Winter camping

Well-equipped winter camping at the foot of a Northern Alpine ski resort.
Why not try winter camping in the Haute-Savoie! Does winter camping appeal to you as a bit of an adventure... Then don’t waste another minute!
The arrival of the snow is now sees more and more people coming to explore winter sports and looking to experience comfortable winter camping at “L’Escale’ campsite in Le Grand-Bornand. Its something which is becoming more and more popular, even amongst the less adventurous.
L’Escale campsite has responded to the needs of its customers and has equipment to clear snow from pitches and ensure continuous access to the site: e.g. snow blowers, snow ploughs.... Need some advice or someone to lend a hand? There’s always a neighbour or someone at reception to help you, because that’s the spirit of camping! There’s always a friendly face, even in winter!
For your comfort, we provide 3/6 and 10-amp electric hook ups!
The toilet blocks always have plenty of water and good drainage facilities and are heated in the same way as the covered swimming pool with paddling pool, balneotherapy and jacuzzi. It is advisable to book in advance.
Please do not hesitate to consult our availability and prices!
Just like in summer, winter camping at L’Escale has a full range of facilities and services: a communal meeting space for apres-ski get-togethers, sale of gas bottles, dedicated spaces to store skis and shoes, WiFi, a post box, brochures, a library, board games, chemical toilet maintenance products ...   Each morning (between 7.30 am and 9.30 am) during the Christmas and February holidays, Le Grand-Bornand local baker is present on-site selling bread and pastries.  A well-deserved special treat after all the tiring activities!                                   You can choose to relax in our indoor heated pool and enjoy balneotherapy or a jacuzzi. Something very unique and special for a campsite near Annecy!
We also recommend “La Ferme du Pépé” restaurant with its classic decor and wholesome dishes - perfect for an apres-ski meal amongst family and friends.
Winter camping reservations can start and finish on any day of the week. To avoid the traffic jams, best to give “Saturdays” a miss! When you come to make your reservation, it’s you who decides your day of arrival and departure.
Another distinct advantage of staying with us: The price!
Winter camping costs significantly less than renting an apartment in a ski resort! So, you get to spend the money you save on a few more leisure activities or another Savoyarde fondue!
So, take the plunge and try winter camping in the Haute-Savoie at L’Escale campsite.
Then head out! If you’re still a little hesitant about giving it a try, then you can always rent a fully-heated and fully-furnished mobile home for your skiing holiday.
That’ll give your work colleagues something to talk about!!
Ideally situated!
-For Alpine skiing, it couldn’t be easier! A free bus leaves the campsite every 20 minutes and takes you to the cable cars 500 m away, and from there, the ski resort awaits you.
-For cross-country skiing, L’Escale is 100 m way
-Other leisure activities are available at a similar distance: a cinema, ice-skating rink, snowshoeing, Heritage Centre visits.
-For your children, a day nursery is available just 100 m from the campsite. It is advisable to book in advance:
-- The village is just 300 m away and has a wide range of amenities: minimarkets, bakeries, butcher shops, souvenir shops, a tourist office, ski pass purchase points
-Our partner: Gérard Sports (500 m) has everything you need ski and shoe-wise, as well as other products at a reduced price: tell them you’re staying at L’Escale, it’s the magic word!
-Enjoy the Wednesday morning village market and stock up on fresh produce!
-Don’t forget to order your electricity, as voltage cannot be increased during school holidays. Thank you
A little shout out to the many customers who, for years, have put their trust in us for their campervan and caravanning ski holidays. Thank you so much for your loyalty.
During the summer, we accommodate some of them on our campsite, where they get to discover a whole different side to the mountain - a little greener but just as impressive!