Lac des Armées (lake)

The Lac des Armées is surrounded by a Roman legend, where a treasure is said to be hidden ...

Located north of Méry-ès-bois, the Lac des Armées is surrounded by forests through which a circuit from the village will guide you.

A Roman legend surrounds this place. During its passage in Sologne to go to the siege of the city of Avaricum (Bourges), Caesar's army would have stopped there for the night. In order to travel lighter, we would have buried the spoils of the siege of Cenabum (Orléans) which had just been sacked. Following the riches that the capture of Avaricum procured and the many victories that followed, the treasure was forgotten. It is said that he is still hiding there...

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Lac des Armées (lake)


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