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This is a great place for a walk there is the reservoir itself, woods, a stream in places and small sandy beaches. We walked round chatting in 70 minutes so it would probably take less than an hour at a brisk pace. We were there...More
It is not only a uniquely beautiful lake, with sandy beaches on one side and woody are on the other side, it has a wonderful circular path and a hugely important history of development in the 17th century, as can be seen in the Museum...More
The lake has a very nice running path under shadow. Unfortunately due to very poor maintenance it is very muddy and slippery. If nothing is done you will need boots to move around the lake. This is very disappointing to see this happening. This is...More
This is a fantastic walk to do, we did it with our little dog, there are plenty of good picnic spots and lots of cafes. Walking on the tree lined path made a hot day very pleasant. Well worth a visit if you are in...More
great time to go out on the lake in a pedaloe. can be very crowded mid August but we were lucky to have just missed the most visited time.
plenty of cafe and ice cream on the road surrounding the lake.
the musee of the...More
You can swim, sunbathe, hire sailboards, canoes, pedaloes; loads of cafés and restaurants around and a fabulous museum of the history of the Canal du Midi (for which this lake is the feeder. Lovely walk all round the lake and many walking and bike trails...More
This is the world's first artificial lake made with a dam (17th Century). It was and is used to supply the necessary water for the Canal du Midi. But it's also a popular tourist spot with plenty of things to do (swimming, sailing, hiking, etc.)....More