Le Bourget-du-Lac

Lake Bourget


The town of Le Bourget-du-Lac is located in the department of Savoy, by Lake Bourget, the largest natural lake of glacial origin in France. It offers an idyllic living environment between lake and mountains, with a privileged location near the Mont du Chat.

First commercial and merchant port, Le Bourget-du-Lac has always been an attractive and welcoming town because of its geographical position.

Some famous people who came to Le Bourget-du-Lac like Montaigne, Rousseau, Lamartine, Queen Victoria and Clemenceau, notably contributed to the tourist reputation of the city.

Besides the cultural aspect, the natural heritage of Le Bourget-du-Lac is also rich and unique. Various activities in nature are offered especially to travellers: hiking and mountain biking, water sports (sailing, rowing, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, fishing, diving, water skiing and wakeboarding), swimming and other rides. The lake is also a reputed site for fishing, home to some thirty species including char and whitefish.

Le Bourget-du-Lac is located a little more than 100km from Lyon and 80km from Geneva (Switzerland).


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