Le Belledonne campsite is located in Bourg d’Oisans in the Alps region of France.
Le Belledonne campsite can be found at the edge of Les Ecrins National Park a short distance from the winter ski resort of Alpe d’Huez at the gateway to the Oisans region.
Although fairly small, Le Belledone certainly knows how to pack a punch boasting wonderful scenery, beautiful mountains and a comprehensive range of facilities and activities to keep the whole family busy.
This brilliant family friendly campsite is an ideal holiday location if you’re looking for somewhere that you can get back to nature and enjoy everything that the Alps have to offer. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to relax and unwind or are looking for an activity based holiday, you’ll love this fabulous campsite.
Local places to visit include Bourg d’Oisans with its many restaurants and shops, the wonderful ski resort of Alpe d’Huez and the stunning city of Grenoble where you’ll be able to immerse yourself in a stunning amount of culture and history.
If you’d rather stay on-site and take a dip in the swimming pool complex then you’ll love what’s on offer at Le Belledonne. Three swimming pools, a sauna and some lovely sun terracing are all present and the beautiful mountains form the perfect backdrop in which you can relax, unwind and have fun.
Campsite activities and facilities
Le Belledonne campsite offers a comprehensive selection of activities and facilities on site and also nearby to ensure you have a fantastic family holiday.
On-site activities at Le Belledonne campsite include table tennis, tennis, football, volleyball, boules, cycle hire and a playground.
Facilities available at Le Belledonne campsite include WIFI, restaurant, takeaway, bar, groceries, tv room, animation team, washers and dryers.
Accommodation at Le Belledonne campsite includes a range of 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes and tents that are available from Eurocamp.
Things to see and do
There are plenty of things to see and do, and places to visit, within a short distance of Le Belledonne campsite including:
- Grenoble – The city is encircled by the spectacular Alps and you can find a wonderful view of the stunning mountains no matter where you are in the city. Grenoble is a stunning place where the old meets new with pretty squares and medieval buildings standing side by side with all types of new modern structures. Explore the history and culture or take a walk around the shops, restaurants and bars the choice is yours. One thing you must do whilst in Grenoble is to take a ride on the cable car system. One of the first cable cars in the world, you can take a magical ride up to the stunning Bastille and learn more about the town and regions military history.
- Chartreuse Distillery – If you’re interested in history, culture and alcohol then a trip to the Chartreuse Distillery should be on your agenda when visiting Le Belledonne. Located to the north of Grenoble in the town of Voiron, the distillery is the longest of its type in the world. Tours of the distillery are free with a complimentary drink. During the tour you will discover how around 130 plants, herbs and flowers are mixed and distilled with alcohol to create the liquor which was named after the monks of the Grande Chartreuse monastery. The monks were handed a manuscript detailing how to make the liquor in around 1605 by François Annibal d’Estrees and it has been produced by the monks ever since.
- Alpe d’Huez – You may recognised Alpe d’Huez as one of the liveliest resorts for winter sports. What you may not realise is that Alpe d’Huez is also one of the most lively summer resorts. During July and August especially, Alpe d’Huez offers itself for a variety of outdoor sports and activities such as walking, climbing, hiking, cycling, mountain biking and much much more. Other more high octane activities available include canoeing and rafting and if you’re really out for adventure why not try your hand at rock-climbing, paragliding, canyoning and even flying.
- Les Ecrins National Park – Les Ecrins National Park is located to the southeast of Grenoble, it covers an area of approximately 92,000 hectares and is one of the largest national parks in France. Boasting some truly spectacular mountain scenery, the park can be at times both dramatic and wild in its appearance. There are breathtaking views in all areas of the park with around 300 sq km of forests, 170 sq km of glaciers and approximately 368 sq km of alpine meadows to have fun in and explore. The highest point in the park and a massive focal point for climbing enthusiasts is the Barre des Ecrins which stands at around 4102m.
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