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Causse natural sport center

Agglomération de Brive

Lissac-sur-Couze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine Altitude : 186m
1 Watersports centre
1 Aquatics centre
1 Stadium

Centre disciplines

Rowing Triathlon Para rowing Para triathlon


Located in the center of France (less than 15 minutes away from the International Airport of Brive-Dordogne Valley, with a connection to Paris twice a day), in a natural reserve, the Causse natural sport center is an ideal base camp for rowers, swimmers and triathletes. The lake of Causse, enshrined within 250 acres of magnificent landscapes and circled by beautiful villages, reveals its beauty. Sheltered from the wind, the two-mile long lake offers perfect racing conditions, all day long. Beyond swimming and triathlon, its rowing lake also allows sports events and competitions and has an international reputation. The site displays many advantages: hilly and uncrowded roads, perfect for biking and triathlon, a weight and fitness room, 378 km of mountain bike trails, multisports grounds, high-level equipments such as a 50 meters long swimming pool with a relaxation area, a 400 meters long athletics track with 8 lanes. The region enjoys a warm, temperate and oceanic climate. It is perfect for outdoor training and sporting events. On the site, you will enjoy 3-star lodgings, caterings well-adapted to coaches and athletes as well as many leisure activities for everyone. Less than 15 minutes away, we can offer a 4-star hotel and “à la carte” meals. Join us on our website

Special features

Hosting international events for more than 20 years.

A lake for regular contest with ideal weather conditions.

High level and disability-friendly equipment : a two-miles long lake, pontoon, a starting pontoon, a finish tower, an international-standard markings, a synthetic playground, a weight and fitness room.

In close proximity, you will find a 50 meters long swimming-pool with a relaxation area, a 400 meters long athletics track with 8 lanes, gymnasiums.

A natural labeled site with complementary sports equipments: 250 miles of hilly roads for biking and triathlon, secured hilly trail tracks.

An accommodation center: near the sports center, you will find 250 three and four-star accommodations, caterings well-adapted to sports needs.

Known for

  • List of few international hosted events:
    2023: junior European rowing championship.
  • 2019: junior rowing world championship
  • 2019: European championship of swimming in open water.
  • 2018/2019: Triathlon international training session for French-speaking countries
  • 2017/2001 : International six Day of Enduro
  • 2012: Tour de France


  • List of few national hosted events:
    2020: U16 rowing French championship
  • 2020: U18 rowing French championship
  • 2018: Senior rowing French championship
  • 2019: Swimming in open water French championship
  • 2018: Triathlon university French championship
  • 2019: Handisport swimming French championship

A well-known sports center: average 150 events welcoming various sports  : rowing, triathlon, swimming in open water, trail, mountain biking, skate, badminton, gymnastic, rugby, golf…

Optional extras

Meeting room Internet access Secure storage area Infirmery Hospital nearby Relaxation room Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Personal security service Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service

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