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Why Camping L'Ecrin du Lac?

  • Small, quiet campsite in the heart of a nature area
  • Right by Serre-Ponçon Lake
  • Relax in the lovely pool with stunning views

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Camping L'Ecrin du Lac

Camping l'Ecrin du Lac is a small, basic family campsite set between Provence and the Alps, beautifully situated right by Serre-Ponçon Lake. It’s heaven for nature lovers and those looking for an active outdoor holiday full of water sports, biking and lovely scenic walks. It’s a great base for exploring the stunning surroundings and a lovely spot for a family camping holiday.

  • Wow what a view! In front of you lies the majestic Serre-Ponçon Lake and all around you you’re surrounded by magnificent mountain countryside! Just breathe in all that fresh Alp’s air!
  • Want to cool off a bit? Then jump into the lovely campsite swimming pool or stroll down to the lake and relax in the cool, clean water.
  • Bringing your own boat? Then moor it to a buoy by the campsite jetty and take to the water whenever you feel like it! ( For a fee and need to reserve a spot)
  • Kids have a great time here. Splashing about in the pool or lake and having fun on the bouncy castle, in the mini disco or with the enthusiastic entertainment team. ( July & August)
  • Feeling active then head for the lake for swimming, windsurfing, paddle boarding or sailing. Alternatively go down to the sports courts for a game of football, hike into the hills or jump on a bike and explore the area on two wheels.
  • Fancy a bite to eat? Then pop into the campsite restaurant, sit down on the terrace overlooking the lake and get ready for lunch with a view! ( Open July & August)
  • Looking for a little entertainment in the evening? Then sit back and enjoy the shows, and cabaret or join in with the karaoke, dance evenings and night markets.

The surrounding of Camping L'Ecrin du Lac

Chorges is a large village in the Hautes-Alpes region of France, situated right next to Serre Ponçon lake and on the edge of the Ecrins National Park. The lovely town of gap is just 19 km away and the medieval town of Embrun 17km away.

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"A lovely, quiet, yet basic campsite right by the magnificent Serre-Ponçon Lake. The ideal spot for a relaxing family camping holiday. Go for walks in the countryside and mountain biking up the hills."

Accommodations offered on this campsite:

Accommodations offered on this campsite:

    Swimming & Pools

    Swimming and waterfun

    • sunbeds in the pool area are free of charge
    • swimming shorts not allowed
    • swimming cap not mandatory
    • outdoor pool: 1

    Facilities

    Eating and drinking

    • bar

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    • charcoal barbecue not allowed
    • wifi: on the whole campsite (to be paid)
    • laundrette
    • gas barbecue allowed
    • electric barbecue allowed
    • credit cards are accepted: Mastercard and Visa
    • quay/buoy for boats

    Activities & Sports

    Sports and Playing

    • fishing
    • jeu de boules
    • paddle surfing: in the neighbourhood
    • banana: in the neigbourhood
    • surfing: in the neighbourhood
    • Small play ground
    • Multisport area: 1
    • table tennis
    • billiards (to be paid)

    Entertainment

    Animation

    • entertainment: English
    • Entertainment: Dutch
    • entertainment: French
    • Entertainment for children
    • Entertainment for adults

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    Surroundings

    Chorges is a large village in the Hautes-Alpes region of France, situated right next to Serre Ponçon lake and on the edge of the Ecrins National Park. The lovely town of gap is just 19 km away and the medieval town of Embrun 17km away.

    Some tips for your holiday at Camping L'Ecrin du Lac in Chorges

    • Feel like a day out close to the campsite? Then visit the town of Chorges, just a 5 minute drive away. See the 12th century old Saint Victor church, stroll the narrow, cobbled streets past quaint little shops. Then stop for a long. Lazy lunch.
    • For a little culture and history head to the lovely old town of Gap (19km). Visit the Muséum Départemental des Hautes-Alpes and learn all about the art, history, archaeology and traditions of the Hautes-Alpes. Tip: Stop at 17-19 Rue de France. The former Auberge Marchand, where Napoleon stayed during his return from exile on Elba.
    • Visit the ancient fortress town of Embrun, known as the "Nice of the Alps", due to its pleasant climate. Explore its maze of streets and alleys and admire the 12th century Abbey Boscodon and Notre Dame du Réal Cathedral.
    • Water sports lovers take to Serre-Ponçon Lake and go rowing, kite surfing, boating, jet skiing or water skiing nearby the campsite.
    • Looking for some real adventure? Then head for the National nature park of Ecrins ( 3km) and go hiking, climbing or wild water rafting. Alternatively take it a little easier and discover the rich array of wildlife in the park. Spot Golden eagles, griffons and wild Alpine Alpine ibex goats.
    • For that ultimate holiday snap go to the charming little village of Le Sauze-du-Lac (34km) on the other side of Serre-Ponçon Lake and get the best view across the Lake.
    • While in Le Sauze-du-Lac treat the kids to a great afternoon in the Animal park there. See Eagles, owls, hawks, vultures, storks, marmots, foxes, Saarloos wolf dogs. Children can walk around the kids farm with chickens, ducks, sheep, donkey and goats and pet small rabbits and guinea pigs. Mum and dad can relax and enjoy a coffee and snack in the restaurant.
    • Nearest airport: Grenoble (GNB) at 120 km
    • Area: hilly and wooded
    • Nearest city/village: 6 km
    • Nearest lake: directly next to Lake Serre Ponçon
    • Supermarket: 6 km

    Surroundings

    Chorges is a large village in the Hautes-Alpes region of France, situated right next to Serre Ponçon lake and on the edge of the Ecrins National Park. The lovely town of gap is just 19 km away and the medieval town of Embrun 17km away.

    Some tips for your holiday at Camping L'Ecrin du Lac in Chorges

    • Feel like a day out close to the campsite? Then visit the town of Chorges, just a 5 minute drive away. See the 12th century old Saint Victor church, stroll the narrow, cobbled streets past quaint little shops. Then stop for a long. Lazy lunch.
    • For a little culture and history head to the lovely old town of Gap (19km). Visit the Muséum Départemental des Hautes-Alpes and learn all about the art, history, archaeology and traditions of the Hautes-Alpes. Tip: Stop at 17-19 Rue de France. The former Auberge Marchand, where Napoleon stayed during his return from exile on Elba.
    • Visit the ancient fortress town of Embrun, known as the "Nice of the Alps", due to its pleasant climate. Explore its maze of streets and alleys and admire the 12th century Abbey Boscodon and Notre Dame du Réal Cathedral.
    • Water sports lovers take to Serre-Ponçon Lake and go rowing, kite surfing, boating, jet skiing or water skiing nearby the campsite.
    • Looking for some real adventure? Then head for the National nature park of Ecrins ( 3km) and go hiking, climbing or wild water rafting. Alternatively take it a little easier and discover the rich array of wildlife in the park. Spot Golden eagles, griffons and wild Alpine Alpine ibex goats.
    • For that ultimate holiday snap go to the charming little village of Le Sauze-du-Lac (34km) on the other side of Serre-Ponçon Lake and get the best view across the Lake.
    • While in Le Sauze-du-Lac treat the kids to a great afternoon in the Animal park there. See Eagles, owls, hawks, vultures, storks, marmots, foxes, Saarloos wolf dogs. Children can walk around the kids farm with chickens, ducks, sheep, donkey and goats and pet small rabbits and guinea pigs. Mum and dad can relax and enjoy a coffee and snack in the restaurant.
    • Nearest airport: Grenoble (GNB) at 120 km
    • Area: hilly and wooded
    • Nearest city/village: 6 km
    • Nearest lake: directly next to Lake Serre Ponçon
    • Supermarket: 6 km

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