Montmeyan Plage - Bord du lac - 83670 MONTMEYAN

The lake of Quinson: pedalo canoe electric boat and fun activities

The lake of Quinson: pedalo canoe electric boat and fun activities

Discover Lake Quinson or Lake Montmeyan-Quinson and its many natural assets: water activities, hiking and family walks in perspective in the lower Verdon.

Practical information on Lake Quinson

Before you start exploring Quinson Lake, here are some useful information to know about this unspoilt place:

  • Area: 1.9 km²
  • Location: Quinson, Gréoux Dam
  • Department: Var (83)

To explore Lake Quinson:

  • 9 km of wild gorges from Lake Quinson (Natura 2000)
  • 3h30 round trip to Lake Esparron by boat
  • 5 to 6h in pedal boat
  • 4h30 by canoe

Discover the Quinson Lake

As the name suggests, Lake Quinson is located on the edge of the village of 420 inhabitants of the same name. It is a dam lake, located in the lower part of the Gorges du Verdon and which serves as dividing line between the department of Var (83), to which it belongs, and that of the Alpes de Haute Provence (04). Less touristy than its peers Lake Esparron or the famous Lake St. Croix, Lake Quinson has an authentic charm and a wild side that many nature lovers prefer. There are 9 km of gorges to visit. There is a recreational base on the lake shore side Montmeyan: the place is ideal for a family lunch break.

Good to know :

  • Beach and free parking.
  • Sanitary and catering on site.
Breathe in the fresh air, enjoy the view of unforgettable landscapes up the lower Verdon, and see wild animals: birds, turtles and nutria among others with free access and a beach available

Things to do in Quinson

You can't swim in Quinson Lake. On the other hand, you can practice pedalo, canoe, paddle and electric boat. Around, many hiking trails and picnic areas await you. You can also fish, climb and explore the caves of Quinson. Get to know Quinson better: See also in the surrounding area:

The lake of Quinson: pedalo canoe electric boat and fun activities
The lake of Quinson: pedalo canoe electric boat and fun activities

Hours & Location

Open 7/7 days from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm non stop


From April 1st to early November

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from 10 July to 30 August, it is advisable to book at least 1 week before.

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