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Lake Banyoles, Girona

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The largest lake in the province of Catalonia, Lake Banyoles offers both relaxation and a multitude of aquatic activities. With a shoreline of 9.3 km (5.8 mi), this 2.1 km (1.3 mi) long lake is ringed by tree-covered hills, small towns, and green spaces. Hike around the lake and the surrounding forests on a network of trails that connect the town of Banyoles with neighboring villages. Take a dip in one of the many swimming areas, or rent a canoe or kayak to explore. The lake hosted the rowing events for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Grab a drink and a bite to eat at one of the many cafes along the shore, many of which serve local freshwater fish, such as carp, pike, and eel. Bicycles and scooters are available for rent at facilities along the waterfront, along with English-language boat tours traversing the lake. To visit Lake Banyoles on your trip to Girona, use our Girona vacation builder.
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  • Quosto place I recommend it to everyone! I live in menevado in Banyoles Girona and every Sunday to take the long way around this beautiful Lake, Also visit the historical centre of this village can be a beautiful experience. So I recommend Banyoles, Lake, the food, the people all
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  • one of the most beautiful of the province of Girona; walk you can half nature, a dip in summer or take a rod in one of the alredeador of the Lake sale.. .to enjoy in summer and hinvierno!
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  • Perfect area to spend a Sunday. It has beautiful views and a few dirt roads where walking, jogging or cycling. The nature in vivo.
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