Open from 22/06 to 26/08/18
At the gateway to the Parc National des Ecrins in the Hautes-Alpes region near Italy, the Les Vaudois campsite ticks all the right boxes. Surrounded by stunning mountains, it treats visitors to spacious, shaded pitches. Perfect for nature lovers and fans of the great outdoors and fresh air, this site is set against a backdrop of rolling green valleys and eternally snow-clad peaks: ideal for sports buffs, who'll be able to enjoy their favourite sports every day.
Arrivals before 12 noon
Check-out before 12 noon
Nestled at the foot of the Montbrison cliff, Les Vigneaux is synonymous with mountain village peace and quiet. The Eglise St Laurent church was built and decorated between the 15th and 16th centuries and is steeped in charm, featuring highly precise lines and an archway with marble columns. Remarkable painted murals on the outside depicting the vices and their respective punishments. A host of different activities are on offer at Les Vigneaux: hiking, mountain-biking, via ferrata, climbing, cross-country skiing, dog sledding in the winter, and more.
Vallouise is home to an authentic, bustling village atmosphere. Head to Rue du Champ-de-Ville to see traditional houses and the old residences of local characters. The alluring Eglise Saint-Etienne church boasts a 45-metre-high bell tower, a sculpted wooden door, frescos on its tympanum and a 16th-century baroque altarpiece. The Maison du Parc National des Ecrins centre offers an introduction to mountain living and life in the pastures. Many hikes and mountain activities depart from here.
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- At the gateway to the Parc national des Écrins, this holiday campsite is perfect for canyoning, climbing, via ferrata, paragliding, mountain-biking and mountain-climbing.
- The perfect setting for nature lovers looking for peace and quiet
- Spacious pitches at a campsite with direct access to the Gyronde river: perfect for white-water sports fans!
05120 Les Vigneaux, Alpes du Sud Contact details: 04 92 23 02 09
firstname.lastname@example.org Director: Jean-Loup DAVIET
Basic pitch, with or without electricity
The Les Vaudois campsite doesn't offer any entertainment in particular, preferring instead to give you the freedom to soak up the countryside, spectacular views and warm atmosphere that reigns in this mountain campsite.
Climbing, paragliding, canoeing and kayaking, canyoning, rafting, fishing, via ferrata, downhill biking, summer sledding, tree-top adventure trail, golf, hot-air balloon rides, trailing, hiking, horse-riding and mountain-biking.
The Parc National des Ecrins and its glaciers
The sundial trail
The Vauban forts in Briançon and Mont-Dauphin, UNESCO-listed sites
The legendary mountain passes of Izoard, Le Lautaret, Galibier and Télégraphe
The silver mines
Mountain-top family-friendly ramble at the foot of the Glacier Blanc
Ailefroide climbing area
Cot 2/day, book with the campsite
High chair 2/day, book with the campsite
Baby kit 3.50/day, book with the campsite
Fridge hire 35/week, book with the campsite
The baker delivers bread to your doorstep in July and August
Table tennis rackets on loan
Bakery and bar just outside the campsite. Supermarket 5 km away either in LArgentière-La Bessée or in Vallouise
Hypermarket 15 km away in Briançon
Dangerous dog breeds (categories 1 and 2) are prohibited. 1 pet maximum per rental, 2 per pitch (charge applies). Pets must have up-to-date vaccination papers and dogs must be kept on a lead inside the campsite.
Unaccompanied minors are not allowed at the campsite.
Own vehicle essential.
GPS Point : 44.824632 N / 6.525747 E
By Train : L’Argentière Les Ecrins (5km from the campsite, remember to book a taxicab)
By plane : Lyon’s airport (3h from us), Marseille (2.5hfrom us) or Turin (Italie 1.5hfrom us)
By road : Use your GPS to go to Grenoble, from there you follow the directions to Briançon
Follow the direction « L’Argentière la Bessée ». In « l’Argentière-la-Bessée » go right in direction of Vallouise. Drive on the bridge over the river until the traffic light and turn right.
Keep going until “Les Vigneaux” where you will turn left in direction of « Puy st vincent »and immediately after the bridge turn right. You are now driving in the woods along the river which will take you to “The Courounba”
CAUTION : some GPS can send you through the Tunnel de Fréjus, you have to pay a tol of about 50€ to cross the tunnel. To avoid the tunnel, pass by Grenoble
Here is an interesting internet site to help you prepare your trip: http://www.inforoute05.fr/wir3/circulation_en.html
More information: 00 334 65 03 00 05
Do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
The Courounba’s Team wishes you a BON VOYAGE !
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