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Lac d'Orient

Lac d'Orient, 10140 Mesnil-Saint-Père, France

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Lac d'Orient

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



Attractions near Lac d'Orient

Orient Forest Regional Natural Park4.26km from Lac d'Orient

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

Nigloland20.05km from Lac d'Orient

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.

Lake Der-Chantecoq45.04km from Lac d'Orient

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.

Musée du Pays Châtillonnais48.62km from Lac d'Orient

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.

Château d'Ancy-le-Franc56.81km from Lac d'Orient

Château d'Ancy-le-Franc is a Renaissance-style château of the 16th century located in the town of Ancy-le-Franc in the department of Yonne, in France. The site was originally occupied by a 12th-century fort, which survived until the end of the sixteenth century. The château is currently owned by a private company, Société Paris Investir SAS, which undertook its restoration, and recognition as a national historical monument.

Fontenay Abbey70.41km from Lac d'Orient

Fontenay Abbey in Burgundy was founded in 1118 by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a leading French saint, and is the oldest preserved Cistercian abbey in the world. it was declared World Heritage by Unesco. The Abbey is decorated with a landscaped park which was listed in 2004 as a "Remarkable Garden" by the National Council of Parks and Gardens. The Abbey welcomes 100,000 visitors each year who come to admire the beauty and purity of architecture unspoiled for 900 years.

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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.