In the heart of the southern alps, between Mercantour and Provence, Serre-Ponçon dam is the largest earth dam in Europe. It's like a sea in the middle of the mountains! From beaches to summits, the lake offers countless activities including water sports for all ages, cultural visits, sports and much more.
Rambling or hiking, our walking trails offer varied elevations for different levels of difficulty. Alpine lakes, mountain wildlife, amazing panoramas - we are enchanted to share our natural and cultural heritage with our visitors. Want to enjoy the view from a high altitude with less effort? Our resort chairlifts are open during the summer season so you can enjoy breathtaking scenery of the alps and lakes.
Kids love meeting animals in the many educational farms and adults discover an exceptionally rich land producing cheese, meat, fruits and vegetables.
Your trip ends just a few miles away, with a visit of our mini Alpine Switzerland, Seyne-les-Alpes and its fort.