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Camping des Alouettes ***

General information

Camping des Alouettes is a campsite in Cognac-la-Forêt, Haute-Vienne.The campsite has which are marked out, pitches with shade, pitches without shade and pitches with some shade. It is possible to rent tents and mobile homes. The campsite has a playground.

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The following rules apply to pets at (Camping des Alouettes):
- 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 various cycle routes. The camp site has an outdoor swimming pool, heated outdoor swimming pool and a toddlers' pool.

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

www.camping-des-alouettes.com

Can also be found in the ACSI Campsites Europe app

Guide price €23.00
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Detail information about this campsite

F.D.A. Roose

"Cosy camp site in the natural park Périgord-Limousin at 25 km from Limoges. Spacious pitches, on the edge of the wood. Dutch owners. Ideal environment to relax, walk, swim, fish and discover this beautiful area. Table d'hôtes on monday and friday."

- Inspector Mr F.D.A. Roose
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Average rating: 8.5

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Toilet facilities
8.5
Staff
8.8
Price - quality comparison
8.6
Child friendliness
8.2
Entertainment
7.7
Sports facilities
7.7
Swimming pool
8.3
Food and drink
8.2
Surroundings
8.4

joe mccarthy, on this campsite in May 2012

8.8

Travelling party: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

Fantastic and very helpful, we had problems with gas bottle and they let us have the use of one of theirs. Excellent site and lovely people.

Laura Johnston, on this campsite in June 2013

8.6

Travelling party: Couple

Lovely site, very large pitches, toilets and showers basic but very clean with a new block being built for next year. We attended the meal on the monday night which was a great social evening giving us the opportunity to meet the other campers, the local village is about 5 minutes walk away and the nearest town about 15 minutes drive away.
Very good value for money.
Enjoyed our relaxing 6 night stay. The Dutch owners were very helpful.

Ian and Pat, on this campsite in September 2015

8.3

Travelling party: Couple

Visited the site in September 2015 so many things were closed/not available as expected. The swimming pool was closed but looked attractive though may be a little small if site were full. Pitches are mostly larger than on many sites. Pitched a twin axle caravan without any problem. Pitches marked out with low hedges and fences. There are not many sites where your morning bread is delivered to the door or where the owner shows you around before you choose your pitch!
Really pleasant husband and wife team who are always available to help.
Toilet block is probably the cleanest we have ever seen. Although two years old the block looked as if it opened that week!!
Would certainly recommend it and will definitely return.

Michael Kynaston, on this campsite in June 2015

8.5

Travelling party: Couple

This site is the best that we have visited in France for a longtime.
The owners really make our visit a pleasure, from introductory tour of site, weather warnings and the delivery or bread to your pitch.
Well done Antonie and Jolanda

Terry Foster, on this campsite in July 2012

7.9

Travelling party: Couple

Extremely friendly staff and good prices. Large pitches but only a little shade. The toilet door latches are unique but interesting when you learn how to use them. The lake shown though is not on the campsite but 1 kilometre away.

David Dixon, on this campsite in June 2015

8.3

Travelling party: Couple

This is our favourite site in France, large pitches and beautiful surroundings; the Dutch family that own it are very friendly and hardworking, everywhere is very clean and tidy will return for sure.

Fran Gleeson, on this campsite in June 2015

8.8

Travelling party: Couple

This is a unique and beautiful site, very welcoming. It isn\'t often if ever that the site owner shows you to your pitch. The pitches themselves are absolutely huge, and any ordered bread etc is delivered to your pitch each morning. The toilet block is well maintained. I would however prefer if toilet paper was supplied rather than having to bring ones own! This is a great site for visiting Oradour sur Glane, which is well worth a visit; it is very poignant. I would definitely recommend visiting the Visitor Centre firstly, (well worth the admission fee) as this sets the whole atrocity in historical context, and adds to the subsequent visit to the town. I found it a very moving experience.

Steve & Bern, on this campsite in September 2015

8.8

Travelling party: Couple

An excellent, well maintained and friendly site with large placements. Good surrounds, able to walk/cycle into local village with shops and cafés and very near Limoges and Oradour sur Glanne. Owners offer a communal meal twice a week which was lovely and morning bread orders are delivered to your door. Good sanitary block but lost one point as no toilet paper supplied. Would definitely recommend this site.

Ann & Rob Lively, on this campsite in June 2015

7.8

Travelling party: Couple

Dutch owned site with some enormous pitches – grassy, hedged and level. Wifi to pay – but couldn’t get on.
Lots of Brits on site whilst we were there – Rotarian Rally. New toilet block with warmish showers, no toilet paper. Walk to plan d’eau down the road with lots of frogs, manmade beach too, swimming possible.

John, on this campsite in April 2013

9.0

Travelling party: Couple

An extremely warm welcome from the owner when we arrived. He personally showed us the facilities and helped us pick a sunny site, then helped us set up. We had a problem with our water heater whilst on site and Antonie (the owner) spent many hours scrabbling round under our van trying to resolve it. He also phoned a supplier to try to get us the spare part we needed. The whole campsite was immaculately clean. Whilst I was using the free internet in the bar Antonie's wife put a large heater on behind me as I was cold. (Wifi was available for 1 euro). On our day of departure Antonie was ready and waiting to help us manually move our van, as it was a tight corner, then he hitched it up for us and he and his wife waved us on our way. Absolutely nothing is too much trouble for this couple and we will definitely return and would definitely recommend the site.

General information

Guide price 1
€23.00
Guide price 2
€30.10
Period of opening
01-04-2017 till 30-09-2017
Area
4 ha
Altitude
355m
Number of touring pitches
68 (150m2)
Number of accommodation units for hire
9
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
    • heated
    • surface area:80 m2
    • period:01-05/30-09
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:6
Internet
  • Internet access
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Opening hours barrier
    • From - until:09.00-21.00
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:Amex | Diners Club | MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:German | English | French | Dutch
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
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:gas
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Standard toilets
  • Family toilet facilities
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • Family shower
  • A shower (150 cmsx150 cms minimum) and a toilet (165x220cms or 190cmsx190cms minimum)
  • 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
  • Baby room
  • Tap without push control
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Hard ground
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
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Bar
  • Freezing for cooling elements
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:6
  • Tents
    • total:3
  • Refrigerators
Swimming
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • heated
    • surface area:80 m2
    • period:01-05/30-09
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • heated
    • surface area:12 m2
    • period:01-05/30-09
  • Sunbathing area
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • heated
    • surface area:12 m2
    • period:01-05/30-09
  • Children's playground: small
  • Games room
  • Baby room
  • Trampoline
  • No entertainment programme
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Beach volleyball
  • Geocaching
Recreation (adults)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Games room
  • Television
Situation of campsite
  • Panorama
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:9,5 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:1 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
Pitch amenities
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:10 ampère
  • Euro-plug required
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Door-springs light enough (3-4 kgs pressure)
Address & Route

Would you like to book Camping des Alouettes or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.

  • Camping des Alouettes
    1 les Alouettes
    87310 / Cognac-la-Forêt
    France

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    Coordinates:

    45°49'29"N 0°59'48"E
  • A20, exit 28 direction Périgueux (N520). Continue towards Périgueux (D2000) as far the roundabout with Cognac-la-Fôret turning (D10). Follow signs beyond Cognac-la-Fôret to the campsite. Parking near the entrance of the camping.

  • 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.

  • Contact

  • www.camping-des-alouettes.com

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The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Thu

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Fri

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Sat

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Sun

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Mon

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Tue

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Wed

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Max. 8.5° 5.6° 3.6° 3.6° 6.3° 7.7° 8.6°
Min. 6.5° 2.8° 0.6° -0.6° 1.9° 3.5° 2.7°
Precipitation 100% 95% 55% 50% 70% 40% 15%
Wind direction W W NW NW W NO NO
Wind speed 4 3 3 2 2 2 3

Average temperature

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 83% 71 3
Feb 80% 69 4
Mar 74% 92 5
Apr 75% 123 5
May 72% 80 6
Jun 71% 82 7
Jul 75% 111 8
Aug 70% 71 8
Sep 77% 70 6
Oct 83% 124 4
Nov 87% 148 3
Dec 85% 123 2
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