Trappeur Tent

Europe France Provence Alpes Cote D’Azur Hautes-Alpes Huttopia La Clarée

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Private Bathroom
  • Pet Friendly

  • Bed Linen Not Included
Classic wood and canvas tents beside the beautiful river Clarée with brand new, modern facilities.
  • Proper beds for a good nights sleep
  • Prepare meals and eat out on the beautiful terrace in the midst of nature
  • Functional kitchen space

The Owner Says

25 m² - 5 pers. A canvas roof, under the stars... Absolute comfort. This tent will awaken the adventurer in you, while offering all the comforts. Like a Canadian Trapper, you can sleep under a canvas roof, while enjoying the pleasure of a good bed and a private bathroom. At Huttopia La Clarée they even have a wood stove.These canvas and wooden structures, are an ideal glamping solution, allowing you to enjoy the great outdoors and the joys of camping without the hassle of setting everything up yourself!

The main living/dining area has a kitchenette complete with a gas stove, fridge, sink and crockery and utensils. There is also a table and chairs and a wood burning stove. There is a private shower room and a toilet.

The sleeping quarters are formed of two bedrooms, one with a double bed and a children's room with three single beds.

Please bring your own bedding or hire these as an additional extra.

Outside you can enjoy al fresco dining any time of the day on the wooden terrace complete with a parasol and reclining chairs.

Activities in the Campsite: Heated pool (from 08/07 to 11/09) , Paddling pool (from 08/07 to 11/09), Playground, Petanque court, Volleyball court, Ping pong tables.

The kid's club  (from 09/07 to 01/09) : Takes place every weekday morning, and is a great opportunity to have fun and make new friends. With bow and arrow making, treasure hunts and outdoor games, there is something for everyone! (5-12 year olds)

Also there are day time family's activities (from 09/07 to 01/09) : Astronomy workshops, guided walks, discovering the local flora… there are a whole range of activities for you to enjoy together.

Some evening activities: Magic shows, giant wooden games evenings

Nearby activities: Hiking, Fishing, Mountain biking, Heritage (2km), Via Ferrata (8 km), White water sports (10 km) (€), Paragliding (10 km) (€), Horse riding (3 km) (€).

Region:

Enjoy a range of services around the village of Val-des-Prés: grocery store, bakery, and shopping centre. Bus stop (Briançon – Névache – Bardonnecchia) 100 m from the campsite.

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About Huttopia La Clarée

Suitable For

Tents, campervans, motorhomes, caravans, families, groups, couples, pets… everyone!

Nearby

Welcome to the mountains folks. This is a place for alpine living, with hiking and mountain biking top of the to-do list for most campers. Road cycling and rock climbing are also popular – take on the big Tour-De-France-worthy hills to win your 'King of the Mountains' jursey. For fishing enthusiasts, the campsite is located on the banks of the Clarée river. Classified 1st category, the river is abundant in trout, as is the Durance, the Cerveyrette, and the many nearby mountain lakes.

Food & Drink

You can order morning bread and croissants at the campsite reception (tea, coffee, orange juice and jam are also available) and there's an onsite pizzeria with a terrace (open during July & Aug). Elsewhere, head up hill to Refuge Adèle Planchard (0033 4 76 79 92 14) in Val-des-Prés for rustic mountain grub.

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Rated ★★★★★ over 3 reviews

★★★★★

A gem of a campsite and location

We booked in December 2019 to stay at late July 2020..with Covid and lockdowns we weren’t sure we would be able to travel but we’re lucky enough to enjoy a fantastic stay here. The site is very clean and friendly; the perfect size for its campers in terms of facilities and spacious pitches under the pine trees. Beware the ground is very hard in places! The staff were superb especially the manager who helped us with a couple of small issues which arose during our stay. E-mountain bikes for hire on site; it was an ideal base for Hiking and mountain views in the Clarée and serre chevalier. briancon is a nearby drive for provisions and great restaurants. Good sanitary blocks and the kids loved the adjacent river which gave us an alternative to the often busy poolside area. The only (minor) disappointment was not being allocated a riverside/sunny pitch despite requesting one on booking but this didn’t spoil the fantastic holiday here and we would love to return!
★★★★★

Great campsite in a perfect location

We stayed for a week at the end of July, beginning of August. We booked late, so we had a pitch without electricity on the edge of a small open grass area, which gave our kids plenty of room to run around on. Most of the other pitches were in the trees. We had great views of mountains in all directions, and the stars at night, but we also had the tent in the sun during the day. The campsite was pretty well full while we were there, but never felt too busy or crowded. They could do with a couple of extra toilets in the block nearest us (100m away from pitch), as there were sometimes short queues for the loo, but apart from that facilities were great. We enjoyed the new pool, staff were friendly and helpful, there was a freezer for ice blocks, and there was loads to do within 20 minutes at Briancon and Montgenevre. Thoroughly recommended - we had a great time. The local village, Les Alberts, had a festival on while we were there, which was good fun, and worth trying to time a visit with.
★★★★★

Perfect alpine retreat

Amazing location set amongst the mountains, river and forest with first rate services. The showers were always hot, toilets always clean, the pool was wonderful. The staff were extremely friendly too (Fatima in particular) and I would definitely recommend this campsite to friends and family, not to mention returning sometime soon. Thank you for an incredible holiday.
Jul 26, 2018 by Ben Chapman

Location

Huttopia La Clarée is located at Huttopia La Clarée, 8 Le Rosier, 05100 Val-des-Prés, Hautes-Alpes, France

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Getting There

By Car: From Lyon, take the A480 and then take the D1091 towards Briançon.
From Annecy, take the A43 then the N6. Follow signs for Valloire, then take the D902.  Lyon Airport