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Huttopia
La Clarée

Camping
Opening
19/05/2022 > 11/09/2022

On the banks of the river, Huttopia La Clarée campsite offers pure tranquillity in the heart of an unspoilt natural environment. Head to the Hautes-Alpes for a truly successful holiday! On site, heated swimming pool, food and drink, and magnificient pitches in the heart of the forest.

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Huttopia La Clarée Campsite ***
8 Route des Alberts, 05100 Val-des-Prés

Enjoy a holiday in the midst of nature at Huttopia La Clarée Campsite

 

Head to the Hautes-Alpes in the heart of the Ecrins National Park! Huttopia La Clarée Campsite is ideally located in the unspoiled Névache valley, on the banks of a pretty mountain river. On site, you can enjoy plenty of space, stunning views of the surrounding peaks, a restaurant service, and a beautiful heated pool to relax. The perfect destination for anyone who loves the great outdoors, open-air activities and traditional little villages.

THE HIGHLIGHTS OF HUTTOPIA LA CLAREE CAMPSITE

Pitching your tent on the banks of the river, in the midst of nature.

Splashing about in the heated pool after a fabulous day exploring the valley.

Breathing in the pure mountain air during a hike or a rock climbing or mountain biking session.

IMAGINE A HOLIDAY AT LA CLARÉE

ALL THE USEFUL INFORMATION YOU NEED TO PREPARE YOUR STAY

Swimming pool
• 19/05 to 11/09

Little trappers
6 days a week from 03/07 to 28/08

Activities & Evening entertainment
6 days a week from 03/07 to 28/08

3
stars

8
hectares

200
pitches

Disabled access

STAY IN THE MIDST OF NATURE WITH ALL THE COMFORTS

Huttopia La Clarée Campsite offers beautiful, comfortable accommodation for every holiday style. Come and unwind in the midst of nature for a weekend, a week or more. Make the most of our original, fully-equipped chalets and tents for a break in the heart of the Hautes-Alpes!

YOU WILL LOVE…

CHALET MONTANA

6 pax | 2 bedrooms | Bathroom

NEW!

Are you looking for a warm and cosy chalet for a break in the heart of the Hautes-Alpes?

These wooden Chalets offer the ideal setting to escape and unwind.

Equipped kitchen | Terrace | Wood stove |  Electric heating

OUR WOOD & CANVAS TENTS FOR A NIGHT UNDER THE STARS

BONAVENTURE TENT

2 pax | 1 bedroom

Designed for 2 people, the Bonaventure is ideal for couples looking for a romantic escape under a canvas roof in the midst of nature at Huttopia La Clarée campsite.

Picnic table | Terrace | Electricity

TRAPPEUR TENT

5 pax | 2 bedrooms | Bathroom

A tent with a wood stove and bathroom so you can enjoy a stay in the heart of the Clarée valley in any season. You will appreciate its modern design and practical facilities!

Kitchenette | Electricity | Terrace | Wood stove

TRAPPEUR TENT DUO

2 pax | 1 bedroom | Bathroom

Enjoy a romantic break under a canvas roof with the luxury of a good bed and a private bathroom. Cosy accommodation for couples offering comfort and seclusion in the heart of the Hautes-Alpes.

Kitchenette | Electricity | Terrace | Wood stove

COSY TENT

5 pax | 2 bedrooms

A snug bolthole offering the warmth of a wood stove. The Cosy tent is warm and comfortable, ideal for enjoying life in the great outdoors, even when the weather is cooler. A real little cocoon for families!

Kitchenette | Electricity | Terrace | Wood stove

CLASSIC 5 TENT

5 pax | 2 bedrooms

This very practical Wood & Canvas tent has been designed for families of 5 and offers even more space for a successful holiday at Huttopia La Clarée! Inside you will find everything you need for a break in the midst of nature.

Kitchenette | Terrace | Electricity

CLASSIC 4 TENT

4 pax | 2 bedrooms

A truly practical tent for a comfortable camping adventure at Huttopia La Clarée. Cook tasty meals, have lunches on the wooden terrace and sleep in real beds! Simple pleasures in the midst of nature…

Kitchenette | Terrace |  Electricity

THE LITTLE EXTRAS THAT MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE!

Sheets and towels for hire
Must be booked in advance. Subject to availability.

Optional cleaning package

BBQ hire
Subject to availability.

Free baby kit (travel cot + high chair)
Outside July and August. Subject to availability.

COME AND CAMP AT THE WATER'S EDGE

Camp to the murmur of nature and the river… Anyone looking for an authentic camping experience will be right in their element on Huttopia La Clarée Campsite. Whether in a tent, caravan, motorhome or camper van, everyone is sure to find a pitch that suits them in the midst of 8 hectares of mountain landscapes.

COMFORT PITCH

6 pax | With electricity

Flat pitches, perfect for tents, caravans and motorhomes. At Huttopia La Clarée Campsite, these pitches offer a little extra comfort with their electric hook-up. Just in case…

NATURE PITCH

6 pax | Without electricity

Set up camp amidst 8 hectares of vegetation, on one of the beautiful nature pitches at Huttopia La Clarée campsite. In the sun or in the shade? Take your pick.

COMFORT RIVERSIDE PITCH

6 pax | With electricity

Recharge your batteries on one of the Riverside Comfort pitches, which are ideally located on the banks of the Durance, and let yourself be lulled by the murmur of the river.

THREE WASHROOMS FOR YOUR COMFORT

Huttopia La Clarée campsite offers three fully renovated washrooms. Suitable for families with their facilities for babies and toddlers, they also offer disabled access and are always located near the pitches for more convenience.

PRACTICAL SERVICES FOR CAMPERS

Motorhome service area

Fridge and barbecue hire
Subject to availability.

Laundry room with washing machine and dryer

Free baby kits (travel cot + high chair)
Except July and August. Subject to availability.

CAMPING CARD   

NEW !

Enjoy discounted prices and free nights in the early and late season at all the Huttopia Campsites and Citykamps.

*Price including 1 pitch for 2 people with electricity (+ free animal)

ALL THE HUTTOPIA SERVICES FOR A HASSLE FREE STAY

Before setting off to explore the most beautiful parts of the Ecrins Natural Park on foot or by bike, treat yourselves to a hearty breakfast menu on the terrace, near the heated pool. At Huttopia La Clarée campsite, you can relax in a tranquil setting, while contemplating the beautiful views of the surrounding peaks.

THE PIZZA-GRILL FOR A HOLIDAY PACKED WITH FLAVOURS

Huttopia La Clarée campsite offers simple, quality catering as well as a selection of local products and wines.

At Huttopia La Clarée Campsite, foodies are in for a treat with our restaurant service!

Settle back on the beautiful terrace beside the swimming pool, to sip a drink, eat an ice cream or enjoy a homemade pizza at dinner time. We have chosen to offer simple, quality summer dishes that will appeal to the whole family.

Fresh bread every morning

> Order your bread and pastries the day before. Because we are committed to working with local producers, the village bakery delivers to us every morning.
> Tea, coffee, orange juice, bread, jam, and pastries… Opt for a breakfast menu so you have nothing to prepare.

 

Grocery

PLACES TO GET TOGETHER

Reception

Our reception team will be happy to help you throughout your stay.
Come along to reception for all the information you need to settle in at Huttopia La Clarée Campsite as well as any tourist information about the surrounding area. The top activities and outdoor experiences to enjoy in the surroundings, the best restaurants in Briançon, the most beautiful walks… We’ll let you know all our favourites.

There is also a grocery shop at reception where you can pick up all the basics if you need anything!

Wifi

Board games

AND TO MAKE YOUR STAY EVEN EASIER

BBQ hire

Bed linen and towels for hire

Laundry room

End of stay cleaning

Fridge hire

Electric mountain bike and bike hire

NEAR THE CAMPSITE

A wide variety of amenities are available in Briançon, 10 km from the campsite, including grocery shops, bakeries, and a shopping mall. Bus stop for Briançon 100 m from the campsite.

ADVENTURES FOR EVERYONE!

Swimming

Heated pool and paddling pool

Summer special

The sociable, nature-inspired atmosphere of Huttopia’s activities and evening entertainment

Nature throughout the seasons

Walks and electric mountain bike rides in the Clarée Valley

For kids

A few ideas of activities for kids

Sport and leisure on site

Make the most of the campsite facilities

A POOL IN THE MIDST OF NATURE

You will love taking a relaxing dip in any season.

Huttopia La Clarée campsite offers a beautiful heated pool and a paddling pool for children. You can float about or swim a few lengths at any time of the season!

The large wooden deck features sun loungers and parasols. Between two dips in the pool, you can treat yourselves to an ice cream break.

The pool area is open from 19/05 to 11/09.

BEST OF THE SUMMER ACTIVITIES AT HUTTOPIA LA CLARÉE CAMPSITE

 

Nature explorations, wonderful encounters, regional heritage and new experiences are on the agenda! Activities are organised for free or at a small charge, 6 days a week.

Laser biathlon

With your ESF guide, discover the summer version of this famous mountain activity, which combines running, cardio exercises and laser rifle shooting.

Astro-mythological night walk

Discover the famous tales of mythology with Christian, who will take you back in time through the stars. Embark on an enthralling journey through the sky!

Guided tour

Discover the stunning Clarée Valley with its beautiful protected plant and animal life.

FRIENDLY AND FESTIVE HUTTOPIA EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

6 days a week in July and August, experience magical moments with Huttopia’s evening entertainment.

Every week
– Concerts : Gypsy jazz or folk rock? There is something for everyone!
– Shows : miming, theatre performances, magic shows…. Adults and children will all be enthralled.
– And lots of other surprises too : local produce discovery evenings, open-air films, games…

NATURE AND RURAL HERITAGE THROUGHOUT THE SEASONS

In the Hautes-Alpes, nature reigns supreme. The area is renowned for its hiking, mountain biking, cycle touring and rock climbing.

HIKES

Hiking in the midst of nature. From the banks of the Durance to the outskirts of Briançon town, the walking routes are beautiful and there is something for every level.

FISHING

Fishing at Huttopia La Clarée campsite! Fly fishing, bait fishing, spinner fishing… La clarée is a true paradise for anglers. Fishing licenses can be bought at the Névasport shop.

FARM VISIT

Foodies will be in seventh heaven with the local mountain products! Honeys, goat’s cheeses and sheep’s cheeses… you can sample them while visiting the traditional local farms.

ELECTRIC MOUNTAIN BIKES

Explore the Hautes-Alpes in complete freedom on an electric mountain bike. Whether through mud, sand or uphill, nothing will stop you!
Available for daily or half-day hire.

> More info

CHILDREN’S PARADISE

Ideas of children’s activities!

Playground

Climbing, jumping, running, sliding… children need to let off steam. The large wooden playground at Huttopia La Clarée Campsite will be their favourite haunt.

Paddling pool

A real must with toddlers! Paddle about with your child in complete safety while the weather is warm.

Table tennis

Children and adults will all enjoy this timeless sport which is so synonymous with the holidays. Equipment available to borrow at Huttopia La Clarée Campsite.

Paddling pool

A real must with toddlers! Paddle about with your child in complete safety while the weather is warm.

Table tennis

Children and adults will all enjoy this timeless sport which is so synonymous with the holidays. Equipment available to borrow at Huttopia La Clarée Campsite.

The Nature Activity Book

Learn about the nature through the pages of the Activity Book. The ideal opportunity for parents and children to bond and spend quality time together!

SUMMER LITTLE TRAPPERS

Each morning in summer (6 days a week) at Huttopia La Clarée, the 5-12 year olds become Little Trappers as they enjoy fun activities always held out in the heart nature: treasure hunts, wooden hut building, Land’Art, and more!

From 02/07 to 28/08

SPORT AND LEISURE ON SITE

At Huttopia La Clarée Campsite, there are plenty of ways to let off steam! In addition to the swimming pool, you can make use of the ping-pong table and access to the river, which is suitable for fishing (Category 1 river). You can also hire electric mountain bikes to explore the surroundings.

Table tennis

Pétanque court

AND WHAT CAN WE DO IF IT RAINS?

For the curious-minded, several indoor sites are also well worth the visit.

For an unusual experience, head to the silver mine in Argentière-la-Bessée and go on a unique journey in the heart of an extraordinary underground world!

Looking for some culture? Take the opportunity to go on a guided tour of the Briançon Collegiate Church. With its mysterious paintings, hidden passages, and incredible structure, the Collegiate Church is a fascinating place to discover, steeped in secrets and mystery.

Want to relax and unwind? The thermal baths in Monêtier (21 km) offer a large spa area and leisure pool with naturally warm water. On Sundays, a special children’s area is also available!

A UNIQUE REGION TO DISCOVER...

The Clarée Valley and the Hautes-Alpes: a nature destination

Both on the banks of the Durance and in the mountaintops, nature reigns supreme.

Situated on the doorstep of the Ecrins National Park, the tranquility and beauty of these vast landscapes will appeal to anyone who loves hiking and activities in the midst of nature. Formerly known as “the most beautiful valley in the Alps”, the Clarée valley has not lost any of its charm.

 

 

Its little villages and quaint hamlets are just waiting to be discovered. Huttopia La Clarée Campsite is the ideal starting point for exploring the treasures of the Hautes-Alpes. Enjoy an active and revitalizing holiday discovering Serre-Chevalier, Briançon, the banks of the Durance, the region’s many mountain lakes and waterfalls, and the famous Col du Galibier pass.

A HIKING DESTINATION! 

From 2km to 30km

All around Huttopia La Clarée campsite, a vast array of hiking trails and cycling routes await you. You can now discover all these routes on the “Rando Briançonnais” site, which provides GPS tracks, levels of difficulty and detailed content so you can easily pick the walk that suits you!

TRADITIONAL VILLAGES AND HAMLETS

From 2km to 12km

On the edge of pine forests, discover unspoilt villages and hamlets with their traditional houses. Névache, Val-des-Près, Plampinet, la Vachette, Le Rosier and Les Alberts are all well worth the visit.

THE VAUBAN DISTRICT IN BRIANCON

7km

With its Vauban district, the town of Briançon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, classified as a town of Art and History, and boasting a unique cultural heritage. Ideal for a day trip!

THE RESORT OF SERRE-CHEVALIER

22km

A famous ski resort in both winter and summer. Serre Chevalier is a lively, Family Plus destination that offers all sorts of delicious eateries, events, and activities for all. The highest point? Les Agneaux at 3664 m.

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN LAKES

From 20km to 43km

Want to cool off? The area boasts many beautiful high-altitude lakes. Béraudes lake, Pontet lake and l’Orceyrette lake are among the most famous. After a fabulous hike, enjoy a picnic in the sunshine by the lapping water.

COL DU GALIBIER PASS

43km

Located at 2,642 m altitude, the Col du Galibier pass owes its fame to the Tour de France. Situated along the Route des Grandes Alpes, it is a real must, and not just for cyclists! The pass offers unique panoramas over the neighbouring summits (Grand Galibier and the Pic des Trois Evêchés).

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN LAKES

From 20km to 43km

Want to cool off? The area boasts many beautiful high-altitude lakes. Béraudes lake, Pontet lake and l’Orceyrette lake are among the most famous. After a fabulous hike, enjoy a picnic in the sunshine by the lapping water.

COL DU GALIBIER PASS

43km

Located at 2,642 m altitude, the Col du Galibier pass owes its fame to the Tour de France. Situated along the Route des Grandes Alpes, it is a real must, and not just for cyclists! The pass offers unique panoramas over the neighbouring summits (Grand Galibier and the Pic des Trois Evêchés).

RAFTING, RIVER BOARDING AND CANOEING…

From 11km to 22km

Calling all whitewater sports lovers! The most beautiful canyons in the Hautes Alpes await you with exciting activities for all levels.

ALL SORTS OF ACTIVITIES ESPECIALLY FOR FAMILIES

What can you do in the region with children (and grown ups)? Here are some ideas, all within a 1 hour radius of Huttopia La Clarée Campsite.

GRIMP IN FOREST - ADVENTURE PARK

(22 km) In the heart of the Montgenêvre mountains, enjoy a family adventure climbing from tree to tree. Courses for all ages and night sessions also await you for even more thrills! Trails available for younger children too.

GIANT ZIPLINE

(21 km) Have you always dreamed of flying? Feel the wind in your hair with the giant zipline in Serre-Chevalier during an exceptional flight over the landscape, at nearly 100km/h! Departures from the top of the Serre Chevalier cable car. Required weight: 25 kg minimum. Thrill-seekers will be right in their element!

DOG KARTING

(5 km) Set off into the forest on a 4-wheeled mountain bike, a fun and manoeuvrable form of transport, pulled by sled dogs. All year round, the dogs enjoy pulling children and adults through the woods. Kids will remember their unique encounter with the pack of hounds for a long time to come.

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