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The Vassivière lake

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The Vassivière lake - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in New-Aquitaine
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The biggest lake in Limousin, the Vassivière lake is situated in the north of the Regional Nature Park of Millevaches in Limousin and extends over the départements of the Creuse and the Haute-Vienne. Nestling in a haven of green near the village of Royère-de-Vassivière, this lake benefits from an unspoiled natural environment. Basking on one of its sandy beaches or enjoying water sports activities in a wonderful wooded setting is a real delight!

1000 hectares in size, the lake offers a varied range of leisure activities, from sailing to canoeing through fishing, bathing, pedal-boating and water-skiing! And art lovers are also catered for because Vassivière island is home to a contemporary art and landscape centre, the Centre International d'Art et du Paysage, and a sculpture park.

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The Vassivière lake

Lake Vassiviere, one of the largest artificial lakes in France: 1000 acres of pure water, 45 km from shore in a protected environment jagged landscapes green and hilly! Holidays in Limousin ideally located at the crossroads of Haute-Vienne, Creuse, Corrèze and north of the Regional Natural Park of observatories to radiate and discover the main sites of Limousin.

Lake Vassiviere is also: authentic landscapes, expanses of bogs, granite villages steeped masons of the Creuse, a cultural life, discoveries and unexpected visits.

Lake Vassiviere: vacation nature, water sports and lively, but also an ideal location for a relaxing weekend.

For more information, contact +33 5 55 69 76 70.

Regatta on Lake
Regatta on Lake
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The history of the landscape of Vassivière
The history of the landscape of Vassivière
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Beautiful sunset on the Snake Island
Beautiful sunset on the Snake Island
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Regattas on the lake, complete change of scenery!
Regattas on the lake, complete change of scenery!
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Wearing Vauveix
Wearing Vauveix
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Canoeing on Lake Vassivière
Canoeing on Lake Vassivière
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Cycling at Lake
Cycling at Lake
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Spring flowers along the shore trail
Spring flowers along the shore trail
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Footbridge on the banks of trail
Footbridge on the banks of trail
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taxi Boat
taxi Boat
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Tourist train
Tourist train
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Wearing Nergout
Wearing Nergout
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The sun sets over Lake Vassivière
The sun sets over Lake Vassivière
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The port for boats to Auphelle
The port for boats to Auphelle
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The lake in the fall
The lake in the fall
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Wearing Crozat
Wearing Crozat
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On the merits, Vassivière Island
On the merits, Vassivière Island
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The moor Puy Cross, panoramic lake view
The moor Puy Cross, panoramic lake view
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Autumn Lake Vassivière
Autumn Lake Vassivière
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Barrows Puy Besse with panoramic
Barrows Puy Besse with panoramic
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The sock Pierrefitte
The sock Pierrefitte
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The pedestrian bridge less than 1 km of unpaved Island
The pedestrian bridge less than 1 km of unpaved Island
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cruise ship
cruise ship
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The spectacle of Canadair in training on Lake
The spectacle of Canadair in training on Lake
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The joys of swimming
The joys of swimming
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Path in the moors
Path in the moors
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Lande covered with heather
Lande covered with heather
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Lake view and wearing Auphelle
Lake view and wearing Auphelle
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Lake View
Lake View
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The tourist train on the bridge connecting the island
The tourist train on the bridge connecting the island
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Castle Vassivière Island
Castle Vassivière Island
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The castle restaurant and residence of artists
The castle restaurant and residence of artists
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The castle restaurant terrace
The castle restaurant terrace
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Vassivière Island in spring
Vassivière Island in spring
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Mount Crozat and cruise ship
Mount Crozat and cruise ship
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Regatta on Lake
Regatta on Lake
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Regatta on Lake
Regatta on Lake
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Regatta on Lake
Regatta on Lake
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Curiosity of nature on the shore...
Curiosity of nature on the shore...
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Fall Lake Harmony
Fall Lake Harmony
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Trail banks in the fall
Trail banks in the fall
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Autumn colors
Autumn colors
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Vassivière Island in the fall
Vassivière Island in the fall
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Autumn Reflections on Lake
Autumn Reflections on Lake
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Work symbolizing a gateway
Work symbolizing a gateway
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Sculptures on Vassivière Island
Sculptures on Vassivière Island
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Sculpture on Vassivière Island
Sculpture on Vassivière Island
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International Contemporary Art Center
International Contemporary Art Center
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Sculpture on Vassivière Island
Sculpture on Vassivière Island
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Dry stone wall
Dry stone wall
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A nice carp of 13 kg
A nice carp of 13 kg
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Sunset on the lake
Sunset on the lake
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Other colors....
Other colors....
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Evening limousine with the Troubadours Bruyeres
Evening limousine with the Troubadours Bruyeres
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