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Estany de Banyoles

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One of the most beautifull landscapes in Girona. Peacefull and relaxing. You can do a walk all... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Silvia N
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Been twice to banyoles just the wife and I,nthen we bought the whole family from children to our... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautifull landscapes in Girona. Peacefull and relaxing. You can do a walk all around the lake wich is about 6Km.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Silvia N
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Been twice to banyoles just the wife and I,nthen we bought the whole family from children to our parents. Everyone loved it, it's such a picturesque, peaceful and relaxing place

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 295spencew
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This is a must go to place if you are in the area. In Catalan '' estany'' translates as small lake but it isn't !! On the day I went there were loads of kids but the lake is so big that you can easily...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place to walk in nature. The lake is clean and there are lot’s of places to dive in. Good surprise.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vncntrcc
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We have visited several times with family, The weekend craft market, the walk round 2 hours approx plus many other walks. picnics boating, cycling the little train football when Banyoles are at home.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank derekr762
Reviewed February 23, 2018

A beautiful lake by Banyoles town. It has a lovely tree lined promenade to walk along, and a few small places to have a drink or a bite to eat.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 442killiand
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Inland from the Costa Brava, and just north west of Girona, the Estuary de Banyoles provides a great place to relax and take a breath during a hot Spanish summer, away from the masses along the coast. The fairly small elongated lake is surrounded by...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gregwatt
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Lovely walk or cycle. Would be nice with a few more places to sit by the lake. As you walk around, there are large sections that cannot be accessed. Perhaps this is to better protect the wildlife though.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JayReviews123
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Whilst it was 32 degrees when we visited, the vast numbers of plane tree lined walkways offered shelter and relative coolness. You can walk, cycle, swim, take a boat trip, hire a rowing boat or just find a quiet spot to soak up the view....More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ldimage1
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Very buzzy on weekends, full of families out strolling. It's quieter during the week. Lovely to walk around with plenty of benches to sit and watch the rowing and water sports. Don't forget your insect repellent in the summer months!

Date of experience: July 2017
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