Located just 20 kilometers from southern Athens, Lake Vouliagmeni is one of the most recognized thermal wonders of Greece. If you want to learn more about the lake, do not stop reading what we tell you below. History located near Vauliagmenis, after numerous investigations it was discovered that millions of years ago where the lake is currently located there was a cave of hot springs. The humidity and high temperatures of these waters made the roof of the cave collapse, leaving the wonderful panorama that it currently has in view. The lower part of the lake is composed of a cave created by 14 tunnels. Although it has not been investigated or explored until the end, it is currently believed that it is the longest tunnel in the world or at least among the longest.
Lake Vauliagmeni the temperature that its salty type waters maintain throughout the year, between 22 and 29 degrees, make it possible to enjoy it throughout the year. In addition, these waters, both the one that comes from the sea and the one from the thermal sources, are continually renewed. Although it is salt water, the lake has a fresh water spring that reduces salt, so it is not like salty waters directly from the seas. The therapeutic qualities of these waters make many people with physical ailments approach to the lake to treat their diseases and pains. While it is true that not only this is the objective of the complex.
The beauty of nature that covers the lake and the various recreational activities that can be carried out in its surroundings, will invite tourists to spend a great day in the complex and relax in its hot springs. This lake was declared a natural monument by Greece several years ago. In a space with such nature they house fauna and flora of the most curious. For example, only within the lake there is a kind of sea anemone, which is not housed anywhere else. Data that you must know before going next we leave all the information you should take into account before visiting this wonderful complex.
Price of the entrance such is the fame and the influx of people who arrive to spend a day in the lake that a while ago it was decided that to enter the Lake Vouliagmeni it would be necessary to pay an entrance price. The prices today are the following: adults: Monday to Friday the entrance has a cost of 12 euros and on weekends and holidays 15 euros. Children between 5 and 12 years old. Children under 5 do not pay admission: every day of the week the price is 6 euros. Card students: There is a reduced price for this group of people.
Monday to Friday the ticket price is 9 euros and on weekends and holidays 12 euros. Services offered by the complex El Lake Vauliagmeni not only has the thermal space, but you can enjoy and use the other services it offers during the time of your stay. These services are: restaurant cafeteria in which it is possible to eat without accessing the lake, that is, without paying the complex entrance.
This restaurant specializes in Greek food. Costumes and bathroom. Therefore, the opening is carried out when the sun rises, at dawn and closes when it darkens. Check before these schedules so you can enjoy as much time as possible. Another important fact that you should keep in mind is that this lake is open to the public during every day of the year, because as we have said before, the water temperature never decreases.