The Lakes of Orcieres


Departure : Orcières

Duration : 3h00

Distance : 10.2 km

Elevation : 163 m

Route type : Loop

This walk is a must for a beautiful summer's day !

Take the ski lift up to the Drouvet summit and then walk towards the Lac du Estaris (1h). It is at an altitude of 2550m, is the biggest lake in the commune (borough) and is classed as a natural reserve. From there follow the signs for chalet de Rocherousse (45mins) where you will come across the lac Profond, the lac Long, the lacs Jumeaux, the lac des Sirènes...

From the Rocherousse the route continues towards the plateau de jujal (20 min) and then descends down through flowery alpine meadows to the resort (30 min).

Document to download :

Livret 6 Lacs en balade

Livret 6 Lacs en balade

Address : Merlette 05170 Orcières

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Voir aussi

Famille Plus

The Chalet de Rocherousse

Famille Plus

Hike with mountain guides

Famille Plus

The enchanted walk of the 6 lakes