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Tristaina Lake Trail

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Address: La Coma | Nr. Vallnort Ski Resort, Arcalis, Arinsal AD400, Andorra
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Great medium level walk about 3 hours and largely well signposted definitely do it if you're in Andorra

Reviewed 28 September 2016
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Valencia, Spain
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Valencia, Spain
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great medium level walk about 3 hours and largely well signposted definitely do it if you're in Andorra

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

There are many route options to take; we took the "yellow dot" route which climbs up across the mountains. This walk is amazing- the views are some of the best I have seen. It is difficult. It took us 5 hours, although we did stop for lunch. The path begins to climb the mountain, levels out, and becomes tricky to... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

We decided to drive to another city, Ordino from Soldeu (where we checked in) in order to avoid the Tour de France that took place on that day. There are two options to get onto the lakes, one from the ski station area, and another one which is about 100m down the road. We took the latter option to avoid... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous walk - well worth the views. Wear trainers as it is quite rocky but the views and the lake are well worth it. Great for people who want to go fishing too :)We had a fabulous time and would highly recommend it - and a dip in the freezing cold lake is compulsory!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

One cannot control the weather, so the hiking was a bit different in gale force winds, rain and freezing temperatures. But, the trail was lovely and would definitely do it again in better weather!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful walk. It's not too straining, so it's good for most levels of walkers. There is a 'ski lift' which can take you directly to the top if you can't manage the walk, where there's a breathtaking view. towards France.

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Houtem, Brabant, Belgium
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

For non experienced hikers a must see, very beautiful and not to tiring with kids. Beautiful scenery once you are up the mountain trail.

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Kensington, Maryland
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Just wow... This hike kicked our butts a bit, because we took the looping trail around the three lakes. It ended up being a bit more than what we bargained for, but will remain fondly in our memories. There are some steep inclines, crossing over boulders and it should take you about 5 hours if you really take your time... More 

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

Great walk, with some beautiful views. Not too long, but long enough for a great afternoon out. Easy enough for the less experienced walked.

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Andorra la Vella, Andorra
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

Up at Arcalis which is miles from anywhere and to be honest nowhere near Arinsal. if you park at the start of the ski resort this is a relatively (Andorran easy.....which means a challenge) hike across a slope up to three beautiful lakes. Make sure you take food and warm clothes even on a good day as despite being quite... More 

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