ARTEMARE Camping le Vaugrais


Selected as this very small family-run site is right by a mountain stream and walking distance from the pretty village of Artemare. It occupies a unique spot at the foot of the famous Grand Colombier, the highest point in the Bugey mountain range. From here you can enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the Rhone Valley, the lakes of Bourget, Annecy and Geneva and the Alps. It is a quiet site and perfect for those who enjoy outdoor activites such as mountain biking, canyoning, canoeing, fishing, donkey treking, hiking and via ferrata which are all available nearby. On the 17 July 2016 the 15th stage of the Tour de France passes nearby.

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Belley 14km, Aix-les-Bains 35km, Annecy 57km, Geneva 72km, Bourg-en-Bresse 81km,, Lyon 102km.

Grid reference

N 45° 52' 29 E 05° 41' 01





Tour operators


Suitable for

For families who enjoy a quiet atmosphere and outdoor activities


Accommodation description

2 two bedroom mobilehomes for 4 persons.
4 two bedroom mobilehomes for up to 6 persons.
1 three bedroom chalet for up to 6 persons.
Sheets are available for hire.

Pitch description

Flat and grassy with some shade and divided by hedges, ranging in size from 80m² - 100m².

Pitch size

56 (48 touring)

Hook up

5 or 6 amp. No water & drainage.

Motorhomes information

No motorhome service point but walking distance of centre of Artemare - 500m

Activities Onsite

Activities on site

Cycle hire. Boules pitch. Children's play area. Bouncy castle in summer months. Table tennis. Table football in bar.


Aquagym, archery and the occasional concert in July/August.

Swimming pool types


Cycle hire


Activities Offsite / Places to Visit


Lac du Bourget, Aix -les-Bains, Annecy, Geneva, Grand Colombier mountain range, Chambery, Chartreuse mountains.

Sports and Activities

Cycling, Walking

Nearby Attractions

Near the beach

1-10km from beach

Near riverside/lakeside


Walking distance from town


Campsite Rules

Pets allowed


Campsite Facilities


No shop but sale of ice creams and local produce. Pre-order bread. Bar/snack/takeaway. Small supermarket, bar/restaurant and pizzeria in Artemare. Barbecues allowed. Small dogs accepted. Internet point. Free Wi-Fi.

Swimming pool information

Small rectangular pool 11m x 5m heated by solar panels with small sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols. Open 1st June - 30th Sep.

Sanitary facilities information

Two well maintained toilet blocks heated in the winter. One is new and water is heated by solar panels. Separate ladies and gent. Temperature control showers with shelves and rail and plenty of hooks. Wash basins, one in individual cubicle with warm water only. Chemical disposal point. Washing machine, tumble dryer.

Campsite Directions


From the A42 exit at junction 8, Anbérieu-en-Bugey. Follow signs to Aix-les-Bains and take the D1504 for 36 kms and turn left onto the D904 to Virieu le Grand and Culoz. After 9km you arrive at Artemare turn left into th evillage and then left again to cross the river - this is a sharp turn so take care. The campsite is well-signposted.

Contact Information

Telephone Number

04 79 87 37 34


Camping Le Vaugrais, Chemin du Vaugrais 01510 Artemare

Web Address


Email Address

[email protected]

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