Lakes and bodies of water in the Hautes-Alpes department
In high or medium mountains, the Hautes-Alpes department has several hundred lakes of various sizes and shapes. Some are equipped with leisure centers, such as Serre-Ponçon. The waters rich in fish of some bodies of water appeal to fishermen. Hikers see them as a destination for a walk. Torrents, rivers and lakes shelter an incredible biodiversity: dragonflies, eels, trout, bream, barbs, carps or common rudd, batrachians, birds and more.
Hiking in the spotlight
With its remarkable landscapes and its marked routes, the region is perfect for hiking and other outdoor activities such as cycling, fishing, paragliding, etc. Horseback riding, archery and golf can also be practiced, as is the case for example in the Hautes-Alpes department at Col Bayard. Take advantage of your stay in southeastern France to revitalize yourself in a peaceful atmosphere.