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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Lépin-le-Lac - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Savoie

Common Foreland Savoy, located on the south shore of Lake Aiguebelette.

Geographical information

Latitude45.5378110 (N 45° 32’ 16”)
Longitude5.7938180 (E 5° 47’ 38”)
AltitudeFrom 373m to 1363m
Surface area5.11 km²
Population459 inhabitants
Density89 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChambéry (24 km, 24 min)
Insee code73145
IntercommunalityCC du Lac d'Aiguebelette

Nearest cities & towns

Aiguebelette-le-Lac2.1 km (3 min)
Attignat-Oncin4.9 km (8 min)
Saint-Alban-de-Montbel5 km (8 min)
La Bridoire5.6 km (9 min)
Dullin6.3 km (12 min)
Ayn8.3 km (13 min)
Saint-Béron9.1 km (14 min)
Saint-Franc9.2 km (15 min)
La Bauche9.2 km (14 min)
Domessin9.5 km (15 min)
Nances10 km (15 min)
Novalaise11.6 km (15 min)
Saint-Albin-de-Vaulserre11.7 km (20 min)
Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin12 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Lake Aiguebelette, small pearl emerald, welcomes you in a natural setting conducive to healing, relaxation and sports and outdoor activities. It is located in Savoie, in the heart of the Avant Pays Savoyard and the door of the Natural Park of Chartreuse. Third largest natural lake in France by its size of 545 hectares, is a private lake that belongs to the family of Chambost and EDF Its banks and its beautiful water table triangular decorated with two small islands in the south remained very wild and authentic. Lake Aiguebelette indeed has a remarkable ecosystem and nature reserves and protected 70 hectares of reedbeds, meadows, woodlands and wetlands and aquatic beds ensure ecological diversity and quality of the lake, which is also a reservoir of drinking water for 14 municipalities. Popular with fishermen, the lake is surrounded by warehouses and garages typical boats, unique heritage in Europe. To preserve the purity, serenity and beauty of its waters, various protective measures are implemented and motor boats are banned heat. The remarkable smoothness of the lake up to 28 ° is an oasis of relaxation for young and old on its banks, no less than 7 beaches managed, maintained and monitored in the summer are open to swimmers and offer plenty of entertainment.

Free circuit of 18 km achievable by car or bike around Lake Aiguebelette, discovering the wild shores of the lake, its islands, marshes, reed beds of its ... Several small walks and water parks are also suggested to approach areas of biotopes and admire the beauty of this unspoiled. Directions unmarked initially proposed to the Office of Tourism. Map and information provided to the Office of Tourism. Allow half a day.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Summer Nights Festival in the first half of August: every day a concert of classical music concerts and music every evening around Lake Aiguebelette.


Lake Aiguebelette that day emerald
Lake Aiguebelette that day emerald
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Architecture Savoy
Architecture Savoy
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Small cottages right on the water, beautiful colors
Small cottages right on the water, beautiful colors
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Some peaceful cows
Some peaceful cows
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Aiguebelette Lake at the foot of Hail
Aiguebelette Lake at the foot of Hail
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Fisherman Savoy in the lake
Fisherman Savoy in the lake
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View Aiguebelette
View Aiguebelette
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Tuesday 24 october
Min. -1°C - Max. 13°C
Wednesday 25 october
Min. -1°C - Max. 17°C
Thursday 26 october
Min. 1°C - Max. 20°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discover wine through wine tourism in all its forms
Local flavours38 € to 120 € Les Marches (16.7 km)
Visit to the Museum of the Grande Chartreuse
Culture and education8 € Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse (22 km)
Tour of Virieu Castle
Culture and education8 € Virieu (25 km)
Maiden paraglider flight in the Isère Alps
Sports sensations75 € to 170 € Saint-Hilaire (26 km)
Guided hike with donkeys
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 45 € Flachères (38 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hiking trail : "Pointe de la Galoppaz"
HikeEasy4h15Aillon-le-Jeune (23 km)
Hiking trail : "Le Nant d'Aillon"
HikeEasy35 minAillon-le-Jeune (25 km)
Hiking trail : "Morbié to Mont Pelat"
HikeEasy3h50Aillon-le-Jeune (26 km)
Hiking trail : "Le Colombier via le Col de la Cochette"
HikeEasy3h55Aillon-le-Jeune (27 km)
Donkey rides
Horse rideEasy1h00Belley (28 km)


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