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Lake Banyoles

Girona, Spain
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Ranked #9 of 30 attractions in Girona
Type: Bodies of Water
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Ireland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The arab baths are worth a look - however there is little to them really. Not much collateral by way of context or interpretation either. Only a couple of euros - so would visit.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A great place to spend an hour or two sitting, watching and enjoying a coffee or two. after that a nice stroll around the lake is possible. Plenty of places to eat and plenty of choices. The information centre is located by the waterside. It os possible to spend a day here wandering around the lake and town. Very popular... More

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Montana Rose
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471 reviews 471 reviews
192 attraction reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We were taken here on our day tour of the area. It is a beautiful little lake in a beautiful little town in a beautiful area. I would love to spend a month or two out here hiking, fishing, boating, rowing, and just exploring. The largest fresh water lake in Catalonia with very interesting origins and properties.

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Girona, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Marvelous place, to walk around and to sail inside the lake. Lots of nature to discover. Lots of activities to do with family and without. Porqueres Church which is next to the lake it's also a nice place to visit. Not always opened but nice to see from outside. To walk around the lake it's more or less one hour.... More

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Island of Malta, Malta
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We never expected such an amazing place to be found in this area of spain. We were going round with our car and my wife noted on the internet about this place and so we decided to give it a go. When we arrived we were amazed by the size of the lake and the lifestyle round it. Simply beautiful... More

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Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa
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122 reviews 122 reviews
33 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Delightful spot for a picnic, coffee or lunch on the shores of Banyoles lake. The water is crystal clear and good for swimming & paddling. The lake also serves as the training ground for Olympic rowers.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

What a beautiful spot to visit. I came while the sun was setting and let's just say- the pictures were to die for!

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Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Good value, eco-friendly boat ride for approximately 1 hour across and around the lake. Beautiful scenery, very peaceful, with English commentary for 7 Euros perhead.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Lake was good but had to pay 6 euro to get to the main swimming area where drinks were another 5. Also be warned if you want to eat out as we were there in August and everything in the town only seemed to open on a fri,sat and sun ! One holiday to Banyoles is enough.

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

a great lovely peaceful town with old neat citycentre and fab lake and sports facilities. horseback riding mag!! cycling, tennis, swimming, strolling, hiking...good restaurants and safe and pleasant stay - highly recommended

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