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Electric bike tour : The Dams' Loop

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From the nautical base Aqualoisirs in Seyssel, you can go up the Rhône until the Génissiat dam (one of the oldest and most majestic dam of the Rhône). To join the dam, you will pass in front of the maturing cellars of the Pyrimont County.
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Distance 46.8 km
4:00 h
400 m
400 m
515 m
253 m
By coming back on the right side of the river, after a little stop at the Sugarloaf Waterfall (Surjoux), you will discover the Dorche village and its windmills, Eilloux and its vines, and finally Seyssel once again, its dam and its quays.

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Update: November 03, 2021
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APIDAE tourism data updated on 03/09/2022 by "Haut-Rhône Tourisme".
Spotted an error? Write to c.perroux@hautrhone-tourisme.fr with the following information:
File name: Randonnée VAE : La boucle des Barrages | Record identifier: 5495547 | URL (link) for this Outdooractive page.

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Base Nautique Aqualoisirs (255 m)
Coordinates:
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45.948672, 5.832502
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45°56'55.2"N 5°49'57.0"E
UTM
31T 719527 5092246
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Base Nautique Aqualoisirs

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45.948672, 5.832502
DMS
45°56'55.2"N 5°49'57.0"E
UTM
31T 719527 5092246
w3w 
///screeches.hawked.audibly
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Guidebook n° F : The Dams' Loop

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
46.8 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
400 m
Descent
400 m
Highest point
515 m
Lowest point
253 m
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