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To do and see near Chalet Carpe Diem

Chalet Carpe Diem is ideally located in a hamlet of the Southern French Alps: there is plenty to do around the cottage, whether you rent the chalet in the summer or in the winter.
In this southern area of the French Alps, the climate is both dry and sunny.
The location and the weather conditions will allow you to enjoy the mountains around the accommodation and make the most of your stay, whether you long for a relaxing holiday or crave for thrill and action!

For a better idea of all the sites and activities you can discover during your stay at your next holiday rental, look at Chalet Carpe Diem’s Guidebook

Hiking in the French Alps near Chalet Carpe Diem
Snowshoeing near Chalet Carpe Diem
Kayaking near Chalet Carpe Diem
Paragliding near Chalet Carpe Diem

Sports activities and sightseeing near the holiday rental

In Winter

Skiing (downhill, cross country, Nordic)
Ice climbing
Dog sledding

Water recreation

Water skiing
Kite surfing

In summer

Horse riding
Via Ferrata
Mountain biking
Adventure parks

Aerial activities

Hang gliding
Flying, microlighting
Hot air ballooning
Parachuting, skydiving

White water

White water swimming
Hot dogging

Sites around the accommodation

Serre-Ponçon Lake
Ecrins National Park
Queyras Regional Natural Park
Hautes-Alpes Scenery
Vauban Fortifications

Photo workshops on request (in French)

During your stay at Chalet Carpe Diem, you can schedule a photo workshop with the owner of your holiday rental. He is a mountain enthusiast and the author of the book ” Photographier la montagne “, a practical guide to discover or improve your photography skills.

Fully personalized 1 to 5-day workshops, in French:
Outdoors digital and traditional shooting, scenery, flora, wildlife…
Digital post-processing on Photoshop.


Superb! The location was very peaceful and private but the main road was easily accessible. There was plenty of space to leave our van while we explored the area by motorbike. The chalet was clean, with a comfortable bed and a well equipped kitchen. There were also plenty of places to sit outside and relax after a day’s ride; either… Lire l'avis “Exceptionnel”


The Chalet, is gorgeous, everything you needed was supplied

Had a great time, too short though, would recommend it to anyone. The Chalet, is gorgeous, everything you needed was supplied and it was immaculately clean . Mr Bodin was very helpful and friendly, We would certainly visit… Lire l'avis “The Chalet, is gorgeous, everything you needed was supplied”


We spent 3 unforgettable days in Bertrand’s chalet.

We spent 3 unforgettable days in Bertrand’s chalet. The house is located in a small village completely natural and beautiful, the forest is just a few meters away, the view is remarkable, it’s also convenient to buy groceries in the village in 5min driving distance. Bertrand gave us many useful advices bases on his professional photographer experiences. So listen to… Lire l'avis “We spent 3 unforgettable days in Bertrand’s chalet.”


Perfect location for exploring the Alps

Chalet was excellent. Very clean, tidy and warm. Mr. B was very friendly and nothng was too much trouble. Excellent facilties at the chalet including, washing machine, modern TV (for viewing GO-Pro footage from the day’s ride), wi-fi and an outside BBQ area which was utilized well !! Chalet was ideally located for exploring (we were on motorbikes) the Rhone-Alpes,… Lire l'avis “Perfect location for exploring the Alps”

Adrian S.

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