Barrage de la Plate-Taille

Interesting
This dam built in 1977 is the largest in Belgium. It is a gravity dam with a 790m-long crest, topped by a 107m-high viewing tower. The reservoir covers 351 ha and has a capacity of 68.4 million m3. It is used for sailing, windsurfing and scuba diving.

Useful information

Opening hours

Plate Taille visitor centre (rte de la Plate-Taille 99) - [TEL] 071 50 92 92 - www.lacsdeleaudheure.be - Jul-Aug: 9.30am-7pm; Apr-Jun and Sep: 9.30am-6pm; rest of year: 10am-5pm - guided tours of Plate Taille dam Jul-Aug, Easter and Autumn school hols: 11.30am, 3.30pm; rest of year: Wed, weekends and Bank Hols 11.30am, 3.30pm

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