Camping in the Vallée de Joux

In order to allow as many people as possible to stay in the Vallée de Joux in good conditions, the region has two official campsites by the lake, as well as parking areas where camping-cars are permitted.

official camping places

Campers who stay in one of these official sites and pay the tourist tax benefit from the many advantages offered by the ValPass guest card.


official CAR PARKS FOR MOTORHOMES - All year round

  • Parking area L’Essor – Grand-Rue 2 – 1347 Le Sentier | GPS: 46.604199, 6.227817

official CAR PARKS FOR MOTORHOMES - only in summer

When the official campsites cannot meet the demand, different possibilities are offered to holders of motorhomes and vans:
  • Parking area Téléski de L’Abbaye – Route de l’Hôtel de Ville – 1344 L’Abbaye | GPS: 46.647998, 6.317160
  • Parking area « La Sauvagère » – En Groenroux – 1344 L'Abbaye | GPS: 46.642384, 6.307348
  • Parking area « Le Patinage » – Rue du Mollendruz – 1342 Le Pont | GPS: 46.662478, 6.330396
  • Parking area Crêt Blanc – Mont du Lac - Rue du Mollendruz – 1342 Le Pont | GPS: 46.657114, 6.334968
  • Parking area « Terrain de foot » – Les Crettets – 1343 Les Charbonnières | GPS: 46.666014, 6.316852
On these lots, parking is limited to 3 consecutive nights. A rental fee of CHF 5 per person per night is charged.

dumping area (free access)

  • Parking area « Camping du Lac de Joux » – Le Rocheray 37 – 1347 Le Sentier | GPS: 46.624904, 6.252681

tent site

  • Watersports center Altitude 1004 – Les Tâches – 1346 Les Bioux – +41 79 282 98 52


  • Take out your garbage 
  • Leave the place as clean as when you arrived
  • Respect the fauna and flora
  • Ensure that access for agricultural machinery is not impeded

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