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Small traditional campsites directory  2017

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Alps and Jura area
Area 6 :   Eastern France  

Small campsites in the Jura
and the French Alps

Campings dans les massifs du Jura et des Alpes - régions Franche Comté et Rhône Alpes
Des campings traditionnels à taille humaine,
pour des vacances tranquilles loin des
grandes foules

Rhone-Alpes area

  • New!   Small campsite in Savoie (73 Savoie) - Delightful small campsite with 24 spaces in the heart of the Bauges natural park. Lovely views over mountains and valley; hiking trails from the campsite. Lake swimming nearby. 
      Camping charmant, 24 emplacements, au coeur du Parc Naturel des Bauges. Joli Panorama sur vallées et montagnes. Randonnées au départ du camping. Baignade aux lacs de Lescheraines, Annecy ou Aix-les-Bains
  •  Camping Goute la Vie - Bugey hills (01 Ain) +    Small rural campsite and B&B in the Alpine foothills close to Aix les Bains and the Lac du Bourget. Very peaceful village location in a magnificent natural environment ideal for hiking, fishing, mountain biking or just relaxing. Petit camping rural et chambres d'hôtes dans les Préalpes du Bugey entre Ambérieu et le Lac du Bourget. Cadre champêtre dans un environnement rural à l'écart des grands flux touristiques..
  • Alps - near Ecrins national park (05 Hautes Alpes) - Quiet shady 40 pitch campsite with unique model railway layout. Heated swimming pool, a few chalets, café, no noisy activities.  Aux portes du Parc National des Ecrins, camping ombragé et calme avec piscine chauffée, aire de jeux, espace café, et modélisme ferroviaire. Camping sans aucune animation bruyante, ni en journée, ni en soirée.
  • Camping la Source - Hautes Alpes (05 Hautes Alpes) Situated in the Buech valley 10 pitch CL type site calm and shady set in 2 hectares with giant sequoias. Ideally located for all sports and discovering the lovely region.  Dans la vallée du Buech 10 emplacement 'Aire Naturelle'  camping calme et ombragé dans 2 hectares avec sequoias géants. Idealement situé pour tous sports et aussi pour découvrir cette belle region.

Jura and Franche Comté

  • Franche Comté, near Poligny (39 Jura)  Small campsite with riding stables in the Jura hills, near Poligny. 25 pitches, 5 chalets. Restaurant. Unguided pony treks. Many places to visit nearby. Petit camping avec centre equestre dans le Jura près de Poligny. 25 Emplacements, 5 châlets. Rando libre à cheval. Restaurant. Nombreux sites à proximité.
  • Camping in Franche Comté, Camping du Lac. (25 - Doubs)  At Labergement Sainte Marie, on Lake Remoray, a nature reserve, at 1000 metres altitude in the Jura mountains, almost on the Swiss border. An exceptional site: nature, wildlife, views, calm environment, hiking, fishing, mountain-biking. 70 spaces, 35 of them with electricity, plus eight fully equipped wooden chalets. .
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