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- Mountain setting above Lake Geneva
- Within walking distance of Châtel-Saint-Denis
- Pool, bar, restaurant, shop and playground
Just fably gorgeous: friendly Camping Le Bivouac in Fribourg's Veveyse District is high in the hills above Lake Geneva, among woods and meadows, and with the fably spectacular views you'd expect in this mountainy part of Switzerland.
If you also want watersports, Geneva is just 15 minutes' drive from base, but if your tastes tend more towards the historic, the old village of Châtel-Saint-Denis, part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites, is within walking distance. Montreux and Gruyères are both a short drive away.
Settle down among mountain air and on spacious pitches for a stay here among up to date facilities including a seasonal outdoor pool, a bar and restaurant with takeaway, a TV room and a playground. Amenities include a toilet and shower block and a washing-up area, and there's also a grocery shop.
Tourist board rating
The outdoor swimming pool is open between 01/07 and 31/08 (subject to weather conditions).
The restaurant is open between 01/05 and 15/09.
The grocery shop is open between 01/05 and 15/09.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.
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Electric optional grass pitch
Max. persons: 5 x
One Touring caravan or Trailer tent or Tent or Motorhome or Campervan allowed per pitch
Pitch size : Max 9.0m width x 9.0m depth (29.5ft width x 29.5ft depth) Calculated area: 81.0m² (871.9ft²)
Ground type: Grass
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good location for hiking, very cleaned toilets and showers
Campsite facilities clean staff helpful
Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches
Lovely campsite very quiet, clean facilities friendly staff
Everything. Le Bivouac is a lovely little site with everything …
QUITE SITE, NOT FAR FROM VEBEY AND MONTREUX
From the manager...
Thank you for the comment. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. I feel sorry that you didn't found all the showers, we have ten shower cabins. You should have asked me.
I hope you had a nice stay in Switzerland though.
A wonderful camping experience.
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
Lake and/or mountain
Gas cylinders available
No hot water
No potable water point
No running water
Public transport nearby
Small (11-25 pitches)
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
Touring and motorhomes
Water hook-up points for tourers
Camping Le Bivouac's local village of Châtel-Saint-Denis and the nearby hamlet of Prayoud are on the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites and are handsomely well worth a scenic wander around, to see such sights as the Saint-Denis Church, listed as a Swiss heritage site of national significance.
Montreux, right on Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps, is also well worth a wander for its many heritage sites like Crêtes and Châtelard castles, the Marché couvert, the Audiorama and the Territet – used in its previous Grand-Hôtel life as the recording studio for Deep Purple's album Machine Head.
Also get hither to Gruyères, the medieval town famed for its cheese, the towns of Bern, Fribourg, Lausanne and Geneva, long leisurely walks around Lake Geneva, and the top of Moléson mountain, accessible by splendidly scenic cable car.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||1 p.m. –||9:30 p.m.|
|Depart by:||1 p.m.|
Camping Le Bivouac cancellation policy
Balance refunds: no penalties
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.
The remainder is payable on arrival.
Local tax of CHF0.50 (€0.46) doesn't apply.
Local tax of CHF2.35 (€2.18) at least age 16 doesn't apply.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
- Does Camping Le Bivouac have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
- Is Camping Le Bivouac dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Camping Le Bivouac? Camping Le Bivouac's local village of Châtel-Saint-Denis and the nearby hamlet of Prayoud are on the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites and are handsomely well worth a scenic wander around, to see … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Camping Le Bivouac?
Camping and touring Arrive: 1 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Depart by: 1 p.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at Camping Le Bivouac? From €23.16 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability