Lac du Der, So close is unusual

Lac du Der, moments of amazement and excitement!
A holiday destination to share...
without moderation!

Lac du Der, the sea in Champagne
A unique destination and a chance to explore
one of Europe’s largest lakes

Discover the lake
Lac du Der, up close and personal with nature...
Tour the countryside by bike, on foot, by mountain bike or on horseback:
Der’s no better source of fresh air for family or friends!

Walks, rides, cycling
Lac du Der, unleash your love of water sports...
All the thrills of water sports to share...
with family or friends

Discover activities
Lac du Der, amazing heritage
The unique timbered churches are stunning!
Lac du Der, So close is unusual
A holiday destination close to Paris and its region,
Lorraine, Belgium, Luxemburg and the Netherlands

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The Lac du Der area in festive mood. Special events, fairs and festivals provide entertainment for all ages throughout the seasons.

Concert au Château de Goncourt - Woodstock & 70's
on 14/08/2018

Concert au Château de Goncourt - Woodstock & 70's

A 20 H 00 avec Woodstock Expérience : Hommage aux 70's - Stay : Hommage à David Bowie et War Heroes : Hommage à Jimmi Hendrix

Les Mercredis de l'été : Vente de produits du terroir et artisanaux
on 15/08/2018

Les Mercredis de l'été : Vente de produits du terroir et artisanaux

De 16h à 21h.

Grande Brocante
on 15/08/2018

Grande Brocante

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Come and watch Birds at Lac du Der all the year

Observe birds at Lac du Der throughout the year, it is possible...

Through the seasons and the rhythm of the birds, discover what species you may encounter.
Stay informed direct observations of rare birds, staff, arrivals of new species on the site, following the "The last observations".

Fall / Winter

From September to February, the Lac du Der becomes a huge mudflat that has nothing to envy the most beautiful bays in the world. The place is wild and atmosphere across the world are constantly reign through these thousands of birds from the high Arctic, Siberia, Northern and Eastern Europe and travel to the Iberian Peninsula and Africa.
So you can watch the magic of a sunrise of Common Cranes, meet rare birds such as the White-tailed Eagle, the Whooper Swan, Arctic Loon, the Common Goldeneye and other migrating and wintering Lac du Der.

Spring / Summer

From March to August, while walking along quiet paths and secrets 'birds and nature', you will discover migratory and nesting birds.
Purple Heron, Cattle Egret, Little Egret, Night Heron, Squacco, Tern, Red-backed Shrike and many more nesting and migrating in large numbers in this magical place that is the Lac du Der.
To be in the right place at the right time, contact Antoine, you ornithologist guide, who will share with you these exceptional moments in a group or just for your eyes ... Choose your guide.

A long view premium will be at your disposal to admire without disturbing them.

Public: Lovers and curious of nature, bird watchers, wildlife photographers.

Tours are available every day; to see those already programmed, Consult the agenda outputs.

And watch magical moments before live during your visit, look at the birds of the Lac du Der videos.


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