Aquascope - Virelles Lake

  • recognised tourist attraction
  • Green Key
  • Car park
  • Coach park
    6 parking spots
  • Maestro
  • Dogs admitted
Plunge into the heart of lake life at the museum, learn all about the tips and tricks of aquatic animals and follow the life of the lake through the seasons on a big screen.

On weekends and during school holidays, a nature guide unveils the hidden secrets of the lake thanks to cameras placed on site and inside the nesting boxes.

Ready for a walk?

It's time to take a closer look at the lake from its banks and the treetops! Get ready for a 500-year voyage into the lake's tumultuous history.

You will also learn how you can help protect the environment.

Children's playground, picnic spots, barbecue, canteen, nature shop, walk departure point.
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There are tons of apples, over 100 different varieties, for sale, to taste and discover. Get your fill before the winter! In Virelles, 19 & 20/10/13.
All shapes, colours and flavours... even the most difficult customer will be satisfied! Rediscover the flavours of the fruits of the old days!
Tha Apple fair is:

  • Festive: a market atmosphere, with apple cake, fruit pastes, syrups, jellies, jams, etc
  • Instructive: apple pressing. Don't forget your penknife as all the apples can be tasted on site. fruit juice tastings and cooking workshops for children. Less-talented parents are also allowed!

And that's not all!
  • Exhibition on apples, various information stands and the presence of a basket maker and a fruit wood turners
  • a great offer! the possibility to buy ancient varieties of fruit trees and get the advice of experts on how to plant them.

Découvrez le monde fascinant des abeilles noires ! Enfilez l'habit d'apiculteur, pénétrez au coeur de la ruche et cherchez la reine qui se cache parmi les ouvrières. Goutez aux différents miels ou au fameux hydromel.  

Flânez ensuite sur les berges de l'étang : de multiples activités seront prévues pour toute la famille : théâtre de rue, jeux en bois et bien sûr, animation nature. La rive sud de l'étang ne sera que moment de joie, de plaisir et de découvertes.

Une occasion unique pour réunir petits et grands pour une journée passionnante.