Our tips for the lakes of the Ain

Holidaying on the lakes of the Ain                                                                       

Nestled among the mountains of the Ain lie many lakes, so inviting with their crystal clear waters. Around each pass of Haut-Bugey you come across the emerald green waters, while the lake beaches of Nantua and Genin offer recreation amid the captivating green landscape. Aside from lake beaches perfect for swimming, many lakes of the Ain have marinas and aquatic centres where you can hire pedalos or canoes. The centre at la Plaine Tonique gives you access to the vast waters of the lake.


Campsites at the water's edge                                                                 

Several lakes of the Ain have campsites where you can spend an idyllic holiday, with your own caravan or with the convenience of a rental. Depending on your preference, enjoy the comforts equivalent to a 4 star hotel or enjoy the simple pleasures of pitching your tent amid stunning scenery (and for a modest cost). Many of these campsites offer direct access to the lakes of the Ain, with their own beach - perfect for swimming in the Rhône-Alpes. 

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  • Annecy

    Facing the Lake, surrounded by mountains, calm camp-site offering different services. Heated pool, tennis, games, private beach,canoe, paddle, pedal boats many sportive activities.

  • Murs et Gélignieux

    The most majestic of montains surround you on all sides. Lake d'Annecy or the Mont Blanc, and Chambery is not far... The Ile de la Comtesse is a haven of peace and serenity, on the... More info

  • Macon

    Campsite and outdoor activities center at Cormoranche Lake Situated in Ain, close to Mâcon, on a spacious 100 acre site surrounded by nature, the outdoor activities center and 4* ... More info


    Our camping is located in the South of Jura, on the edge of Oignin lake (50 ha), heated swimming-pools, snack, rentals, children activities. Camping Qualité distinction.

  • Malafretaz

    On the edge of a 95-hectare lake in the heart of the Ain region, the La Plaine Tonique campsite**** and leisure centre offers a wide range of accommodation: standard bare pitches o... More info


    Chatillon on Chalaronne, ' The Old Mill ', is classified 4 stars. With a direct and free access for the campers to the swimming pool with its bar and his(her) restaurant, the stret... More info


    In the land of a thousand lakes, in the heart of the Dombes and on the edge of a river, the nid du parc campsite is an ideal site for all nature-lovers in search of simplicity and ... More info

  • Pont d'Ain

    Our campsite _Le Camping de l'oiselon***_ welcomes you in a natural, shady and leafy setting (about 6 ha). Situated next to the river _AIN_, this 3-stars-campsite offers you 180 s... More info

  • Lyon Perouges

    Change of scenery guaranteed 25 minutes from Lyon !!!! Reinforced Covid cancellation insurance offered for reservation before 04/30/2021 and adapted COVID general conditions In a r... More info


    Discover this 3-star campsite located by the river the Saone at only 30 km from Lyon and enjoy a natural stay. Open from March 1 to September 30, we welcome caravans, tents and cam... More info

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