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Lac Pavin, Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise
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Lac Pavin is a meromictic crater lake located in the Puy-de-Dôme department of France, between Besse-en-Chandesse and Super-Besse. It gives its name to a cheese: Pavin (cheese).
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  • Ideal for a digestive stroll after a small restaurant. But the left side of the tower is a steep for strollers or wheelchairs. Enough well sheltered from the wind by terrain and trees. .. .but also the Sun.
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  • Want to make beautiful pictures of autumn so feel free, the tower is no problem, the Lake and its reflections whose magnificent
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  • prepare the camera as your eyes is not enough! go around quietly and enjoy every view!
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  • Peaceful lake. You can walk round it in about an hour. Some parts are not suitable for flip-flops! Swimming is forbidden.
  • Blah, you don't see much of the Lake when we do the ballad autour. Forbidden to swim and not fun activity for children (besides the prohibitive pedalo).
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  • They are very friendly. Very good value for money. We eat very well.
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  • Come and take a tour of this wonderful place! However don't stop especially not at the restaurant bar... The terms of service and friendliness or even exist for tourists that we are passing in the summer!
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  • A beautiful Lake. Possible walk with children. Essential in Auvergne
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