The Lac de Panthier, a campsite by the lake in the Morvan region
In Vandenesse en Auxois, in the heart of Burgundy, between Dijon, Beaune and Autun, the Lac de Panthier campsite is located. On the shores of the largest lake in the Côte d'Or department and at the edge of the forest, this 4-star establishment, a member of the Vagues Océanes group enjoys one of the most delightful settings, for a holiday in the great outdoors as a family in the famous Morvan region!
A family campsite by the lake, in the heart of Burgundy
The Lac de Panthier lake offers you the chance to stay in one of the numerous accommodation options: from the charmingly designed Coco Sweet tent for 2 to 4 persons, up to the “Tribu Top Presta” cottage consisting of 5 bedrooms and able to accommodate up to 10 persons. Between the two, the “Moussaillon”, “Callisto” and “Habana” mobile homes await you with their particular features: air conditioning, television, covered terrace, view over the lake... Choose the one which best meets your needs and requirements!
Located by the lake and enjoying direct access to a large and lovely sandy beach, enabling holidaymakers to swim in the lake, this campsite also has a superb water park. It consists of an indoor area with heated swimming pool, fitness centre and sauna (these last two facilities being set aside for adults) and an outdoor section equipped with three pools, paddling pool for the very young and Double Slide and Spacebowl water slides!
In the high season, a snack bar by the pool offers ice creams and cold drinks to those wishing to enjoy them. You can also go to the “Chez Maé” restaurant to enjoy a delicious meal in the restaurant or on the terrace. The dishes here are home-made and the restaurant is open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m!
A small piece of heaven for young and old alike
This establishment is also equipped with a bouncy castle, play area, ping-pong tables and volleyball court. In the high season, five days a week, the activity team offers children aged 5 to 12 numerous sports and craft activities, which never fail to facilitate encounters, new friendships, a team spirit and the pleasure of doing sports!
Moreover, numerous activities are planned on the campsite, during the high season. Each holidaymakers is free to choose whether or not to take part: sports tournaments (ping-pong, volleyball, pétanque, water polo), outdoor games (treasure hunt, Olympiads...), etc. Evenings are also on the programme: karaoke, bingo, magician, concerts...
The Lac de Panthier lake is also a limitless countryside playground! A lake of 130 hectares slap bang in the middle of the magnificent undulating panorama in the Auxois region. You can get a sun tan on the beach, have a tour around on foot or by bike (a total route of 4.5 kilometres) or indulge in various water sports. Not far from the campsite, a sailing school for example offers you the chance to discover catamarans, the optimist dinghy or windsurfing. The waters of the lake are clear and rich in calcium, perfect for those who enjoy line fishing. You can fish for perch, pike-perch, pike, carp and various trout.
Welcome to the Auxois region, a Land of Art and History (with the Pays d'Art et d'Histoire label) in Burgundy
The Auxois, Burgundy as you imagine it, with its green valleys, farms, castles, churches and authentic character villages (having the Villages de Caractère designation, reflecting their architectural heritage and remarkable landscapes). You can go on the hiking routes of the “Tour des Lacs d’Auxois” (Auxois lakes tour), 160 kilometres of marked trails from one lake to another or sail from stronghold to stronghold on the Canal de Bourgogne canal. Visit the François Pompon museum (focusing on archaeology, ethnology, history and fine arts) in Saulieu or even admire Fontenay Abbey, one of the loveliest Cistercian abbeys, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lovers of outdoor activities can go to a riding school, or have a donkey ride, go thrill-seeking in the forest trails, by climbing or playing against each other at paintballing or bowling, having fun in the region’s animal parks or even learning to play golf and discovering the Burgundy countryside, in a hot air balloon!
Neither should you forget, during your stay on the Lac de Panthier campsite, to make the most of it to discover Burgundy cuisine. Go to a cheese dairy, goat farm, snail farm, mustard mill, farm and various factories and shops given over to its succulent locally grown produce. Lastly, be sure to visit Dijon, discover its historic heart, the Palais des Ducs (Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy) and the Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie et du Vin (with exhibitions, a food village, wine cellar and restaurants amongst others)!