Local Area

Petit Pretre Carp Fishing Lakes are situated just 2km south-east of Montier-en-Der (Champagne-Ardennes region of France), which has about 2,000 inhabitants and many facilities which include:

Supermarket (Intermarche, Aldi and Lidl)
Petrol Stations
Banks with Cash Machines
Tackle Shop
Souvenir Shop

Lac du Der Chantecoq

The largest man made lake in Europe, just 25 Km
(15 miles) away. Excellent for walking, cycling
and following nature trails. There are also
several sandy beaches for sunbathers and swimmers.

Local Wildlife

An abundant area for wildlife, with sightings of Wild Boar, Deer, Pine Marten and Fire Salamanders. Birdwatchers paradise, Osprey, Black Kites, Great Crested Grebes, Black Woodpeckers to name but a few. In the Autumn months Cranes stopover in their thousands to feed before
migrating south for the Winter months.