Mépillat Lake

Walks and Hikes

From large expanses of green dotted with lakes up to the foothills of the Jura, through the forests and hedgerow plains, the Burgundian Bresse area offers a large gamut of landscapes, which you can discover along numerous hiking trails. At the water’s edge, in the woods or in the plains, you will always find a way for a nice and easy family walk or for a sportier outing.

Make the most of your stay in our region to discover the wonders of nature and its magnificent landscapes. In the Bresse area you will find so many opportunities for a change of air, for relaxing moments: come and explore the richness of the area while spending pleasant and resourceful holidays!

On foot or on a bike, could there be a greater luxury than discovering our beautiful region at your own pace and rhythm, starting directly from the *** Domaine de Mépillat campsite or from one of the surrounding must-sees?

There are always brooks, small streams running not far from here. Why not follow the harmonious meanders the water has sculpted in the landscape and let yourself be surprised along its course by its soothing murmurs and babbles or by its pattering waterfalls, until you reach stretches of smooth water and enjoy its cool and refreshing touch?
Did you know nearby our campsite you can find stretches of sand as fine as the beaches of the French Riviera?

You may also combine hiking and discovery of the Bresse cultural heritage: some circuits will take you from local farms, typical of the region, to former wash-houses and tileries named “carronnières”.


Mépillat Lake

The body of water of Mépillat with an area of 4 hectares is located along the campsite. Entirely dedicated to fishing, you will find carp, studs, pike, trout, black bass, tench … Linger on the edge of this beautiful stretch […]

Distance depuis le camping *** Domaine de Mépillat : 0 km

Circuit of Saracen chimneys

Located in the town of St Trivier de Courtes, this 13 km circuit, with standardized markings, takes place on shaded bressan bocage paths. You can admire five remarkable Bressan farms with Saracen chimneys with varied and surprising bolsters. The start […]

10 km from the campsite

Besançon waterfall

Located in the town of Montagna Le Reconduit in the Jura (39), the stream Le Besançon, formerly known as the fief of Besançon, rises there. It flows into Solnan at Condal. However small, he managed to run 24 mills in […]

18 km from the campsite

Dunes des Charmes Site

Located in the commune of Sermoyer (01), in the heart of the Val de Saône, the Charmes site surprises a lot. Although far from the sea, winds and floods have shaped dunes offering unique landscapes in Rhône-Alpes. Among these very […]

20 km from the campsite

Tour de Dramelay and Quinquenouille waterfall

Located in the small town of Dramelay, in the Jura, near Arinthod (39), the tower is listed from the 9th century. Its remains echo its glorious period of the 11th and 13th centuries. Among the ruins, the square plan keep […]

45 km from the campsite

Cascades du Hérisson

Located in the town of Menetrux-en-Joux (39), the torrent “le Hérisson” rises at Saut Girard, born from the waters of the lakes of Bonlieu and Ilay. We will admire the 31 jumps and waterfalls of the Hedgehog during a 3 […]

80 km from the campsite

Les Pertes de la Valserine

Located in the town of Bellegarde-sur-Valserine (01), the pure waters of the Valserine have shaped this little corner of paradise. A landscaped path leads along the banks offering extraordinary views. In its downstream section, the river has dug abyssal gorges […]

93 km from the campsite