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Belonging to the community of Chorges, the Bay St Michel is one of the most beautiful places at the lake of Serre-Ponçon. The bay is named after the famous little chapel St Michel, built in the XVII-th century in the township of Couche.


It’s the only part of the ancient town that isn’t submerged by the filling of the lake. The bay is situated at 5 km of the village of Chorges (train station, all kind of services and shops in the nearness).


At the bay you can do all kind of activities: sailing, boat journey, tubes/slider, water-ski and rental of motorboats …

You’ll also find some restaurants at your disposal. 


Its public beach


The beach ‘Les Pommiers’ (= apple trees) is a beach with shadowed places, facilities and surveillance in July and August.

The hours of surveillance: every day from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Facilities: picnic tables, barbeque, sanitary bloc, free parking, access for persons with a handicap.





The campsite is open from mid Mai tille the end of Septembre.

Facilities and services

  • sanitary blocs with showers
  • chemical toilet disposal point
  • common room
  • play garden for children
  • pingpong tables
  • pétanque courts
  • badminton field
  • free rental of material (rackets, balls, ..)
  • pitches for groups
  • activities on the bay St Michel (sailing, water-ski, hiking, swimming, mountain bike, …)

Shops and surroudings

Chorges, the nearest village, is at 5km. You'll find all kind of shops and also a great market on Sunday mornings. In July and August there is an evening market on Wednesday evening. 

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