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Ambléon lake

Lake · Rhône-Alpes · 705 m
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  • Lac d'Ambléon
    Lac d'Ambléon
    Photo: Office de tourisme Bugey Sud Grand Colombier
This circular mountain lake, located at an altitude of 712 m, surrounded by fir trees is renowned as one of the most beautiful in the region.
It is said to be possible to see fir trees at the bottom of its greenish waters.
This site is one of 32 sites labelled "Environmentally sensible area" in the department of Ain. These environments are intended to be preserved, enhanced and open to the public, thus offering exceptional support for the promotion of the department.

Wild site, fishing place, frequented by the Vouivre, mythological creature, a
has given rise to many legends.

Fishing place, it is forbidden to swim in order to preserve the fauna and flora.
What to see / do: the panorama table, located downstream of the site, offers a panoramic view of the valley.


APIDAE tourism data updated on 28/12/2022 by "Office de Tourisme Bugey Sud Grand Colombier".
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45.753195, 5.585409
45°45'11.5"N 5°35'07.5"E
31T 701080 5069877
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Ambléon lake

01300 Ambléon
Phone 04 79 81 15 11

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