Walk around the lake in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

A walk without difficulty around the Lake of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. The Lake is located inside the base of leisure of Saint-Quentin.

The lake of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines is the largest lake in the suburbs of Paris. It is located about 45 minutes from Paris, access is easy from the A12 and is well signposted. The lake is located within the leisure base, access to cars is regulated and you have to pay a fee (5 euros by car), there are a lot of car parks inside the base.

Swimming is not allowed in the Lake.

The walk is very simple, it follows the banks of the lake, it's quite long but accessible to all.

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Difficulty: difficulty
Duration: 3 h.

Gate of the leisure base

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Gate of the leisure base

The lake view

The lake view
It’s the biggest lake in the Paris area. Swimming is forbidden.

The sailing Center

The sailing Center
You can rent canoes or boards for stand up paddle or even sailing.

One of the restaurants of the base

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One of the restaurants of the base
The restaurant is located next to the sailing Centre, the prices are affordable.

Parking

There are several car parks.

Tree trails

Tree trails

The golf

The golf
The walk runs along the public golf course of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

Animals

Animals

Picnic

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Picnic
On thebanks of the lake there are many tables and benches for a picnic.

Fitness trail

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Fitness trail
You can also find some outdoor fitness tools.

The Islands

The Islands
'It''s the most beautiful part of the lake.'

The dike

The dike
The dam was created in 1768 by Louis XIV. The pines were planted under Napoleon III.
Start of the walk (Google Maps)

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