Easy access across 8 hectares, between lake Geneva and the Vallée Verte and bordered by open countryside, Machilly Lake enjoys an exceptional location close to Annemasse and Douvaine.

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Departing from Machilly (74140)

Remember that you cannot fish unless you are a member of a Ministry-accredited angling or fish farming association and have also paid the CPMA (fishing tax) in addition to your membership fee. Payment is proven by particular stamps stuck on the membership card. Holders of an angling permit stamped to show that the full fishing tax has been paid and young permit holders are entitled to fish with one rod on public waterways.

Fishing pass available at Telmont (fishing shop) in Annemasse


Adult: 104 €
Child (12 years): 30 €.


Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

Throughout the year: open daily (Angling is permitted half-an-hour before sunrise and half-an-hour after sunset (Decree of 23rd December 1985, Article 13).


74140 Machilly
Departing from : Machilly (74140)
Latitude : 46.172999 - Longitude : 6.190601

From St-Julien, take the Viry direction at the first roundabout then take the first left (D34, Frangy road) followed by the second right to get to the lake.

Information update on 12/03/2021 by Office de Tourisme des Monts de Genève