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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 (from the east and clockwise) 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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  • When your ancestry is from the Prefecture of Aetoloakarnania, then imposed a break from everyday life. Lake Trichonida you can relax and recover powers!
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  • Pure nature and beautiful environment for a variety of interests such as photography hiking, water sports, birdwatching and religious interest since the Lake is peritrigyrismeni by numerous churches and historic monasteries
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  • At a distance of half an hour approximately 20 km from Agrinio, the road descends to the height of the beach of the Lake. There is a calm, soothing, a little melancholic, has 3-4 shops that you can drink coffee or drink or to eat. In summer there are parasols and sun loungers as the Lake is ideal for swimming, at least in the area we visited in Dogri position.
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