The lake/bodies of water
Exceptional in its beauty, its turquoise water, its wild coves and its temperature in summer. Many sports are available for everyone to enjoy.
There’s nothing like a good walk to discover your surroundings and to burn off everyone’s energy! Écrins mountain offers you 1001 routes for all levels with overnight shelter for those with a passion for walking.
The house is close to several ski resorts: Réallon (20 minutes away), Les Orres (30 minutes away), Crévoux (35 minutes away), Vars/Risoul (50 minutes away), Serre Chevalier (60 minutes away).
Water sports
Paddleboarding, catamaran, water skiing or windsurfing, and not to forget kiteboarding. The lake is a spot really famous for its wind and its high-quality formations.
Whitewater sports
There are many opportunities to descend from Durance or Ubaye in a canoe, rafting, hotdogging, hydrospeeding, etc. Really beautiful wild landscapes!
Via Ferrata
Fun and friendly, Via Ferrata, over the last few years, has become one of the most loved activities to do with family, with friends or in groups (children or teenagers).
Routes are offered over Via Ferrata in the south of Hautes-Alpes and its surroundings over a half-day or a whole day.
Mountain biking
Many mountain biking routes are available to you, which could go from a simple family ride to a professional-level descent. Circuits loved by all!


Embrun market
Looking for local products? The market is where those from Embrun and holidaymakers meet.

Cultural sites
Boscodon abbey, the dam museum, Embrun Brown Tower, Notre-Dame du Réal cathedral, Mont Dauphin, Château de Tallard, Château de Picomtal, Château Queyras and so on.
Baratier honey house: a tour which explains the bees’ work, and sells honey and honey by-products

More activities in the area