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Campsite Riarena ****

General information

Campsite Riarena is a campsite in Cugnasco, Ticino, located in a wood and on a river/stream.The campsite has pitches which are marked out, pitches with shade and pitches with some shade. It is possible to rent caravans. The camp site has a playground and a sports ground.

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The following rules apply to pets at (Riarena):
- Dog(s) permitted in low season (if on a lead)
- Dog(s) permitted in high season (if on a lead)

For sportive holidaymakers the camp site offers excursion programmes and various cycle routes. There is an entertainment programme. The camp site has an outdoor swimming pool and a toddlers' pool. You can swim nearby in river/stream.

You don't always have to cook, as the camp site has a snack bar, pizzeria, restaurant (with snack menu) and restaurant (with full menu). The camp site also supplies fresh bread. You can also use the internet, as you can access the internet with your own laptop in 80% of the camp site.

Guide price €48.60
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Detail information about this campsite

J.A.M. Ruts-van Leeuwen

This inspector visits Campsite Riarena every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.

- Inspector Ms J.A.M. Ruts-van Leeuwen
J.A.M. Ruts-van Leeuwen

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Average rating: 7.8

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Toilet facilities
8.0
Staff
7.9
Price - quality comparison
7.6
Camping pitch
7.6
Accommodation
7.8
Child friendliness
7.4
Entertainment
6.8
Sports facilities
7.0
Swimming pool
8.2
Food and drink
7.9
Surroundings
8.0

Bongoheath, on this campsite in June 2016

Travelling party *: Couple

7.7

This is a good location close to Lake Maggiore. Some of the pitches are on the small side or our 7m tent. We did a beautiful drive into the mountains as the weather was not great one day. Through Ascona, Santa Maria Maggiore to Domodossola and then down the motorway and back along the Lake (by which time the sun was out). The road goes right along the lakeside and you can stop for lunch at beautiful Cannobio. Go through the town and there is a car park on the right suitable for vans and car with top boxes. Only a short walk from the end of the promenade. The campsite had a good sized pool and good toilet facilities. The restaurant was popular but we did not try it. The owners were German and helpful but a little unfriendly. I did not get a smile out of them. Down the road in the supermarket everything is in Italian. Euros can be used but you will get the change in Swiss Francs. We managed to spend ours on coffees on the motorway. Do not forget to buy your vignette.

Klemusch, on this campsite in June 2016

Travelling party *: Couple

9.0

für uns ein Durchgangsplatz auf der Heimreise, konnten uns prima großen Standplatz selbst aussuchen, Personal sehr freundlich. Lage nett im Grünen es fehlt Lago Maggiore Flair.

Hans Geurtsen, on this campsite in June 2016

Travelling party *: Couple

6.8

Rustig gelegen camping met vriendelijke ontvangst. Camping ligt in een soort van bos. Je hoort de vogels fluiten (inclusief de koekoek), er is veel schaduw en de koetjes lopen aan de overkant. Maar er is hierdoor ook erg weinig gras en bij regen wordt het snel erg modderig en worden je spullen erg smerig. Sanitair is OK, maar ook niet meer dan dat. Het heeft een beetje het luxeniveau van een sportkleedkamer. Het is schoon, douches zijn ruim. Toiletten zijn voorzien van toiletpapier en zeep om je handen te wassen. Het duurt lang voordat het water in de douches warm is en daarna schommelt de temperatuur nogal van bijna koud tot gloeiendheet. Het grootste minpunt zijn de plaatsen om je te wassen. Dit zijn lange bakken met kranen erboven, nauwelijks ruimte om een toilettas neer te kunnen zetten, handdoek en kleding kun je aan een veel te klein haakje bij de toiletten achter je ophangen in de hoop dat het er niet afvalt. En als je af gaat wassen, was je jezelf ook deels af... Enorme kranen die wel een meter boven de spoelbak zitten, zonder flink spatten afwassen is nagenoeg onmogelijk. Het restaurant op de camping is uitstekend. Gezellig, goed eten met een ruime keus op de kaart en niet te duur. Wifi op de camping is gratis en redelijk goed. Dekking is prima, snelheid in orde voor standaard browsen en af en toe een nieuwsfilmpje kijken. Het dorp Cugnasco ligt op loopafstand, er zijn volop wandelmogelijkheden en de camping ligt aan het fietspad van Locarno naar Bellinzona (beide op ongeveer 11 km afstand). Winkels als een Coop, Lidl en Aldi, liggen allemaal redelijk dichtbij. Omdat ik de camping een nogal modderige bedoening vond met matig sanitair, zou ik de volgende keer een andere camping opzoeken in deze streek.

Dominic Schilt, on this campsite in October 2015

Travelling party *: Family with children <4 years

6.2

Besitzer war unfreundlich. GPS positionen haben beinuns nicht gestummen und uns auf den Fussballplatz aus der anderen Seite vom Fluss navigiert. Kein Brot in der Offsaison resp. nur auf Vorbestellung. Sanitär sauber.

Koch, on this campsite in May 2015

Travelling party *: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

8.0

Wir haben den Platz als Zwischenübernachtung genutzt. Wir riefen an und fragten die Rezeptionsöffnungszeit (21:00h) an und teilten mit, dass wir im Stau stehen. Kurz vor an 21.00h erneutes Telefonat und wir konnten um 22:15h noch einchecken. Der Platzwart rief uns sogar zurück. Äußerst aufmerksam.
Die Sanitäranlagen waren sehr gepflegt.
Wir werden den Platz auf jeden Fall auch mal für ein paar Tage anfahren, da die Umgebung fantastisch ist und der Preis mit ACSI in der Schweiz ein absolutes Schnäppchen ist.

Eric, on this campsite in September 2014

Travelling party *: Couple

7.4

Wir haben den Platz als Durchreisecamping nach Elba ausgewählt. Die sanitären Einrichtungen sind sehr gut. Der Platz sehr ruhig. Durch die ACSI -Karte ist der Platz für Schweizer Verhältnisse preiswert.

RPe, on this campsite in September 2014

Travelling party *: Couple

7.5

Camping bezocht voor één overnachting, de ontvangst was niet erg vriendelijk, de eigenaar was afstandelijk en ongeinteresseerd.
Je kunt onder de € 100,= niet betalen met een bankpas. (en dat in 2014)
De plaatsen zijn goed en vlak en het sanitair is goed en schoon.
Camping heeft veel vaste staanders waardoor je niet het gevoel hebt op een camping te staan.

Heinz & Marianne Kunz, on this campsite in September 2014

Travelling party *: Seniors

8.5

Wir waren nur auf der Durchreise für 1 Nacht und mit ACSI. Trotzdem wurden wir freundlich und zuvorkommend empfangen. Sehr gutes Sänitär und Restaurant. Empfelenswert auch mit Hund. Wir kommen gerne wieder einmal für längere Zeit.

Zankl, on this campsite in August 2014

Travelling party *: Couple

8.0

Schöner CP. Für Zwischenübernachtung Richtung Süden umständlich anzufahren. Sonst gut. Kommen gerne wieder.

M. Schonewille, on this campsite in August 2014

Travelling party *: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

8.2

Mooie camping met net en schoon sanitair. En dat in een mooie omgeving van Zwitserland. Ruime plaatsen. en goed eten in het restaurant met goede prijs / kwaliteit verhouding.

General information

Guide price 1
€48.60
Guide price 2
€59.60
Period of opening
18/03 till 21/10
Area
3.2 ha
Altitude
217m
Number of touring pitches
150 (70 - 100m2)
Number of permanent year-round pitches
60
Number of accommodation units for hire
11
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

* Facilities printed in bold are not included in the overnight rate. Supplementary charges will apply. (This does not mean that facilities which are not printed in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area: 250 m2
    • period: 15-05/17-10
  • WiFi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card: Diners Club | MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Cash dispenser/cashback possible
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages: German | English | French | Italian
Pitch amenities
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity: 10 ampère
Internet
  • WiFi 80-100% coverage
Situation of campsite
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Located in a wood
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance: 5 km
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance: 0,5 km
  • Shopping opportunities within %s km
    • distance: 2 km
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
Swimming
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area: 250 m2
    • period: 15-05/17-10
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area: 100 m2
    • period: 15-05/17-10
  • River/stream swimming (max. 0.1 km)
  • Sunbathing area
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area: 100 m2
    • period: 15-05/17-10
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages: German
  • Children's playground: small
  • Games room
  • Mini club (at least 4x a week - high season)
    • languages: German
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Baby room
  • Video games
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Family toilet facilities
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Canteen/restaurant has toilet adapted for disabled people
  • Baby room
  • Tap without push control
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Sand
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ: charcoal | electricity | gas
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
    • period: 25-03/17-10
  • Groceries: limited selection
    • period: 25-03/17-10
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
    • period: 25-03/17-10
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
    • period: 25-03/17-10
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
    • period: 25-03/17-10
  • Pizzeria
    • period: 25-03/17-10
  • Takeaway meals
    • period: 25-03/17-10
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Dryers
  • Ironing facilities
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages: German
    • period: 10-07/05-08
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level: easy
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level: easy
  • Games room
  • Pool or billiards
  • Excursion programme (at least 2x a week - m.s.)
    • period: 10-07/05-08
  • Television
  • Video games
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Caravans
    • total: 11
  • Safes
  • Freezing blocs
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special parking spaces for disabled people
  • Special pitches for disabled people
Address & Route

Would you like to book campsite Campsite Riarena or request more information? You can do both using the information below.

  • Campsite Riarena
    Via Campeggio 1
    6516 / Cugnasco
    Switzerland

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    Coordinates:

    46°10'11"N 8°54'50"E
  • A2, exit Bellinzona-Süd/Locarno, towards Locarno. Past the airport in the direction of Gordola-Gudo, towards Gudo. In Cugnasco the campsite is signposted.

  • Warning! Since July 13 2015, many French campsites are prohibited from installing their own signpost. We advise to use GPS-coordinates to locate the campsite.

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The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Sun

28 / 08

 

Mon

29 / 08

 

Tue

30 / 08

 

Wed

31 / 08

 

Thu

01 / 09

 

Fri

02 / 09

 

Sat

03 / 09

 
Max. 30.3° 28.4° 26° 27.5° 27.7° 27.8° 27.1°
Min. 17.1° 16.8° 16.4° 15.6° 15.8° 15.6° 15.7°
Precipitation 10% 60% 55% 25% 25% 30% 35%
Wind direction W W SW W W W W
Wind speed 3 2 2 3 2 2 2

Average temperature

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 80% 74 4
Feb 67% 27 6
Mar 62% 101 6
Apr 65% 304 6
May 73% 166 6
Jun 70% 330 7
Jul 70% 246 7
Aug 77% 205 7
Sep 78% 274 6
Oct 81% 239 5
Nov 78% 248 4
Dec 75% 88 3
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