Lac de Nantua, Nantua

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Lac de Nantua is a lake located between Nantua, Montreal-la-Cluse and Port in Ain glacial an expanse of 141 hectares. The lake was made a protected natural site in 1935.FormationNantua Lake is a glacial lake. Its formation is the result of an overflow towards the west a huge orientation North South. The original extent of the glacier lake, once the glaciers disappeared, (the study of terminal glacial moraines) was about two to three times area of 2000 with extensions in the plain in three directions (Nurieux, Saint Martin du Fresne, Montreal). This explains the significant depth (42.9 m) and its configuration in the form of ice gorge east-west areas at risk of flooding towards the plain and Port areas moraines. Its scope was much larger and was marked by two arms of lakes and large marshes to unhealthy important work done in 1856. This work lowered the lake level by more than one meter. The cleared zones were cleaned and sold largely to individuals in 1869 by the mayor of Nantua previously owned these recently discovered areas.
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  • September 12, 2017
    This large lake natural, entrenched in the mountain deserves a break. Instead of fishing, boating or swimming, the site has interesting pedestrian planning to enjoy the scenery during a walk without difficulty. Take the opportunity to meet a time of meditation around the monument to the deportees, very interesting.
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  • September 7, 2017
    The lake shimmered turquoise, then emerald and sometimes grey as the Sun hid behind some clouds. Very picturesque and the perimeter of the lake is manicured with concrete pavements and benches; very i...  more »
  • September 3, 2017
    We stopped in this restaurant, we particularly welcome Adam young apprentice polite, discreet and effective. We emphasize the good mood of Dylan who feels good against Denis smiling at the time of payment. It does not particularly comfortable. Delicious meal. Discover
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  • October 19, 2016
    I love this place! Perfect for a vacation!
  • September 5, 2017
    Beautiful panorama of beautiful walks, swimming at the pool of the lake or nearby, tours of the Lake on foot or by bike 7 km. Practice of water recreation: boats to sail, water-ski, padeal, pedalo, accessible to people with reduced mobility, dogs on a leash, points of consumption and restaurants.
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  • September 24, 2017
    Very beautiful Lake. There area natural and clean 👍
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  • August 15, 2017
    Nice to discover which is well worth a detour for to soak your feet (or more for less chilly)
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  • May 25, 2017
    Very nice Lake that one little practically take the walk... It heats very quickly with the Sun and so swimming is pleasant
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