Lac de Monteynard-Avignonet is an artificial water reservoir serving the Électricité de France power station of Drac Station. The reservoir is bounded by the canyons of Ebron and Drac and belongs to the Isère department. It was created in 1961after the built of a 145 m / 476 ft high dam. The reservoir is up to 10 km / 6.3 mi long and in some places reaches at 300 m / 984 ft wide. On the lake, it is often windy and wavy, something that makes it one of the best places to practice water sports.
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Wind Surfing in Faliraki, Rhodes Island, Aegean Islands Greece
Faliraki is one of the most favorite spots in Rhodes. It’s a seaside resort village, situated on Faliraki bay, at about 14 km/8.7 mi in the south of the city of Rhodes. It’s the most popular and highly well-organized beach in Rhodes. It’s a cosmopolitan place, where people from all around the world and of all ages visit and make their vacations as much vibrant and exciting as possible. In Faliraki, you can find the largest water park in Europe. It’s a place full of action, nightlife and adrenaline.
For those, who need a bigger dose of adrenaline, then windsurf moments are waiting for you, here in Fliraki beach. The spot offers the right conditions for dirty games with the wind, the waves and your extreme imagination. The wind in the area usually reaches from 3 to 5 Bft. The wind blows from a variety of directions and they are best during the summer months. The waves swell size is from 1-3+ m/3.28-9.84+ ft. The water tends to be flat to choppy, but you can get some good waves if the wind is in good mood. In Faliraki, there are windsurf schools, where you can find help, in case you need some new tricks.
Last, but not least, Faliraki hosts tasteful restaurants, nice bars and cafes, where you can have really fun, forget everything from your daily routine and give some free time to yourself.