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Kourna Lake

West of Rethymnon lies the Lake of Kourna and the village of Kourna. The natural lake is a rare phenomenon for Crete and lies at the base of the White Mountains. Folklore has it that the lake is inhabited by fairies and ghosts. The surrounding area is overgrown with reeds, osier and myrtle while many birds also find shelter in the area.

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