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Lakes around Lyon

How about a biological swim during your romantic stay in Lyon, a pedalo ride in the Grand Lyon or a water skiing baptism in the Jura? Focus on three lakes near Lyon to carry out sensational water activities during your family visit to Lyon and its surroundings.

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The Lac des Sapins near Lyon

To the north-west of Lyon and 50 km from Lyon campsite, Lac des Sapins is a 40-hectare artificial lake between the towns of Ronno and Cublize . Lake very popular with holidaymakers during their stay in Lyon.

It has the distinction of having the largest biological swimming pool in Europe, which can accommodate up to 2,500 people.

Many leisure facilities have been installed around the site accessible to people with reduced mobility. There is a adventure park and a nautical base.

Pedalos, sailing, kayaking, stand up paddle, fishing, rowing, boat trips: everyone is free to choose their water activities. Swimming on the equipped beach is authorized between June and September.

To get to Lac des Sapins from our riverside campsite near Lyon, take the D338 then the D313 towards Saint-Clément -sur-Valsonne to Ronno.

Blue Water Lake

Located just 10 km from Lyon and 35 km from your mobil-home rental in Ain at KanÔpée Village, the Lac des Eaux Bleues in Vaulx-en-Velin is part of the Grand Parc de Miribel-Jonage.

This body of water, which covers 350 hectares, is ideal for swimming and water activities such as sailing, stand up paddle and rowing.

On the menu, 3 free gravel beaches and a private sandy beach (therefore paying) which are the happiness of Greater Lyon residents in summer. The private beach (Atol) has a water park with inflatable structures. You will find a picnic area, beach cabins, sunbathing rentals with umbrellas. Its price is €3.15 for children (4-11 years old), €6.75 for adults.

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Plan d'eau du Bordelan à Villefranche sur Saône

For nature lovers who prefer natural spaces to landscaped sites, head to Lac de Nantua in the Jura.

This lake of glacial origin is especially appreciated for its crystal clear waters, its preserved environment and the green mountains bordering it.

The site is a paradise for hiking and mountain biking. The tour of the lake, one of the most popular circuits, is carried out in 4 hours of walking (14.5 km). After your hike, you can stop on the way back in one of the many villages around Lyon.

Supervised swimming in July-August, water skiing, pedal boats, stand up paddle, canoeing: a wide choice of water activities for all ages awaits you to cool off and fill up on thrills.

Less than an hour by car from the campsite (80 km), the Nantua Lake in Ain is easily accessible by the motorway (A46, A42 and A40 direction Geneva).