Lake Vouliagmeni And Its Medicinal WatersThe Lake Vouliagmeni is not only famous as a very beautiful spotbut also but also as containing medicinal waters. This spot hasbeen visited by people who wish to enjoy its waters forcenturies, and is one of the most attractive areas in the Greekregion of Peloponnese. Lake Vouliagmeni has an extension of about 26 km or 15 miles,and is located within the municipality called after it,Vouliagmeni, at about 20 kilometers from the central area ofAthens. Lake Vouliagmeni's waters partially come from undergroundcurrents from Mount Hymettus. This lake is at about 40 cm fromthe regular level of the ground and one of its most peculiar andappealing characteristics is based on the fact that its watersoffer a constant temperature of about 24 C, a fact placed amongthe first qualities in the list of the lake's attractions. Before the middle Ages, Lake Vouliagmeni was a cavern. Thiscavern became the actual lake after an important earthquakecaused it to collapse and take the actual shape andcharacteristics. Nowadays, the lake can be still traced into Mount Hymettus, and it is possible to see, now and then, someexperienced divers exploring it, although it is notrecommendable to amateurs due to the important risks it implies.