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Lago di Vico

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Address: Via dei Noccioleti, Ronciglione, 01037 Ronciglione, Italy
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Great for swimming

Fresh and quiet a hot summer day. The lake is situated in a volcanic crater so the beach has black volcanic sand. Less crowded than the sea. There are a couple of nice trattorias... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Pure, transparent water in this ancient volcanic crater makes it the best place to swim near Rome. I've never seen it too crowded like the sea beaches get in Italy. There are restaurants serving fresh lake fish (pike-lucio, perch-persico, whitefish-coregone) in many delicious ways, right on the shore, so you can swim in the lake, sunbathe on the black volcanic... More 

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Loughborough, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

One of the most beautiful lakes in Italy, still a natural reservoir, wonderful limpid waters, lots of outdoor activities and surrounded by astonishing woods. Close to many historical towns and sites, it is in the heart of Tuscia region and only a few kilometres north of Rome. A real gem!!

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Europe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Spent 2 weeks (August and September) in the vicinity and swam regularly in the lake. (The lake is in a volcanic crater and black sand on the beach). The water was clean and warm and no motor boats are allowed (except for the boat yard when testing repairs, and this did not happen at all when we were there), only... More 

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This lake is very dear to me because I used to spend there my summers when I was a kid. It is surprising how the lake has kept its natural beauty intact during the years, how great the local management was to spare it from cheap touristy places and constructions. The lake is still simple and welcoming, with nice beaches... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Surrounded by wild and step cliff covert by cool forest. You could wall around looping to avoid summer hot or looping for wildilife. Having a gourmet experience in one of the excellent restaurant laing on the lake shore or biking along several MTB track....a pearl few miles North of Rome....

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Fresh and quiet a hot summer day. The lake is situated in a volcanic crater so the beach has black volcanic sand. Less crowded than the sea. There are a couple of nice trattorias by the shore.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

It's a gorgeous lake with views that stagger... and if you have lunch at the restaurant that flanks the main beach; you'll be treated to the eerily human sounding Mynah bird that greets guests with his cheery CIAO!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

The lake partly fills a volcanic crater and is surrounded by unspoilt forest with plenty of scenic walks.

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