrounding the lake are Thermo, Makryneia, Arakynthos, Thestieis, and Paravola. Around the lake, there are beautiful forests with maples, pines and other trees. The lake and its environs is home to more than 200 bird species. There are also farmland and various villages surrounding the area.
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  • in case you travel to Agrinio city worth take a tour by car ,approx.2 hours, in the surrounding area of this lake, you may sit iin the lake front tavernas for fresh fish  more »
  • Worth visiting especially with nice weather aus it might be foggy .. Neal mesolongi which is also a beautyful city  more »
  • This is one of the biggest and deepest lakes in Greece. We found a cafe closed by and admired the sites, smells and sounds.  more »