Yacht charter in Xanthi
Porto Lagos – Yacht charter
Scenic fish-village, situated 26 kilometers away from Xanthi, beside Vistonida Lake . It has a small port that serves for the sea transport of the goods of the area. Yacht charter. It is also the seat of a fishing association and the host to many fishing boats, both professional and amateurish. Here you can find beautiful fish taverns with fresh fish. Yacht charter. In the Porto Lagos lagoon one can visit the chapels of St Nicholas and Virgin Mary which are built on small islets.
Vistonida Lake with its canals and reed thickets surrounding is a natural beauty.
Lake Vistonida was formulated 5,000,000 years ago. The size of the lake decreases and increases, depending on the season. The average depth of the lake is max. 3 m.
It is a peculiarity of Vistonida Lake that there are great fluctuations in the salt content of its water. On the contrary, the Southern part of the lake has salty water because of three canals connecting the lake with the sea.
All sorts of birds, in impressive numbers, dominate the area. There is also a great variety in vegetation and fauna. The silent (for human ears) world of fish amounts to 37 different species (including striped grey mullets and eels) in the lake. The animals living around are either carnivorous or herbivorous at various sizes. Wild cats, jackals and badgers seek refuge in the forests.