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Peace and beauty

Beautiful natural scenery. We had a nice lunch overlooking the lake at a cafe with a good value... read more

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Peace and beauty

Peaceful, beautiful and a great destination for all seasons, as it is always amazing in views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Paseo de la Draga | Banyoles, 17820 Girona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful natural scenery. We had a nice lunch overlooking the lake at a cafe with a good value daily menu (The Set Cafe by the tennis club - not listed by Tripadvisor for some reason).

Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peaceful, beautiful and a great destination for all seasons, as it is always amazing in views. Ideal for weekend and bicycle.

Thank Dreamer823214
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Scenery not particularly impressive, a lake with wooded areas surrounding it, tourist office closes at 1pm so no information by the time we arrived

Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This natural lake is a worthwhile visit. You can walk around it in a few hours, or jog or cycle. The old part of Banyoles is also interesting. On the way from the coast to Olot and the extinct volcanoes.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We took a detour here on our way back to airport and what a beautiful place to stop , had a bite to eat and walked along the lakeshore. A handy stop off on way back to Girona airport

Thank El G
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We stopped off here for lunch and very glad that we did. A lovely lake to stroll around. If you like cycling there is a good path which takes you around the lake. Safe area sectioned off for swimming. The water was crystal clear. Lovely...More

Thank Rosan58
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We stopped here with my cycling guide from the Service Course, such a lovely peaceful lake. Weather was very hot and would love to have jumped in!

Thank por997
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is where Olympic rowing took place during the Barcelona Olympics. Don't miss the sculpture park Can Ginebreda just outside Banyoles

Thank Cecil G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Excellent place to spend a morning or afternoon. Plenty of room for picnicking if you don't want to go to one of the many excellent restaurants. You can hire rowing boats which is fun. Good place to go for a drink too. Fantastic views. Worth...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We were passing through Banyoles and stopped for coffee at the cafe by the lake. We observed lots of families and parties of children enjoying the fantastic safe and controlled swimming areas at the lake. But the lake itself is huge and it looked like...More

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Keith B
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Response from Breatraveller | Reviewed this property |
Whilst we were there, there were many people with dogs. There are certain areas clearly signposted where you could not take a dog but for the most post dogs were happily romping around.
10 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