Lake Volvi – Kokkalous beach


Lake volvi is located in the root of the Chalkidiki peninsula, in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Greece. Lake Volvi is the second largest lake in Greece. It is about 12 miles (19 km) in length, and 6 or 8 miles (9.7 or 12.9 km) wide. The area is 68 km² and the depth is 20 m. It is located east of Lake Koronia (Lake Lagkada). The new Via Egnatia highway runs along the northern shore of the lake and the old road runs to the south. West is the narrows of Rentina, also known as the “Macedonian Tempe” since it resembles the valley of Tempe. The municipalities with shores on the lake are Rentina, Madytos, Apollonia, Egnatia, and Sochos.

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Sailing conditions

Good months to visit Lake Volvi is May, June and July with thermal wind and best direction ENE, E, ESE. Average wind from 12 -22 knots depends of the forecast.



Weather statistics

Στιγμιότυπο 2014-12-19, 9.44.39 μ.μ.

Security advices 

Local security assistance with rescue boat from the local windsurf and kite surf school. No swimmers in the area all year.

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