Lake of Der

A unique site in the heart of Europe

Le Lac du Der

Sports or playful activities nearby

Lake of Der

Marina Holyder is in the heart of a multitude of sports activities or leisure activities proposed by numerous local actors.
For example: sailing , windsurfing, catamaran, canoe, water-skiing, jet-ski, pedal boat, mini golf, tennis, archery, climbing wall, basketball, orienteering races, small train, ornithological discovery

You can also organize your day of hiking or bike riding with the assistance of the Tourist board

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Excursions au départ de la Marina Holyder

Excursions from the Marina Holyder

from Marina Holyder


Marina Holyder in collaboration with Vinotilus offers various excursions :
A day on the Lac du Der
A day in the vineyards
A day in Haute Marne

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Festival Photo animalière et de nature

Animal and Nature Photo Festival

Discover the Festival Photo Montier en Der! Every year in November, many amateur and professional photographers gather. An unmissable event for lovers of photography and nature. This is the only place where amateurs and professionals can meet and exchange with ease. Exhibits and booths are held not only in Montier en Der, but also in many outdoor venues, including Giffaumont-Champaubert.

Tél. : +33 (0)3 25 55 72 84
Marina Holyder, partenaire du festival

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Stages photo Lac du Der

Photography workshops with Jean-Côme Nicolle


Manque Pas Der® offers practical and user-friendly photography workshops in small groups for all levels and on various themes.
We also offer nature walks to discover the biodiversity of bocage Champagne.
Learn the picture by discovering nature hiking or enjoying the advice of a photographer is tangible and exciting. Discover the flora, fauna and history of the Pays du Der and its lake and get better pictures!

Tél. : +33 (0)6 18 09 08 24

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oiseaux migrateurs Lac du Der

Ornithological outings Der Lake

Discover the Lake Der. Over 300 bird species are recorded every year in the waters of the Lac du Der. Notice to the more curious of you, come and participate in bird watching Holyder proposed by the Marina Residence.
The emblematic species is the crane, but the Lac du Der has other treasures, its wildlife is rich. During your trip, you can also admire dragonflies, amphibians, mammals … This national reserve is classified and protected.

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Tournoi Oenologique

Evening discovery

With the help of Sébastien Higonet, Holyder Marina invites you to participate in an oenological tournament. Ideal to liven up your evenings and your knowledge, in a playful way, on wine and champagne.

A quiz with 20 questions.
A play on flavors with 10 scents to discover.
A blind tasting with 2 wines to guess.

It is also possible to discover the Champagne, during our “Evening discovery of Champagne”. You can taste four Champagnes, including a Grand Cru.

Port Champaubert

The port of Giffaumont Champaubert


Near the residence, a port of 600 places welcomes not only speedboats, but also sailboats up to 12 meters.

Particular pontoons are also reserved for fishing boats.

See the webcam port du Lac du Der

©Photo P. Bourguignon – Collection Lac du Der

Lac du der

A cultural and ornithological heritage

Museums, church with timber framings, cathedrals, castles, vine growing, the former metal industry, the region is full of heritage and traditions to be discovered.

Migration of the whooping cranes

Without forgetting this sanctuary of the birds that is the lake itself with its thousand migrants which rest there each year.
In spring and in autumn, a wonder of nature to be admired. View the video >

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©Photo Office de Tourisme Lac du Der

Pêche au Lac du Der

The lake of Der: the Mecca of fishing


If you like fishing, the size and number of fishes available will leave you memories you will never forget.

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Ligue de l’Enseignement

F.O.L. 55.

Sport, discovery, environment are the key words of a team of competent instructors. In association with this structure, numerous supervised activities or not are offered to the children and to the adults. Obviously certain disciplines can be freely practised. Basketball(sneaker), volleyball, handball, badminton, tennis, ping-pong.

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Useful links

Comité Régional de Tourisme de Champagne-Ardenne
Comité Départemental du Tourisme
Office de Tourisme du Lac du Der

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Ligue pour la protection des oiseaux
Musée du pays du Der
La maison des Pêcheurs