Land of preserved nature and wide open spaces, Puisaye-Forterre is ideal for practicing outdoor leisure activities such as Hiking or bike. It is a choice for a peaceful and rejuvenating vacation. You will discover nautical activities au Bourdon Lake, thrilling activities but also farms and an animal park through the relaxation and well-being.

Memorable hikes and walks in Puisaye-Forterre

Discover at our destination, along our itineraries, ponds, forests and hedgerows from Puisaye, to cereal plains and hills from Forterre. Walks along the water, around famous people, our built and natural heritage or to do with the family. That you are Strolling along, by bike ou on horseback, Puisaye-Forterre will reveal these grandiose landscapes to you.


Swimming and nautical activities

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Swimming at Lac du Bourdon in Saint-Fargeau

In Puisaye, the Bourdon Lake it’s “the place to be” for outdoor water activities. Lac du Bourdon offers many activities: rowing, sailing, fishing, hiking, equestrian activities, pedal boats… Do you want more ? So test it paddle boarding on the shores of the lake or kayak polo to let off steam. Canoeing will also allow you to discover the protected fauna and flora in complete discretion. Want to take a dip? direction the beach and its swimming monitored in July-August.


Farms and animal parks

In Puisaye-Forterre, discover our educational farms and animal parks to an authentic and unforgettable family experience. During your holidays in Burgundy, go and meet the farm animals and wild animals of our forests. You will explore incredible and unusual places, with respect for nature and their inhabitants. Ecomuseums at exceptional sites for absolutely magical visits!


Sensational and precision activities

In Puisaye-Forterre, whether you are looking for strong or moderate sensations like tree climbing or bungee jumping, you will find activities according to your affinities! Also discover activities to test your precision and concentration like le archery and disc golf. Our local experts will be able to offer you new activities whether in the air, on land or above ground.

Bois de la Folie Adventure Park
Children doing the treetop course

Puisaye tourist train

Puisaye Tourist Train

For young and old, a pleasant journey through bocages and forests awaits you! An original way to discover Puisaye differently between Toucy and Villiers-Saint-Benoit during regular trips.


Fisherman's paradise

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A fisherman in action in the water of the lake

Fishing in Puisaye or fishing at Lac du Bourdon?

Fishing enthusiasts will find Bourdon Lake a true paradise in a natural environment where the presence of fish is optimal. The lake is renowned for its abundant carp population. Land of water, Puisaye is renowned for its numerous ponds which will offer you beautiful fishing spots.


Relaxations and well-being

Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in our wellness areas. Facial treatments, body treatments, yoga, spa… Enjoy a relaxing break in Puisaye.


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