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Tazenat Gour

  • Gour de Tazenat
  • Gour de Tazenat
  • Gour de Tazenat
  • Gour de Tazenat
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Access to the Gour; hikes and picnics are allowed, as long as the barrier gestures are respected, according to national decree. Swimming is also tolerated, as long as the sanitary measures of the national decree are respected. Attention to parking: please respect the parking spaces provided for this purpose, parking along the road is strictly forbidden. For fishing and pedal boat hire, the rules will be specified on site.
The Gour of Tazenat is a crater lake which forms a nearly perfect circle, 700m in diameter and around 66m deep with clear water. Surrounded by forest. Restauration possible at the Gour.
The Gour de Tazenat, which resulted from molten lava coming into contact with a body of water not far below ground, is a crater lake or maar, an unusual result of volcanic activity. The result is spectacular, with an almost perfect circle, 700 metres in diameter, around 90 metres deep and with crystal-clear water, surrounded by forests.
Opening day(s)

All year long 2022

Every day

  • Category Natural Heritage :
    • Lakes and water bodies
    • Volcanism
  • classifications :
    • Natural inventory
Equipment & Services
  • Permanent independent free visits :
    • yes
  • Equipments :
    • Car park
    • Marked trails
    • Picnic area
  • Parking :
    • Car park
  • Individual tour services :
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Picnic area
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome


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Tazenat Gour