PvB/PNRFO <p>Découvrez le territoire des Lacs et du Parc naturel régional de la Forêt d'Orient, pour vos vacances ou un weekend, avec des hébergements à taille humaine.<br />
Pour vous : 3 lacs (Orient, Temple, Amance), près du Lac du Der, ports de plaisance, loisirs nautiques, voile, kite-surf, motonautisme, ski nautique, jet-ski, pêche, baignade.<br />
Un cadre naturel exceptionnel : forets profondes, étangs, randonnée à pied, à cheval, en vélo.<br />
Plus de 265 especes d'oiseaux, migration des grues, cygogne noire, observatoires.<br />
Une terre d'histoire, voies romaines, Templiers, sculpture Renaissance, musée Napoléon, ecomusée.<br />...</p> Pascal Bourguignon / PNRFO <p>Le Balcon du Parc est une route touristique permettant de découvrir le Parc naturel régional de la Forêt d'Orient.</p> Gary Rodgers <p>Coucher de soleil sur le Lac d'Orient.<br />
En mémoire d'Alan Oswald Rodgers, Néo-Zélandais, pilote de Lancaster (1923-1944).</p> Anne villaumé / PNRFO <p>Pour la construction du nouvel observatoire du Lac du Temple, une technique respectueuse de l'environnement a été utilisé, le débardage.</p> Peter van Bussel / PNRFO <p>200 étangs au moyen-âge, aujourd'hui près de 70. Tous privés, certains sont accessibles en restant sur les chemins de randonnée.</p> PNRFO <p>Ici une Caloptéryx Vierge. Après l'accouplement, la femelle pond ses oeufs dans l'eau. Les larves muent plusieurs fois avant de sortir au grand air pour devenir des libellules... </p> Ludovic Thiérard <p>
Pont donnant accès à l'entrée par la grille d'honneur du Château de Brienne</p> Ange Franquin <p>Port de plaisance de Mesnil Saint-Père. Lac d'Orient.</p> PvB/PNRFO <p>Au point de vue du Croît, une table d'orientation avec des vues imprenables sur la Champagne humide, avec ses lacs, forêts et champs.</p> Ange Franquin <p>Le lac d'Orient: loin du bruit des moteurs...vive la voile sur toutes ses formes.</p> Peter van Bussel / PNRFO <p>Les lacs du PNR de la Forêt d'Orient atteignent des niveaux différents dans l'année, il n'est donc pas rare de croiser des arbres immergés sur les berges.</p> Pascal Bourguignon / PNRFO <p>Grands Lacs, forêts majestueuses, étangs, rivières, faune sauvage, prés et champs, grandes cultures, vignoble, plateaux et rivières, architecture à pans de bois, …</p>

Central Tourist Office for the Grands Lacs and the Forêt d'Orient

Information & Accueil touristique > Office de tourisme intercommunal des Grands Lacs et de la Forêt d'Orient

Situé entre Mesnil-St-Père et Géraudot
Maison du Parc
10220 Piney
Latitude: 48.288757
Longitude: 4.391527
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Adhérent Office de tourisme
Animaux acceptés

Presentation

In the heart of the Forêt d'Orient Regional Nature Park, in the region of the Grands Lacs de Champagne , tourism professionals , participating associations and communes , have joined together in the Intercommunal Tourist Office of the Grands Lacs and Forêt d'Orient . This association, (under french non profit law of 1901), supports the tourist development of the Forêt d'Orient Regional Natural Park.
We are at your disposal to help you plan your stay. Contact us for further information.
Languages spoken: English, French, Dutch, German.


Description

The Central Tourist office is mandated by the mixed syndicate of the Forêt d'Orient Regional Nature Park for a range of missions of public interest, including among others:
reception and provision of information to visitors,
sending tourism documents
following visitor statistics
support for major events in the park,
establishing and updating a database to better inform visitors
updating third party tourism publications
support for institutional bodies involved in tourism development,
reception French and foreign .journalists
The Central Tourist Office also wants to provide this area with an original and attractive tourism offer.
The diversity of themes and accommodation offered by  motivated professionals  translates into a range of products for holidays and weekends that will appeal to nature lovers, ornithologists, sailors, lovers of fine food and more.
A new reception and information structure  was launched in early 2002 for the area: the Central Tourist Office.
This “intercommunal” TO, endorsed by the state services, was rated "two stars" in 2002 and "three stars" in 2007, covers in particular the cantons of Lusigny-sur-Barse, of Piney and Vendeuvre-sur- Barse. It brings together some of the already existing tourism entities in this broad sector: tourist offices, and reception desks at the Harbour Masters Offices
It is housed in the half-timbered Maison du Parc
In 2010, nearly 150 members had joined the tourist office, representing nearly 80% of the accommodation capacity of the area .
Exhibitions: on the ground floor, an evocation of the natural heritage is presented through three themes (the land water and the forest) and a listening point with birdsong,:upstairs, the present characterized by the important developments that have marked the area are illustrated by the actions  undertakent by the Regional Nature  Park.
Inaugurated in 1973, the Maison du Parc is central to the management of the PNRFO. This half-timbered farmhouse from Troyes was saved from demolition,and now houses the seat of the mixed syndicate for development and land management. It supports events as well as the development of economic , naturalist , scientific, cultural and sporting activities in the Forêt d'Orient.
The farm's barn has been turned into  rooms for meetings and temporary exhibitions, and offices. The stable is now a room for permanent exhibitions. 

Prices and schedules

Admission; advice and documents. free
Location: Located between the Lac d'Orient and the Lac du Temple, at the junction of the D79 and D43, the tourist office based in the Maison du Parc, is about the same distance from Géraudot, Mesnil-St-Père and Vendeuvre-sur-Barse.

Open throughout the year :
- In January, February: from 1 00 till 5 00
- In March, April, May, June: from 1.30 till 5.00, week-ends and public holidays included
- In July and August: from 10 00 till 12.30 and from 1.30 till 6 00, week-ends and public holidays included
- In September and October: from 1.30 till 5.00, week-ends and public holidays included
- In November and December: from 1 00 till 5 00

Coordinates

Central Tourist Office for the Grands Lacs and the Forêt d'Orient
Maison du Parc
10220 Piney

Tel +33 (0)325 433 888
Fax +33 (0)325 433 883
Mail info@pnrfo.org
Webwww.lacs-champagne.fr