Embrun water level at Serre-Ponçon

The Plan d'Eau d'Embrun is just 2km from Embrun town center, separated by a dike from the Lac de Serre-Ponçon, where the River Durance flows into the lake. The Plan d'Eau d'Embrun is Embrun's main tourist attraction! The perfect place to relax!

Map of Embrun  

New from 1st quarter 2024 and free access:
your street workout area
(between the pool and tennis courts)

What to do in Embrun?

Ideal for families:

  • Shaded, grassy beaches with showers and toilets. The public beaches ("Plages Nord") have been awarded the Blue Flag since 2015. Bathing is supervised in July and August.
  • Shaded parking lot and parking spaces reserved for the disabled.
  • Playgrounds and petanque areas.
  • Water sports and a variety of leisure activities.
  • Bars, restaurants, shops and campsite.
  • The surface area of the lake is 27 hectares.
  • The reservoir is guaranteed by a water intake on the Durance, on the Plaine du Roc agricultural drain (which is a natural flood zone) and on the Sainte Marthe torrent.
  • A pleasant path, aptly named "Au Fil de l'Eau", winds around the lake (2.6 km ). Also nearby is the plain beneath the Roc.