These are the campsites we stayed at during our
2009 tour. denotes a site in the ACSI camping
card discount scheme with low season prices of 10, 12 or 14, + tourist tax
price includes electric hook-up, varies between 3A (just enough for fridge,
Truma water heater and small cooling fan) and 10A
Chartres Les Bords de l'Eure
14.10 inc tax
campsite (formerly municipal now private) SW of city near ring road with
level grass pitches among trees about 2km walk through park to city centre.
old facilities & limited water taps (borne at entrance at extra
charge). We visited city centre for excellent nighttime illuminations of
cathedral and other buildings; campsite also not far from Maison
Picassiette also worth a visit.
Arbois Camping les Vignes
11.40 inc tax
Large campsite (formerly municipal) with
terraced pitches mostly with hardstandings but sloping. Hookup points
considerable distance from some pitches. modern facilities Interesting town
famous for its jaune (yellow) wine.
campsite mostly static holiday homes in centre of village in hills above
lake Geneva. Level grass pitching area for touring vans; basic facilities
and bar in high season.
Entre-deux-Guiers L'Arc en Ciel
campsite with a few static caravans in centre of town on western edge of
the Chartreuse National Park. Level grass shady pitches; old but clean
Lesmont Air Naturelle de Camping Les
campsite with 25 grass pitches similar to a CL. oldish but clean
facilities; a few static caravans; some traffic noise from main road in
Vraignes en Vermandois Camping Hortensias N 49.88537
campsite in village near Somme battlefields route. excellent clean
facilities including showers; hedged shady pitching areas on grass and a
few static caravans. Friendly owners and information on Somme tours
16.43 inc tax
Large campsite mainly older static caravans
and chalets but a few touring pitches on gravel beside site road.
Restaurant, cafe and small shop. On popular cycle/footpath between towns of
Thorishaus and Flamatt from where trains run to Bern; station is about
1 mile via footpaths over old river bridge by site entrance
Les Haudθres Camping Molignon
17.14 inc tax
Attractive campsite at end of long valley
south of Evolene. level grass pitches with some shade and reasonable
facilities. motorhome service borne at site entrance. Interesting old
chalets in nearby villages and many footpaths into mountains. Road to site
passes Pyramides d'Euseigne rock columns.
13.57 inc tax
with mostly statics on busy main road towards Visp and Brig. A few level
grass/hardstandings for tourers. Pulled in for overnight stop in
torrential rain. Had to borrow hookup cable adaptor for Swiss socket
15.36 inc tax
for tourers and tents between Randa and Tasch - terminus for train to
Zermatt. Grassy uneven field with a few hookup points and reasonable
facilities. Good scenery and waymarked walks from site and popular
restaurant adjacent. About 1.5 km to Tasch train station.
Saas Grund Am Kappelenweg
12.79 inc tax
about 1 km from town centre in level meadow. reasonable facilities. Next
to Kappelenweg steep footpath up to Saas Fee with shrines and chapels on
route and worth the climb with good views to mountains and
18 inc tax
campsite mainly statics in level valley to east of Locarno. Given rough
pitch among trees and needed very long extension cable (supplied by site)
for mains hookup Site has outdoor pool and games room. Didn't check
facilities but used MH waste disposal point. Sharp turn in lane at narrow
bridge across stream just before site.
Small CL type campsite in meadows to west of
town. Pleasant location but rather hilly for pitching except in one area.
Grey and black waste drains awkward to access by farm buildings. A few
hookups available. Pleasant walk into town on Lake Luzern
Meierskappel Campingplatz Gerbe
13.57 inc tax
Interesting campsite on edge of small village
with cowboy theme and teepees. Wild west town had been built for festival
the following weekend. grass level pitches; facilities in large barn and
restaurant. Also had free wifi that worked!
16.07 inc tax
Small campsite with grass pitches in valley
near start of Susten Pass. Aareschlucht gorge nearby. good clean facilities
Grindelwald Gletscherdorf 31
15.71 inc tax
next to river on edge of Grindelwald. small gravel level pitches and
reasonable facilities; some static caravans. steep 1km walk to town centre
and walks along country lanes with mountain views.
20.71 inc tax
campsite with level pitches some grass some gravel in village overlooking
Thunersee. A few chalets and outdoor bio-swimming pool; given poor small
pitch next to empty chalet for overnight stay
campsite off busy main road north east of Verbania on Lake Maggiore. Very
steep road up to level terraced gravel pitches but good views; several
static caravans; reasonable facilities and access to small pebble beach.
Restaurant on site.
Menaggio Camping Europa
Small campsite on edge of town by lakeside
next to boat repair works and marina on Lake Como. Mostly old static
caravans with a few small touring pitches on rough earth under shady trees.
Quite crowded site but only a short walk to town centre and ferries across
lake to pretty towns. Good value one day ticket for 11