Practical information on the ports on Lake Vouglans

 

Discover the essential information to prepare your trip to Vouglans, plan of the lake and navigation sections, the ports situation and useful links and partners.

Discover the essential information to prepare your trip to Vouglans, plan of the lake and navigation sections, the ports situation and useful links and partners.

 

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Boating and regulations

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Lake Vouglans is divided into three separate areas:

  • Zone A: fishing. Speed limited to 10km/h.
  • Zone B: motor-boating. Speed limited to 60km/h.
  • Zone C: sailing, rowing and similar activities. Speed limited to 10km/h.

Extracts from the regulations:

  • Pleasure boaters using motorised craft requiring a licence must hold a sea or river licence. Boating is regulated by prefectural decrees. Speed is limited to 10 km/h - in all of zone A - in zone B less than 50 m from shore, around mooring sites, near bathing areas - in all of zone C.
  • Boating at night is not permitted on Lake Vouglans.
  • The following are prohibited: barges, hovercraft, parasailing and tow tubing.
  • Motorised craft must keep a minimum distance of 25 m from light craft: pedalos, canoes, small boats, etc.

To view boat traffic regulations on Lake Vouglans: www.jura.equipement-agriculture.gouv.fr

Services

Boat lifting is available at Port de la Mercantine from 1 April to 31 October, lake levels permitting.

Boat lifting takes place on:

  • Saturday 29/03
  • Friday 11/04
  • Saturday 19/04
  • Saturday 26/04
  •  Friday 09/05

Please book your slot on 0033 3 84 24 29 00.

2014 PRICES
BOAT LIFTING
Max. 15 T / max. beam 3.5m
Scheduled times €52.00
On request €80 (4 boats or more)
On request €110 (for 1 boat)

Location and directions

How to get to here

Ideally located between Dole, Lons-le-Saunier and Bourg-en-Bresse, near the Swiss border and the A39 and A40 motorways, the ports of La Saisse, Le Meix and La Mercantine offer a wide variety of fun and sociable activities.

The ports are easy to access and the exact locations and best routes are shown below.

Contact us:

Ports de Vouglans
39270 LA TOUR DU MEIX
+33 (0)3 84 25 49 59
Email: info@ports-vouglans.com

GPS coordinates:

  • Port de la Saisse: 46° 34’ 45’’ N / 5° 42’ 06’’ E
  • Port du Meix: 46° 31’ 10’’ N / 5° 40’ 23’’ E
  • Port de la Mercantine: 46° 27’ 50’’ N / 5° 41’ 39’’ E

Useful links and partners

Water skiing:

  • Ski school with state-certified instructor (FFSN), all disciplines, Mme Caroline DEBOUVRY: +33 (0)6 07 60 91 80: www.cmnj.fr

Boating school:

Diving school:

Boat hire:

Lake cruises:

Boating clubs:

Fishing club:

Ship chandlers:

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