Lago di Piana degli Albanesi, Piana degli Albanesi

#7 of 12 in Nature in Province of Palermo
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Lago di Piana degli Albanesi (Arbëreshë Albanian: Liqeni i Horës së Arbëreshëve) is an artificial lake in Piana degli Albanesi, in the Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

The lake was made to produce electricity. It was built from 1920 to 1923 by hand. The output water jump 475 m lower until the Casuzze hydro-electrical plant near Palermo. In the 1960s, to supply the increased demand of electricity, a newer plant just near the dam was built, which is still in function.

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  • A tranquil and beautiful lake. As you drive out of town down Pizzuta mountain you will see the lake, nature at its best.The lake view can be seen from many areas of the town. there are mountains and.....  more »
  • The view from the surrounding road is amazing. Not sure if the same can be done while walking instead.
  • A very peaceful place not so far from Palermo
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