Lake of Damania

Lake of Damania

The lake of Damania is near the Damania settlement, in Archanes-Asterousia municipality and the prefecture of Heraclion.

The dam gives the landscape an extra touch in the tranquility and the beauty. The lake is a result of a dam built to gather the water of the tributary of Anapodaris river that flows in the west of the settlement.

Around the lake a dirt road and a path is there for those who want to observe the wetland. The fauna of the area includes different migratory birds and mammals, while the fauna includes different indigenous plants.

The lake is protected by the old church of Zoodochos Pigi which is in its southern side.