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Camping in Ain

Camping in Ain

When you go on a camping holiday in Ain you’ll be in for a treat, with a great combination of nature, culture and culinary delights. This delightfully green region in France sits in between the Sâone river to the west and the Jura and Switzerland to the east. Ain is a beautiful area, full of medieval towns, ancient historical sites, incredibly varied countryside and some fascinating history.  The cities of Lyon and Macon make for some delightful days out. Geneva and its majestic lake lie a little further away.  If you’re a wine lover, then you’ll be in heaven here, with the vineyards of  Macon, Bugey and Beaujolais close by. Outdoor enthusiasts have the time of their lives in this gorgeous region. Bike, hike or swim in the lakes. Ain truly has all the elements for a perfect family camping holiday.

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Camping La Plaine Tonique

Montrevel-en-Bresse - Ain - France

The name La Plaine Tonique stands for dynamic! Set beside a large lake, this is the place to try out numerous watersports. The swimming pools and entertainment are great too. A lovely campsite offering an ideal combination of sport and relaxation.

Camping Kanopee Village

Trevoux - Ain - France

A quiet family campsite on the banks of the Saone river. You can watch the ships sail by. A water park with slides right next to the camspite too. Within walking distance of the old town of Trevoux. Great area for the whole family.

Family fun by the water in Ain

Camping in the Ain Region means you’re never far from the water. Whether this be the wonderful river Sâone or the magnificent man- made lakes of Les Dombes. It’s the perfect place for rest and relaxation. Swim, canoe, kayak or simply sunbathe on the soft lakeside sands. Wildlife lovers visit the amazing bird park in Villars Les Dombes to admire over 300 species from all over the globe. A truly unforgettable experience for all the family!

City trips from your campsite in Ain

The city of Lyon is just a short drive from the campsite and is a fabulous place for a short city trip. It’s the 3rd largest city in France and its rich mix of culture and history make it an interesting place for the whole family. Bourg-en-Bresse , Chalon and Macon are charming old towns with great shopping and even better restaurants. Although much further away, Geneva is a must see when in this region. Also unmissable is the town dubbed “The most beautiful in France,” the medieval masterpiece of Pérouges. Relax in the picturesque town square with a local brew and watch the world go gently by.

Outdoor Activities in Ain

Ain is a real paradise for those who enjoy an active outdoor holiday. There’s 1,500 kilometres of cycle routes that take you through lush green forests, meandering rivers and inviting crystal-clear lakes . The extremely varied countryside offers some great hiking opportunities, from gentle flat paths, to steep mountainous tracks.  Like to fish? Then bring or hire a rod and catch your dinner, to cook back home on your campsite BBQ. It’s the perfect way to round off another delightful day!

Things to see and do near the campsite in Ain

Bourg-en-Bresse is the capital of Ain. This charming, pretty little city hordes a treasure of ancient architecture. Stroll through the streets of the old town and admire the famous 15th century churches. It’s just a stone’s throw away from Camping La Plaine Tonique in Montrevel-en-Bresse and a great spot to enjoy the local Bleu de Gex cheese and delicious wines.  Ain is famed for its amazing wines. If you fancy a tasty tipple then Bugey and Macon are a must. And let’s not forget the most famous wine region of them all, Beaujolais.  Make the short drive north, from Camping Kanopee Village in Trevoux, to the gorgeous village of Fleurie. Sit down at one of its many excellent restaurants for a marvellous meal and watch the sun set slowly, as you wash away the day with that perfect glass of fantastic Fleurie!