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- Riverside site 15 minutes' walk from Guillestre town centre
- Half an hour's drive from walks and watersports at Lac de Serre-Ponçon
- Next to a municipal outdoor swimming pool with kids' pool
Mountains, gorgeous green valleys and clear Alpine lakes – oui, it’s really rather a rather lush area that surrounds Camping La Rochette (take a quick flick through the pics to see for yourself).
Just outside the little town of Guillestre, the five-hectare site is flanked by the Écrins National Park and the Queyras Regional Natural Park, meaning ample chances for visitors to get up close and personal with the scenery on foot, by bike, on horseback or in a canoe. Parachuting, canyoning, whitewater rafting and climbing are top picks for anyone in search of a bit of an adrenaline boost.
Should you prefer to regard mountains as a backdrop rather than a playground, there’s plenty to occupy your time on site while you admire from afar. A gentle game of pétanque or table tennis, perhaps, or something rather more energetic on the tennis courts or volleyball pitch… or you could just gaze out over the greenery from a secluded spot, perhaps in the company of a pizza or a drink from the snack bar…
If all the view-admiring doesn’t appeal to your small fry, they can entertain themselves at the playground or with the activities laid on for their amusement during the summer months. And if any of you are in danger of overheating, you can always trot just outside the site and pay a small charge to dive into the municipal pool that’s right next door.
A gentle 15-minute riverside stroll from the site takes you to the centre of Guillestre for foodie foraging in the town’s restaurants or to stock up on supermarket supplies to take back and host your own feast back at the ranch – around the smoking coals of your barbecue should you wish.
Morning-deniers will, however, no doubt be chuffed to hear that there’s no need to complete this walk at sunrise as the site has a bread delivery service to bring freshly baked goodies to your door for a minimal-effort brekkie.
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With the Covid 19, it is forbidden to make toilet paper available. The swimmin pool opens at 10 am and closes at 19:00 (exit of the pools), the last entry is at 18:30. These hours are necessary to be able to disinfect and comply with the new provisions related to the Covid19.
The location was beautiful and quiet but with everything we …
clean facilities, shaded pitches, friendly staff
Staff excellent,very informative
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La propreté et le calme
J’ai passé mes vacances pendant 15 années avec mes parents jamais déçu
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Jumbo tent pitches
Lake and/or mountain
Gas cylinders available
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
Touring and motorhomes
Motorhome service point
Walkers and cyclists have the varied trails of both the Écrins National Park and the Queyras Regional Natural Park nearby: the boundaries of each can be reached with a drive of 20 minutes.
The biggest lake in the area is the Lac de Serre-Ponçon, half an hour’s drive away. Come over here to look out over the fab views, take a walk around the edge or skim the surface while waterskiing or windsurfing.
It's a 15-minute drive to Mont-Dauphin and its UNESCO-listed Vauban fortifications. There’s another of these fortifications up in Briançon, 40 minutes away, along with plenty of little cafés to take a rest (it is, after all, alleged to be the highest town in Europe).
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||10 a.m. –||6:30 p.m.|
|Depart by:||12 p.m.|
|Arrive:||12:30 p.m. –||6:30 p.m.|
|Depart by:||10 a.m.|
Camping La Rochette cancellation policy
No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Camping La Rochette will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.
Hired accommodation: €150.00 (£131.99) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.
Pitches: a €15.00 (£13.20) deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Local tax of €0.60 (£0.54) at least age 18 doesn't apply.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Camping La Rochette have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
- Is Camping La Rochette dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Camping La Rochette? Walkers and cyclists have the varied trails of both the Écrins National Park and the Queyras Regional Natural Park nearby: the boundaries of each can be reached with a drive of 20 … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Camping La Rochette?
Camping and touring Arrive: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Depart by: 12 p.m. On-site accommodation Arrive: 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Depart by: 10 a.m.