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An oasis in central Spain

Don't expect luxury here. There is nothing, no bar, no restaurant, no beach guard. But you can... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Satproever
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
One of the largest reservoirs in Spain

La Almendra is one of the largest reservoirs in the country (86.5 kms. when full) and has the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Ray V
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Chaves, Portugal
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3 Mar 2018
“An oasis in central Spain”
14 Sep 2017
“One of the largest reservoirs in Spain”
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Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Don't expect luxury here. There is nothing, no bar, no restaurant, no beach guard. But you can bring what you need and park your car near the water and have an excellent time.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

La Almendra is one of the largest reservoirs in the country (86.5 kms. when full) and has the highest dam (202 meters). It dams up the Tormes River before it flows into the Duero. When we were there in March 2017 the water level was...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

At the time of this writing this is the tallest dam in Spain. The view of the dam itself and from the dam are very impressive. About half way across the dam there are parking spaces and the sidewalk runs the whole length for the...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Entry to the museum is 4 euros. The cars and bikes are spread over 3 floors. There are about 70 vehicles to see ranging from the early 1900's to the 1990's. The display stands are all in Spanish, but you can download an app for...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

We have not been to the Grand Canyon, but driving over this giant dam and overlooking the vast reservoir was just awe inspiring. And driving through the countryside around will provide no shortage of storks and large birds of prey. Magic!

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