Plage du lac du Tolerme
©Un coin de paradis dans le Lot|Jérôme Morel - Les Editions de la Cévenne
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A day at the Tolerme lake

A true haven of peace, located in the heart of the forests of Ségala, the Tolerme lake is the ideal place to recharge. Activities nautical, hikes, biking, picnic and swimming, with family or friends, you are bound to love this relaxing interlude at the water’s edge, in a remarkable natural setting.

Relaxation at Tolerme

When it’s hot in summer: you cool off in the lake water, with supervised swimming in summer, before snorking on your towel in the shade of the trees. The sand beach and game area will delight the kids! Find tables and barbecues for your picnics with family or friends. And if you forgot your sandwich, snack and catering are available on site!



Sport for all

The Tolerme water sports base offers several playful and sporting activities to have fun all day! Rental of pedalos, canoes, kayaks or paddles, as well as initiations to rowing are possible all summer long! There is even accrobranche for the little ones!”

As for fishing, the lake is classified as 2nd category. trout releases are made throughout the year, but carp, roach, tench, perch and pike are also present. And for children, fishing workshops are offered on Wednesdays!

More unusual, you can fly over the lake in a zip line. It crosses the lake and back for 455 meters of thrills!



The creek

of the Tolerme

Table d'orientation à Labastide-du-Haut-Mont dans le Ségala
©Plus haute altitude du département du Lot

This watercourse has its source at an altitude of 650 meters in Labastide-du-Haut-Mont, the highest point of the Lot, about ten kilometers to the east! A whole precious ecosystem to be preserved is present around the streams of Ségala. In this low mountain region, the waters are in constant effervescence and cascade vigorously between the granite blocks and the wooded valleys.

Moving around the lake


Simply stretch your legs by taking the tour of the lake or choose to go for a more athletic walk by taking the 9 km circuit. In both cases, enjoy a gentle atmosphere for a rejuvenating moment in the heart of the Segala.


If you like biking, a 15-km circuit will allow you to discover the first foothills of the Massif Central. This hike, intended for the most seasoned riders, will be rewarded by a relaxing moment around the lake. And if you forgot your bike, possible rental on site!


Do you know the origin of the appellation Le Ségala? A corner with mushrooms and randos, the values there are strong and the traditions well anchored! With its valleys, its chestnut tree forests, its creeks, its rural architecture and its relief at 788 meters at its highest, the Segala offers us a superb palette of landscapes!