Our news at Camping La Ravoire

All the latest news from our campsite in the heart of nature!

Find all the latest news and information from our campsite in Doussard, on the doorsteps of Annecy and Albertville. Our top tips, events, ideas for days out, we tell you everything that you should not miss around the lake on your holiday to Lake Annecy.
 

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Health & Saftey Protocol this summer

Our campsites have put many health and safety measures in place and here in France the situation in the country has dramatically improved. Social distancing measures are in place and extra disinfection measures and this has meant that life has gone back to very similar to before.
 
Update for European clients from Holland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland etc

The borders of France are as of today open and therefore you are now able to come on holiday to us in the French Alps! We will be welcoming you with open arms and we will be very happy for you to be joining us this summer.

(We are aware that some countries are not allowing their citizens to leave therefore please contact us if this is the case and we can offer you a credit note for a future stay.)
 
Update for those from the UK 
 
As of the 10th July UK clients are able to travel to France by air or boat or tunnel and afterwards return to the UK without having to go through a quarantine.  We are therefore finally able to welcome UK clients!
 
What is the current Health & Saftey protocol that we have in place on the campsites? 
 
What are the current regulations in France?
  • In some shops, bars and restaurants and on public transport, you are required to wear masks.
  • All tourist attractions and activities are fully open and running
  • Social distancing is required of 1m between people
These are the measures that we’ve put in place on the campsite:
  • Hand gel obligatory on entrance to all public areas (provided by the campsite)
  • Cleaning of mobile homes and public areas with antiviral products (mobile home is aired for 5 hours between clients)
  • Social distancing rules of 1 metre between each person required – people are asked to respect this and use their own common sense
  • Animation activities for children will be carried out in groups of 10
  • Maximum of 2 people in reception at a time and plexi glass in reception
Animations for the summer will still be running in July & August and will be adapted to the government guidelines given at the time.

Mobile homes and safari tents are disinfected using the recommended anti-viral cleaning products and will be aired for 4 hours between the next customer.

All public common areas are regularly disinfected.

These are the current procedures that we have in place and if there are any changes to these procedures, we will update you with them.

Camping in the mountains and by the lake will be the perfect holiday this summer!! Camping and staying on campsites is being reported to be one of the prefereable holiday types this summer and our location in the mountains and the lake is the perfect holiday for you this year!
 
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Opening 5th June 2020!!

Bonjour to you all,
 
We hope that you and your families are keeping well.

After a further announcement from the French government yesterday on 28th May, we have learnt that we are able to open the campsite in June and the new opening date will be the 5th June.
 
The update for the country is extremely positive - the virus levels in the country have continued to significantly decrease and all areas apart from 1 region of France ( Loise near Paris ) are now 'green' zones. All restaurants, bars and cafés, swimming pools , gyms, tourist businesses etc are now able to open from the 2nd June. The lake and beaches will also be open from the 2nd June.
 
After June 15th, France expects to open the borders with European countries without imposing a 14 day quarantine except with those countries that impose this on France. It is therefore very likely that you will be able to come to us from Belgium, Holland, Germany, Italy etc.
 
At the moment the only European country that has announced a quarantine is the UK. Those from the UK therefore are subject to a 14 day quarantine which is at the moment set until the 29th June, when this policy will be reviewed by the UK government. We will therefore start contacting all UK customers who are due to stay with us in June, offering a movement of deposit & stay to later in 2020 or 2021.
 
What's the outlook for UK customers being able to come this summer?
 
The outlook is very positive if the UK folllows the same progress that France has made and gets the 'R' level down to under 1..It also depends on what the UK government decide to do after 3 weeks of the quarantine period being imposed. We are hearing reports that these rules may change quickly on the quarantine with European countries between the UK, therefore it is sounding very likely that travel from the UK to France in July is going to be possible..
 
What are the health & safety measures that we will be implementing for the opening? 
 
The Federation of Campings and the government will be finalising the safety protocol over the next few days and as soon as we have further news about these measures, we will be in contact with you to provide the details.
 
We have been directed already that the outdoor swimming pool, bar, restaurant , toilet and shower block and playground will be allowed to open under certain conditions.
 
We will send you a further update soon with the full details.
 
Camping at la ravoire will be the perfect holiday this summer!!
 
Camping and staying on campsites is being reported to be one of the prefereable holiday types this summer and our location in the mountains and the lake is the perfect holiday for you this year!
 
Merci beaucoup and we wish you all well and we hope to be seeing you this summer!
 
Damien, Kayleigh & Julie
 
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Discover the plans of our new playground for Summer 2020!

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New playground for 2020!

New for 2020, we are building a new children's playground

Stay tuned on our Facebook and Instagram pages for updates on the construction of our new children's playground!
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New bar, restaurant and terrace for 2020

Our new bar & restaurant for 2020 is under construction!

New for 2020 will be a beautiful new bar, restaurant, games room and outdoor terrace! This will be ready and fully open for opening day on the 30/04!

We listened to your feedback and we are carrying out a big project this winter of re-furbishing and building a new bar/ restaurant space. We plan to offer you a more varied menu and special themed food nights on the campsite. We also want to provide a better indoor seating area for rainy days and an undercover outdoor area for sunny days!

Exciting indeed! Keep an eye on our Facebook page and Instagram for all of the latest updates!