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Lago delle Fate

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Address: Val Quarazza, 28876 Macugnaga, Italy
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In all honesty there are better places to visit in the area. It takes a good 20 mins from the car park to walk up to the lake and some parts can be quite steep. It is only... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

In all honesty there are better places to visit in the area. It takes a good 20 mins from the car park to walk up to the lake and some parts can be quite steep. It is only accessible by foot. Just before you see the lake you are met by a dam at the mouth which is not very... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

The lago delle Fate is an artificial lake on the right (orographic) side of Valle Anzasca. It is reached via a gently slopping dirt road (closed to not-permit-holders) so the short (about 1 hour) hike is really suited for families with small children (or even strollers). There are alternate trails, including one which crosses a lovely meadow and some riparian... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012

Lago delle Fate is a small lake near Macugnago in the Anzasca Valley. It is a beautiful area and definitely worth a visit. It is almost totally off the general tourist trail, being mostly knowledgeable Italians and German who visit. Visiting this area was a highlight of my summer last year.

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