Kayaking in Zirou Lake, Ioannina, Epirus Region Greece

Skill Level:
All Kayakers
Minimum Age:
8 Yrs
Epirus is a geographic and administrative region, located in northwestern Greece. It is considered to be the region with the more rainfall than any other part of the country. In fact, Epirus offers imposing landscapes of outstanding natural beauty as well as a wide variety of fauna and flora.

Zirou Lake lies near the town of Filippiada, Epirus. Nowadays, the location is known not only as an area of great natural beauty, but also as an important wetland, rich in fish and aquatic organisms. Kayaking will definitely give you the opportunity to discover every hidden part of this amazing place.

The adventure begins from the southeast side of the lake. The route is circular and leads back to the starting point. The maximum depth of the lake is 70 m/229.6 ft and the water temperature ranges from 9 °C/48.2 °F in winter to a maximum of 21 °C/69.8 °F in summer months. Note that, the spot accommodates both beginners and advanced kayakers of reasonable fitness. All you need to bring is a swimsuit, a second pair of running shoes and a towel, as everything else is provided by the schools.

Kayaking in Zirou Lake is an all year round activity, whether it is summer or winter, depending on weather conditions. So, indulge yourself in the beauty of the green hills and the crystal blue waters, breath fresh air and enjoy the moment!