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Alternative for a trip to Canada ;-)

Come early because parking space is very limited. A very nice and easy walk with kids (even my 3... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
thes1977
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Abcoude, The Netherlands
Well orth the trek!

Access to the lake is up a steep virtually single track road for 15 minutes by car from the village... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Robert F
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21 Aug 2018
“Alternative for a trip to Canada ;-)”
10 Aug 2017
“Well orth the trek!”
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The most important natural lake in Europe, in the heart of national park
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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04260, Allos, France
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+33 4 92 83 02 81
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Come early because parking space is very limited. A very nice and easy walk with kids (even my 3 year old did it without complaining). You walk past a alp with marmots very close by, they are not scared at all. And then you arrive...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Access to the lake is up a steep virtually single track road for 15 minutes by car from the village of Allos. There are 2 car parks but in order to use the upper one (8€) it is neccessary to get there by about 10,00...More

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Val d'Allos O, Responsable relations clients at Lac d'Allos, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Drive up then take a stroll. Great location with good views and a relaxing atmosphere. Lots of walks to choose from. Mountain tops or by the lake. Local restaurant is worth a stop.

1  Thank Russell G
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is the largest European mounting lake. Hiking lovers can park their car for free at the first parking before the bar (about 2.5 h. Actually, you can also take the path directly from the town center of Allos .. ) otherwise cars can be...More

1  Thank Anyplace_Anywhere
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A beautiful lake set in a magnificent circle of peaks in the Mercantour Park. A 45" walk from the upper car park through an amazing geological setting. There is a refuge on the shores of the lake where it's possible to eat or even make...More

Thank Sally04260
Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

We did pay the €6 to go down to the closer car park which was about a 45min walk. The weather was just right and our party of 8 (4 adults & 4 children) made our way up the mountain to find the lake. I...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2012

This is a tranquil but rather eerie place, almost like an alien world, the sort of place you would expect UFOs to land! There is a lovely walk to this beautiful lake, set in a natural bowl in the mountains of Allos. One of my...More

1  Thank Londonmammoth2
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Carole C
31 October 2016|
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Response from Val d'Allos O | Property representative |
Yes its is possible but they have to walk a beat about 45 minuts
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