Lake of Pierre-Percée.
The meeting with the lake of Pierre-Percée is an event full of beauty and mistery.
The silence of the shores of a large wild lake, the clear current of the river, the brightness of water bodies, the gliding of boats, words are too poor and weak to express what you’re going to feel.
But discoveries will continue the minute you set your foot on the floor. Stolling along the numerous pathways that run through the woods you will discover extraordinary natural treasures. This water storage was build by “EDF” between 1981 and 1985. The water of the lake is discharged into the flow of the river “The Plaine” then in the river ” The Meurthe” when the flow of “Moselle” is too low. To meet requirement of the calterom nuclear power station located on the Luxembourg border.
The dam is 78 meters high and is composed of hard-rock, clay and standstore. This dam is 355 meters wide on the bottom and 8 meters wide on top. The maximum volume is estimated at 61.6 millions cubic meter.
Lake of Plaine
At the bottom of the lake of Pierre-Percée in the valley of Plaine, this water reserve of 0,5 million cubic meter is used as a catchment basin for the lake of Pierre-Percée. This is where you will find a wide variety of activites of all sorts: With pedal go-karts, minigolf, paintball, archery, you will also find a campsite, cottages on the shore of this lake.
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Ruins of castle (XIème century) First fief of Earls on salm in Lorraine. Beautiful view on the lake and on Pierre-Percée village.
Expressions of patriotics ardors of sculptor Antoine Sartorio low background relief pink sandstone, he sculpted low background relief of triumphal arch at Paris.
Celtic and Gallo-Roman vestiges, military vestiges and contemporary archeological digs. Wonderful vivew. The Temple dof donon culminate to 1 010 m of altitude.
Altitude 844 m. Transformed by germans in 14-18 to observatory, beautiful view on the Plaine valley . The opportunity to make a beautiful hikings trails.