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Because Relaxing has a New Address - 6 Surreal Lakes You'll Love

Because Relaxing has a New Address - 6 Surreal Lakes You'll Love

Say later to your everyday life and say hello to lakes! Here are 6 spots in cities across the world that are loved by our Lastminute.com travellers which are perfect for your next solo trip. Why? Waterbodies like Pichola, Sandvlei, Garda and many others mentioned in this blog will destress you owing to its gorgeous appeal, watersport activities, chilled out surroundings and overall peaceful vibes. 

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1. Udaipur, India: The tranquil Lake Pichola! Why? Even James Bond approved of this site

Lastminute.com reviewer adds, "The City Palace and lake Pichola are awesome. The waterbody in the palace is the one that features in the James Bond movie Octopussy."

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2. Milan, Italy: Go sailing on the breathtaking Lake Como, celebrities get married here for a reason!

Lastminute.com reviewer says, "We saw everything there is to see in 3 days and even did an amazing trip to Lake Como!"

Lastminute.com reviewer shares, "Milan city centre, Duomo, vertical forest apartments, Lake Como, Bergamo."

Lastminute.com reviewer adds, "Spent day one walking around the city, bikes can also be hired. Recommend the night street market in Buenos Aires- they have excellent cannolis freshly made. The second day we visited Lake Como by taking a train, beautiful scenery, especially on a sunny day!"

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3. Geneva, Switzerland: Check out the 'water jet' fountain, Jet d' Eau on Lake Geneva

Lastminute.com reviewer adds, "The great thing about Geneva is the free travel cards which allow people to go on all modes of transport across the city. This allowed us to go to the lake and around the various places of interests for free. "

Lastminute.com reviewer says, "Weather was cool and damp. Ate in a restaurant in central Geneva after taking a tram to Cornavin. Did a short walk towards the lake. Food was very good in Cafe Paris."

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4. Verona, Italy: De-stressing is literally 20 minute away and will cost you €7 return - Lake Garda

Lastminute.com reviewer adds, " You can get to Venice by train in 1. 5hrs for 18 euros and Lake Garda by bus for about 10 euros depending on where you go to."

Lastminute.com reviewer shares, "20 min train ride to lake Garda cost €7 return which is also a beautiful place."

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5. Madrid, Spain: Row your boat and your worries away on the lake in El Retiro Park

Lastminute.com reviewer says, "Tapas was fantastic so was the boat rowing in the lake." 

Lastminute.com reviewer says, " We hired a rowboat on the lake in Retiro park which was so chilled in the sun." 

Lastminute.com reviewer adds, "Madrid was such a beautiful city. Weather was really warm and sunny. Food could not fault one bit, it was amazing! The park is a must with a beautiful boat lake. " 

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6. Cape Town, South Africa: Sandvlei lake is ideal for windsurfing and kayaking

Lastminute.com reviewer adds, "We went out on Sandvlei lake for kayaking and windsurfing! It was also in a great area." Lastminute.com reviewer shares, "Great but we enjoyed the views and took a boat ride around the lake which was excellent. Very quaint and peaceful." 

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