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Take a dip in a country lake

In the Lauragais Country you'll find a number of lakes, popular with sports lovers and those who prefer to just relax, with something for young and old alike with supervised swimming areas and a host of water activities.


Lake St Ferréol 

The "sea of the mountains," Saint-Ferreol, just three kilometres from Revel, is a place of outstanding natural beauty and a great place for safe swimming for all ages.

Practical information:

Swimming is supervised in July and August

In summer, lots of different activities are proposed: craft fairs, summer concerts and firework displays to music.


Lake l'Orme Blanc 

A family day out!

Thirty minutes from Toulouse, at Caraman, Orme Blanc Lake is a peaceful natural setting very popular with families, sportsmen and anglers.


As soon a spring arrives, this artificial lake, the with its shady shores, transforms into one of the regions most popular places for family relaxation. Many activities are possible: walks, games, picnics, sunbathing and swimming. In July and August, the sandy beach and supervised swimming area allow everyone to enjoy the water safely. Secure access to the beach has been designed for people with reduced mobility. Campers and camper van owners enjoy a quiet, shaded area near the camp site on the edge of the lake.


There are also lots of sport and leisure facilities — fishing enthusiasts will be particularly fond of this lake, ranked in the 2nd category. Athletes can indulge in walking and running along the 1.5 km path laid out around the lake and triathletes will see the lake as the pass through on the Toulouse Triathlon each spring.


Beach open July and August - every day from noon to 8 pm


Admission fees:

€ 1,5 per person ( + 15 years old )

€ 1 per person ( 8 to 15 years old ) 

Free for children under 8 years and local inhabitants

Group rate (10 or more): 0.5 € person

Information: Mairie de Caraman +33 (0)05 62 18 81 60


Lake Thesauque


Located between the villages of Nailloux and Montgeard, only 30 minutes from Toulouse, Lake Thésauque boasts a preserved natural environment, especially well equipped to go out on a sunny day: picnic tables, 3 restaurants, games for children, mini golf, interpretation trail, Orienteering courses, fishing …


A hiking trail, ideal for walking and mountain bikes so that you may discover the whole of the surrounding flora, along the footpath beside the banks of the lake (approximately a distance of 6 km)

The site has a leisure base where you can rent canoes, pedal boats and paddle boards; You can enjoy the inflatable water playground ….  More informations : Drop in Lauraguès


Swimming pools