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.
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.