Tourlida is an islet, located about 5 km south of Messolonghi and is connected to the town with a narrow road. The road, which starts from the harbor and crosses the lagoon, will take you on a magical journey. You can either enjoy your ride by car, bicycle or even on foot. The beach was named after a specific kind of sea birds that used to live there, the Tourlides.
When coming to Tourlida, you can swim in the beautiful beach, where the open sea meets the lagoon waters, while admiring the picturesque pelades. You will also have the chance to taste local delicacies in the local restaurants and taverns. Finally, in Tourlida islet you will get to see one of the two salt mines of Messolonghi, the so- called "Black Salt Lake."