Lac de Vassiviere, Auphelle

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#3 of 11 in Parks in Haute-Vienne
Water Body · Nature / Park
This article has been expanded with material from the corresponding page in French WikipediaThe lac de Vassivière or Vassivière Lake (French pronunciation: ​[vasivjɛʁ]; Vacivièra in Occitan), one of France's largest artificial lakes, is a large man-made reservoir of about 10 square kilometres (2,500 acres). It is situated on the Plateau de Millevaches in the départements of Creuse and Haute-Vienne. It is the largest area of water in the Limousin region of France and provides water supplies, hydroelectricity, and leisure facilities.

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  • It's a lovely place to walk. The air is clean and smells of ferns and heather. There are beaches around the lake, but we were hiking, so went to a different part of the lake. We'll be back soon.  more »
  • From all the beaches at Lac de Vassivière, I think Plage de Brousas this is the most beautiful. Lots of parking space, good restaurant and nice sandy beach to linger all day. Spent a full day here...  more »
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  • Beaches, restaurants and boats. Great location for swimming, sailing, eating or just relaxing. Beautiful lake. Adventure play area for the kids and great walks for everybody.
  • Beautiful in the summer.

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