Auvergne Volcanoes Natural Regional Park
Lake Chambon, a must-visit during your holiday!
To appreciate all the pleasures of the beach in the midst of these dramatic uplands, set your heading for Lake Chambon! Right in the heart of the Sancy Massif, lying astride the municipalities of Chambon-sur-Lac and Murol, this mountain lake is a pure delight for any camper yearning to relax in a natural green setting. Fishing, a great range of water-based activities or simply lazing on one of its 2 equipped beaches, Lake Chambon and its 60 hectares are the answer to all your holiday desires. So prepare for endless afternoons spent enjoying its clear calm water!
For those who love holidays close to nature, accommodation in the great outdoors is exactly what you need. So come and discover our Sandaya campsite near Lake Chambon, here where mountains, volcanoes and forests shape the landscape. For a stay with every comfort, opt for a fully-equipped holiday rental, ideal when you want to travel light. Dyed-in-the-wool camper? No doubt you’ll prefer the tree-planted setting of our camping pitches. On-site, enjoy the water park with covered and heated swimming pool, luxury services and a great range of activities for all the family. What more could you ask for?
Visit Lake Chambon with the family
What do the kids love best when spending summer in the mountains? Bathing! Bingo, our campsite near Lake Chambon in Auvergne is waiting to grant all their holiday wishes. With the family, head off on foot or by bike to the delightful green shores of Lake Chambon and spread your towel for a day certain to be rich in activities.
The lake’s 2 beaches are equipped with leisure facilities for kids of all ages. After an unmissable sandcastle competition, head for the playground with its zip wire and suspension bridges! Big kids and grown-ups are going to adore the watersports centre complete with canoes, SUPs and sailboards to hire. There’s no better way to take the time to really appreciate the view of the surrounding mountains!
Visit Lake Chambon as a couple
Lake Chambon might be the realm of families, but you’ll always find a tranquil corner on its verdant shores to enjoy a moment together, just the two of you. And to discover that ideal spot, take a little tour of the lakeshore in search of your personal corner of heaven!
Hand-in-hand, picnic bag over your shoulder, set off along the green way that follows the water’s edge. 3.5km long, it only takes an hour to complete a tour of the lake, and make the most of its exceptional natural setting on the way. The convenient boardwalks mean you can easily cross the marshy areas without getting your feet wet. All you have to do now is settle yourselves comfortably in your favourite spot!
Camping Lake Chambon: our handy tips for a successful stay
Did you know? Lake Chambon was born 16,000 years ago, during the formation of the Tartaret volcano, one of the youngest in Auvergne!
To enjoy an unspoilt view over Lake Chambon, climb up to the “Dent du Marais”, an impressive rocky needle 100m high.
Good news for all keen anglers: Lake Chambon is a category 2 fishing lake, brimming with carp, zander and pike!
In July and August, Lake Chambon’s beaches are lifeguarded to guarantee family bathing in total safety!