What's our story?
Huttopia is a family-owned and independent company, created in Lyon (France) in 1999, by Céline and Philippe Bossanne, lovers of the art of camping and the great outdoors. After living in Toronto for a few years, the founders of Huttopia returned to France with a new view on nature. It was in the great Canadian and American parks that the idea of Huttopia emerged, the idea of pitching their tents in the heart of a large natural space and sharing this experience with friends and family.
The Huttopia adventure began with a first small, very rural campsite in the Alps in France in 2000. Today, Huttopia is established on 3 continents: in Europe since 20 years, in North America since 10 years and in China for the last 5 years.
Huttopia is always following a step-by-step development, following the initial path defined, in a very independent and entrepreneurial spirit, always putting innovation and people at the heart of the project. Today, the company remains a family business, majority owned and managed by its founders.
In 2000, Huttopia began to advocate a certain “Art of Camping”, combining nature, comfort and a sense of aesthetics that laid the foundations for Glamping (ready-to-camp). Philippe and Céline wanted to facilitate access to nature for families with children, offering them comfortable and accessible accommodation. The inspiration and imagination of the brand came from the tents of the Canadian Trappers, from cabins in the woods, from simple and authentic moments shared between family and friends…