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Lago di Vico

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Address: Via dei Noccioleti, Ronciglione, 01037 Ronciglione, Italy
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Exceptional Food with Exceptional View

Gorgeous place to have a magnificent meal with a magnificent view. Had one of the most thoroughly delightful meals of our lives at Fioro's. Not much else to do here but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Lanarkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very beautiful fresh water lake in the outskirts of Viterbo. There are several picnic areas and restaurants. I guess thare are also spots for hiring boats and sundry water sports. It can be rather deep so children must be supervised at all times. Its majestic beauty is terrific and reminds me of a beautiful loch.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous place to have a magnificent meal with a magnificent view. Had one of the most thoroughly delightful meals of our lives at Fioro's. Not much else to do here but the food/view combination was exceptional

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Beautiful, peaceful lake. Warm, clear water. Good place for all ages. Our 1 year old was very happy toddling around.The only disappointment is that if you want to go for a walk you're slightly limited to the beach part.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We were staying in Orté - but wanted to swim without driving to the coast. This find was a treasure. I'd suggest taking the time to find locals and ask where the best public swim beach is - but we simply drove into the private parking lot of a beachside cafe and asked if we could park and enter the... More 

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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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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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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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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 3, 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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