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Lake Banyoles

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Address: Paseo de la Draga | Banyoles, 17820 Girona, Spain
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beautiful and refreshing

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gunnbjørg G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Gunnbjørg G
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Manuela L
Northants
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Girona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

About 15 minutes from Girona. Good for a walk around the LAKE, beatiful, yiu can swin in summer (in indicated places) or rent a boat. plenty of restaurants aroud.

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Girona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It's a nice visit. There are many path to round over the lake. Its lovely blue waters and the quiet atmosphere makes it awesome.

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Terrassa, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Banyoles lake is beautiful and really unique - it is absolutely still because no motor boats are allowed on it. Apart from a silent, electric ferry that's confined to the 'beach' area, the only people in the water are rowers who glide effortlessly as it's the major sport of the town. The water is a gorgeous turquoise with views of... More 

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