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“Stunning scenery”
Review of Lac du Bimont

Lac du Bimont
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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 rock on parts of the areas near the barrage so people with mobility difficulty might find it hard to walk on these.

Recommended for anyone wanting to get some amazing views

1  Thank Antares2312
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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 beautiful, we had a very blue water down the lake. You can pique-nique there and there is fresh water fountain. The way back to Aix is much easier and funny since it's only downside, just be careful with the cars since you don't have much space.

Thank Benur A
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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.

Thank Tomaž K
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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

Thank Con M
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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 lake that it creates is Lake Zola. Beautiful blue reservoir for drinking water. I was told it was created as part of Zola´s engineering feat, to create adequate constant water supply to Aix as it grew.

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