It is one of the recently formed lakes in Europe, located in the prefecture of Achaia, surrounded by the slopes of Mount Helmos which is abundant in diverse vegetation.
This alpine lake at 800m of altitude is 180km away from Athens and it is well worth your time for an excursion. Once you get there it is likely that you shall want to see as much as possible of this pristine natural landscape.
Lake Tsivlou was created as a result of a natural phenomenon. A massive landslide occurred in 1913 and according to people's testimonies the signs were frequent earthquakes with magnifying intensity.
The scenery around you is simply enchanting, environed by a chestnut tree forest, amongst pines and fir.