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Lakes in the Massif Central

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Looking to visit the best lakes in the Massif Central? After all, there’s nothing better than the serenity of the lakeshore — or a quick dip when the weather’s warm. So, browse our list of Massif Central’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 10 lakes in the Massif Central

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    Lac du Salagou

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Lac du Salagou takes you into another world. Embedded by round hills and vineyards, the lake is relatively central in the Hérault department. The red earth always reminds me …

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    Lac Salagou

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Nearby are some tables and benches where you can have a good picnic ...

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    Lac Pavin

    Hiking Highlight

    Very beautiful volcano lake in a great hiking area. Top landscape.

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    PeterStar
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    Lac du Salagou

    Hiking Highlight

    It was still very early and therefore pleasant from the temperature. The silence is also calming.

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    Lac des cammazes

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Superb lake which it is possible to tour by bike (mountain bike, gravel or hybrid bike) or on foot.

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    popynes
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    Lac du Bouchet

    Hiking Highlight

    A circular crater lake that has been a listed building since 1950 The Lac du Bouchet. Since 1863 the lake has been owned by the Haute-Loire department, managed with the …

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    Le Lac d’Issarlès

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful mountain lake in a region with many marked hiking trails. There is a beach at Nordurfer, where swimming is monitored in July / August. Due to the altitude, the water is always a bit fresh ...

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    Lac de Villefort

    Bike Touring Highlight

    great lake surrounded by green hills. Refreshments in Villefort

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    Lac de la Cregut

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The three large lakes, along with all the small lakes, impress with their location and the landscape that surrounds them. For a travel eagle a little paradise. Steady, but easy climbs are the price, but you like to pay.

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    mo
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    Lac du Cibial

    Hiking Highlight

    Small magnificent lake nestled in the mountains of the commune of Paulhac. Be careful on its banks, you are on private land (respect the place).

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