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Lac de Nantua

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Lac de Nantua

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CJ K wrote a review Mar 2020
Geneva, Switzerland13 contributions1 helpful vote
Nice lake surrounded by mountains . Occasionally you can see chamois grazing. A very pleasant outing on a nice and sunny day
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Lindum20C wrote a review Aug 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom307 contributions125 helpful votes
All of a sudden you are driving along the side of the glacial lake with its luminously green waters, a sight worth seeing
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Date of experience: July 2019
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JJR wrote a review Dec 2018
Nancy, France21 contributions3 helpful votes
Walking around the Nantua Lake will bring you to serenity and peacefulness with a lot to see! Firstly, the exceptional calcareous geologic formations, with the wild nature!
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Date of experience: December 2018
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periandro wrote a review Oct 2018
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg6,381 contributions293 helpful votes
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The Nantua Lake is a natural one of glacial origin. It’s a huge mass of water covering more than 140 hectares though the original glacier area was much larger than the lake nowadays. Its depth is also considerable. It’s surrounded by mountains with limestone cliffs, the whole forming a magnificent landscape worth being beheld for a long while what, among other things, may infuse spiritual peacefulness. In order to get that feeling one should betake himself far from the road bordering some parts of the lake so as to shun any disturbance caused by the cars’ engine noise. It’s a good place for bathing and swimming but when doing so it’s advisable not to remain by the margins where the water is mostly muddy or turbid. Therefore, it’s much better to go swimming to the middle of the lake. This is also suitable for fishing, sailing and pedalo boating.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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TomasBB wrote a review Aug 2018
Ostrava, Czech Republic126 contributions52 helpful votes
The lake is quite large but still it is somehow "hidden" among village houses and mountains. The best way to approach is from the village called Port (however, there is no port there). There are some public beaches, the best one is close to the railway crossing the bike trail. There is also a small free parking but it can be full sometimes later in the afternoon. The water is perfectly clean as well as the beach (however, there is almost no sand there). Renting of boards, kayak , etc., is possible but in other places on the coast.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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