Canadian Tent

Europe France Ile De France Yvelines Huttopia Rambouillet

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided

  • Bed Linen Not Included
A spacious Canadian-style safari tent with a terrace on a forested site just 50km from Paris.
  • Two separate bedrooms with proper beds and bedding included
  • A large terrace with BBQ for enjoying the natural surroundings
  • On a large site with plenty of activities and facilities including a natural swimming pool

The Owner Says

Inspired by the cabins used by hunters in the North, the Canadian Tent, with its wooden frame and canvas canopy, allows you to enjoy the joys of camping with all of your home comforts at Huttopia Rambouillet. The campsite offers a breath of fresh air in the heart of Rambouillet forest. Located in the Yvelines, near Paris, it is an ideal destination for your weekends or summer holidays with a beautiful natural swimming pool too.
The Canadian Tents include a lounge/dining area, with a table and chairs for five people, a separate kitchen area complete with a fridge, gas stove and crockery. There are two sleeping "pods": one with a double mattress and the other with three single mattresses. Outside, you can enjoy al fresco dining with a wooden picnic table and Primagrill BBQ. The central water point makes it easy to collect water for your kitchen area.

Guests staying in the Canadian Tents use shared facilities which include washrooms for families with special “baby areas” make it easier to wash your little ones. Accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Other services and facilities include bivouac areas with group barbecues. A bread service, for fresh bread every morning, a laundry area with washing machines and dryer (tokens and laundry powder on sale at reception), fridges and barbecues for campers to hire as well as baby kits (cot + high chair).

Activities on site include bike hire with routes among the great oak trees of the national forest, fishing on the Étang d’Or lake, the birds of prey show at Espace Rambouillet, the beautiful natural swimming pool and a Smart Nature activity trail.

The campsite is surrounded by vast forests and two nature parks, the Regional Nature Park of the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse and the Regional Nature Park of Véxin. but is just 50 km from Paris. Even closer to the campsite, you can discover local history at the museums and homes of the famous figures of the Yvelines: Jean Monnet, Maurice Denis, Alexandre Dumas, Emile Zola, Leon Blum, and many others.

Features & Facilities

Excellent shower and toilet blocks, cleaned 3 times a day, including spacious family bathrooms, baby changing and disabled facilities. There is a natural swimming and paddling pool with a pleasant poolside area, café-restaurant (open daily July / August and weekends out of peak season), bar (open until 11pm) and a reception area with a small shop and plenty of tourist information. Swings, playground, table tennis, volleyball and boules, plus an indoor lounge area with board and card games, books to borrow and a television. There is no Wi-Fi on site but a computer with internet is available. No campfires.

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Go fishing in the Etang d'Or lake, just next to the campsite. For this, you need a fishing permit issued by the French fishing federation but they're on sale at the campsite reception, just ask the staff and they'll sort you out. There aren't any fishing rods for hire though, so be sure to bring one with you. However, they do hire bikes and have a large map showing some of the best local routes. Head into town – the former royal city of Rambouillet – where you can visit Château de Rambouillet (0033 1 3483 0025) or the Palais du Roi de Rome. The former features a magnificent garden and the Chaumière aux coquillages (shell cottage), which is home to one of the most beautiful shell and mother-of-pearl decors in Europe.

Food & Drink

The café-restaurant opens for breakfast or you can order fresh bread and pastries the evening before, collect it in the morning and eat it back at the tent. Meals generally start at around €10 and there are freshly produced pizzas (made with organic flour and tomatoes) cooked in a wood-fired oven. BBQs are available for anyone to use in the communal areas dotted around the site.
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Getting There

From Paris take the A13 and then the A12, then use the N10. Go through Trappes, then Rambouillet and then take the Les Eveuses exit. From here the campsite is clearly sign posted. The nearest train station is in Rambouillet centre, 3 km away.