The Arvouin lake

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    La Chapelle-d'Abondance

    At an altitude of 1663 m, in La Chapelle d’Abondance, this charming little glacial lake is located in the Cornettes de Bise Natura 2000 reserve. Agriculture is very present in its mountain pastures. It is easily accessible on foot and fishing is permitted.

    Surface area: 1 hectare 63. Maximum depth: 6 metres.
    Fishing authorized with an A.A.P.P.M.A. Chablais/Genevois fishing permit, generally open from early June to early October (changing dates, specified on the fishing website).

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    From 01/05 to 01/10.
    Lake accessible by hiking only, generally from early May to early October, dates subject to change depending on weather conditions. Check with tourist offices or mountain guides before attempting to access the lake.


    Free access.


    Route de l'Aubourry
    74360 La Chapelle-d'Abondance

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