Lescheraines Ponds and village are 30 km from Annecy, approximately 50 min drive, the most scenic route is to drive through Sévrier then up the mountain to Col de Leschaux (a favourite for cyclists).
Lescheraines is the meeting point of all the valleys of the Bauges. The vibrant village has a few shops and activites worth the detour.
Lescheraines is in Savoie and 650m above sea level.
The ponds are a perfect place to have a pique nique between the forest and a lake, you will find there a grass beach, a Restaurant bar, water slides, adventure in the trees, bungee…
You 3 different ponds but only one for swimming, a good escape of busy Annecy lake in summer times.
Next to the ponds, you will find the Chéran river which is excellent for fishing.
You have many hikes available, swimming activities and games for kids and restaurants available.
In the area, discover https://www.taxi-massingy.com/en/prerouge-grotto/
Do not hesitate to stop and buy the famous local Tome des Bauges cheese.
The swimming pond above
The watersports sports pond above and below
The fishing bond above and below