Located in the south-east of France on the Napoleon road between Marseille and Grenoble, you will not come to Gap by chance. However, you will come back with pleasure to continue discovering a territory rich in diversity, both in terms of landscapes and activities.
Above all, a stay at a good price will be easy to find at the Lac du Curbans campsite, a holiday within everyone's reach.
Located on the shores of Lake La Saulce / Curbans, the campsite offers a wide choice of mobile home rentals for your camping residence during your stay in the Hautes Alpes.
But also one of the largest water parks in the region, awaits you for your stay under the azure blue sky of Haute Provence.
You will find heated swimming pools, games for children, giant slides and a SPA, for hours of relaxation and family games.
Whether you are from Paris or Marseille, follow the advice of customers who have come to discover the Lac campsite near Gap and who have returned for many years.
Napoleon knew how to find his way, why not you?
A campsite with swimming pools for your holidays in France
Imagine a 2000m² water park equipped with 2 swimming pools, for swimming or paddling, whatever it is, to cool off under this beautiful Haute Provence sun.
Also, 2 paddling pools with children's games, a water slide, fountains.
And also, to relax after a year of stress at work, a 17-seat SPA. A nice bubble bath with back nozzles, a walking area and a relaxing bench.
But above all, the 2 giant water slides, which will delight parents and children for hours of skiing and laughter.
Without forgetting the many sunbathing areas available to you to bask in front of Lake Curbans with the mountains of Haute Provence in the background.
Mobile home rental for your stay in the Alps
The campsite at Curbans in Haute Provence offers rental of 2 or 3 bedroom mobile homes, as well as chalets or bungalows.
A wide choice of holiday residence in the Alpes Dauphiné for a stay in the mountains near Gap. But also bare pitches for tents, caravans or motorhomes.
The rental prices are studied as closely as possible whether you buy a stay with or without promotion. You will necessarily find a rental according to your budget.
Activities for you and your children
In and around Gap
All your research on Google will bring you to an incredible choice of sports or leisure activities, between Provence in the south and the Alps in the North. In addition to affordable prices compared to those of the French Riviera.
So in Gap, near the city center, you can play in an escape game, have a game of bowling, or even a tree climbing course. But also go to the ice rink, which is open all year round. After that, discover the hiking trails all around Gap, “the balconies of Gapençais”. These pretty courses on the heights of the city are accessible with children and will make you discover magnificent landscapes.
In Tallard, 20 minutes from Gap but only 7 minutes from the campsite, you will find all the aerial activities thanks to the aerodrome of Gap / Tallard. But also a free fall simulator accessible to children from 5 years old.
You prefer water, no problem, thanks to the Durance and the Ubaye you can practice all white water sports, such as rafting, hydrospeed, canyoning, etc. Moreover, the Lac campsite, in partnership with EVP, offers you a rafting trip every Monday, with the departure by coach directly to the campsite.
The lake of Serre Ponçon, offers you the possibility of nautical activities, windsurfing, skiing, towed buoy, etc.
Without forgetting, that the Alpes Dauphiné are rich in stopover and via ferrata sites, including one underground to do with the family. But also many trails for a multitude of walks, mountain bikes, but also on horseback or quad.
This is why Gap was elected in 2013 the most sporty city in France.
You want more info on Gap and its surroundings, go to, the tourist office, located in the city center, or at the reception of the Lac campsite.
Activities at the campsite
For 18 years, the Lac campsite has been evolving and we are improving the activities every year so that our campers' vacations go smoothly. Whether you come to our tent site or have chosen a stay in a mobile home, the number 1 attraction is the aquatic area. But in the same way that there is an après ski in the pretty resorts of Dévoluy or in the Ecrins National Park, there is also an after swimming pool at the Lac campsite. This summer 2020 you will be able to enjoy, among the many internal activities, a giant 18-hole mini golf course.
The little ones can enjoy the children's play area while mom and dad play pétanque or a little exercise in the fitness area.
In addition, a multisports stadium and a tennis court, belonging to the municipality of Curbans, are located at the entrance of the campsite. Hence an agreement signed between the town hall and the campsite, so that our campers can have privileged access for the use of these grounds.
Although the lake is not suitable for swimming, the water is too cold, while the pools in the water park are heated to 27 °. It still allows certain activities such as fishing or canoe trips loaned by the campsite. Its access is made directly from the campsite by a pontoon installed on the banks of the lake.
Without forgetting the other activities and entertainment, free or paid, offered by the campsite. Like, for example, the Laser Game, pony rides, but also baby, football or table tennis tournaments, or even aquafun and water polo. And of course evening entertainment with rock bands, lotos, or family games.
The campsite also offers rental of electric bikes. What reconcile you with cycling and travel the roads of our beautiful region.
Provence Alpes Dauphiné a pretty region of France to Visit
The city of Gap is above all the capital of the Hautes Alpes department. It is historically attached to the Dauphiné and is located on the Napoleon road. First, stroll through its historic city center, then you can continue your stroll by visiting the cathedral of Romanesque Provençal style and finish by the departmental museum of Hautes Alpes (free entry for all).
During your stay in Gap, there is no doubt that nature lovers will enjoy a soothing moment by visiting the Charance area. Located at 1000m it is the seat of the Ecrins National Park. A paradise for the little ones. Indeed you can go around a small lake, give hard bread to fish and ducks. A flat and wooded circuit, equipped with a picnic table and a children's play area. Then, head to the chateau and the roserais with its collection of 600 varieties of ancient roses.
It is also the starting point for many hiking and mountain biking trails.
In the opinion of all, a revitalizing place close to nature and a breathtaking view of the city of Gap and its surroundings.
The Napoleon road
World famous as the tourist route to go to Dauphiné. Besides, it follows part of the Durance valley between Digne Les Bains and Gap to connect the Cote d'Azur to Grenoble. Sunday March 05, 1815 during his journey, Napoleon elected residence in a hotel establishment, in Gap, to set out again the following day direction Corp. By following this route, you will rediscover part of the history of France. In addition you can admire wonderful landscapes and visit the pretty villages of the Alpes Dauphiné.
Overlooking the city of Tallard and the Durance, this medieval castle, listed as a historic monument, is the symbol of the city.
Many activities and activities for children are enameled each summer. The castle is located in the center of Tallard and hosts medieval festivals every summer. The magic of knight fighting shows, fire shows, the presence of witches.
Ecrins National Park
Straddling the departments of Isère and Hautes Alpes, the Ecrins National Park is a vast and rich territory with its fauna and flora. This massif is very popular with hikers and climbing enthusiasts. The diversity of its landscapes, more breathtaking than the others, is conducive to a nice photo safari.
Besides, part of the Serre Ponçon lake is in the park.
The lake of Serre Ponçon
One of the largest artificial lakes in France, located at the border of the Hautes Alpes and the Alpes de Haute Provence. In addition, its earth dam is also the largest in Europe. Originally built to regulate the floods of the entire Durance valley, today it is also a popular tourist spot. If you are curious, the museoscope of the lake in the commune of Rousset traces its entire history.
With its many landscaped beaches and nautical bases, the Serre Ponçon lake is the ideal place for practicing nautical sports.
Climbing and hiking paradise only 15km from your vacation rental at Curbans campsite. From the top of the cliff you first have a breathtaking view of Gap and the Durance valley. Then on the Alps, the Dauphiné and finally at your feet the many residences which border the Napoleon road. In addition, with binoculars, you can see the campsite on the banks of Lake La Saulce / Curbans with its swimming pools and water slides.
Gap Tallard aerodrome
Unique in Europe and the most popular in France for aerial leisure activities. The climate and the azure blue sky make this site the ideal place for aerial activities such as: initiation to parachuting or even baptisms in hot air balloons or gliders. During a flight by plane over our beautiful region of Haute Provence, you can admire the lake of Serre Ponçon at the gates of the Ecrins National Park but also Gap and all the small mountain villages in the surroundings.