This village was made famous by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who set the adventures of his heroine La Nouvelle Héloïse here. Its flower-lined quays and the private artificial island of Salagnon are overlooked by the Château des Crêtes.


  • Panoramic walk around Châtelard.
  • Châtelard–Tavel–Clarens.


Villas Dubochet.

This district contains many residential villas (private) dating from the 19th century, each of which has unique architecture. Along the lake shore.


  • Pierrier: Shower, WC, Bar
  • Basset: Shower, WC, Chaging Room, Bar


Coup de cœur near the train station: Maï Thaï (14 points Gault & Millau).

Discover the charms of Thai hospitality and the pleasures of this light and fragrant cuisine, either inside the exotically themed restaurant or on the terrace by the water’s edge.

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