Discover the “secrets” of Vouliagmeni Lake, one of the most spectacular natural attractions in Athens. Similarly, this day tour from Athens, offers a unique exploration of the best location of the Athenian Riviera. It’s natural springs, it’s mysterious & atmospheric surroundings, offer an excursion beyond the ordinary.
The idyllic landscape of Vouliagmeni Hills and the Lake, is a unique geological feature with lush vegetation and a diversity of flora. It was created when a cave roof collapsed due to the high temperature and erosive nature of the thermal spring. This unique natural attraction is part of Greece’s national NATURA 2000 network and is a classified protected wetland. Not surprisingly, it is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The trip includes the chance to swim in the warm lake waters, which maintain a year-round temperature of 22°C. These mineral-rich spa waters are also known to have healing properties.
After a refreshing swim in this unforgettable setting, the tour concludes with a leisurely lunch at a local seaside tavern just a short walk from the lake (optional). The stunning beachfront location and delicious home-cooked cuisine are the perfect finale to one of the most relaxed and enjoyable athens day tours in the scenic Vouliagmeni Hills.