Settons Lake: the ideal place to come during your summer holiday

Have you heard of Settons Lake in Burgundy, just 2.5 hours from Paris? It is one of the 6 great lakes of the Morvan Regional Natural Park.

Surrounded by forests of fir and larch trees, this lake is a popular place for visitors thanks to the beauty of the area and the countless activities available here.

Voile au Lac des Settons ACTIVITAL
Nièvre Tourisme
Voile au Lac des Settons ACTIVITAL Nièvre Tourisme
Lac des Settons dans le parc naturel régional du Morvan
Alain DOIRE / BFC Tourisme
Lac des Settons dans le parc naturel régional du Morvan Alain DOIRE / BFC Tourisme
Baignade au lac des Settons
Alain Doire - BFC Tourisme
Baignade au lac des Settons Alain Doire - BFC Tourisme
Activités au Lac des Settons
Alain DOIRE / BFC Tourisme
Activités au Lac des Settons Alain DOIRE / BFC Tourisme

Swimming and water sports at Settons Lake

Are you more interested in stand-up paddle, sailing or kayaking? There are so many activities available on Settons Lake in Burgundy.

If you are just looking to go for a swim in the clear waters, you can do so with complete peace-of-mind because the vast beach on the shores of this lake is proud to have been awarded the Blue Flag label, thanks to the exemplary quality of the environment.

Boat trips

Treat yourselves to a boat trip on Settons Lake

Hop aboard one of the cruise boats for a 45-minute commented boat trip. The captain will be delighted to share the secrets of the lake with you. Don't hesitate to book the boat for a private event.

Activital
Brand-new!

Canoeing + picnic outing

When a canoeing outing on Settons Lake goes hand-in-hand with good food

If we can combine an exploration of Settons Lake on a canoe with delicious treats as an added bonus, that's definitely something we're interested in!
Indeed, visitors who are interested in sports activities are often also looking to try the local products of Burgundy.
We bet you'll love our brand-new EnKnoë d'Activital activity: 2 hours canoe rental + a delicious picnic of local products.

 Book here

Balade au bord du lac des Settons
Alain DOIRE / BFC Tourisme
A walk around Settons Lake with a smartphone or tablet

"Popeye aux Settons" walking tour

If you want to find out all about the history and landscapes around Settons Lake, the Popeye trail available on a tablet on loan from the Tourist Office or directly on your smartphone will guide you.

Choose from a 6 km, 2.5-hour loop trail or a 15-km tour around the entire lake if you're feeling brave.

 Find out more 

 

 

blac des Settons aux couleurs de l'automne
My Destination, BFC Tourisme
Reconnect with Mother Nature

The perfect place in autumn

To recharge your batteries in autumn, what could be better than a day out in the fresh air walking around the lake?
You can expect a complete change of scenery thanks to the spectacular autumn colours! Our recommendation to really make the most out of your time here is to spend a night with Dominique, the welcoming host at the Domaine de La Cabane Verte, on the shores of the lake.
You'll soon see why she's so well-known for her sense of hospitality. 

Find out more about La Cabane Verte

En résumé
A propos
Voile au Lac des Settons ACTIVITAL Nièvre Tourisme
Lac des Settons dans le parc naturel régional du Morvan Alain DOIRE / BFC Tourisme
Baignade au lac des Settons Alain Doire - BFC Tourisme
Activités au Lac des Settons Alain DOIRE / BFC Tourisme