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Lac de la Cavayere

RN113 Mont Legun, Carcassonne, France
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Beautiful lake - Carcassonne's beach!

We took a bus trip to this lovely lake. Very empty in May but we are told very busy in the summer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sniffy77
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Beautiful environment with activities

We spent a few hours here on 1st May, after a day spent in the Cite of Carcassonne. What a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mandy J
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Perpignan, France
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RN113 Mont Legun, Carcassonne, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a bus trip to this lovely lake. Very empty in May but we are told very busy in the summer months. You can walk around the lake - it will take at least an 1.5hrs

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a few hours here on 1st May, after a day spent in the Cite of Carcassonne. What a difference! We have 3 children (12, 10 and 8 years old) and were looking for a way to spend a few hours before heading home....More

1  Thank Mandy J
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We spent a pleasant couple of hours here. We had a picnic and enjoyed the sun. There is plenty of parking and a couple of beaches on the edge of the lake. Definitely worth a visit if you are near Carcasonne.

Thank BlueTravel1000
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Came here in August, absolutely beautiful. The slides looked fantastic. Swam in the lake, sunbathed a bit and had some food from one of the kiosks. Highly recommend to people staying in Carcassonne.

2  Thank 161emz
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a delightful spot whether in summer or winter. The 5km walk around the lake is full of interest particularly in the late afternoon when the lake reflects the trees and the declining sun. Just a pity that on the day we visited there...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is about a 10-15 minute (8kms) drive from Carcassonne town (east side) and took us about 2 and 1/2 hrs to go round at a stroll. Just be aware that although it has a good tarmac path most of the way it is not...More

1  Thank Rod G
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A lovely spot just 3 miles from Carcassonne. Lake itself beautifully clear, was used for swimming, canoeing, rowing and fishing on our visit. Plenty of parking up the hill.

Thank AlanH
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great place to relax just outside the city centre. Lovely walk around the lake and good beach on which to chill and enjoy the clean and clear lake. Plenty if activities fir thise who want them

1  Thank rosemary9378
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This summer my 15 year old daughter visited the lake,she didn't wantb to take part iin the water activities but agreed that they looked excellent - so we spent a pleasant afternoon strolling around the lake along the pathways. Peaceful and relaxing but always you...More

Thank MaxSD
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Thought we would visit the lake hoping to see some of the activities mentioned in the guide books. Nothing was happening, just a few people having picnics or sitting on the sand by the water's edge. There are toilets, but no other facilities. The snack...More

1  Thank RBN11
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Lauren B
What is the best way to get here from caracassonne centre please? We are not renting a car. TIA
29 April 2017|
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Response from 161emz | Reviewed this property |
We decided to walk to Lac Cavayere which was a real trek and when we got there we found out that we could have got a bus!! We got the bus back. I think it is Line 1.
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Vinsobres_2015
Where is the nearest accommodation? Any type- gite, camping, appartment, house? Thanks
24 April 2016|
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stephens6892016
My husband is interested in this lake as a potential carp venue for mid summer holiday. Does anyone know whether it is worth a visit and what are the sizes of carp? Thankyou.
21 February 2016|
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