L'Escale (REF : M07)
33 Chemin de plein Air, Le Grand Bornand, 74450, FranceView on map
Why stay here ...
This picturesque and well-presented site is set amongst the snow capped Aravis mountains and within easy reach of many of the region’s attractions. It’s a peaceful getaway in low season and caters to young families in the summer months, with facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, organised activities and a play area.
The restaurant and bar are housed in a beautiful, 200-year old building and local dishes are served in a warm, relaxed ambiance. The nearby village of Le Grand Bornand has a weekly market where provisions can be bought, and offers plenty to do in both summer and winter.
Guests at l’Escale receive discounts on guided walks and visits to Chamonix and Mont Blanc, which is just over an hour’s drive. Cable cars are easily accessible from the site, while an abundance of scenic walking and mountain biking trails can be found nearby.
Around and About
Mont Blanc,Thônes, Annecy Lake, Annecy Old Town, Château de Menthon St Bernard, Mer de glace, Golf, Bike hire, Mountain biking, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Horse riding, Guided walks.
Latest arrival time - low: 9:00 PM
Latest arrival time - high: 9:00 PM
Earliest departure time - low: 7:00 AM
Earliest departure time - high: 7:00 AM
From Annecy take exit 17 (Annecy Nord) and follow the signs to Thones on the D916, D16 and D909 for 6.2 miles / 10km, then follow La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand signs. At St Jean-de-Sixt turn left at rndbt signed Le Grand Bornand. After 1 mile / 1.6km look for camping sign and turn right (Vallée du du Bouchet). Site is 1st exit right at roundabout at the end of the road. NB The road from Cluses to Le Grand Bornand (D4) is not recommended when towing as it is very winding and steep in places.
- Distance to Calais: (kms)
- Lat 45.93972 / Lon 6.42777
- Michelin map no.
- Buses go to: Annecy, La Clusaz
- Daily public transport within 2 kms
- Nearest port: Le Havre (777 kms)
Here‘s some additional info that you’ll find useful if visiting in the winter months
A great choice for keen skiers – a ski bus leaves from the site entrance.
The restaurant, bar and takeaway are open all season.
Those toilet blocks open during the winter months are heated.
There’s a heated drying room for skis, clothing and boots.
Site roads are kept efficiently cleared from snow.
This site may have limited facilities open in low season.
Long electrical cables and hoses may be required.
Some traffic noise can be heard on some pitches.
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