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Idyllic Lake

We visited Lac d’Estaing whilst holidaying in the Pyrenees. This is one of the most beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Philsalt222
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Frome, United Kingdom
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Great for walking and building dams!!

We stayed at camping Pyrenees Natura in Estaing and went here a few times. Lovely lake with amazing... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Nomaddies
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lovely lake” (2 reviews)
“cows” (2 reviews)
“scenery” (2 reviews)
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Val D Azun, 65400 Estaing, France
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Lac d’Estaing whilst holidaying in the Pyrenees. This is one of the most beautiful places we have visited. The mountain setting is idyllic and the scenery incredible. Excellent for hiking with many trails leading into the mountains. The lake is stunning & our...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at camping Pyrenees Natura in Estaing and went here a few times. Lovely lake with amazing views, great walk and a river that allows for fantastic dam building. It is much less touristy than many other parts of Pyrenees and has often a...More

1  Thank Nomaddies
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to be. You can drive straight to the lake. Horses are walking loose and you can buy an ice cream in the local shop. Nice to wander around.

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stayed at a campsite around 3 miles from the Lake so it was very easy to access for us. The lake comes into view as you crest the brow of a hill and it is a wonderful site. There are lots of wild pony's...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully located lake at end of the valley with superb views and easy walk round the lake or easy access to choice of hiking trails. Streams for little ones to play in and cafe and restaurant close by.

1  Thank sdmmb
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

This rather beautiful lake was a little bit dry this December, but we used it as departure point for our hike in its surroundings. Easily accessible by road, lovely spot for all the family, even the little ones can walk around the lake and have...More

2  Thank gabitzo
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is an easy flat walk around a lake which takes about an hour. We went in October and no café facilities were open. There is a toilet. The walk can be extended by going up into the mountains on marked trails. This was the...More

1  Thank j w
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We spent about an hour here relaxing and taking in the scenery. There are wild horses and cows in the distance which made it even more special in terms of feeling as if your in the middle of no where. You get a lot of...More

Thank traveltheworld449
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We spent a lovely couple of hours here. We picnicked next to the lake and then spent an hour wandering around it. We didn't try the restaurant but wonderful setting next to the lake and surrounded by mountains.

Thank catlangenhoe
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Amazing place, and very restful. Restaurant at the lake (adjoining the shop) doesn't look anything special, but cannot comment as we didn't eat there, but everything else makes for a lovely day out with great walking.

Thank Doodah99
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