Lakes and Rivers

Lakes and Rivers

Top 5 of the freshwater spots

Want to avoid the crowd of the seaside ? Too much wind along the sea ? Go to discover rivers and lakes in the surroundings. For a day trip or only few hours. With family, friends or just two. With or without picnic. Discover our top 5 of the freshwater spots.

Yelloh! Village La Bastiane is ideally situated, between the Mediterranean sea and the Var countryside. So, you can easily discover the best places of Provence during your stay in our 5 star campsite. Forget beaches and coves of the Mediterranean sea and enjoy lakes, rivers and authentic villages.

Rivières & Lacs

Argens River

The Argens is a river going to the Mediterranean sea in Fréjus. 4 kms away from Yelloh! Village La Bastiane, at the foot of the Rocher de Roquebrune, go for a family canoe trip with La Base du Rocher : choose between different itineraries from beginners to high-level. Find your activities in the Leisure Guide.

Canoë Kayak

Lake Saint Cassian

The lake extends on 7 kms lenght with a width of 3 kms. Lake Saint Cassian is the biggest inland water body of the Massif de l’Estérel. It reaches 4 villages of the Pays de Fayence : Tanneron, Montauroux, Callian and Les Adrets de l’Estérel.

30 minutes away from the campsite, have a fresh break on the shores of lake Saint Cassian. With friends or family, the banks are arranged with deckchairs, restaurant, watersports, pedalos, blow up games… For the sporty ones, rent a canoe or a stand-up paddle. You can also do a tour of the lake with an electric bike or on a horse. Book your activities in our Leisure Guide.

East of lake Saint Cassian, walk in the ecological reserve of Fondurane to watch rare birds. Perfect for kids, they will enjoy it!

Find more information on the website of Pays de Fayence tourist office or at the conciergerie.

Lac de Saint Cassien

River Siagne

This river goes through 4 villages of Pays de Fayence to the Mediterranean sea in Mandelieu-la-Napoule. The Gorge of the River Siagne offer amazing places: waterfalls, natural bridges, caves… River Siagne is a special area of conservation under the Natura 2000 network. Water temperature is always 12°C.

The most famous walk is to go to Bridge Tuves: 30 minutes hike from Montauroux will guide you on the shores of the river for a refreshing break. Another 20 minutes easy walk will take you to Gourbachin waterfall in Bagnols en Forêt. For the bravest, discover Clar and La Pare waterfalls, during a day hike in Mons by the GR49 (avoid it in July/August).

Find all hiking itineraries at the conciergerie or on Estérel Côte d’Azur website.

Pont des Tuves

Gorge of the river Verdon

The French Grand Canyon, 21 kilometers long, is one of the most beautiful place in Europe. Natural border between Var and Alpes de Haute Provence, discover them in many ways, they will satisfy kids, teenagers, adults and seniors. Magnificient, amazing, dizzy, this emerald green water is great for watergames: canyoneering, rafting, canoe, aquatic trekking… Our favorite spots are the lakes, perfect for swimming.

Lake Sainte Croix

Artficial lake impounded in 1973 is the fourth largest of the country. Rent an electric boat, a pedalo or a canoe to discover the gorge. Jump from dizzy rocks. Stop to visit authentic villages. Download our Advices Note to discover lake Sainte Croix in a day trip.

Lac de Sainte Croix

Lake Esparron

One of the wildest artificial lake of river Verdon. Discover the gorge with an electric boat, a canoe or a pedalo. Walk along the cliffs on the Garde-canal path, for 3 hours hike: download the itinerary. Also, discover the hilltop village of Esparron-de-Verdon which offers an amazing view on the lake and the valley.

Lac d'Esparron

Discover all the activities on the website of Verdon Tourism.

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