Camping Les Rives du Lac is located between the lavender fields of Provence and the mountain peaks of the Alps close to the town of Veynes in the Hautes-Alpes. The campsite is situated right by a warm swimming lake which is also suitable for other watersports. Sports tournaments are organised for the younger ones, teenagers and older people and the weekly concerts at the restaurant are popular.

Accommodation at camping les Rives du Lac comprises of mobile homes, hikers cabins and bungalows.

The restaurant, which has a good reputation, has views of the lake. The campsite also has two indoor swimming pools which are heated from May to September and there is also a slide, jacuzzi and waterfall.

Children can play in the extensive playground and there is a kids’ club in high season. There is a wide variety of sports available in the immediate vicinity of the campsite and in unspoilt countryside such as themed walks, mountain biking and canyoning in one of the beautiful gorges. Children can play in the river which is just 200m away. You can also visit many traditional villages, the town of Gap and local sights. The friendly owner will be happy to tell you about them.

For sporty holidaymakers at Camping les Rives du Lac offers excursion programmes, guided walks and various cycle routes. There is also an entertainment programme and for those who want to relax after a busy day there is a whirlpool. The camp site has an indoor pool with sliding roof and a toddlers’ pool. You can swim nearby in river/stream and in a lake/recreational pond. At les Rives du Lac you can go windsurfing and wild water sailing/kayaking/rafting.

You can also use the internet, as the camp site has one or more computers with an internet connection, there is a WiFi point and you can access the internet with your own laptop in 80% of the camp site.

Our river

Cash machine on site
Internet access – WiFi zone -wifi zone FREE with 80-100% coverage
Dog(s) in low season (on lead-Max. total: 2
Dog(s) in high season (on lead)-Max. total: 2


Toddlers’ pool (ages 1-3)-period: 15-06/15-09
Indoor swimming pool by means of a sliding roof -period: 15-06/15-09-Heated

River/stream swimming (max. 0.1 km)
Swimming in the lake/recreation pool(max. 0.1 km)
Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)

Children’s playground: small
Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week – h.s.) -languages: English | French | Dutch
-period: 01-07/30-08
Children’s playground: large
Indoor playground
Mini club (at least 4x a week – high season) -languages: English | French | Dutch

Recreation (adults)
Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week – h.s.) -languages: English | French | Dutch
-period: 01-07/30-08
Excursion programme (at least 2x a week – m.s.) -period: 01-07/31-08
Guided walks -period: 01-07/30-08
Marked out walking routes near the camp site -level: difficult | easy | average
GPS walks


Lake + river 100 metres
Pebble/shingle beach
Grass beach


Crazy golf
Multi-sports field
Table tennis table
Jeu de boules alley(s)
Beach volleyball
Pony trekking
Cycle routes starting at the camp site -level: difficult | easy | average
Games room

Water sports and recreation

Windsurfing permitted
White water kayaking/rafting
Pedal boats



Rental facilities

Pedal boats
Electric bikes

Food and drink on site

Snack bar -period: 15-06/31-08
Takeaway meals -period: 15-06/31-08
Groceries: extensive selection -period: 01-07/31-08
Fresh bread available at the camp site -period: 01-05/20-09
Pizzeria -period: 15-06/31-08
Restaurant (limited choice) -period: 15-04/15-10
Barbecues permitted -type of BBQ: electricity | gas
Bar -period: 15-04/15-10

Accommodation at Camping les Rives du Lac

At the reception

Languages spoken at reception (during the main season) -languages: German | English | French
Credit cards accepted -credit card: MasterCard | Visa Card
ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document