We love the Alps region here at Vacansoleil, and for many very good reasons.
Why we love the Alps
- The region is extremely popular with cyclists, due to its location on the Tour de France
- There are direct flights from Dublin to Lyon / Geneva/ Marseille and Nice
- There are extremely exhilarating long distance drives with lots of hairpin bends ince off the motorway, whoch are loved by driving enthusiasts
- The breath-taking scenery of Mountains and nearby lakes
- An amazing 20km drive along the shore of Lake Annecy
Throughout the region we have some spectacular campsites that offer a fantastic base for anyone wanting to explore the Alps region.
Airports: Lyon – 210km …. Marseille – 180km
Alpes Dauphine is an attractive campsite located just 2 km from the town of Gap. This is about a 20 mins walk but there are urban buses in the summer. It is a family friendly campsite with Kids club/ Camping adventure & Camping for you programs running onsite. On-site, there is a grocery shop and there is a small market on Sundays which runs throughout July and August. There is also access to a wide range of activities e.g. Rafting/ paragliding/ skiing/ kayaking for those of us who have an adventurous spirit.
Airports – Marseilles – 160 km….Grenoble – 127 km
Les Princes d’Orange is a small pretty campsite set on a hill overlooking the medieval village of Orpierre. The centre of Orpierre is pleasant place o wander around with its charming medieval streets and terrace. There are great facilities on site for families with a good swimming pool with a separate children’s pool. Sports facilities are available close by and activities include football, tennis, climbing, mini golf, mountain biking, kayaking, rafting and paragliding. For 5 to 8 year olds there is an inflatable climbing wall which is absolutely brilliant. An enormous bouncy castle with water fountains also provides hours of fun for the kids. For teenagers there are workshops including an introduction to rock climbing/ treasure hunts & juggling. There is also a fantastic restaurant & snack bar located near the swimming area.
Airports: Marseille – 203km.
Le Lac campsite is geared for families – teenagers can enjoy water sports & hiking. There is an amazing Kids club onsite for for 4 to 10 year olds. A fantastic swimming pool provides hours of fun for the whole family and for those who prefer freshwater swimming, the lake beside the campsite is a great alternative. For all the animal lovers out there, two pets are accepted in the mobile homes on this site. A restaurant, friendly bar, sports field, entertainment tent, and bowling alley onsite also help in making this a spectacular family holiday location. The village of St Vincent les Fonts is just 5km from the campsite….this is the base for take-off & landing for the paragliding. The terrace of your mobile home is the perfect spot for relaxing throughout the day or viewing these colourful hangliders & paragliders.
To find out more about all our campsites in the Alps region, call us on 021 427 25 27 or check out all our Alps campsites HERE