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Lake Thésauque

With friends or family, the Lake Thésauque will charmed you with its calm atmosphere, its preserved natural setting and the beauty of the neighboring landscapes

 

Stroll and relax around the Lake Thésauque

The Thesauque Lake is an artificial lake of 33ha, created in 1973 in an unspoilt place between Nailloux and Montgeard. The lake is dug around the bed of the river: Thésauque.

A real space of relaxation in a halo of greenery, the Thesauque Lake offers the possibility of practicing many leisure activities.

Around the lake, you will discover a specific vegetation on the edge of the water: white willows, glutinous alder, bulrushes, reed beds….There are also ash, hawthorn, red willow dogwood, acacia, sweet vibernum, pubescent oak… and many more plant species such as the superb orchids of the Lauragais, typical of the dry meadows.

 

lac enA hiking trail, walkable and VTT, makes it possible to discover the whole of the lake and the surrounding flora by the bank path (approximately 6 km long).

Canoes, pedal boats and paddle boards are rented by the Drop-In Waterzone Lauraguès, located beside the lake. You will also find there a mini golf (information at the campsite) .

For the delight of children, many animals are present on the site: deer, donkeys, ducks, geese…

Fishing remains one of the main attractions of the lake, as the fish are abundant and varied. The constant level of the lake allows the fish fauna to develop better than elsewhere.

White and carnivorous fish are there in abundance.

This is a 2nd category lake . A fishing license is compulsory. You can buy it at Campsite du Lac de la Thésauque.

Thesauque Lake is 2km from Nailloux, on the road to Villefranche de Lauragais.

 

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