Le Lévézou

Lakes and beaches

The Lévézou is the perfect place to enjoy the summer sunshine, with 1600 hectares of water and three lakes, each with two man-made beaches supervised by a lifeguard in July and August.

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The Beaches of the Lévézou

The Lévézou is the perfect place to enjoy the summer sunshine, with 1600 hectares of water and three lakes, each with two man-made lakeside beaches supervised by a lifeguard in July and August.

 

lakeside beach at Arvieu

Pareloup Lake

This is situated 300 metres away from the dam, and its amenities include:

  • A picnic area,
  •  A play area for the children.
  •  A beach volleyball court, a bowling alley, a skittles alley.
  •  A car park

It has facilities for those with a motor handicap.
A " tapiroul" roll-out mat has been installed; this is hard matting, placed on top of the sand, which enables people with reduced mobility and those pushing pushchairs to reach the water's edge without difficulty.



Other facilities provided include toilets, reserved spaces, a picnic table and fitness apparatus designed for persons with reduced mobility.

Footpath along Pareloup Lake

A footpath gives access to the dam and the planned observatory of L

a Gourde lake, provided to enablepeople to watch the birds who nest and mate in this peaceful and tucked-away environment. This observatory should be open during 2016.

Dogs are not permitted on the supervised beaches.

 

Plage des Vernhes Pareloup

Pareloup Lake

Les Vernhes beach, at Salles Curan, supervised from mid-July to end August.


There are two supervised beaches beside Pareloup lake at Les Vernhes.
A sandy beach lies opposite the watersports centre and the cafes and restaurants.

This beach is the departure point for a boat trip aboard the Papillon Jaune.

You can follow a pleasant, shady footpath around the lake to access the second supervised beach with amenities, part of which is sand and part grass-covered.Pareloup lake, beach

Kids will be thrilled by the wonderful playground in the form of a ship, with little climbing walls and swings.

Picnic tables shaded by parasols have been set out on the sandy part and also on grass-covered part, where it's quiet.

There is also a volleyball court.

Parking.

Toilets and showers are also provided for your use.

Dogs are not permitted on the supervised beaches.

 

lakeside beach at Pont de Salars

Pont-de-Salars Lake

Les Rousselleries beach. Lakeside beach at Pont de Salars:

Picnic tables, showers, children's play area with swing and slide, volleyball court, pétanque area.
Supervised  in July and August.
Parking

Dogs are not permitted on the supervised beaches.

 

Pont de Salars Lake

Le Lévézou

Les Moulinoches beach at Le Vibal

Beach supervised in July and August.

Picnic tables, volleyball court, play area for the kids.

Dogs are not permitted on the supervised beaches.

 

lakeside beach at Villefranche de Panat

Villefranche-de-Panat Lake


Le Mayrac municipal beach, avenue du Lac.
Tel: +33 5 65 46 42 54

Multi-sports area: volleyball, basketball, skate park, games for children, picnic tables. Parking.

The toilets on this beach are accessible to persons with reduced mobility.

A footpath enables you to walk round the lake, a distance of almost 10km, in complete safety. Persons with reduced mobility can go round the lake from the dam to Mayrac beach on the eastern side of the lake.

Footpath beside the lake
In particular, this path provides a link between the two beaches via a route of 3km.

Bikes are allowed, horses and motor vehicles are prohibited.

For the safety and peace of mind of all users, dogs must be kept on a leash.

Granouillac beach. Tel: +33 5.65.46.48.13.
Volleyball court, games for children, picnic tables, parking.
Dogs are not permitted on the supervised beaches.

Lakeside beach at Villefranche de Panat - Plage de Granouillac. Tel : +33 (0)5.65.46.48.13. Volleyball court, children's play area, picnic tables, car park

 

Explore Pareloup Lake on the pleasure boat "Le Papillon jaune"

Le Papillon jaune

Pleasure boat Le Papillon jaune

Based at Les Vernhes adjacent to the supervised beach on Pareloup lake, this pleasure boat will take you out for a commentated trip of 1hr 15mins on Pareloup lake.

You'll find out all about Pareloup lake, its coves and its deeply incised shoreline as you glide gently cross its waters.

 

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The LÉvÉzou experience

Welcome to the Lévézou,
a land of vast lakes, unspoilt countryside and unforgettable scenery for you to explore !

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