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Lago di Barrea, Barrea

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Created after the building of a dam on the Sangro River during World War II, Lago di Barrea is a lake surrounded by mountains that offers many activities. Come here to get away from the noise of the city. You will find paths for hiking, horseback riding, and cycling. The information center offers maps and details on the small villages around the lake. If you’re looking for something more relaxing, sunbathe on beach chairs by the water or rent a paddleboat. Find out how to plan Barrea trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • A very beautiful location in the Apennine mountains. A fantastic stop for photo opportunities at the base of the quaint Abruzzese town of Barrea.  more »
  • It's small lake but the view from Brrea is fantastic. We were there at fall so it was to cold to jump to the lake. Brrea is very small town and I think it's better to take hotel in other place in the....  more »
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  • Beautiful in every season especially spring and winter. All the villages are different and very friendly. Slow down and relax and take your time, enjoy a glass of wine at lunchtime and a plate of local meats and cheeses...simply wonderful.
  • A wonderful, dreamlike place. When the sun sets, it makes you wish you would never leave. The small villages all around are a pleasure to visit. Worth at least a couple of days to explore it all in peace.
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