Our top destinations for holidays at the water's edge

Our tips for the lakes of the Ain

Holidaying on the lakes of the Ain                                                                       

Nestled among the mountains of the Ain lie many lakes, so inviting with their crystal clear waters. Around each pass of Haut-Bugey you come across the emerald green waters, while the lake beaches of Nantua and Genin offer recreation amid the captivating green landscape. Aside from lake beaches perfect for swimming, many lakes of the Ain have marinas and aquatic centres where you can hire pedalos or canoes. The centre at la Plaine Tonique gives you access to the vast waters of the lake.

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Campsites at the water's edge                                                                 

Several lakes of the Ain have campsites where you can spend an idyllic holiday, with your own caravan or with the convenience of a rental. Depending on your preference, enjoy the comforts equivalent to a 4 star hotel or enjoy the simple pleasures of pitching your tent amid stunning scenery (and for a modest cost). Many of these campsites offer direct access to the lakes of the Ain, with their own beach - perfect for swimming in the Rhône-Alpes. 

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Annecy

Facing the Lake, surrounded by mountains, calm camp-site offering different services. Heated pool, tennis, games, private beach,canoe, paddle, pedal boats many sportive activities.

Facing the Lake, surrounded by mountains, calm camp-site offering different services. Heated pool, tennis, games, private beach,canoe, paddle, pedal boats many sportive activities.

Mâcon

Campsite and outdoor activities center at Cormoranche Lake Situated in Ain, close to Mâcon, on a spacious 100 acre site surrounded by nature, the outdoor activities center and 4* campsite “Lac de Cormoranche” is the perfect gateway to the Mâconnais, Beaujolais and Bresse countryside with countless scenic walks and bike rides to enjoy. The undulating landscape of South Burgundy with its vineyards... More info

Campsite and outdoor activities center at Cormoranche Lake Situated in Ain, close to Mâcon, on a spacious 100 acre site surrounded by nature, the outdoor activities center and 4* ... More info

Pont d'Ain

Our campsite _Le Camping de l'oiselon***_ welcomes you in a natural, shady and leafy setting (about 6 ha). Situated next to the river _AIN_, this 3-stars-campsite offers you 180 spaces of about 100 square meters each and an area packed full of touristic sites and attractions

Our campsite _Le Camping de l'oiselon***_ welcomes you in a natural, shady and leafy setting (about 6 ha). Situated next to the river _AIN_, this 3-stars-campsite offers you 180 s... More info

Saint Paul de Varax

Au cœur de la région aux mille étangs, aux portes de Lyon et proche du parc des oiseaux; les amoureux de la nature seront séduits par ce petit coin de paradis. Sur plus de 30 hectares, le Domaine de la Dombes propose des activités originales et des hébergements insolites En couple, en famille ou entre amis, venez vivre une expérience inoubliable le temps d'une nuit…

Au cœur de la région aux mille étangs, aux portes de Lyon et proche du parc des oiseaux; les amoureux de la nature seront séduits par ce petit coin de paradis. Sur plus de 30 hect... More info

VILLARS LES DOMBES

In the land of a thousand lakes, in the heart of the Dombes and on the edge of a river, the nid du parc campsite is an ideal site for all nature-lovers in search of simplicity and freedom.

In the land of a thousand lakes, in the heart of the Dombes and on the edge of a river, the nid du parc campsite is an ideal site for all nature-lovers in search of simplicity and ... More info

annecy

Pierre, Hélène are delighted to welcome you in the Campsite Le Vaugrais. Camping with an area of 3 hectares on which are allocated 27 shady sites in a relaxing setting for tents, caravans and campervans. Our flat pitches and grassed with a minimum area of 80 m² are separated by hedges. There are also 5 mobile homes and 4 cottages, they have a terrace with wooden garden furniture. You will be ... More info

Pierre, Hélène are delighted to welcome you in the Campsite Le Vaugrais. Camping with an area of 3 hectares on which are allocated 27 shady sites in a relaxing setting for tents... More info

CHATILLON SUR CHALARONNE

Chatillon on Chalaronne, ' The Old Mill ', is classified 4 stars. With a direct and free access for the campers to the swimming pool with its bar and his(her) restaurant, the stretch of water near, of numerous pedestrian paths, and in some minutes on foot his(her,its) businesses. The campsite(camping) is in the heart of a dynamic city on the road of the ponds of Dombes.

Chatillon on Chalaronne, ' The Old Mill ', is classified 4 stars. With a direct and free access for the campers to the swimming pool with its bar and his(her) restaurant, the stret... More info

Lyon Perouges

Change of scenery guaranteed 25 minutes from Lyon !!!! In a rural and wooded setting, by the Ain river which borders the campsite. With its 2 swimming pools open in June July August as well as the restaurant you can taste the dishes cooked on site by Chef Patrick. Mobil Home, Coco Tente pitches, it has everything of a large campsite even though it only has 110 pitches In July and August a children... More info

Change of scenery guaranteed 25 minutes from Lyon !!!! In a rural and wooded setting, by the Ain river which borders the campsite. With its 2 swimming pools open in June July Augus... More info

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