Lac de Liez

Champagne Ardenne
Attractions and places of interest
Great Outdoors

Visible from the ramparts of Langres, the 290 hectare Lac de Liez is perfect for water sports, walking and cycling. One of 4 man-made lakes around Langres, Lac de Liez has many opportunities for different water-based activities including supervised swimming, paddleboats and fishing (especially for carp and trout). Around the outside of the lake is a 16km trail that cyclists, runners and walkers will all enjoy. There are also restaurants and other amenities around the lake so you can make a day of it enjoying the beauty of the outdoors!


Nearby attractions

A modern builidng in the heart of the old town, the Langres Museum of Art and History contains many archaeological exhibits including the Bacchus mosiac dating from the 2nd century.

Situated above the tomb of St Benignus (who is believed to have brought Christianity to Burgundy in the 2nd century), this Gothic-style cathedral was built between 1280 and 1325. Some of Burgundy's great figures are buried...

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon is located in part of the Ducal Palace. It contains, among other things, ducal kitchens dating back to the mid-15th century, and a substantial collection of European paintings from Roman times...

The Fine Arts Museum in Dole contains local and regional archaeological exhibits as well as collections of French and foreign paintings from the 15th to the 19th century.

Places to visit nearby

Langres in Champagne Ardenne is a fortified town dating as far back as the 4th century.

Dijon in Burgundy is the historic seat of the Dukes of Burgundy and has a rich medieval heritage.

Dole in Franche Comté is a pretty town with an historical centre that is set in the beautiful countryside of the Doubs valley.