The Beach and fishing

Located at 8 km in Mâcon, 30 mn from Bourg-en-Bresse, 1 h from the center of Lyon by the A6 exit Mâcon Sud.
The Leisure Center of Cormoranche welcomes you in a setting of greenery and water, where everything is gathered for your pleasure and your relaxation.

The beach

A fine sandy beach with shaded picnic areas (barbecue with stand allowed) and walks around the lake (2.5 km). Supervised bathing in an area separated from the rest of the lake by a dyke (a natural swimming pool).
Sport and leisure activities: beach-volley, water-volley, table-tennis, pétanque, outdoor laser game.
Rentals: mountain bikes, pedal boats, kayaks, paddles.
Snack bar, restaurant, toilet block, first aid post.

In a happy, family atmosphere you can enjoy the many activities organised throughout the holiday season.
Not to be missed.


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Practical information

  • The site has a perimeter fence and a night guardian.
  • A life guard is on duty all day from the 15th June until the end of August.
  • The swimming area is separated from the lake by a dyke.
  • For your well being the water quality is controlled regularly by ARS (Agènce Regional de Santé). We are classed “Excellent Quality”.

An entrance fee to the site is applied on weekends and bank holidays from the 15/05 until the 14/06 and everyday from the 15/06 until the 30/08.

The remainder of the year you can enter for free, on foot only, every day from 9am to 9pm.

Attention, dogs are not allowed on the beach and lawn of the swimming area.



The lake is an ideal place to while away the hours relaxing and enjoying a spot of fishing.
Stocked with carp and carnivorous fish, it’s perfect for both keen anglers and families wanting to try something new.



Night fishing is possible from the 1st May to the 30th September.
The lake is certified AIN PECHE.
Fishing is only allowed from the banks of the lake (boats forbidden).
A federal fishing permit or day permit is compulsory (A day permit can be purchased at our bar).
A day permit can be purchased at our bar during the summer: 10€/day.
Carp fishing at night is possible from the 1st May to the 30th September (entrance fee).
Entrance free for all anglers: on weekends between the 15/05 and the 15/06 then daily from the 15/06 to the 31/08.