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Alternative for a trip to Canada ;-)

Come early because parking space is very limited. A very nice and easy walk with kids (even my 3... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
thes1977
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Abcoude, The Netherlands
Well orth the trek!

Access to the lake is up a steep virtually single track road for 15 minutes by car from the village... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
S1826OIrobertf
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Villecroze, France
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Aug 21, 2018
“Alternative for a trip to Canada ;-)”
Aug 10, 2017
“Well orth the trek!”
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The most important natural lake in Europe, in the heart of national park
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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04260, Allos, France
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+33 4 92 83 02 81
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Come early because parking space is very limited. A very nice and easy walk with kids (even my 3 year old did it without complaining). You walk past a alp with marmots very close by, they are not scared at all. And then you arrive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Access to the lake is up a steep virtually single track road for 15 minutes by car from the village of Allos. There are 2 car parks but in order to use the upper one (8€) it is neccessary to get there by about 10,00...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Val d'Allos O, Responsable relations clients at Lac d'Allos, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

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Reviewed September 10, 2016

Drive up then take a stroll. Great location with good views and a relaxing atmosphere. Lots of walks to choose from. Mountain tops or by the lake. Local restaurant is worth a stop.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is the largest European mounting lake. Hiking lovers can park their car for free at the first parking before the bar (about 2.5 h. Actually, you can also take the path directly from the town center of Allos .. ) otherwise cars can be...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

A beautiful lake set in a magnificent circle of peaks in the Mercantour Park. A 45" walk from the upper car park through an amazing geological setting. There is a refuge on the shores of the lake where it's possible to eat or even make...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We did pay the €6 to go down to the closer car park which was about a 45min walk. The weather was just right and our party of 8 (4 adults & 4 children) made our way up the mountain to find the lake. I...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

This is a tranquil but rather eerie place, almost like an alien world, the sort of place you would expect UFOs to land! There is a lovely walk to this beautiful lake, set in a natural bowl in the mountains of Allos. One of my...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Carole C
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Response from Val d'Allos O | Property representative |
Yes its is possible but they have to walk a beat about 45 minuts
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