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Lac de Montbel

Sand castles and pedal boats

It’s the cool oasis of the Cathar Pyrenees, ideal for a day at the beach… or fishing. Straddling the Aude/Ariège border, the lac de Montbel is the most beautiful lake in the Pyrenees and offers plenty to satisfy sunbathers, gamers, sailors and anglers alike!

An oasis of freshness

with your family

Hungry for a fresh break, a moment when children are free to frolic while parents enjoy the moment? Lac de Montbel is the ideal place for a day out that will delight children and parents alike. On the Montbel or Léran side, the beach awaits you!

With the Tabe massif and the Pics du Saint Barthélemy and Soularac in the background, you’ll be amazed by the beauty of the place. This immense lake offers you all the pleasures of nature: an avalanche of blues and greens, from turquoise water to verdant undergrowth… An oasis of freshness!


Sand beach

Inflatable games

Supervised swimming

View of the Pyrenees


Around the lake

On foot

On bicycle

On horseback

16 km

Nautical activities


Pedal boating



Tree climbing

4 Adult courses

3 Children’s courses (0/8 years)

60 games

“Petitou” area (0 to 3 years)

The beach for romantics

Sunset on the lake

Lac de Montbel is also the ideal spot for an evening picnic as the sun spreads its last light over the Pyrenees. The sky blazes as the golden hour shimmers over reality. Everything is more beautiful… Unforgettable moments of beauty and sharing.