La Grisière - a luxury campsite in Clairvaux les Lacs
Located on the shores of the superb lake in Clairvaux les Lacs, the La Grisière campsite is perfect for anyone who wants to have a weekend or a longer holiday in the Haut Jura regional natural park. With its modern and quality facilities and accommodation, this entirely pedestrianized establishment, a member of the Clicochic group is certainly one of the best campsites in Franche Comté.
An authentic campsite, amongst the lakes and forests of the Haut Jura
Located in the heart of the lake region and at the gateway to the Haut Jura regional natural park, this high-end establishment with direct access to the Clairvaux-Les-Lacs lake and beach, is a perfect destination for enthusiasts of both nature and sports activities of all kinds. Located on an 11-hectare site, in lakeside and lush surroundings, the campsite offers you a varied range of mobile homes with different levels of capacity and comfort.
In this outdoor establishment in Clairvaux Les Lacs, you can choose between various mobile homes, able to accommodate 3 to 10 persons. Amongst these, the Bizouquet accommodation is particularly appropriate for families with young children. Notably equipped with a changing table, children’s games room and secure terrace, it will make life for young parents on holiday easier.
For those looking for increased luxury, you’ll be able to choose from other accommodation, offering even more room and comfort. With the Raoul mobile home, containing 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, dishwasher and flat-screen television, you’ll have the guarantee of spending a holiday hassle-free...The Tribu mobile home, with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and large terrace, will provide the chance to meet as a group of 10, for a holiday with friends or as a family, whilst still maintaining enough space for everyone.
Swimming, water sports and nature trips on the stay programme
On-site, there are two outdoor pools, a paddling pool and water slide for young children, offering a safe and exclusive slide and swimming area. Direct access to the beaches from the site will enable you to try water sports, such as stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, windsurfing and pedalos. Facilities for young and old alike are also on hand, to play volleyball, table tennis, pétanque and for the very young, children’s games including numerous inflatable games.
Near this Jura campsite, other activities are on offer to holidaymakers, such as climbing, canyoning, potholing, or more simply the chance for horse riding, treetop adventure course, or crossing the marked forest trails, on foot or by mountain bike. The most intrigued can go walking in the charming village, which runs alongside the lake and visit the Village du Bois, a themed gallery which highlights the Jura know-how with numerous wooden items and toys. Alternatively explore the amazing Musée des Machines, which notably displays wooden models of cars, trains and others with identical mechanical parts.
In the high season, sports tournaments and convivial entertainment are organized by activity leaders and give rhythm to life on the campsite throughout the entire day or evening, such as the Pool Party or summer dancing. To make your stay easier, there are also services on hand for you: launderette, bicycle hire, bedding, towels, barbecue or baby kit. A small snack bar, near the stage, will enable you to pacify peckishness. At the bread outlet you can have your breakfast without having to leave the campsite.
At the heart of wild countryside and a land rich in tradition
By staying on La Grisière, in the heart of the Jura mountains, you’ll be able to discover wild countryside, rich in a multitude of waterfalls, lakes, forests and mountains. Make the most of the chance to explore the region’s lovely sites. For example, you’re able to go hiking around 10 kilometres from the campsite, on one of the various trips through the Cascades du Hérisson waterfalls, one of the best known beauty spots in the region. Further north, Baume Les Messieurs features amongst the loveliest villages in France (with the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France designation). Go and visit the abbey and caves, and see the spectacular view of the remote Baume village and its waterfalls.
The Jura department is also a land of tradition, and first and foremost that of cheese, with its famous Comté. In Thoiria, near the campsite, a traditional Comté cheesemaker is open to visitors, so they can discover Comté being made the old-fashioned way. A unique opportunity to glimpse the secrets of this gem of Jura gastronomy, and stock up from the shop. The region is also home to a further tradition indissociable from woodturning, developed owing to the significant forest areas, that of wooden toy making. Although the workshops have gradually disappeared, a large toy museum remains, in Moirans en Montagne, around 20 kilometres from the campsite.
Finally, by virtue of its location, in France’s eastern extremity, you’ll be at the gateway to Switzerland. Why not go for a walk around Nyons on the shores of the Lac Léman lake and have a boat cruise to reach the delightful village of Yvoire, on the French side. Alternatively, go even further towards Lausanne, a genuine cocktail of nature, architecture and culture.