There are lots of lakes around Bugey Sud, both natural and artificial, so it’s easy to find a lovely spot for swimming or fishing.
Barterand Lake near Pollieu and Virieu-le-Grand Lake are extremely popular with fishing enthusiasts all year round.
In warmer weather, their unspoilt shores also attract swimmers and summer picnickers.
Ambléon Lake at an altitude of 800 m is a wild lake, well known as a great place to fish.
Arboréaz Lake, which can be reached on foot from the village of Colomieu, was the setting of the 1999 film « Les Enfants du Marais ».