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A stay at the lake

We have been coming to this lake for twenty odd years. The water was very clear in the first... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
Lauri S
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Good for a nice swim in hot weather - bar food available.

Not an exciting lake but a welcome relief from minor heatwaves. North end is pebbly and supervised... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2016
George V
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good54%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Jul 3, 2017
“A stay at the lake”
May 23, 2017
“good for a walk and a drink”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to this lake for twenty odd years. The water was very clear in the first years. There was little fish that would tickle your feet. Those days are gone. For a couple years the water was quite muddy but now to...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

a walk around the lake is pleasant and takes about 20 minutes .. during warmer days there is a terrace near the entrance and overlooking the lake where drinks and simple dishes are served .. of course you can swim there too .. rowing boats...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2017

This one is one of the best place in Manosque. You can find here the lack and some activities for the children. In summer, lot of peoples visit this place. It is worth to visit. Entry is free.

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Reviewed January 31, 2016

Not an exciting lake but a welcome relief from minor heatwaves. North end is pebbly and supervised in summer. Lake also used for rowing and sailing by local clubs, but is small (around 700 m long) and normally those facilities cannot be used by visitor....More

1  Thank George V
Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

We went there after looking for a place to do jogging. The place is ok for jogging, also if a third of the circuit around the lake is very near to the highway that is very noisy to hear. We didn't have a bath but...More

1  Thank Giorgio Z
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Les Vannades is a body of water on the outskirts of Manosque. It's about 500 meters across and it's an artificial lake. Don't expect sandy beaches: the mean beach consists or round stones and the other beaches are made of dirt. Not the most comfortable...More

1  Thank Fabian P
Reviewed August 11, 2015

The lake is about 90 km from Marseille. It's got everything for the whole family, children can watch the ducklings in the water, play in the children's area with all kinds of game, father can swim or play the mini golf, mother can prepare picnics...More

2  Thank 694michellev
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