Glamping at Méolans-Revel's best-kept secret, Camping River.

Camping River is located in Méolans-Revel in the Ubaye valley. This area has a wonderful Mediterranean climate with about 300 days of sunshine per year. Camping River offers nature, tranquility and relaxation. The area offers numerous possibilities for both the sportsman and the one who loves peace, nature, good food and conviviality. At the best kept secret of this area, Camping River, you have come to the right place.

  • Small campsite
  • By the river
  • Green surroundings
  • Outdoor pool
  • Climbing in the area
  • River rafting
  • Barbecue and picnic area
  • Table soccer
  • Table tennis
  • Boules court
  • Playground
  • Catering
  • Bread service
  • Camping store
  • Location for active people

Facilities and activities at Camping River

(Sports) activities

  • Petanque court
  • Canoe / kayak rental
  • Ping pong table
  • Fishing pond
  • Sand beach

Activities in the area

  • Cycling
  • Golf course (<20 KM / 9.3 MILES)
  • Canoeing
  • Karting
  • Kitesurfing
  • Climbing
  • Treetop adventure park
  • Museums
  • Mountain biking
  • Nature park (<5 KM / 3.1 MILES)
  • Horseback riding
  • Paragliding
  • Picturesque villages
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • National park (<20 KM / 9.3 MILES)

Kids and teenagers

  • Playground (outdoor)

Location

  • Near a forest
  • Mountain area
  • By the water

Park facilities

  • Reception
  • Breakfast service
  • WiFi in public area (free)
  • Shop

Spoken language

  • English
  • French

Swimming pool

  • Swimming cap not required
  • Outdoor pool
  • Swimming lake

Unique properties

  • Small scale park

Food & Beverage

  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Holiday park

  • Villatent
Camping River

Surroundings

Rafting

In the valley near Camping River flows the Ubaye River. This is one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. In this beautiful setting you can explore the river and surrounding nature in a sporty way by going rafting with guide Christophe. It is a course with as many as 30 rapids. Whether you are with the whole family, or looking for extreme thrills, Christophe will help you make unforgettable memories.

Visit Barcelonnette

15 km from the glamping in Méolans-Revel is Barcelonnette. This small town in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region of France is known for its historic architecture, outdoor activities, and proximity to the Mercantour National Park. Some popular activities in and around the town include hiking and mountain biking in the surrounding mountains, skiing in the winter, visiting the historic churches and museums, and exploring the local markets. The city is also a popular starting point for outdoor activities such as paragliding and whitewater rafting. In addition, you can enjoy the local cuisine and cozy sidewalk cafes. You can enjoy shopping in the local boutiques, and there are regular local festivals worth visiting.


Look around the local distillery

At the Lachanenche distillery, they make traditional spirits such as eau-de-vie and liqueurs based on local fruits and herbs. During the tour of the distillery, you will learn all about the history and traditional methods used to make the spirits. Of course, you can taste the different types of spirits and liqueurs that are made. Like what you taste? In the store you can buy a nice bottle to take home. They also sell jams, syrups and other products made from the local fruits and herbs. And have you always wanted to make your own spirits or liquor? Then follow the workshop and learn the tricks of the distiller's trade.

Visit "Musée de la Vallée éclaté"

The "Musée de la Vallée éclaté" is also called the museum of the exploded valley. This museum shows you all kinds of things about the cultural and natural heritage of the valley. Visit various exhibits and learn about the history and culture of the Ubaye Valley, including traditional ways of life, architecture and the natural environment. Discover how the Celts and Romans lived, or admire costumes, tools and objects from everyday life in the valley. At the interactive exhibition on the valley's flora and fauna, learn about rare and protected species of the area. The museum also has guided tours, workshops and educational activities that are fun for young and old. In short, a fun and educational day out.

Practical information

ground plan

Scored with a 9

31 reviews

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  • 30 Aug 2023

    Aardige eigenaren
    Suzanne L.

  • 23 Aug 2023

    Een heerlijke rustige camping met een geweldige gastvrouw. De Villatent was erg ruim en van alle gemakken voorzien. De hangmat was absoluut een pluspunt. In de omgeving was meer als genoeg te ontdekken. Een heerlijk verblijf gehad!!!
    Jacobus B.

  • 11 Jul 2023

    Vriendelijkheid van de camping eigenaren. De rust en sfeer op de camping. De ligging van de camping in de omgeving veel te doen.
    Jolanda v.

  • 18 Sep 2022


    Me O.

  • 13 Aug 2022

    Leuke en rustige camping met hartelijke eigenaren.
    Tom d.

  • 03 Aug 2022

    De camping sfeer
    Bastiaan B.

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Frequently asked questions about Camping River

  1. Does River Campground have its own restaurant?

    There is a restaurant at the campground.

  2. Is there a swimming pool at the River Campground?

    There is an outdoor swimming pool at the campground.

  3. What activities are there to do at River Campground?

    During a glamping vacation at this small-scale campsite, you won't have to get bored. There is an outdoor pool where you can take a refreshing dip. The glamping is located by the river where there is a small beach and you can settle down. At the campsite there is a playground for the children, you can play Jeu de Boules or a game of table tennis or table soccer.

  4. How far is Camping River from the beach?

    The campsite is by the river where there is also a small sandy beach.

  5. How far is the center of Barcelonnette from the campsite?

    Barcelonnette is 15 km from the River campsite.

  6. How far is the nearest supermarket?

    The nearest supermarket can be found in Barcelonnette.

  7. What kind of activities are there around Camping River?

    The glamping in the Alps-du-Haute is mainly aimed at nature and sports lovers, so there is so much beauty to see in the area. The campsite organizes hikes through the Ubaye valley, past mountain streams, forests, rocks and mountain peaks. You can go rafting in the river and along the campsite there is a route for mountain bikers. You can also go horseback riding, gliding and abseiling in the area.

  8. Is there Wi-Fi available at River Campground?

    Free WiFi is available at the reception and bar. Due to the location at 935 meters altitude, internet is limited.

  9. Do I need to bring bed linen?

    It is possible to book bed linen in advance so you do not have to bring your own.

  10. Which glamping types can be booked at the River Campground?

    At the Camping River there is the Villatent Wood, a luxury safari tent suitable for 5 persons.

  11. Are dogs allowed at the glamping in Méolans-Revel?

    Yes, dogs are allowed in the Villatents at the River Campground.

  12. Does the River Campground have accommodations for the disabled?

    No, the Villatents are not suitable for disabled people.

  13. When will I get my deposit back from the River Campground?

    The deposit will be returned after the final inspection.

  14. Where is the River campsite located?

    Camping River is located in Méolans-Revel, at the foot of the Vallon de Laverq, directly on the Ubaye River and only 15 kilometers from Barcelonnette.

  15. What are the check-in and check-out times for Camping River?
    The check-in at Camping River starts at 16:00. The checkout should be done before 10:00.
  16. Is Camping River open all year round?
    No, Camping River is open from 4 April until 13 October.
  17. Is there a camping store at Camping River?
    Yes, at Camping River you'll find a shop.
  18. Is fishing allowed at Camping River?
    Yes, at Camping River you'll find a fishing pond.

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