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Aix lake and dam

Lac du Bimont in Aix-en-Provence in the French Alps is a beautiful serene lake we had the pleasure... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
Stunning scenery

We were passing by Aix and we visited the Barrage du Bimont and Lac, 4 adults and 1 child in... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Antares2312
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Island of Malta, Malta
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29 Jan 2018
“Aix lake and dam”
21 Aug 2017
“Stunning scenery”
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Lac du Bimont in Aix-en-Provence in the French Alps is a beautiful serene lake we had the pleasure of visiting on our grand tour of all countries bordering the Alps. There is also a dam close by

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were passing by Aix and we visited the Barrage du Bimont and Lac, 4 adults and 1 child in August. It was stunning, the scenery, the lake, the dam. Their is a parking area, it's not asphalted so it gets dusty. There are loose...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Antares2312
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We've made Aix en Provence-->barrage du Bimont with bikes at extremely low pace (we both didn't touch a bicycle for years until then) and arrived after 1:45 hours. It's only about 10kms but you have a long way up to Sainte Victoire. The view is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The dam is one of the biggest I visited and the water has beautiful color. You can make different types of walking there. Girl who works at info point was very nice and helpful.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Very nice place to check out, beautiful sight.. Water is parfait good place to have a bite to eat or just to go and read a book n chill.. Must see

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Great place to hike toward Mont Victorie - take the morning bus from Aix, just ask at the bus station. Impressive dam and great hiking under pine forest with wild rosemary and thyme understory. Small correction. The dam is the Barrage du Bimont, but the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Janis857
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I was staying in Aix during a heat wave and thought it would be good to get into the countryside. I don't drive in France but it was easy to take a bus. The Tourist Information office staff were very helpful and gave me a...More

Date of experience: July 2015
5  Thank Alicearmy
Reviewed 25 March 2015

I accidentally stumbled here when I was planning to see montagne Saint Victoire. This place, however is much better. I stayed here for over an hour enjoying the beauty of this lake.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Zhong Zhi H
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Nice views on the lake and the Sainte-Victoire Mountain. Pretty high dam. You need a car or a bike to get there from Aix-en-Provence. It can be crowded on a nice week-end.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank oghezi
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