Southern Shore Nature Reserve
The southern shore of Lac du Bourget is a rich natural area, with a diversified eco system. This area is preserved for the well-being of the fauna and flora but also for residents and visitors.Equipment and Services
Observatoire de l’Etang des Aigrettes.
Located on the west shoreline, the côte sauvage is the most peaceful part of the lake. The mountain falls to the water, and only allows some small coves and beaches to form, such as the Lamartine cave or the beach of Les Meuniers. You can easily admire the beauty of the landscape from the lake by boat.Coordinates
73370, La Chapelle-du-Mont-du-Chat.
It is in this cave that Alphonse de Lamartine wrote his famous poem “Le lac”. The cave is accessible by a short walk from the port of Bourdeau.Coordinates
Canal de Savière
The Savière canal winds for nearly 4 km from Portout to Chanaz where a lock allows navigation on the Haut-Rhône. A romantic setting with a quiet atmosphere, it attracts many boaters.Coordinates
The Sapenay Plateau is a vast natural and agricultural area located on the heights above Lac du Bourget.
The Sapenay Pass (897m) has for several centuries allowed passage between Chautagne and Albanais. The Sapenay is both a remarkable belvedere and a renowned free flight site.Coordinates
Col du Sapenay,
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