Tourism in Embrun

Located in the department of Hautes-Alpes, the village of Embrun seduces by its authenticity. Embrun has an active town centre, offering to the 6200 inhabitants as well as to tourists the various stores expected on vacations.

Outdoor activities are numerous. Get on your mountain bike or your bicycle, take your rucksack and crisscross the sunny paths of the Southern French Alps. During your stay, you can also indulge in other activities. You can also opt for a horse riding excursion, or take a climbing course.

In Embrun, as everywhere in the Hautes-Alpes department, regional specialties are a tourist attraction. The local markets allow you to spend a convivial moment while enjoying local products.

For many centuries, people have contributed to the charm of the Southern French Alps: churches, museums, castles also seduce tourists.

To find out more about monuments, tourist sites, the local agenda, you can contact the Tourist Office or the Tourist Information Office (Syndicat d’Initiative).

Are you looking for accommodation in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur? Many tourists prefer camping in the sunny Hautes-Alpes. You will also find guest rooms and hotels with character. Prepare your stay by choosing an accommodation that suits you.

Water activities and swimming in Serre-Ponçon

Serre-Ponçon, fed mainly by the waters of the Ubaye and Durance rivers, extends over more than 28 km². You will find on the lake the same water activities as those offered at sea: lake promenade, kayak, towed buoys, kite surfing, stand up paddle, jet ski, water skiing, wakeboarding…

The Parc des Écrins

The Écrins Nature Park, with an altitude of 700 and 4102 meters, condenses the variety and biodiversity of the Alpine landscapes in its catchment area. Numerous outdoor activities, with respect for the preservation of nature, are available within the Park: hiking, Nordic walking, cycling, climbing, via ferrata, canyoning, rafting, mountaineering in summer, but also downhill skiing, ski touring, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing in winter. The towns and villages of the park will introduce you to a generous and gourmet gastronomy: tomes and cheeses, delicatessen, tourtons?