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The man-made Lake Bilancino fills one of the parts of an ancient basin. It holds 69 million cubic metres of water, is 31 metres deep, in its deepest point, and covers an area of 5 square kilometres. Lake Bilancino is just a few minutes from the Barberino exit of the highway.

lago di bilancinoOpen to the public and for swimming since 1999, it has an equipped beach, the Bahia beach club, with the opportunity to windsurf and a restaurant.

On the lake, there is also an interesting Protected Natural Area, the Natural Oasis of Gabbianello managed by the WWF with tours and workshops; moreover, in this area, it is possible to hike and mountain bike.

The lake will be suitable for the enthusiasts of water-sports, such as canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing, the latter managed by the Sailing Club.

Game fishing is also available; in the lake, it is possible to catch carps, chubs, perches and pikes. Visitors can fish from rowing or electric motor boats; they can bottom fish or shore fish.

Visitors also have the opportunity to stay in the area of the lake with their motor caravans, thanks to a new equipped area.


Published: 17/4/2014

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