Lake Kournas - perhaps the largest in Crete. It is famous for its amazing scenery, immersed in the olive groves, trees and mountain peaks. The lake is located 20 km from Rethymnon and 43 - from Chania, near Kourna a small village of the same name. Lake Kournas is an important part of the Greek ecosystem, as it is one of the few areas in Crete where there is abundant fresh water throughout the year. This is one of the reasons that the Lake Kournas is a protected area by the Natura 2000. This lake was created of the underwater which comes from the White Mountains. It is ideal for relaxing and a walkthrough around the lake. Fresh water all through the year and it’s said that its depth is about 22,50 meters.