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Lake Der-Chantecoq

Lake Der-Chantecoq, 51290, France

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About Lake Der-Chantecoq

The lake Der-Chantecoq is a lake in the North East of France. It is located in the Grand Est region, on the border between the departments of Marne and Haute-Marne. It was designed to protect Paris from flooding and It is also the largest artificial lake in Europe. It has a large variety of flora and fauna surrounding this lake and you can spend some nice time on the banks of this reservoir. You can have a boat ride and also fishing is possible here.



Attractions near Lake Der-Chantecoq

Nigloland37.11km from Lake Der-Chantecoq

Nigloland is an amusement park located in Dolancourt in the French department of Aube.  Founded by two brothers and former fairgrounds, Patrice and Philippe Gélis. The park is divided into four themed areas: the Canadian Village, the Rock 'n' Roll Village, the Wonderful Village, and the Swiss Village. One of the nice location which was offering a good time for you.

Orient Forest Regional Natural Park41.21km from Lake Der-Chantecoq

A protected natural reserve of woodlands and lakes in the  Champagne-Ardenne region of France which covers an area of 70000 hectares of land. In this natural setting where water constantly vies with the forest, families out walking, solitary bird watchers, water skiing, sailing or windsurfing enthusiasts as well as anglers will each find their little piece of paradise here

Lac d'Orient45.04km from Lake Der-Chantecoq

A beautiful artificial lake in northeast France which was one of the four great lakes of the Seine, and was designed to protect Paris from the flood. The lake is located in a serene area that was away from the busy life and it is part of the Orient Forest Regional Natural Park. the lake has a filling capacity of 205 million m 3 with an area of 2300 hectares. You can have so many activities here, and it is ideal for a family outing. You have opportunities for a boat ride, fishing, and a nice walk

Forest of Argonne67.66km from Lake Der-Chantecoq

A densely wooded and hilly region in eastern France that forms a natural barrier between Champagne and Lorraine. It is also a historically important area.  It was here the Prussians were repulsed in 1792 by the French at Valmy and where U.S. forces swept over the Germans in 1918. A beautiful area for nice trekking and also it is quite adventurous too.

Avenue de Champagne74.86km from Lake Der-Chantecoq

The Avenue de Champagne is one of the main axes of the city of Epernay, often considered the "most prestigious way". It is indeed the seat of several great Champagne houses, including Moët & Chandon and Perrier-Jouët, which have played a major role in the history of Epernay. It is thus a “remarkable site of taste”.

Musée du Pays Châtillonnais81km from Lake Der-Chantecoq

The Musée du Pays Châtillonnais, or Trésor de Vix, formerly called the musée archéologique de Châtillon-Sur-Seine, was created in the late nineteenth century and is managed by the community of communes of the Pays Châtillonnais. The museum houses the finding of the Vix Grave, and especially the famous Vix krater, dated to circa 500 BCE and testifying to the links between the Gauls and the Greeks at that period.

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Grand Est is a vast new region in Eastern France, the unification of the former historical regions of Champagne-Ardenne, Alsace, and Lorraine. Its geographical location – bordering Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and Switzerland – makes of the Grand Est an interesting cultural melting pot which can be clearly seen in its architecture and tasted in its gastronomy.