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Swimming - Gour de Tazenat

© Swimming - Gour de Tazenat - Hélène Viennet
  • © Swimming - Gour de Tazenat - Les Coflocs

This magnificent crater lake, jewel of the Combrailles, has 2 areas dedicated to swimming, opposite the creperie and taking the path on the right.
On-site activities: hiking, rental of watercraft in season.


For reasons of hygiene and water quality, swimming is authorized but any canoeing with outdoor equipment is prohibited (paddle, inflatable boat, buoy, etc.). Canoe® rental on request from the creperie.
You can consult the map on the quality of bathing water at


  • Picnic area
  • Bar

Complément accueil

Pets accepted on a leash.
Bathing of dogs is permitted outside the two bathing areas.
We remind pet owners that they are responsible for this and that they must take all necessary measures to avoid any inconvenience or incident (droppings, ripped garbage bags, noise pollution, etc.). We appeal to everyone's civic-mindedness, so that the Pays des Combrailles retains its pleasant and friendly living environment.


Free access.

Période d'ouverture

All year round.

Langues parlées

  • French



Animaux acceptés : Oui

Animaux acceptés avec supplément : Non


  • Visitor alert

    Hiking, swimming and picnic allowed. Pay attention to parking: respect the spaces provided for this purpose, parking along the road is strictly prohibited. For fishing and pedal boat rental, the rules will be specified on site (constant evolution).

Swimming - Gour de Tazenat
Tazenat 63410 Charbonnières-les-Vieilles