Domaine de Chalain

Domaine de Chalain Campsite

Domaine de Chalain campsite is in a wonderful location, set right next to the beautiful Lac de Chalain in the Jura region of France and being surrounded by spectacular woodland covered hills.

Jura as a region is extremely popular especially with those looking to enjoy all that nature has to offer. There are simply hundreds of hills, trails and paths to explore on foot, by car or on your bicycle and for those looking to explore another country altogether will find Switzerland a little further afield.

Why we recommend booking Domaine de Chalain:

Beautiful views.
Lake and lakeside beach.
Great pool complex for all the family.
Lots of activities.
Nature lovers paradise.

Domaine de Chalain’s location next to the Lac de Chalain means that there’s plenty of opportunity for you to enjoy the variety of water sports on offer. The lakeside beach ensures you can relax and soak up the sun whilst the lake itself offers you the chance to swim, fish or try something a little more exciting such as canoeing, sailing or kayaking.

Visitors to Domaine de Chalain will find a comprehensive range of activities and facilities await them. There’s a variety of eateries on-site and activities such as football, mini golf, volleyball, kayaking, canoeing a skateboard ramp and a great pool complex boasting three swimming pools with water slides and chutes.

Domaine de Chalain

Domaine de Chalain campsite information:

  • Opening dates: 29/04/2017 – 16/09/2017
  • Campsite size: Large
  • Number of pitches: 712 pitches each around 80-100m2
  • Children’s club: Canvas Holidays Family Extra
  • Nearest beach: N/A
  • Nearest river: 2km
  • Nearest lake: Direct Access
  • Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types

Getting to Domaine de Chalain

Getting to Domaine de Chalain:

  • Zeebrugge: 688km
  • Caen Ouistreham: 668km
  • Calais: 677km
  • Dieppe: 626km
  • Le Havre: 630km
  • Oostende: 659km
  • St Malo: 749km
  • Roscoff: 934km
  • Santander: 1143km
  • Bilbao: 1046km

Activities at Domaine de Chalain

On-site activities at Domaine de Chalain include:

Three swimming pools with slides and chutes, table tennis, cycle hire, basketball, kayaking, canoeing, football, tennis, pedalos, volleyball, mini golf, fishing, skateboard ramps, sauna, jacuzzi, boules and four playgrounds.

Please note that some activities may be chargeable.

Facilities at Domaine de Chalain

On-site facilities at Domaine de Chalain include:

WiFi, restaurant, snack bar, take away, bar, animation team, children’s disco, games room, tv room, dryers, washers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.

Booking Domain de Chalain…

Booking Domaine de Chalain campsite is quick and easy with Go Camp France.

The campsite can be booked through a number of our featured companies including Eurocamp. You can find out more about each of the companies by clicking on the relevant link above or if you’d like to find out what each company can offer you for Domaine de Chalain then please use the relevant button below.

Have a wonderful time…safe in the knowledge that you’re booking with reputable companies and don’t forget to join our mailing list and download our camping app for year-round offers.

Find out more with Eurocamp

Days out and sightseeing

Whilst staying at Domaine de Chalain campsite why not find out what the local area has to offer. Exploring nearby towns and places of interest is a great way of making the most of your holiday in France.

Read on to find out more about some of the great things you can enjoy nearby!

Baume les Messieurs

Baume les Messieurs is a pretty village located at the point where three valleys meet 24km to the west of Domaine de Chalain campsite. This wonderfully unspoilt village is home to the Baume Abbey which was formed in the 11th century as a Benedictine Abbey. The Abbey is a popular tourist attraction and is famous for it’s 16th century framed alter piece.
Another great place to visit near to Baume les Messieurs is Les Grottes de Baume which are a wonderful group of cave systems and underground lakes which can be found a short distance south of the village.

Chateau de Joux

The Chateau de Joux can be found 72km to the northeast of Domaine de Chalain and occupies a truly wonderful position on top of the cliffs high above the mountain pass “Cluse de Pontarlier”. Breathtaking views are available from the Chateau which was built originally from wood in the 11th Century. To compliment the views, the Chateau holds a great deal of historical items within it’s museum. Over 600 exhibits show visitors how the Chateau and warfare has changed throughout the centuries and a guided tour of the museum and Chateau are well worthwhile.

Herisson Falls

Herisson Falls are made up of many separate waterfalls located within a picturesque valley around 12km to the south of Domaine de Chalain campsite. The falls are a listed natural heritage site and well worth visiting. The best way to see the waterfalls are on the 7.4km route which takes approximately 3 hours to walk round. Those wishing to find out more about the waterfalls history, how they came into creation and how people have used the power of the water through out the years should visit the visitors centre.


Besancon can be found approximately 86km to the north of Domaine de Chalain campsite and is a city well worth visiting. Filled with the regions history and culture, Besancon boasts one of the most picturesque historic centres of any of the major cities in France. Founded originally by the Romans, Besancon is still home to many remains which are still visible today. This include a 2nd Century arch at the foot of the citadel hill called the Porte Noire, and the semi circular amphitheatre. Other places of interest include the citadel built by Vauban high on the hillside overlooking the city.

Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at Domaine de Chalain we hope you have a wonderful time. To get directions to any of the places mentioned above download and use our Free Camping France App!

Find out more about our camping in France app here.

Privacy Preference Center

Cookies that are strictly necessary

Cookies we use are necessary for the site to function properly. These are:


Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us measure how users interact with our website content. We enable anonymize IP by default to protect your identity.

_ga, _gat, _gid