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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 the lake
Regatta on the lake
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The history of the landscape of Vassivière
The history of the landscape of Vassivière
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Regatta on the lake, total change of scenery!
Regatta on the lake, total change of scenery!
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The port of Vauveix
The port of Vauveix
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Canoeing on the lake of Vassivière
Canoeing on the lake of Vassivière
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Cycling on the lake
Cycling on the lake
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Spring Flowers along the Banks Trail
Spring Flowers along the Banks Trail
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Footbridge on the shore path
Footbridge on the shore path
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Boat taxi
Boat taxi
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Small tourist train
Small tourist train
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The port of Nergout
The port of Nergout
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The sun sets over Lake Vassivière
The sun sets over Lake Vassivière
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The port for sailing boats of Auphelle
The port for sailing boats of Auphelle
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The lake in autumn
The lake in autumn
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The port of Crozat
The port of Crozat
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On the bottom, the island of Vassivière
On the bottom, the island of Vassivière
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The Puy-la-Croix moorland, panoramic view of the lake
The Puy-la-Croix moorland, panoramic view of the lake
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Autumn at the lake of Vassivière
Autumn at the lake of Vassivière
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Tumulus of Puy la Besse with panoramic view
Tumulus of Puy la Besse with panoramic view
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The sock of Pierrefitte
The sock of Pierrefitte
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The pedestrian bridge of less than 1 km leading to the island
The pedestrian bridge of less than 1 km leading to the island
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Cruise ship
Cruise ship
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The spectacle of canadians in training on the lake
The spectacle of canadians in training on the lake
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The joys of swimming
The joys of swimming
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Trail in the moors
Trail in the moors
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Heather covered heath
Heather covered heath
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View of the lake and the port of Auphelle
View of the lake and the port of Auphelle
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View of the lake
View of the lake
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The little tourist train on the bridge connecting the island
The little tourist train on the bridge connecting the island
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The castle of the island of Vassivière
The castle of the island of Vassivière
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The castle, restaurant and artist residence
The castle, restaurant and artist residence
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The castle, terrace of the restaurant
The castle, terrace of the restaurant
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The island of Vassivière in spring
The island of Vassivière in spring
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Mount Crozat and the cruise ship
Mount Crozat and the cruise ship
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Regatta on the lake
Regatta on the lake
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Regatta on the lake
Regatta on the lake
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Regatta on the lake
Regatta on the lake
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Curiosity of the nature on the shore...
Curiosity of the nature on the shore...
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Autumn quietness at the lake
Autumn quietness at the lake
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Shoreline Trail in the Fall
Shoreline Trail in the Fall
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Fall colors
Fall colors
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The island of Vassivière in the autumn
The island of Vassivière in the autumn
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Autumn reflections on the lake
Autumn reflections on the lake
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Work symbolizing a doorway
Work symbolizing a doorway
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Sculptures on the island of Vassivière
Sculptures on the island of Vassivière
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Sculpture on the island of Vassivière
Sculpture on the island of Vassivière
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International Center for Contemporary Art
International Center for Contemporary Art
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Sculpture on the island of Vassivière
Sculpture on the island of Vassivière
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Dry stone wall
Dry stone wall
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A beautiful carp of 13 kg
A beautiful carp of 13 kg
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Sunset over the lake
Sunset over the lake
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Other colors....
Other colors....
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Limousine party with the Troubadours des Bruyères
Limousine party with the Troubadours des Bruyères
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