Best campsites by lake Aiguebelette and in Chartreuse Mountains
Third largest natural lake in France, Lake Aiguebelette is a turquoise jewel set in a lush green hilly landscape. The lake is forbidden to motor navigation to preserve the fauna and the quiet atmosphere. During summertime, shallow waters can reach temperatures of 28 °, a real paradise for the families camping by lake Aiguebelette. Straddled between Savoie and Isere, the regional park of the Chartreuse is a prised destination for hiking, trekking and climbing in limestone white cliffs and the protected forests. The Grande Chartreuse Monastery is hidden in a remote valley, in the heart of this untouched scenery. Since almost 300 years, the monks still produce the precious liquor, observing the ancient secret recipe which counts 130 varieties plants.