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Lake Banyoles

Paseo de la Draga | Banyoles, 17820 Girona, Spain
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walk around the lake and then dive in

There are some nice restaurants nearby, with views over the lake . The walk around it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Breda, The Netherlands
Beautiful lake, boat trip, lunch

Lake Banyoles is a beautiful spot, ideal for families. There is a regular boat trip around the lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Paseo de la Draga | Banyoles, 17820 Girona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some nice restaurants nearby, with views over the lake . The walk around it is well-indicated and takes about one and a half hour.

Thank 940renee2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Banyoles is a beautiful spot, ideal for families. There is a regular boat trip around the lake and plenty of water sports and wildlife. There is a small parade of eating places including a lovely ice cream shop doing a range of beautiful flavours....More

Thank 614clair
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quick bus ride to a refreshing body of water with an amazing view. It was unique to see a lake so close to the town and great to see so many people going back and forth to enjoy it. A few nice restaurants to...More

2  Thank Lori L
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Banyoles is easy to get to from Girona by bus (every 30 minutes) and the trip takes about 25 Minutes. The 8km walk around this small lake is beautiful and takes about 2 hours. Well worth the effort to get to.

1  Thank Beads1960
Reviewed 12 May 2017

If you want a not too taxing walk which provides easy access to tranquillity and amazing scenery this is for you. The circuit of the lake takes you on well paved paths through native woodlands with abundant wildlife. Signage and information displays are very good...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We biked from Olot to Bagnoles, 20 miles each way on a very hilly road, with some very pleasant stretches once we climbed the big hill out of Olot.We did this on a Sunday, and encountered a fair amount of traffic in this first stretch....More

Thank cadyp
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

On the road to Girona. Good parking for small vehicles. Beautiful walk, views n nature. On holidays there's also craft fayre- farmers market along the lakeside. Great pit stop for cyclists.

Thank outwitthefairies
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The lake offers a welcoming break after all that bustling touristy activities in Girona. The whole place presents an air of idyllic and blissful ambiance. You can choose to cycle, to walk in a slow and relaxing pace, or to hire a boat to row....More

1  Thank 694michellev
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I returned here after couple of months and tried to fish largemouth bass again. Also I have to add that you need local fishing permit which you can obtain from tourist office at one of the nice "pesquera" no 10 at the lake. Where you...More

Thank Marosja
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great lake to visit while in the Girona province. A couple of swimming spots and some restaurants on the lakeside . Limited in regards to fishing but there are huge carp in the lake. There is one cruise boat which takes people out on the...More

Thank kevin v
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9 March 2017|
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Response from Cristian A | Reviewed this property |
No, the hiking trails aren´t paved. Sorry.
16 February 2016|
Response from angelgcgirona | Reviewed this property |
only by car or public bus from girona