The Lake of Chalain

Chalain Lake is a beautiful Lake in the Jura

The Lake of Chalain is a lake where you can swim during the summer. At the end of the lake you can see the Chalain camp, which is a small tourist complex with restaurants, shops and campsites. This can be the starting point of several hikes which run along the lake or below the cliffs surrounding the Lake. There is an admission fee in July and August (4.5 euros per car for the day).

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The shores of the Lake

The shores of the Lake
The Domaine de Chalain is a small tourist resort located at the end of the lake of Chalain. There is an antrance fee for you car in July and August.

The Lake of Chalain

The Lake of Chalain
The lake of Chalain is a nice surrounded by cliffs of 70 meters high. The water is very clear.

The beach

The beach
There is only one beach along the shore of the Domaine of Chalain.

The path

The path
The road allows access to the campsite.

The canals

The canals

The hikes

The hikes
It’s a paradise for hikers, many trails start from the lake.

Along the Lake

Along the Lake

Adventure trail

Adventure trail
At the end of the Lake there is an adventure trail in the trees. The lake attracts many foreign tourists that like the calm of the place.

Hiking

Hiking
The walk around the lake isn’t very interesting.

The mall

The mall
There are several shops and restaurants in a small mall.

Beach of Doucier

Beach of Doucier
There are three other beaches around the lake and, of course, you have to pay to swim in July or August.
Start of the walk (Google Maps)

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