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Serre-Ponçon lake and the Houseboats on the Lake are near Embrun and Gap, and are easily reached from Grenoble, Lyon and Marseille, for fresh air just a few hours from your home. You can reach Hautes-Alpes by train, car or boat.

+33 6 58 52 35 64

    How to get there?


    Get off at the Paillote du Lac pier:

    Departing from Embrun, book your shuttle from Embrun lake with Out Emotion: (in French only)

    Departing from Savines Le Lac, book your cruise with Sud Escapades (in French only)

    Departing from Saint-Michel bay, please contact us for information


    By car

    Departing from Marseille (215 km, approx. 2’20”) – via the A51 motorway, heading towards Tallard.
    Departing from Lyon (246 km, approx. 3’20”) – heading towards Gap, then Briançon.

    At Serre-Ponçon lake: follow directions to Savines-le-Lac, then Le Sauze-du-Lac. Above Foreston Bay, take the road leading down to the Paillote du Lac – Les Toues Cabanées du Lac

    Foreston Bay, 05200 Le Sauze du Lac

    43°21’13.4 N 5°30’25.9 E


    Stay in a converted sand barge

    How about coming to recharge your batteries in a houseboat moored by the beach? These floating barges have been converted into houseboats with all land-lubber mod cons for a holiday at a slow pace. Anchored in Foreston Bay, on the beautiful blue waters of Serre-Ponçon lake, the Houseboats on the Lake form a distinctive base camp from which to explore Hautes-Alpes.

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