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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
28 Jan 2018
“Man made activity lake”
2 Aug 2017
“Much to do on the water”
Sous Jullieres, 38650 Treffort, France
+33 4 76 30 63 43
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Lac de Monteynard is a man made lake in the French Alps with lots of activity. Beautiful surroundings and lake.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Nice and dynamic spot and with 2 camp grounds nearby the water front. If you like windsurf, sub, canoeing, catamaran sailing, vtt, walking, swimming... this is an interesting holiday spot to drive to.

Thank JLDB007
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The hike in and of itself is fantastic but be advised that the boat that normally brings you form les passerelles to monteynard (where you can take the bus back to grenoble) does not function off-season. You can get there by bus from Grenoble to...More

2  Thank Rapunzel19
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place! The water is a turquoise blue and clean. The beaches are pebbles, so take wet shoes. Lots to see and do on the water, including kite boarding, windsurfing, swimming and boats to hire.

Thank cerijdj
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Great for hiking and biking (I ran a race here while my partner brought his bike along), with some truly astounding scenery on the summits. The himalayan footbridges were quite a special experience, although some, especially young kids, may be frightened by how it sways...More

Thank FordPrefectII
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We saw lots of wildlife while walking down to the himalayan walkway - dozens of different butterflies, lizards, wild flowers. Walking out over the water is quite exhilarating, my children loved it. All free,took about 1.5 hours there and back.

Thank reallywrenchit
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Amazing views of the lake and himalayaennes bridges . Couple hours of walking in through forest and mountains surrounding lake . Well spent day . Worth every kilometer you feel in your legs after :)

Thank mark7557
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We started our walk from Treffort. The walk takes you arround this enormous artifical lake of 600 hectares large. You will walk next to the lake, in a forrest and over 2 suspended bridges. Make sure you book your boat trip back before you leave.

1  Thank frederick e
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