slow tourism in the Drôme valley by the river
Alice & Jean-Michel
On the river Drôme, walking distance from the picturesque and historic village of Saillans, Camping Les Chapelains ★★★ is a human-sized campsite (50 pitches, 5 cottages mobil-home, 2 canvas bungalows, 3 Coco Sweet for quirky accommodation and a vintage trailer tent!). Far from the chains and groups that industrialize and standardize camping holidays, we give you an opportunity to recharge and to reconnect with your family, children, friends, lover, for a weekend or holidays.
Between Crest and Die and 45′ from Valence and Montelimar, come to enjoy the warmth and sunshine of southeastern France, in the shade of the poplars and on the banks of the Drôme river for a refreshing swim in the river, our natural swimming pool. Calm, warm atmosphere, relaxation, slow tourism: we want to make your stay unforgettable, because our best recognition will be to welcome you once again when you come back to Saillans at the campsite Les Chapelains ★★★.
On the edge of the Southern Alps and Provence, at the foot of the Vercors, our region is a unique place for people who love nature, sport and outdoor activities. Perched villages, castles, Roman ruins, art, museums … The Drôme also offers you a cultural and historical heritage of unsuspected wealth.
At Camping Les Chapelains ★★★, our customers are not only consumers but also citizens concerned about the well-being of the planet or the defense of environmental and social causes. These values that we share bring us closer. We believe that as a company we can act for the economic, social, environmental and cultural development of our territory. In return, the dynamism of the territory contributes to the quality of the living environment, the availability of services and skills. A good way to attract new potential economic players partners, customers, suppliers. It is a virtuous circle!
Faced with mass tourism which has shown its excesses as its limitations, Camping Les Chapelains ★★★ supports the choice of the Département de la Drôme to orient its tourism strategy towards “Slow Tourism”. It is a kind of tourism where one takes the time for discovery, sharing, exchanging experiences and pleasure, combining respect for the environment, preservation of the local specificities and pleasure of travel.
The Drôme Valley extends over 45 municipalities that are part of the Biovallée, a reference territory in terms of sustainable development. Members of the Biovallée brand undertake to do their part to achieve the objectives of halving energy consumption, covering our needs through the production of renewable energies, purchasing locally, using ethical funds, etc. An interesting project to which Camping Les Chapelains ★★★ will be soon looking into.