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The Lakes of Orcieres

in Orcières

10.2 km
Loop
Walking/pedestrian
3h
Hard
  • 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...
    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).