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Man-made Lakes to explore in Nouvelle-Aquitaine


The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region is the largest region of France with an area of 84,035.7 kilometer square. Tourism is an important sector in a region with significant assets, starting with a mild and sunny climate, wine tourism, many heritage sites, sandy beaches for surfers, and mountains for skiers.

Lac de Vassivière
Lac de VassivièreLac de Vassivière, 87120 Beaumont-du-Lac, France

The Vassivière lake is a French artificial lake of 9.76 km, which was created by building a dam on the Maulde to the release of his valley framed by two hills, at the place ideal for building a dam. The largest body of water in Limousin and one of the largest artificial lakes in France, it is located northwest of the Millevaches plateau, in a thick forest, separated in two by the departments of Creuse and of Haute-Vienne, and near theCorrèze.

Map of Man-made Lakes to explore in Nouvelle-Aquitaine