Lake of Cazaux

Only 10 km south of the Bassin d’Arcachon, to which it is connected by a canal, the lake of Cazaux is the second largest freshwater lake in France. Nestled in the heart of the forest and protected from the wind, it is home to an exuberant and generous nature on nearly 5,500 hectares, enough to … Read more

Lake of Carcans-Hourtin

With its 6,600 hectares, the lake of Carcans-Hourtin is the largest natural freshwater lake in France. Ideal for learning to sail, this lake saw the birth of the Olympic dinghies in the 60s, the famous 420 and 470. It is also popular with families for safe swimming. Its particularly preserved natural environment with its wild … Read more

Lake of Lacanau

6 km from the seaside resort of Lacanau-Ocean, the lake of Lacanau is both a peaceful place dedicated to swimming, sailing and fishing, as well as one of the training sites of the French water skiing team. Fed by small streams, the “crastes”, which drain the whole of the Médoc, this 2000-hectare lake, sheltered from … Read more