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Campsite Le Chenantier **

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The vast campsite Le Chenantier is located between the Alps of the mountainous Savoy, all the way to the east of France. This small-scale campsite is situated in the midst of the rugged nature of Valoise National Park and is an ideal holiday destination for mountain hikers and cyclists. Without too many facilities and with spacious pitches, this is a simple but comfortable campsite.

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Mountain views

Almost fifty pitches are scattered across the green campsite, which, with its open character and extensive lawns, breathes spaciousness. The terrain is rugged and the pitches are situated on different terraces. Many of the pitches are sunny and are located in the open field.On the edge of the forest, pines will give you shade. Shady or not, all pitches are spacious and from every spot on the campsite you have the same beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. The rental accommodation on the campsite is special: a teepee, yurt (a traditional round tent) or log cabin, built with tree trunks.

Campsite for mountaineers

Whether you bring your mountain bike, racing bike or hiking boots, you are in the right place as a mountaineer at this campsite. The whole camping season you will find lovers of the high mountains here. Campers of various nationalities find their way to the campsite and its surrounding Alps.

Valoise National Park

Alpine meadows, over a thousand different flowers and plants, many special animal species: Valoise National Park is a paradise for nature lovers. Hikers and mountaineers in particular will appreciate it here. You can spot all kinds of animals: ibexes, chamois and golden eagles show up regularly, provided you don't make too much noise.

  • €14 per night during lowseason
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Reviews (11)

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Average rating: 8.6

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Pereau, on this campsite in July 2021


Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

C\'est un très chouette camping avec une très belle vue. J\'aime dire que c\'est un \"vrai\" camping. Les sanitaires sont propres, un accueil parfait et des conseils de balades de la part du propriétaire, un service glaçon pour glacière, table de ping-pong, terrain de pétanque, trampoline, baby-foot, de quoi ravir tout le monde. Rien que la vue permet de se sentir en vacances surtout que les emplacements sont grands (même les petits). Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire dans le coin. On peut même y louer une yourte ou une cabane qui ont l\'air bien sympathique. Nous y sommes déjà allé deux fois et ce n\'était certainement pas la dernière.

Loeillet, on this campsite in August 2018


Travelling party: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

Très bon accueil et conseils sur randonnées dans la vallée, trampoline, table ping-pong, terrain pétanque et accès wifi très appréciés des enfants et parents. Très calme (mi-août), peu éclairé la nuit, grands emplacements (même les petits).

L .Loos, on this campsite in June 2019


Travelling party: Couple

Mooi gelegen camping.
Prachtig om te wandelen en mountainbiken/race fietsen op de cols.
Goede betaalbare supermarkt op loop afstand.
Camping eigenaar spreekt goed Engels en goed aanspreekbaar en zichtbaar aanwezig.
Broodjes service aanwezig.
Voorseizoen heerlijk gezellig rustig op de camping.
Doorgaande weg is wel regelmatig bij wind van uit het dal goed te horen.
Geen verkoop drankjes of ijsjes.

Inspected annually

R. Coenen

This inspector visits Campsite Le Chenantier every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.

- Inspector Mr R. Coenen

Inspector Mr R. Coenen

R. Coenen

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General information

Guide price 1
Guide price 2
Period of opening *
27-05-2022 till 02-10-2022
1.5 ha
Number of touring pitches
45 (80 - 200m2)
Number of accommodation units for hire
Campsite suitable for disabled persons

* The opening period may vary due to the measures surrounding the coronavirus.

** Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:2G
At the reception
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:French | English
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:gas | electricity
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Standard toilets
  • Squatting-toilets
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Showers: hot water
  • A shower (150 cmsx150 cms minimum) and a toilet (165x220cms or 190cmsx190cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Disabled sanitary facilities only open for the disabled
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Terraced site
  • Hard ground
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Freezing for cooling elements
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:4
  • Tents
    • total:3
  • (Log)cabins
    • total:4
  • Lodge tent without toilet facilities
    • total:2
  • Stony beach
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
For children
  • Children's playground: small
  • Trampoline
  • No entertainment programme
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Mountain bike routes at the campsite
    • difficulty:difficult
Recreation (adults)
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:difficult
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:average | difficult
Situation of campsite
  • Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Panorama
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0.2 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:6 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • weight:5000 kg
Pitch amenities
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:6 ampère | 3 ampère
  • A shower (150 cmsx150 cms minimum) and a toilet (165x220cms or 190cmsx190cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Disabled sanitary facilities only open for the disabled
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Quiet during the day and at night


The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast


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Max. 17.6° 16.5° 17.3° 14.9° 17.7° 20.1° 19.8°
Min. 12° 12.1° 11.3° 10.7° 10.3° 13.7° 15.3°
Precipitation 85% 0% 40% 95% 10% 10% 0%
Wind direction NO NO NO W N W W
Wind speed 2 2 2 2 3 2 2


Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 75% 41 4
Feb 75% 53 4
Mar 67% 77 5
Apr 72% 104 6
May 75% 120 6
Jun 74% 98 7
Jul 72% 67 8
Aug 73% 80 7
Sep 75% 70 6
Oct 79% 89 5
Nov 80% 76 4
Dec 80% 42 4

Average temperature



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  • Campsite Le Chenantier
    73500 / Sollières-Sardières
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    45°15'39"N 6°48'31"E
  • A1006 St. Jean-de-Maurienne - Col du Mt. Cenis. In Sollières turn right over the small bridge. Well-signposted.



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