Campings in French Alpes

Campsites in the French Alps

Mont Blanc is more than 4800 metres high ... so fascinating!

In the French Alps, it is completely surrounded by mountains! Even in the summer, some peaks are still snow-covered. When you wake up you will be speechless by the breathtaking views that you can enjoy in every corner of the campsite.

Highest mountain 

The road towards Lyon, takes you into the heart of the French Alps, to the highest peaks of France. Mont Blanc, with its 4810 metres, overlooking this beautiful region. At the foot of this giant will find the town of Chamonix. From here you can go on a beautiful hike through the most picturesque Alpine landscapes. In the high mountains, the glaciers will make you shudder.

Alpine lakes 

In the valleys are mountain lakes, such as Annecy. Here, on hot summer days you can cool off or enjoy various water sports such as canoeing and water skiing. Have you seen the old town of Annecy? It has narrow streets and colorful houses. The campsites are nearby. What to expect from camp for a great adventure in high altitude?

Campsites in the French Alps

Straight to the offers
Sun

Average summer temperature: 27 degrees 

Culture

Medieval villages, ancient fortifications, ramparts and castles 

Nature

Being 4,810 meters high, Mont Blanc is the highest peak in the Alps 

Sports

The Tour de France; up close and personal with the riders

Cuisine

For a beautiful dish, go for the tartiflette, bacon, potatoes, Reblochon cheese and cream. This is a truly delicious meal

Campings in French Alpes

TO DO

Visit Barcellonette

The lovely city of Barcellonette is located in the centre of the Valley Ubaye, surrounded by high mountains. Special features of this town are the houses in Mexican style. The ramparts of the fort of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries offer magnificent views to admire the village, the valley and the Alpine range.

SHOPPING

Rue du Rhône

The ‘Rue du Rhône’ in Geneva is famous for souvenirs and of course for designer clothes. You will find an abundance of shops in this beautiful city. There is even more fun shopping you can do in the Sicilian streets in the district of Carouge. 

SEE

Medieval village of Yvoire

Visit the medieval village of Yvoire, in Lake Geneva, with its gates and ramparts there is a lot of history to explore. The centre is full of flowers and quaint streets and also great to see is the Garden of Five Senses in the castle; a maze of plants where you can see, feel, smell, hear and taste your surroundings. 

TASTE

Cheese specialties

One of the many specialties of the region is cheese, such as Banon, Reblochon de Savoie, Gruyère, Beaufort, Abondance and this list goes on. For a truly regional dish, go for the ‘tartiflette’ with bacon, potatoes, Reblochon cheese and cream. Delicious!