Zaros lake is the biggest artificial lake in Heraklion prefecture and has a surrounding environment that is quite developed. The landscape is beautiful, green and ideal for excursions. Furthermore, you can pay a visit to the immersive forest of Rouvas and the fountain of Votomos which are both located within walking distance from Zaros lake. Some of the things you can do are: walking around the lake, sit on a bench and enjoy the scenery, experience the fauna and flora of the area or enjoy your food at one of the wooden tables that are available around the lake. Zaros is an extremely popular destination among the inhabitants of the island throughout the year.

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