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Historic site and monument

The Saint Guérin Dam

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Saint Guérin, patron saint of herds gave his name to the valley and the dam, which was built between 1957 and 1961. The dam contributes to feeding Lake Roselend through a connecting pipe between the reservoirs that operate in the manner of communicating vessels.

Its water surface is 50 hectares with a depth of 70m and a capacity of 13 million m3. Its arched-gravity structure measures 250m long. The reservoir receives each year the equivalent of twice its storage capacity.

Ouverture

From 01/06 to 18/10, daily.

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