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Great walk

We didn’t come to the Lac Montbel for the swimming and beach fun, although I’m sure it would be... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Food_For_Grownups
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
I'd rather swim here than in the Mediterranean.

Free parking. Shade under trees. Clean water with a fabulous backdrop of trees, sky and the... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Janet H
,
Toulouse, France
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Sep 19, 2018
“Great walk ”
Aug 8, 2018
“I'd rather swim here than in the Mediterranean.”
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t come to the Lac Montbel for the swimming and beach fun, although I’m sure it would be great to do so. We were here for the Tour de Lac walk. There is a lovely walk around the lake. It is 10 miles in...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Free parking. Shade under trees. Clean water with a fabulous backdrop of trees, sky and the Pyrenees. We went late morning. Hired a pedalo for 4 people, with a mini slide on it, so grandchildren aged 9 and 11 ( all swimmers) had a wonderful...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Fab place to swim and chill out. Two cafe/bars available and children’s play park. Absolute bliss, no piped music or other users playing music, just everyone having a great time relaxing. Parking regulations a bit confusing hence 4 stars!!

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

This amazing lake has everything! Natural beauty, amazing views of distant Pyrennean peaks, a small but lovely beach with safe bathing (including for small children), boat/kayak/paddleboard hire.. oh and a wonderful beach bar with cold beer on tap and an appetising menu (great Pizza!). I...More

2  Thank Mark W
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I guess that this would be better at other times of the year, when there is more water. There is a play area nearby for the small ones, a restaurant and parking is reasonably easy. There is information on the way the water is managed,...More

2  Thank 126iana
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

First we went to les rives de montbel, this is an extreme beautiful site, a very nice view, but nothing is happening over there. You neef to be at les rives de léran, there is a camping, a restaurant/brasserie and a beach. We had very...More

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Lorraine R
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Mark W | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know sorry but I can’t recall having seen any on the beach near Leran. Try the other end at Montbel maybe, it’s bigger and there is more space?
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