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Nice pedestrian path around the lake

Nice lake surrounded by mountains . Occasionally you can see chamois grazing. A very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2020
CJ K
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Geneva, Switzerland
Amazing scenery in the Grande Est

All of a sudden you are driving along the side of the glacial lake with its luminously green... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2019
Lindum20C
,
East Lothian, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2023 via mobile

A great place for a fresh water swim!
We stumbled across this lake by accident. The water is crystal clear and fresh. I couldn’t resist a dip. There were lots of places to get in and swim. Some with indications of depth and swim barriers to keep the less confident safe.

Date of experience: August 2023
Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 3 March 2020

Nice lake surrounded by mountains . Occasionally you can see chamois grazing. A very pleasant outing on a nice and sunny day

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CJ K
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Reviewed 6 August 2019

All of a sudden you are driving along the side of the glacial lake with its luminously green waters, a sight worth seeing

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lindum20C
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Reviewed 27 December 2018

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!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank periandro
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