Water sports

Dive in!

Come and enjoy yourselves in this fun and invigorating environment, in a natural area of rare beauty! Try out a wide range of activities, something for everyone and every level of ability: relaxing or extreme sports, all you have to do is choose!

The swimming pool

Free your mind and relax

In a remarkable natural setting, at the foot of the Eyssina ridges, come and relax in the open-air heating swimming pool.


Just let yourself go and relieve the stress! Enjoy the natural massage created by the gentle movement of the water. The feeling of weightlessness in the water helps you to relax and takes away all the stress, built up day after day.

Make the most of your stay to try out the wide range of activities which are offered to you at this local swimming pool: aqua aerobics, water polo, family relay races and much more.
See the schedule of events for the swimming pool

Even if you are not a budding Olympic champion swimmer, the sports and activities you can do in the water are the best way to gently tone your body, to get into shape or to relax.

The white water sports

Thrill seekers absolutely need to try out these activities!


The high-altitude lakes and the many streams are what make the landscapes of the mountains so special. These places are a very important point of interest for fishing and hiking enthusiasts and they contribute to the natural and tourist heritage of the area.
While you’re on holiday in the Vars, come and try your hand at fishing in a lake (Napoléon or Peyrol Lakes) or a stream. Experience a taste of pure freedom in these wide-open magnificent landscapes with wonderful wildlife and crystal clear lakes. Whatever the age, everyone will love discovering the different species here, such as trout, salmon and arctic char.
For fishing,a fishing license is compulsory. For sale: Napoléon Refuge (At the foot of Napoléon Lake, on the road to the Col de Vars), Mush and Co (at the top of the Sainte Marie chairlift)