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ARTEMARE Camping le Vaugrais

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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.

Campsite website

http://www.camping-le-vaugrais.fr/campsite-france.html

Detailed campsite information

Campsite inspected

Yes

Local authority rating

3

Location

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

Latitude

45.87499260000001

Longitude

5.6833239999999705

Tour operators

None

Suitable for

For families who enjoy a quiet atmosphere and outdoor activities

Accommodation

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.

Entertainment

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

Swimming pool types

Heated

Cycle hire

Yes

Activities Offsite / Places to Visit

Excursions

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

River

Walking distance from town

Yes

Campsite Rules

Pets allowed

Yes

Campsite Facilities

Services

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

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

Address

Camping Le Vaugrais, Chemin du Vaugrais 01510 Artemare

Web Address

http://www.camping-le-vaugrais.fr/campsite-france.html

Email Address

contact@camping-le-vaugrais.fr

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