Le Picard is a small, green camping site in Tournières, in the Calvados region. You camp here in the beautiful countryside of Normandy. The camping site is located in the centre of the village, behind an old farmhouse. There is a small lake near the camping site. The camping site is small and basic, but the service and quality of the amenities are very good. Enjoy the heated swimming pool, the playground and the restaurant.
Camping or renting?
When you drive to your pitch, you will see well-maintained grounds with grass surface in front of you. The number of pitches is limited here (35). There are pitches with and without demarcation. The degree of shade also varies for each pitch. Some pitches have no grass, but a pebble and crushed stone surface instead. The 21 rental accommodation units on Camping Le Picard are owned by people who stay here regularly. Three of them are available for rental.
Mini swimming pool and lake
The swimming pool is small but adequate. It measures some 5 x 10 m and is open from mid-June to the end of August. The swimming pool lies directly behind the restaurant. The lake is located near the entrance of the camping site. You are allowed to fish here, but you have to return your catch to the water.
A simple French meal
You can enjoy a good meal at the restaurant of Le Picard. This has a cosy ambiance. It is a simple establishment, more like a canteen. You can order a 'menu simple' here, but in France, 'simple' often means delicious. There is no camping site shop, but in July and August, you can get daily fresh bread.
Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Campsite Le Picard 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: 9.5
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
Liked - Lovely rural location. Peaceful environment, felt so relaxed. The campsite grounds and facilities very well looked after. Bathrooms are kept extremely clean all the time. Friendly and helpful hosts, Delphine and Laurent, we always feel very welcome. The location is convenient to visit a range of interesting places including the D Day beaches and the beautiful cathedral in Bayeux.
Disliked - The only drawback for us is we need to drive to shops and village and we would prefer to be able to walk or take public transport, however all/most campsites in France are in rural locations and a car is needed.
Liked - Le Picard is such a peaceful beautiful place. Amenities are great and hosts can not do enough for their guests, all helped by the ability to speak English which helps enormously, as well as being able to help with the French language for people wanting to learn. The site is well run and extremely clean. We brought our caravan over in June of this year and left it in storage at a cost of 300Euros per year. We returned at the end of August and intend to go as often as possible. So much to do in the surrounding area too. Thankyou to Delphine & Laurent.
Disliked - Not really.
Liked - easy to get to and a pleasant site with nice proprietors
Disliked - nothing
Liked - Swimming pool, fishing lake cleanliness of site
Disliked - Needed oven and toaster
Liked - Very friendly and helpful.
Disliked - No
Liked - The campsite is small and perfectly cared for and the amenities are spotlessly clean at all times. It's so peaceful it really is a wonderful break away. The pool is also super clean and has a nice area to sunbathe. The owners are absolutely delightful and make you feel like family! Super food served in the evening and cheap but delicious wine. I would come back tomorrow!
Disliked - Nothing negative at all to say!
Liked - Small friendly quiet camping
Liked - Very clean everything you need
Disliked - Nothing
Liked - Nice region
Liked - Quiet surroundings, with only countryside noises arround (cocks, sheep, cows etc), no roads nearby.
The pitches are big enough, even for our large family and the long caravan we need.
The owners are working for their guests from morníng till night trying to make the stay as relaxing as possible. The washrooms, toilets and sinks are cleaned several times a day.
The little snack bar is simple (no Michelin stars ;-)), but you don't have to leave hungry.
The swimming pool is not too big and clean, and very refreching on a hot day.
We will go there again on holiday.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 15-03-2019 till 15-11-2019
15-03-2020 till 15-11-2020
- 2 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- Number of permanent 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!)
At the reception
Ground and vegetation
Washing, washing-up, cooking
Food, drink and groceries
Available to hire at the campsite
Water sports and recreation
Sport and games
Situation of campsite
Address & Route
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Campsite Le Picard
Le Clos Picard
14330 / Tournières
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Coordinates: 49°13'50"N 0°55'56"W
From N13 exit 37.1. Via D5 direction Le Molay-Littry and then via D15 to Tournières. Campsite is signposted.
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