Camping Le Tampico à Barcelonnette dans les Alpes de Haute Provence

A few minutes from city center, stop over in the Tampico campsite. The campsite is located at 1 k.m. from Barcelonnette. Drop your bags down and let’s discover on the charming Ubaye valley. From the campsite you can visit city center by walk along the Ubaye river.

During your camping weekends or family holidays in France, our campsite is offering 90 locations. There are mobilehomes, chalets, roulottes, bungalows, pods and a cabin. Let’s take advantage of the peace and quiet of the countryside.

The Tampico campsite is a member of association La Via Natura. Share, conviviality, respect of the environment are important values for us and for your holidays…

We look forward to welcoming you soon.


The Tampico offers 63 pitches for tents, caravans, or camper vans on a flat area of 2 hectares in an exceptional setting with the stunning view of the mountain and the peaceful surroundings of our campsite.

Under the shadow of willow trees, pine trees, you can enjoy the landscape and see a beautiful sunset.

Let‘s discover Barcelonnette, its mexican architecture and heritage. The city center is 15 minutes from the campsite by foot.

The Tampico Campsite rated 3 stars.

The Ubaye Valley is the paradise for cycling. Every year, cyclists come from afar to climb on or several mythic passes just like the Bonne Pass; the Cayolle, Allos or the pass of Vars.

To facilitate your stay, we built a shelter only for bikes. You will store your bike in security.

At your service

Water points and electricity boxes serve in the campsite. Common sanitary facilities are heated outside the summer period with toilets, showers, a sitting for baby and a laundry. The campsite is available for disabled persons.

At your service also a bar and terrace, a camper room with lounge and library, Wifi access, tablet and television. In July and August, we propose you a breakfast make to order and bread and croissants at the morning at 8 to 9.30. To take full advantage of your stay, you can book the breakfast formula or half board*. So, you just ave to enjoy your holidays!

* from 4 June to 5 September except during high season


New in 2021

Lodge Woody

A promise of an ultimate glamping experience with this lodge with all comfort. A cozy accommodation for 4 people fully equipped with the possibility of 2 additional people in the adjacent Sparkle lodge.

  • 4 pers
  • 2 bdr
  • 38 m2
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New in 2021

Lodge Sparkle

An elegant blend of wood and canvas for this lodge designed for your night as a couple, as a couple or with friends, in all comfort. Rent per night all season.

  • 2 pers
  • 1 bdr
  • 8 m2
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Enjoy a night in a cabin in the air. The « Air Mythe », our nature cabin in wood, welcome you for an unusual night in a couple or between friends. Rent per night all season.

  • 2 pers
  • 1 bdr
  • 8 m2
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Let’s try a new experience : sleeping in a Pod. It’s just like a stay in the hotel room but surrounded by mountains.

  • 2 pers
  • 1 bdr
  • 12 m2
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Perfect for your holidays in the mountain !

  • 5 pers
  • 2 bdr
  • 40 m2
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Mobile home 3 bedrooms

Ideal for a big family or a group of friends, enjoy the comfort of our biggest accommodation to discover the Valley.

  • 6 pers
  • 3 bdr
  • 38 m2
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Mobile home 2 bedrooms

If you are looking for a comfort accommodation for your holidays, our mobile-homes are waiting for you. There are two bedrooms, a bathroom and an equipped kitchen. You can also have a drink and chill on the terrace.

  • 4 pers
  • 2 bdr
  • 32 m2
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Enjoy a slow living lifestyle moment in an original accommodation with all comfort.

  • 4 pers
  • 1 bdr
  • 20 m2
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Enjoy your stay in the campsite with bungalow.

  • 5 pers
  • 2 bdr
  • 20 m2
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We would like to welcome customers from outside and costumers from our campsite.

Enjoy the stunning sunset moment in the terrace of our restaurant. After a sporty day, let’s try our pizzas cooked by wood fired oven, a local menu with mountain specialities, grilled meat, salads served with local hams and cheeses.

Thierry is a wine lover. He selected local wines from here. You can also taste them at a table or at the bar. We decided to use local products, let’s try them here.

Our restaurant opens on June, 4th until September the 5th.

Opening hours

Opening hours start from 7 p.m. and no lunch service.

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Restaurant Le Tampico

Activities & leasure


Barcelonnette, a mountain town, is located at the intersection of the road to the big Alps, to the road to Italy, at the gates of the Park of Mercantour. A perfect base for exploring the region. Barcelonnette offers a magnificent landscape with its fixtures, Le Chapeau de Gendarme, Le Pain de Sucre, bathed by the sun which shines 300 days a year.

City full of history, you will discover at the bend of its streets, high Mexican prints in color.

During the summer, you can enjoy animations that punctuate the season with latino-mexican parties and concerts in the streets. This year, Latino Mexican celebrations will take place in August, 2021.

Every summer a musical event takes place, the children's Festival of Jazz, where there are the greatest international artists and young musicians from the whole of France

Follow our Facebook page to stay informed on activities and animations in Barcelonnette and the Ubaye Valley.

Camping Le Tampico

From the campsite, on foot or by bicycle, you can go discover Barcelonnette and its heritage, wander the streets, enjoy the many shops and businesses, a good time that will allow you to better understand our Alpine lives.

You can enjoy entertainment all while being quiet in our campsite.

The Ubaye Valley

The gateway of the Mercantour national park. The Ubaye valley is one of France’s hidden treasures and riches of nature.

Severals hundred k.m. of hiking trails allow you to appreciate the beauty of mountains around. Hiking trails provide for everybody and start from beginner levels.

In the campers room, you will find at your disposal an IGN map with 108 listed hiking departures from the Lac de Serre Ponçon to Haute Ubaye Valley. You will be able to consult and download the file of one of his hikes.

You can enjoy many activities here such as rafting,canyoning in the Ubaye river. You can also try paragliding, climbing and golf.


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The valley is a paradise for bikers to explore narrow and winding roads in the Alps. In September 2017, Barcelonnette hosted 1st motorfestival. To join the 3rd edition of the Alps adventure motofestival on September 3/4/5 2021 the Tampico will welcome you with pleasure. Do not hesitate to contact us.

7 legendary rides, circuits and bicycletours are available in the Ubaye Valley, the paradise for cyclers. Cycling to the highest col in Europe, Col de Bonette (2802 m), is an unforgettable experience. During the summer, there are a lot of cycling events.

If you prefer MTB, you can cross the Valley with the 340 km of itineraries for MTB. Downhill biking is also at its best on the Valley with famous runs in Pra Loup.


Access map

Work Camping Le Tampico ***
70 Avenue Émile Aubert
04400 Barcelonnette

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Opening of the reception

High season (july - august)

Morning start from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Afternoon start from 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Remark: The reception close after 7 p.m. For late arrival, go to the restaurant.

Low season

Morning start from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Afternoon start from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

In case of the reception close when you arrived, you can choose your pitch and come back to check in during the opening hours.


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