Nature, culture and relaxation

One thing is certain: you won't be bored! Around Gap, in the Hautes-Alpes, France there is something for everyone. Here are some suggestions. Don't hesitate to ask us for other recommendations, we love to share the secrets of our beautiful region.

Activités d'extérieur

Outdoor activities

Gap-Bayard Golf Course

At an altitude of 1250m, this 18-hole mountain course offers a breathtaking view of the town of Gap, the Parc des Ecrins, the Champsaur and the Durance. The Gap Bayard golf course is open from April to November.

Ski resorts

There is no shortage of choice for you to enjoy the slopes: Les Orres, Réallon, Orcières Merlettes, le Dévoluy, Crévoux, Vars-Risoul, Montgenèvre, Serre-Chevalier, Praloup… Unless you try them all to see the difference?

Water sports activities

The famous Serre-Ponçon lake: the sea in the mountains! All water sports activities are available: sailing, paddle, jet ski, boat (with and without licence), water skiing, towed buoys, canoeing... Or simply enjoy the 9 beaches in the area.

Mountain sports

It must be said that the Hautes-Alpes are particularly well suited to a wide range of activities. Hiking, trail, climbing (Céüse site), canyoning, mountain biking... you will certainly find what you are looking for. Here is what should give you some inspiration if your programme is not already full.

Aerial activities

To change your point of view, how about admiring the Hautes-Alpes from the air? The Gap-Tallard aerodrome offers various services: by helicopter, glider, microlight, paraglider, hot-air balloon... The hardest thing is to choose!


Wellness & relaxation


After a busy day, what could be better than a little relaxation? We can only recommend a good massage. And to make the most of it, we highly recommend the experts who can come to the Lumipods. One call to the concierge service and we'll make the appointment.

Beauty care

The beauty treatments offered by our partners are among the best in Gap. Even on holiday, it's always nice to take some time for yourself, isn't it? Our partners work in their own establishments, but can also travel to the Lumipods. We can make an appointment for you.


Culture & Heritage

Museoscope of the Lake

Come and discover the history of the construction of the Serre-Ponçon dam through an interactive tour. The permanent exhibition will delight young and old alike and will allow you to discover in depth a mythical place in the Hautes-Alpes.

Le Quattro

This theatre is well known among the Gapençais. All year round, you can find a rich and varied programme: concerts, comedians, theatre... Consult the programme, you are bound to find what you are looking for.

Theatre La Passerelle

If you are a lover of theatre, you will be won over by the programme of the La Passerelle theatre in Gap. The structure also offers dance shows as well as various workshops. Find the whole programme of the season and make your choice!

Departemental museum

Immerse yourself in the culture of the Southern Alps by visiting the departmental museum. You will find permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as numerous thematic workshops.

Fortress of Montdauphin

At the moment, the fortress of Montdauphin (1 hour from Gap) is hosting the Little Bighorn exhibition. Ousmane Sow's monumental sculptures take you to the United States, to the last victorious battle of the American Indians in 1876. Not to be missed under any circumstances!



Restaurant les Olivades

Just a stone's throw from the Lumipod, the restaurant Les Olivades welcomes you in a green setting for lunch and dinner. Come and enjoy an exceptional refined cuisine to complete your stay in the Hautes-Alpes. The restaurant also offers a catering service.

Bakery Lopain de Terre

Le Lopain de Terre is certainly one of the best bakeries in Gap. The ingredients are meticulously selected for their taste and nutritional qualities, the breads are all made by hand with natural leaven... You just have to taste it to be won over.

Market of local products

Tourtons, ravioles, "donkey ears"... all these specialities from the Hautes-Alpes make you salivate in advance. Why not take advantage of a visit to the local produce markets (every Wednesday and Saturday morning in Gap) to treat yourself?

Catering at home

We offer a catering service at your home. What could be better than enjoying refined and elaborate dishes from the comfort of the Lumipod? Our concierge service is at your disposal for any request.

For more information & suggestions

We would be delighted to advise you on activities around Gap. We have fallen in love with the Hautes-Alpes, France and have lived here for many years. It would be a pleasure to share our favourite places with you