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    The Leisure
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L'Ecrin du Lac

WHAT TO DO at the Ecrin du Lac in Serre-Ponçon ?

Leisure is by definition the fun you can have when you have free time... So, since you're on holiday... Enjoy it and fill up on energy, have fun!

In the holiday park with the animation team, or in the surroundings with the numerous tourist operators, there is no lack of leisure activities in Chorges and at the Lake of Serre-Ponçon. An infinite range of activities is available to you.

Animations in the village take place from the beginning of July to the end of August. A team of young and dynamic animators ensures a program of entertainment during the day and in the evening.

For those who prefer to rest and enjoy the destination, they will be able to relax on the deckchairs surrounding the swimming pool or by the lake on the small private beach of the domain.

In the surrounding area, tourist operators offer holidaymakers on Lake Serre-Ponçon a whole range of water sports and unusual activities... there is something for everyone. From a visit to the dam to a paragliding flight, there is no doubt that you will be able to find the activity that suits you during your stay at L'Ecrin du Lac.

Our holiday park in Hautes-alpes:
a breath of fresh air for the family!

The ideal location of the Ecrin du Lac domain allows you to enjoy the joys of the mountains in summer and winter. Let yourself be carried away by the charm of the village of Chorges.

Multitude of activities nearby

The possibilities of activities are also wide outside the resort. Located near the lake of Serre-Ponçon, Chorges benefits from a rich heritage. Don't wait any longer to discover it!

On foot, by bike, by kayak or by hot air balloon, there are many possibilities to explore this beautiful region. The lake and its dam are worth a visit, as well as the Ecrins National Park: a true natural paradise. Stop by the towns and villages surrounding our estate and discover the architecture, history and culture of the towns of Embrun or Gap.

an animation program for young and old

Dynamic and smiling, our team of animators is 100% dedicated to offering you a variety of activities: the "Marmottes Club" for the youngest, sports on the ground or in the air for the oldest, not forgetting the many cultural activities. Your children will be delighted to discover the region through sport or a few cultural visits!

Numerous animations in the village

We offer you playful and sportive activities. These are aimed at the whole family: children, teenagers and parents. In the evenings, our entertainment team will amaze you with its shows, karaoke and night markets.

  • Sports activities: jogging, aquagym, aquatonic, dance, ping-pong tournaments,...
  • Fun activities: aperitif games, petanque tournament,...
  • Evening entertainment: shows, cabaret, karaoke, dance evenings, night market ...

Ski slopes in winter

In winter, L'Ecrin du Lac is a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts.

More than just ski resorts, the Southern Alps region offers its visitors a multitude of activities to undertake in winter (snowshoeing, hiking, tobogganing, etc.).


Activities on the estate


Sports in the Area


Tours, entertainment, relaxation


Ski slopes


Animation programme of the holiday park

Mini Club

In July-August, the animation team opens the Mini Club of the estate and welcomes your children between 5 and 12 years old for free.

Young, dynamic and multilingual, your children are in good hands. The animators offer them a varied programme with fun and sporting activities.

Playing games, arts and crafts, painting, ... even on holiday, your children work on their creativity and develop their artistic skills.

During the week, they prepare and rehearse a show that they present to holidaymakers on Friday evening on the village stage. A moment awaited by many and always rich in emotions. It is with stars in their eyes that your children will return home.

A mini disco also takes place every evening in the early evening at the estate's restaurant. A stroll on the dance floor to let off steam before going to bed, it's also a holiday for your little ones, after all.

The Mini Club has been totally designed to give your children an unforgettable holiday.

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Sport and Nature

In order to keep in shape during your holidays in Serre-Ponçon, the animation team will put together a programme with sports activities and nature outings in the region.

In the morning, aquagym and fitness classes are given in and around the swimming pool. There is nothing better to start a new day than to take part in these stimulating and dynamic activities.

In the afternoon, group games, tournaments and Olympics are offered to holidaymakers of the Ecrin du Lac. Football, water polo, water volleyball, ... the animators vary the activities and also adapt to the desires of the participants.

As a tenant, you have free access to all the sports facilities of the holiday park and the necessary equipment is provided free of charge so that you can make the most of your holiday.

  • Mini-football field
  • Petanque tracks
  • Ping Pong Tables
  • Etc.
Nature walk

Discovery walks and jogging outings are also organised in high season to offer holidaymakers the opportunity to discover the magnificent region in which they have chosen to spend their holidays. Accompanied by a local guide, they will enjoy additional explanations and exciting anecdotes about the history of Lake Serre-Ponçon and its surroundings.

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Evenings of madness

In the summer season, the animation team provides the show on the village stage throughout the week. Every evening, a different programme is proposed to holidaymakers.

After the Welcome Show on Sunday evening presented by the entertainment team, external service providers (Djs, magicians, singers, cabaret, ...) come to perform at L'Ecrin du Lac several evenings during the week.

The other days, the animators offer theme evenings to entertain you and during which you can come and have fun at the village bar. For example, you can test your musical knowledge during the blind test evenings or let the public know the voice inside you during the karaoke evenings.

On Friday evenings, the children will take the stage to play the show they have prepared during the week with the Mini Club team.

As you will have understood, it is a rich and varied programme that is offered to you to guarantee you excellent moments in our company during your holidays.

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Video dance party with DJ Marco - summer 2019



Sports in the area for everyone, from 7 to 77

For sports lovers, the Hautes Alpes region offers a large variety of sports for experienced athletes and beginners alike, on the ground, on water and in the air...

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On the ground

  • Mountain biking
  • Cyclotourism
  • Hiking
  • Randonnées équestres
  • Packing
  • Via Ferrata
  • Mountain climbing
  • Speleology
  • Golf
  • Archery

On water

  • Canyoning, rafting, canoeing, kayaking
  • Windsurfing, Catamaran, Sailing
  • Water skiing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Boat tours

In the air

  • Hang-gliding, Parapente gliding, ULM
  • Sky jumping
  • Bungy jumping
  • Hot air balloon tours
  • Flying over the mountains in a plane



Nature In the Ecrins

  • National Park stands in one of the largest and highest mountain ranges in the Alps
  • Les Demoiselles coiffées : A geological curiosity in the Hautes Alpes landscape and a unique phenomenon in France. These are columns of stone formed by alluvions and mounted by a huge rock that protects them from erosion.
  • The Lautaret botanical gardens : show a reconstitution of natural high altitude milieus to discover the mountain flora.


  • Gap Departmental Museum : houses the cultural treasures of the Hautes-Alpes
  • Digne geological reserve : To better understand the evolution of the earth
  • Salagon priory : conservatory of the ethnological heritage of Haute-Provence
  • Muséoscope of Serre-Ponçon Lake in Rousset : traces the history of the largest dam in Europe
  • Museums in Barcelonnette : archeology, fine arts, history of emigration
  • Museums in St Paul sur Ubaye : Tools, Handicrafts, Traditions
  • Museum in Jausiers : water
  • Museum in Lauzet : hunting and food gathering

Architecture and old stones

  • Boscodon Abbey : The abbey was founded in the 12th century by Chalais.
  • The old town centre of Gap
  • The Cathedral Notre-Dame duréal d’Embrun and the fortified town
  • La Tour Brune du XIIIème d'Embrun
  • Small mountain churches dating from the Middle Ages will surprise you with their unexpected beauty

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Ski slopes

In winter, the Hautes Alpes propose 30 ski resorts from Queyras to Devoluy, from Briançonnais to Vallonite. Every form of skiing can be enjoyed in an authentic atmosphere of chalets, Alpine pastures and sleigh rides. Orres and Réallon are the closest resorts to the estate (15km).

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The Accommodations


The region



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