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Reserve Naturelle du Bout du Lac

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Beautiful surroundings with easy access for all

We set out on a drizzly morning to visit the reserve and with no expectation of what to expect we... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
Green, gentle and informative

The natural reserve, located at the southern end of the Lac d'Annecy, is a delightfully quiet and... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Reichelsheim, Germany
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Bout du Lac, 74210 Doussard, France
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

We set out on a drizzly morning to visit the reserve and with no expectation of what to expect we were really pleased with the set up of the reserve. With car parking including disabled spaces we could immediately tell this was going to be...More

1  Thank SarahC9316
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

The natural reserve, located at the southern end of the Lac d'Annecy, is a delightfully quiet and inviting retreat for travellers. Accessible either from the street leading to/from Talloires, or from the beach (via one of the two campsites Lac Bleu or La Nublière), the...More

Thank MichaelHardtmann
Reviewed May 29, 2017

This is a great easy stroll for all ages with fantastic views of Lake Annecy and the river / stream feeing it. Never managed to spot a Castor unfortunately.

Thank sianmaher
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Reserve Naturelle du Bout du lac is a nice reserve to take a walk around and enjoy the views of the lake and enjoy the birdlife.

1  Thank lindadownunder
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Easy walk for all with some useful informations about the wildlife. Fantastic view. During the winter it can be slippery or muddy. No dogs allowed and small parking.

Thank Gaelle D
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful nature reserve on the lakeside next to a camping site. Nice walk along the lakeside. Many birds etc to see

Thank TiimvanV
Reviewed July 27, 2016

With the benefit of hindsight this attraction, in my opinion a complete waist of your time. These are the facts, so if you still wont to go at least you will know what to expect or not expect as the case maybe. There is a...More

1  Thank simon m
Reviewed May 19, 2016

This is a wonderful, tranquil place in the middle of nature to visit for young, old and disabled. It is a pleasant, easily accessible 4 km walk. There are information boards about the flora and fauna along the way. There is a ruined castle to...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed October 26, 2014

At the quiet end of the lake, with good options for boats, pedal-boats, a small beach and snack bars.

Thank pbh73
Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

I came in to lose height before landing and did a huge spiral above this beautiful reserve. From the air it looks great and I almost pulled out of the spiral too late to make landing. The reserve could be an emergency landing area as...More

Thank scottplume
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