Beach time for Florence

Lake Bilancino as a beach resort for Toscana

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For the people of Toscana it is too far away to drive to the beach when it is hot on weekends. But they have the Lago di Bilancino to take a rest from the everyday-life and the heat.

The Bilancino Lake is the biggest artificial lake of the Toscana region and attracts a lot of Italians. It is about 40 minutes away from Florence. At an elevation of 252 m, the lake surface area is approximately five km².

The lake has everything you need for a beach day. You can rent boats for 10 Euro or sun beds at the beach.
There are showers and changing carbines you can use for free which is really an exception for Italy.

So when you take everything you need you can enjoy a whole day for free there. Take a picnic with you and enjoy the fresh water.

If not, there a lot of Cafes and Restaurant at the beaches of the Lake. In addition there are nowadays some clubs and bars for the night-life next to the lake.

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