Campsite Le Papillon is a campsite in La Cresse, Aveyron, located a river/stream.This terraced camp site has which are marked out, pitches with shade, pitches without shade and pitches with some shade. Le Papillon is located close to a sandy beach and a pebble beach. It is possible to rent tents, caravans and mobile homes.
The following rules apply to pets at (Le Papillon):
- 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. You can swim nearby in river/stream. At Le Papillon you can go wild water sailing/kayaking/rafting.
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.
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Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Campsite Le Papillon 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: 8.4
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I have reviewed this site already as my wife and Ioved it. Fabulous views from every pitch with very friendly owners who I suggest should have warned us that they do not accept payment by card. In my previous review I neglected to warn those with large caravans (usually that means the English!) that the access to the site is one of the most difficult we have experienced in France. You have to drive through a village with very narrow streets. We managed it with our small car and caravan but would not like to do it with a larger outfit. Once on site we found the pitches were mostly small. Ideal for the Dutch who generally avoid large caravans.
This must be one of the best sites we have ever been to in France. We were given a warm welcome by the Dutch owners. We did find it odd to be the only English couple staying here, all the other campers were from Holland. We had a lovely pitch with a fabulous view. Every pitch has a lovely view as the site is terraced. One minor negative to mention is that, when I went to pay, I was told that they do not accept payment by card of any description. Why not tell us this when we arrived? There was no mention of that simple fact on the piece of paper we were given explaining about the site.
You couldn't wish for better hosts than Hans & Annette. Very friendly and helpful. Peaceful site with lovely views. Also lovely walk down to river with beach. Excellent bread and croissants delivered to site. We decided to visit during May, at the beginning of the season, as it would be quiet. Some lovely drives up the Tarn and near to Millau. A plus is that campsite is not surrounded by lots of other sites which makes it unique.
This is an absolute gem of a site if you like peace and quiet, and a wish to experience the amazing Gorges Du Tarn area. Every pitch has a jaw dropping view of the valley. The toilet block is modern and very clean. Hans and Annette, the owners, will provide you with all the information you need for a special stay if you want to walk, cycle or tour by car. We will be returning in 2015.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 21-04-2018 till 29-09-2018
- 1.5 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 41 (80 - 123m2)
- 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
Would you like to book Campsite Le Papillon or request more information? You can do both using the information below.
Campsite Le Papillon
12640 / La Cresse
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A75, exit 44.1 Aguessac/Rivière-sur-Tarn (SatNav off!). Left at mini-roundabout towards Gorges-du-Tarn. Turn right over the bridge at La Cresse. Left in village at church D187 dir. Peyreleau. After 1500m first site on the right.
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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