Faneromeni Lake

The dam of Faneromeni is located 7 km west of the village Zaros and about 7 km north of Tympaki. It is located in a verdant valley at the southern foot of Psiloritis Mount. The artificial lake covers an area of approximately 1000 acres.

The dam was constructed in 2005, to meet the increased demand for irrigation of the Mesara plain. In the few years of operation, the lake of Faneromeni has become an extremely important wetland, where rare birds and animals nest.

The dam can be accessed through Vori village, near Phestos. Road signs show the way.