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Fantanele Lake

Address: European Road 60, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Ranked #18 of 43 Attractions in Cluj-Napoca
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This little piece of heaven is the perfect place for relaxing holidays far from the city's busy life. There are some acomodation posibilities but not too many, this place is pretty wild, i've seen a bear going into the forest once as i was traveling from Belis to Dealu Botii, by the whay, during the day this is a perfect... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This was an good place for a city break and lovely road to ride/drive on. We rode our bikes to get there.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Good choice for a day trip if you are in the surroundings. Explore the area and enjoy a relaxing day fishing or on a boat ride on the lake. If you are lucky, you can even see the tower of the church, the "heart and soul" of the former village Belis, once flooded by the water of the river dam... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

It's probably the best place for camping and fishing in the Western Carpathians.The fishing fee is about 6.5 euro/day (with two fishing rods) and you can also use boats (I recommend electric engine).I usually fish C&R but it's aloud to keep 10 fish/day as long as they are in the limits set by the national regulations. Most common species are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Great place for one day trip outside Cluj. I recommend you to visit this place in the summer time, when is a dry season. You can see the church remains, that usualy is under the lake. Maybe you can contact a local giude when you visit this place so you can have a realy great day over there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

If you are looking for peace and quiet then this is the place. A little way outside of Cluj, you will need a car, is this beautiful lake. The surrounding forests and scenery are amazing. Clean air and little in the way of any distractions. A few hotels and places to eat is about all. If you want to relax,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

If you need a little pace in your mind or you are undecided what to do in the future this the perfect place to think and to take the best decision. Panorama is fantastic the place is amazing and is very quiet. Also acomodation is available in the rural area. You must go there.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

When you need a moment of peace or inspiration you can definitively find it here! Everything seams like it's from a story long ago from far away land!

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Transylvania,Romania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Beneath the waters(sometimes the peak of the old church can be seen from the lake),lays a village.The lake is wonderful to walk around,beautiful forest,in the summer is wonderful to swim.The air is extremely clean.If you have a small boat,you could even sail.Great panorama!

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

If you haven't been in the rural area of Transylvania, i suggest to try it out. visiting Cluj, you can try the day trip to Belis, there are enough family hotels to sleep the night if you wish and enjoy nature.

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