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 campsites with facilities, by the lake, as well as parking areas where camping-cars are permitted.

camping places with facilities (showers, WC, services)

















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












 


official CAR PARK FOR MOTORHOMES - All year round

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

On these lot, parking is limited to 3 consecutive nights. A fee of CHF 5 per person per night is charged.
Payment points: QR code (TWINT app) on site / Tourism Office in Le Sentier / Grocery shop Le Petit Marché in Le Pont / Alpine pasture Le Pré de Bière
 

official CAR PARKS FOR MOTORHOMES - only in summer (mid-May to end of October)

When the official campsites cannot meet the demand, different possibilities are offered to holders of motorhomes and vans:
  • Parking area « Terrain de foot » – Les Crettets – 1343 Les Charbonnières | GPS: 46.666014, 6.316852
  • Parking area « Le Crêt Blanc » – Mont du Lac - Rue du Mollendruz – 1342 Le Pont | GPS: 46.657114, 6.334968
  • Parking area « Chez Colas » – 1344 L’Abbaye | GPS: 46.651788, 6.323944
  • 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 « Fontaine Froide » - Route du Marchairuz (5.5 km away from Le Brassus) | GPS: 46.559361, 6.250338
On these lots, parking is limited to 3 consecutive nights. A fee of CHF 5 per person per night is charged.
Payment points: QR code (TWINT app) on site / Tourism Office in Le Sentier / Grocery shop Le Petit Marché in Le Pont / Alpine pasture Le Pré de Bière
 

Wild camping, forest sites for vans and tents (mid-May to end of October)

Places with mobile toilets.
  • Risoud Forest « Mézery », access via Le Brassus - Grandes Roches - Mézery (5.5 km away from Le Brassus) | GPS: 46.568194, 6.165125
  • Risoud Forest « Le Solliat », access via Le Solliat - Cantine du Solliat (1 km away from Le Solliat) | GPS: 46.624105, 6.227672
  • Les Esserts « L'Orient », access via Les Fûves - Les Esserts (4 km away from L'Orient) | GPS: 46.592104, 6.258552
On these lots, parking a van or sleeping in a tent is limited to 3 consecutive nights. A fee of CHF 5 per person per night is charged.
Payment points: QR code (TWINT app) on site / Tourism Office in Le Sentier / Grocery shop Le Petit Marché in Le Pont / Alpine pasture Le Pré de Bière
 

dumping area (All year round)

  • Parking area « Camping du Lac de Joux » – Le Rocheray 37 – 1347 Le Sentier | GPS: 46.624875, 6.252710
 

tent site

  • Watersports center Altitude 1004 – Les Tâches – 1346 Les Bioux | GPS: 46.620768, 6.265310
 

THE RIGHT BEHAVIORS

  • 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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