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Complete Dive Map
Tool: Fully interactive clickable maps and
sections of topographical maps including the most
interesting dive spots in the lake.
plenty of images of the different dive sites (some in open air, taken when the lake was drained). A must
for planning your next dive!
Characteristics: The lake is a reservoir which
was build during 1956-57 and filled up completely in 1960.
Maximum depth: 32 m (but varying) in the
Visibility: 2-4 m (exceptionally up to 8 m).
Best from may to july. After long rain periodes or the
algae bloom due to hot summers the visibility can alter to
less then 1 m, then diving becomes very dangerous.
Notice: The zone 1, where all watersports
activities are forbidden begins at the end of the village
Lultzhausen, direction to the dam. Check the
reference-boads on site.
Main site: The village Lultzhausen.
Heated dressing-rooms and showers are in the farm-house "Ferme
Wealer" in Lultzhausen, in front of the floating
bridge. The access facilities in Lultzhausen are
restricted, you have to park your car on the parking areas
down in the village or on the main street above the
village. Only down/uploading is allowed near the
farm-house. There are many easy accesses for divers to the
Other dive-sites on the lake: From Insenborn,
the village just near Lultzhausen. Follow the road down to
the water. The two parking areas at the end are very close
to the water.
Another nice place to dive is further from the village
Bonnal where you follow the road allong the bank to a nice
meadow directly at the water called "Fuussekaul".
The village Liefrange on the other side, across
the water of Lultzhausen offers maybe the most interesting
Notice: In the summer there are a lot of
tourists lying on the bank.
What can you see underwater: Training platforms
in 5, 10, 15 and 20 m depth at the right side of the
floating bridge in Lultzhausen. Stone bridges in
Lultzhausen, Insenborn and Liefrange. Ruins in Lultzhausen
and Liefrange. Impressive walls everywere. Mostly mud on
Tank filling: You can fill up your tanks at the
Peiffer in Insenborn, both air and Nitrox. Notice that on
Thurdays they are closed except when there is a
holiday in Luxembourg. Two more filling stations (coin-operated machines at 200 bar) are located in Lultzhausen, one at the rescue centre and the other at the lake side of the youth hostel.
When the lake was drained: The lake has been drained in
1991 to repair the dam which is located in Esch-sur-Sûre.
details for this period.