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 1961 after the built of a 145 m / 476 ft dam. The reservoir is up to 10 km / 6.3 mi long and in some places it 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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Wakeboarding in Sintra, Lisbon, Lisbon and Coast Portugal
It’s dominated by precipitous mountains and fascinating forests. Moorish castle and Pena palace are one of the reason to visit Sintra. Lying on the foot of the Sintra hills and hearing the call of the Atlantic waves is fascinating.
Sintra offers some beautiful beaches, however, some of these are difficult to attain, due to the scarps surrounding them. Praia Grande is one of the most beautiful beaches in Sintra. It offers the right conditions for wake-boarding. Offshore winds usually blow from the east while the best swell direction that has been recorded, is from the northwest.
The beach is appropriate for all kind of difficulty wake-boarders. Feel the adrenaline while you are carving the sea. Wake-boarding school can give you the way to wake-board or refresh your memories on how to practice it.
In Sintra there are bars, coffee and restaurants where you can spend your free time, and also a variety of accommodation.