The castle campgound of Château La Grange Fort is in a lovely location on a river in a forest in a green, rolling area where you can also find many old volcanoes. The castle grounds are called "the little Versailles of the Auvergne".
The campground is located at an elevation of 400 m. The spacious campsites stretch out over a rolling landscape. You have different views everywhere. You can get a spot next to the castle or along the forest, but also on the side of a hill. There are spaces with, without and with some shade.
There are mobile homes and tents for hire on site. There are various luxury chalets in the forest. You can also spend the night in a real castle room! On Wednesday and Sunday, for a small fee, you can visit the 15th century castle with a tour. The restaurant with a small menu is located in the courtyard of the castle.
Natural stone swimming pool
The swimming pool next to the castle is completely made of natural stone. There is an outdoor pool and a small heated indoor pool. You can enjoy the jacuzzis and the slide. There is also a sauna. From the campground there is a walking path to the river de Allier where you can swim. You can hire canoes, kayaks and mountain bikes at the reception.
There is a playground and a sports field on site. You can play table tennis and use the jeu-de-boules pitch. You can play tennis, go horseback riding, ride ponies and practice archery for a fee. There is an activities programme in Dutch for the kids. For children from about ten and for adults, the via ferrata is a climbing adventure.
Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Campsite Château de Grange Fort 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.
Average rating: 7.5
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
Liked - Brilliant campsite. Understated online, great management team. Great cycle routes. Eric and Max know how to run a good quality campsite.
Liked - The location was ideal to stop enroute to Spain, being close to the A75.
The owner was very friendly and gave a warm welcome.
Disliked - We couldn't stay longer!
Liked - The Pitch with nice vieuw
Liked - Mooie camping voor als je op doorreis bent. Wij hebben genoten !
Liked - Leuke, niet al te grote camping. Aanrader!
Liked - Great stay in a beautiful area. There is a lot to do in the vicinity of the campground. The toilets and showers a very clean and the staff is friendly. The castle is beautiful!
Disliked - Had to take your own toiletpaper to the toilet
Liked - Swimming pool
Disliked - it was ok for us
Liked - Prachtige locatie, veel te doen in de omgeving. Heerlijke camping met vriendelijke eigenaren.
Disliked - Het was erg rustig nog en dus ook weinig animatie
Liked - Ambiance
An excellent site for those travelling down to the Mediterranean. Superb views of the river valley below the site. Excellent bar restaurant with helpful friendly staff. Only downside was one toilet block being closed part way through our stay.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-04-2019 till 15-11-2019
- 7 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 119 (80 - 120m2)
- Number of camper pitches
- Number of accommodation units for hire
- Campsite suitable for disabled persons
* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)
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Address & Route
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Campsite Château de Grange Fort
La Grange Fort
63500 / Les Pradeaux/Issoire
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Coordinates: 45°30'30"N 3°17'5"E
On A75 exit 13 dir. Parentignat. 1st turn to right at roundabout after 1.5 km, dir. St. Rémy-de-Chargnat via D999. Then right again at 2nd roundabout after 1.5 km, dir. Les Pradeaux (D34). Campsite 1 km on the right.
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