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The Cavayère Lake

Your beach in Carcassonne

Lac de la Cavayère is a leisure complex in a natural environment that extends over more than 40 hectares, at the gates of Carcassonne.

Your “Carca Beach” near the Medieval City.

Complexe de loisirs Raymond Chésa

3 supervised beaches in season and sports activities.


The Cavayère Lake

This real haven of peace in Carcassonne will take you straight to your holiday destination. Place for walking and relaxation, you will find areas for picnics, pedal boats, inflatable water games, water ski lifts, wake board, paddle, several beach-volleyball courts, 3 supervised beaches in season as well as a forest acrobatic park.

A true place of nature

A place for walking, swimming, sports and relaxation, the Cavayère Lake has everything to please you. This real haven of peace offers you :

  1. 3 sandy and grassy beaches supervised in season
  2. several leisure activities with water games, mini-golf, accro branches, ski lift…
  3. walks around the lake (5km)
  4. an interactive game on biodiversity
  5. picnic areas


Many activities for the whole family

Forest acrobatic course on the edge of the Cavayère lake in Carcassonne. 8 courses of increasing difficulty with 100 workshops including 4 zip lines above the lake.
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An inflatable water park and a water jump unique in the world! The Water Park is made up of XXXL-sized inflatable and floating modules! For those who love big thrills, we have thought of you: slides, catapults, trampolines, sliding mats, climbing icebergs (5m high) and obstacle courses... a real Total Water Wipeout! You will be equipped with a buoyancy waistcoat (provided and compulsory).
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The Floats
Come and discover the magnificent setting of the Cavayère Lake and take a trip along the water in a pedalo, paddle or surfbike with family or friends.
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A Restaurant-Bar overlooking the lake

The restaurant of the water ski lift offers you tapas, grills, salads and all kinds of drinks for lunch and dinner (in the summer season). Come and eat with friends or family on one of the 3 terraces with barrels, large tables, poufs, large chairs overlooking the lake…

  • A good cuisine with quality products

  • A very pleasant atmosphere and view

The ideal place for your summer afternoons and evenings!

The Lake & its history

Fire that ravages many hectares of trees and shows an ideal hollow for the creation of a lake.
Inauguration of the Lake.
Today it is possible to do a multitude of activities at the lake. Water-skiing, accrobranche, playground...
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3 Days with friends

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