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Lake Banyoles

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Address: Paseo de la Draga | Banyoles, 17820 Girona, Spain
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The largest lake in Girona

It is a lake of about 2 cm, it is advisable to visit with good weather and to take a walk. It is located about 35 km from the city of Girona.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Cristian A
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Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a lake of about 2 cm, it is advisable to visit with good weather and to take a walk. It is located about 35 km from the city of Girona.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must see when you travel to Barcelona, 140 km driving it was worth to see it and enjoy a launch and evening ice cream in beside restaurants. The nearby town is small but beautiful. Rent a bicycle and round a round. It would be a unique experience

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a foreigner and fischerman you have to have Catalan fishing permision first. Can do it online or at tackle shop. I did it in Olot, at Liniapesca Esportiva. Paying only in cash. Great guy, very friendly, limited in speaking english. You pay a little more for his service. But it is like 12e for 2 wks. I tried ultra... More 

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Thank Marosja
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Very beautiful environment, an area with a big lake and beautiful mountains. The free swimming area was ok, but no locker room and a little bit muddy water. The swimming area at the club was very nice, and there was also a swimming pool on land. Worth the money! We also rented kayaks which was a very good experience.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice break during a hot day. The water is nice and refreshing (not too cold). You don't have to pay anything just find the shore that enables you to go in and swim (we followed the crowd ...).

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Absolutely our most favourite place in Banyoles! We had two visits here and paid the money to get into the sports centre members area as it was simply heaven! 11 euros per person but 5's and under go free. It's a slice of heaven, cafe on site, toilets (clean!) shallows and a fab diving board off the peer. Waters are... More 

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Thank Sarah M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

This is very much a local place, surrounded by local people. It has a fantastic atmosphere and is very relaxed. Its a definite day trip.. Its quite difficult to find and the key is to stay off the Autopista. There are two means of getting into the water. One is via a 5 Euros charge and the other is for... More 

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Sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Great public area for swimming. We cycled to and around the lake with teenage children. Good day out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Near Girona, in Bayoles, nice region, we made a trip with a boat on the lake of Banyoles; it was very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

The lake is beautiful and a must visit. You can walk around the lake which is a long walk and we opted for a boat trip which lasted about 45 min.

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