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Moustou Lake

COUNTY: Arcadia MUNICIPALITY: North Kynouria

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21.82ºC

Category

Wetland, Natura 2000

TL;DR

The wetland of Moustou lake induces a sense of wanderlust with its beautiful paths and tracks and invites you for a swim in its therapeutic waters.

The wetland of Moustou lake is included in the European Network of Protected Areas Natura 2000. It has a rich flora (rushes, reeds, bulrushes, saltworts etc.) and fauna (fishes, eels, snakes, birds etc). Every year a host of birds (swans, herons, wild ducks etc.) spend the winter in this wetland. Also, the sandy beach in front of the lake is a spawning ground for a small number of Caretta Caretta turtles.

The region is ideal for walking in a wonderful natural environment with beautiful paths and picturesque tracks and for swimming in the therapeutic waters of the lake during summer.