Photographer's Note

Lake view Raviège, the photo is taken from the dam to Raviège Angles in the Tarn ...

"On the lake ... a source of recreation flowing in an attractive landscape

It's crazy that the creation of a lake hydroelectric vocation can change a valley and its surroundings. To the west of La Salvetat-sur-Agoût the rural valley Agoût has in 1958 been partially invaded by fifty million cubic meters of water, submerged for a distance of eleven kilometers and an average width of four hundred meters. The event gave birth to Lake Raviège. Begun in 1954, construction of the dam had been completed in 1957.
Now, in addition to a vocation of raw material for the production of electricity, the lake Raviège are support for all water sports. With the exception of jet-skiing, all leisure and water sports are practiced on the lake. Since the sailing of Bouldoires as diverse and varied activities are proposed: pedalo, canoeing, sailing and motor boating, windsurfing, water skiing, walking on water, etc ... On the base itself, docking infrastructure are: bar, bar, catering, accommodation ... Even a pool!
From a silted in July and August beach, swimming is monitored. Finally, around the lake itself, between meadows, moors and forests, it is possible to horseback riding and other hiking and biking trails. A lake, it can change your life! ... "

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