/ Decent Family Campsite near Morzine / Les Gets ?
I've found one just near Les Gets but they don't take bookings - not perfect.
We've got a small campervan.
Up the hill out of Les Gets you will find the best campsite in the world. La Grange I think it's called
I've not camped in the Alps before (especially mid Aug!) so I'm expecting it to be rammed. Will I be pleasantly surprised Dave ?
We tooled up and got a place at the start of July last year.
There is also a campsite at the bottom end of Morzine but it's not nearly so nice.
In nearly 40 years of camping, including 10 years of living in Switzerland and thus the Alps, we have never booked a campsite. Seems to spoil the point of camping to me. I don't know that site, but by choosing the day and time you arrive you can usually get onto a site.
We walked the GR5 last August and camped one night at Samoens, there was loads of room on that site. Looked like a good valley for stuff to do too.
Mid August in the French alps is when it starts to get quieter
I don't know how it compares to other campsites in the area having not stayed in any of them but I found it really good. The showers and washing up facilities are always in good nick and the pitches are nice and big. The isn't anything in the village other than a pizza stall but its a short ride down the hill into morzine where you can access the uplifts/shops.
There tends to be a mix of familys and bikers, usually with a fair few brits. The camp site owner is a decent chap and speaks good english. I just reserved a pitch by sending him an email a month before I was due to arrive as it can get quite busy.
I didn't know about the Bank Holiday in France - anyone know when it is this year ? It's probably the weekend we go (14th). I guess they have a Monday off so the Monday night might be quiter ?
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