The lake of Saint-Pardoux : "a real inland sea"

Bathing, water-skiing, sailing, canoeing, pedal-boat... the Lake Of saint-pardoux is a real inland sea which is nested in the heart of the Limousin forest.


The three beaches of the lake (Santrop, Fréaudour et Chabannes) are watched every day in july and august.

The three spots have tables for picnic, spotschildren's playgrounds, toilet, shower and sales of refreshment and candies

Outdoor sport grounds (basketball, volleyball) are open on the spots of "Fréaudour" and "Chabannes".

Sur le site de Santrop : jeux gonflables pour les enfants en juillet-août.

Maison du Lac : 05 55 71 04 40

Water-skiing (Fréaudour)

One can practise waterskiing on the spot of Fréaudour :

The site propose :  

  • Discover of water-skiing (ski jump, slalom)
  • baby-skiing aged-over 3 years
  • jeux watersports games (buoys, kneeboard,wakeboard)
  • ski racing

Open every days in july and august, ans weekends in june and september.

Water-skiing Club Limousin : 06 31 69 93 45

Site du Ski Nautique Club Limousin

Pedal-boat et canoeing (site de Santrop)

Pedal-boat and canoeing are rent ont the spot of Santrop, every day in july ant august.

Information point of the Lake : 05 55 71 04 40

The sailing base (site de Chabannes)

it managed by two structures : 

The school of sailing  : it welcome group of 8 personnes, aged of 5 years). You can also rent canoeing funboats, catamaran and attend some lessons with golf instructors.
Open weekends from april to october(14h/18h) and everyday in july august 9h/12h et 14h/18h). Tel : 06 46 66 24 10 -

  • The sailing-base propose stays with or without accomodation for groups - Tel : 05 55 03 36 05.