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essential if you are on a canal du midi boat

it is just a lake but in a hot September where you cannot swim in the polluted canal,it was a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Noosa, Australia
Swimming, sailing and food too

Plenty of shady parking. Disabled parking has moved down to lakeside by the sailing school. Plenty... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Matlock, United Kingdom
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Route du lac, 11700 Azille, Carcassonne, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is just a lake but in a hot September where you cannot swim in the polluted canal,it was a godsend. Glad we had our bikes as it is a longish walk from the base, Also, very stoney so wear shoes in the water. restaurant...More

Thank davidinnoosa
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This is in the guide book as being a place to go on the beach and swim in the lake. However I am afraid the beach was very small and pebbly and the lake had a lot of silt in it as we saw 1...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Plenty of shady parking. Disabled parking has moved down to lakeside by the sailing school. Plenty of places to sit, either shaded by the trees or full sun. At the far end of the car parks, there is a communal BBQ, with seating. There is...More

Thank KatieinMatlock
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Lovely clean water lake, but lifeguard only present in July and August and from midday. There's a restaurant and café that with slightly surly overpriced service, but parking and access to the lake is free. No dogs allowed on the beach. Plenty of shade for...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed July 8, 2017

A brilliant place to cool down on a hot day. The water is cloudy but very clean with lots of little fish swimming around. Very popular at the weekend with locals but midweek it's a lot quieter. There's also a nice cafe/restaurant overlooking the lake...More

3  Thank Marty53
Reviewed July 5, 2017

My friend and I visited with our 3 kids, it was April so the water was pretty fresh but nice swim and a nice place for the kids to play would definitely go back.

Thank Sam P
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a popular lake with locals. As it is off the Homps to Olonzac road you need to keep an eye on the signs as you make your past a new housing estate to it. Visited early evening when we were pretty much only...More

Thank Northern_Baggie
Reviewed September 4, 2016

What can I say, a lake is a lake, is a lake. This is fairly large, popular and attracts sailors of a variety of fashions. Its pleasant. Its exceptional on a hot day when there is a little wind blowing. Bring the sun cream and...More

Thank 34210king
Reviewed August 4, 2016

This is a large lake that does get busy, however there is a lot of parking and room for sitting in the sun. Take a brolly as the sun can get very hot especially for young kids. The water is shallow for a fair way...More

2  Thank ratfacegit
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

The place is was so nice. So much people, but it's very big. The water smell, but the temperature is very good.

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