Lac du Der, So close is unusual

Lac du Der, moments of amazement and excitement!
A rural 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, Selected by the birds
All the pleasures of exploring nature
to share with family or friends

Discover nature
Thousands of acres of pristine tranquility
Outings au naturel:
Der’s no better source of fresh air for family or friends!

Walks, rides, cycling
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.

Défilé des Pères Noël à moto
on 16/12/2018

Défilé des Pères Noël à moto

15h. Départ Parking "Les Indes".

Don de sang
from 19/12/2018 to 20/12/2018

Don de sang

Salle du Manège.

Exposé sur l'étoile de Bethléem
on 21/12/2018

Exposé sur l'étoile de Bethléem

20h30 à l'observatoire de Valcourt

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How to come to the lake?

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Come to the lake, so close, it's rare

The lake is easy to access thanks to the major roads running to towns and cities in the north of France and to capital cities in Europe. There’s no stress here; the traffic always flows smoothly.

Some major axes for coming

  • From the West: A4 and A5 and RN4
  • From the North: A26 and RN 44
  • From the East: A4 and RN4
  • From the South: A31 then A5

Some ideas of distance

  • Paris - 200 km by RN 4 or A5 - A4
  • Nancy - 130 km by RN4
  • Bruxelles - 300 km by A26

Boarding a train at the Gare de l’Est in Paris, you can be in Vitry le François 1 hr 20 mins later, with the TGV Est high-speed train. Get on your bike and, 22 km further on, you’ll find yourself at Lac du Der, in the midst of unspoilt countryside.