Sporting activities in the summer and winter – Gîte – B and B - Hautes Alpes – La Tulipe

algemeen The area around Savines le Lac is a perfect starting point for nearly all sports.
Summer Sports
The diversity of athletes vary from hikers, who return year after year to enjoy the vastness and the tranquillity of the area and water athletes who raft, canoe or kayak on the more than 500 km of running water, or surf or sail on the lake, to climbers and parapentists who enjoy the largeness and the overwhelming nature in a completely different manner.
The largest reservoir in Europe, which is fed by the fast running mountain rivers the Durance and the Ubaye, offers a wide variety of water sports.
Cyclists and mountain bikers will find plenty of sports challenges in this area and many bikers know the southern French Alps as a wonderful area for touring.
The Parc des Ecrins, the largest natural park in Europe, offers a wide variety of sporting activities.

algemeen De "Route des Grandes Alpes" " is an approximately 700 km long itinerary passing over the most beautiful and highest mountain passes of the French Alps.
It once used to be a connecting road; today it has become a target in itself for many cyclists.

Winter Sports
algemeen In the winter you will find more than thirty ski areas in the Hautes Alpes, from Queyras to Dévouly and from Briançonnais to Vallonite.
All types of skiing can be practiced, even paraskiing, in this environment filled with authentic chalets, alpine meadows and sleigh rides.
Family ski resort Réallon is only at a 20 minute drive from our village Savines le Lac.
The more mundane ski resort Les Orres is just a 45 minutes drive away.
If you want to know more about ski resort Réallon, please click here..
For more detailed information about ski resort Les Orres,  click here.

algemeen De Garmin 60 CSx 
For our sportive guests, we offer the possibility to use our Garmin 60 Csx GPS to prepare an itinerary or to use it during your trip, whether you go by bike, mountain bike or motorbike.
This way you do not have to worry about getting lost and whether or not you are on the right track.
If you have never used outdoor navigation equipment before, this is a good moment to try it out.