Nestled between the mountains, with the caves of Niaux within walking distance, it's instantly obvious how Camping Des Grottes acquired its name. Located beside a small river, with amenities such as a large swimming pool and a wide choice of children’s animation, it's the ideal place for a relaxing camping holiday. As well as large pitches, the campsite has many rental options for comfort seekers.
Optimal comfort Set up your tent or caravan under one of the large trees on the grounds, or add a little extra comfort by booking one of the campsite’s rental options. The campsite has many different chalets and mobile homes to choose from. Some of the chalets even accommodate eight to ten people. All of chalets and mobile homes have a nice covered veranda, where you can enjoy meals together or relax with a book.
When you walk towards the campsite pool, you won't fail to notice the large water slides. With four slides to whizz down to the bottom, there's enough room for everyone. There is also a paddling pool and fun fountains for little ones to enjoy. And plenty of room to sunbathe by the water.
Caves of Niaux
You can probably guess how Camping Des Grottes gets its name. The caves of Niaux are a stone's throw from the campsite and visible from the campsite. They are well worth a visit, if only because of the fascinating pre-historic paintings.
Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Campsite Des Grottes 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: 7.8
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
This campsite is well situated as in the surroundings there are a lot of amazing caves to visit. The toilet facilities were clean and good-looking. The swimming pool seemed to be fine but unfortunately we couldn’t try as it was cold and rainy. There is also a small grocery where you can buy some croissants and baguettes. The staff speaks English which we appreciated as we cannot speak French.
Attention! Acceptance period for ACSI starts last week of August but the site was full when we arrived. This is still high season in Ariege. See my review
Pitches good size, could be muddy if wet, access from D8 tight but managed with 7Mt van plus car, 10 amp electric good if cold, reception on call if not open.
Very tight access road though small village, although way out easier. Site lanes tight, glad we have a small caravan. Pitches large and hedged. Surroundings beautiful. Stream flows through site. Good stopover on way to Spain early or late season.
Can't comment on facilities, pool etc as all shut. Pitches way too tight for longer caravans, scraped ours trying to get in, it does need the suitable for longer vans symbol off as it is NOT. Wash/ toilet facilities a bit desperate except for the disabled which were good - used them. Pitches got flooded in the rain - weather not their fault I know. Nice & quiet, but for us - one to miss in future.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 15-03-2019 till 15-10-2019
- 7 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 120 (90 - 110m2)
- 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
Would you like to book Campsite Des Grottes or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.
Campsite Des Grottes
09400 / Alliat/Niaux
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Coordinates: 42°48'47"N 1°35'20"E
From Foix N20 direction Andorra. Turn right just past Tarascon towards Niaux/Vicdessos. Campsite 2 km on the right.
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