Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Saint Dizier and its surroundings
Thanks to its location, Saint-Dizier is just 25km northeast of the Lac du Der-Chantecoq National Reserve, offering easy access to a host of outdoor and water activities. Created in 1974, the reserve covers a vast area, including a 11, 800 acre lake (one of the largest in Europe) and 77km of shoreline. It is home to 270 bird species, 40 mammal species, 20 species of amphibians and hundreds of different plant species. In addition to the picturesque landscape and abundant wildlife, visitors to the park can choose from different activities. Water lovers can go sailing on the lake, and six beaches provide ample space for relaxing and taking in the surrounding sites. Boat tours are also available and visitors are welcome to fish on the large lake. With 250km of footpaths and 100km of cycling trails, you can take a tour of the reserve at your own pace. For the more adventurous, several clubs offer aerial tours of the lake. Saint-Dizier and its surrounding areas have a rich heritage, which can be explored by visiting historic landmarks and cultural sites. Situated at the edge of the lake, the Museum of the Pays du Der traces the history of the local area, and is known for its beautiful gardens. Be sure to also take a tour of half-timbered churches in the environs of the lake. The Campanile Saint Dizier hotel's ideal location means you will be able to make the most of Saint-Dizier's area.