Situated in south west France there is an abundance of salt water and fresh water lakes throughout this large region of France. It is a great place to buy a French house with a lake or an individual boating or fishing lake.
The Aquitaine region is dominated by the stunning Atlantic coast, the Garonne valley, the Landes pine forests & the Pyrenees mountain range to the south.
The inland departments of the Dordogne & Lot et Garonne offer a good supply of fresh water and spring fed lakes. Notable lakes in the Dordogne include the following: Étang de Rouffiac, Étang de Saint Estephe, Étang de Vivale & Lac de Grolejac.
The Lot et Garonne offers the following notable lakes : Lac de Beaupuy, Lac de Graousettes, Lac de Lascouroux, Lac de Lambronne, Lac de Bajamont, Lac de Charlotte & Lac de Clarens.
The coastal departments (Gironde, Landes) offer both fresh water lakes and salt water / tidal fed lakes. The coastal lakes are popular tourist destinations and offer excellent beaches, fishing & water sports.
The Gironde department offers a number of famous lakes : Lac de Carcans - Hourtin, Étang de Lacanau, Lac de Curton, Lac de la Cadie, Lac de la Prade, Lac des Dagueys, Lac du Bousqueys, Lac de Lamothe & Etang de Bordeaux (close to the center of Bordeaux with its popular summer beaches).
The Landes department offers the following notable lakes : Étang de Cazaux et de Sanguinet, Lac de Biscarrosse, Étang d'Aureilhan, Lac d'Arjuzanx, Lac de Léon, Lac de Soustons, Lac du Brusseau, Étang d'Yrieux, Étang de Garros, Marais d'Orx & Etang Blanc.
The Pyrenees Atlantiques department in the Pays Basque has the following notable lakes : Lac D'Orthez, Lac de Serres Castet, Lac du Balaign, Lac d'Iktus & Lac Mouriscot.
This is the perfect location to find a property with a lake for sale in an area of France bordered by coastline and mountains.View all lakes and properties with lakes in Aquitaine