Lakes and bodies of water in the High Alps
In high or medium mountains, the Hautes-Alpes are home to several hundred lakes and bodies of water of various sizes and shapes. Some are equipped with beaches and nautical bases, such as the Serre-Ponçon lake and Esparron lake. The fish-rich waters of certain bodies of water are a delight for fishermen. Walkers appreciate their wild or rural beauty. Lakes and torrents are home to a very rich fauna and flora: insects, fish (tench, barbs, breams, carp…), batrachians, birds…
vacations at the top
With its welcoming landscapes of fields and hamlets, forests, valleys and peaks, the region is a paradise for lovers of walking in particular, and nature activities in general (mountain biking, horse riding…).