Aisne in France
Aisne region of lakes
Aisne is one of the 83 departments created after the French Revolution in 1790.
to its closeness to Paris, the area has always played an important role
in the French history.
It was also home of many renowned people such as
La Fontaine, Alexandre Dumas or Racine. During WWI, the department
suffered from the Bataille du chemin des Dames, one of the bloodiest
battles along with Verdun.
Nowadays, the department has recovered
from its past injuries and thanks to its closeness to Paris, it keeps
developing. It is focused on agriculture.
This is a reason why so many
lakes are located in this department. Some mains lakes such as lake of
Aillette or lake of Chamouille are dedicated to leisure. Many properties
owned their private lake.
More and more carpfishing lake open in this
area. It’s proximity of Calais 2 hours (A26 motorway ) makes it very
attractive for Tourism .
The department is the fourth one as far as
listed monuments are concerned; furthermore it has developed the
relaxation tourism, with the creation of a ‘Center parc’, Golf resort of
Ailette, Medieval tourism.