Camping site Le Lac des Varennes is situated in the south of the Sarthe, in the region of Marçon. You will find lots of opportunities here for canoeing, fishing, windsurfing and waterskiing. Adjacent to the camping site there is a 50 ha lake on the one side and the Loir River on the other side. In the vicinity of the camping site there are all kinds of opportunities for walking and fishing.
Camping between water
The grounds are tidy with good, paved pathways. The camping site actually consists of two sections. Both sections have two sanitary buildings. These were renovated in 2013 and look spotless. The circular section of the camping site borders the sandy beach by the lake. The pitches here are demarcated with hedges. In addition, there are several types of rental accommodations (such as bungalow tents, mobile homes, chalet homes and a Tit'home).
Activities by and on the lake
The camping site is located on a lake and the adjacent beach consists partly of sand and partly of grass. It lies in full sun, but there are a few sun umbrellas for some shade. The lake makes this a very popular camping site for families with small children, but also among anglers and water sports enthusiasts.
You can practice your skills in several sports on the camping site, such as tennis, pétanque and beach volleyball. Entertainment for children and adults is organised in peak season. For instance, sports tournaments, live music and karaoke.
Dining with a view
In July and August, the café-restaurant is open and you can choose from a limited menu. You can enjoy your meal with a view of the lake.
Detail information about this campsite
"This spacious campground is adjacent both to large lake as on the river Loir. There is much nature around with hiking trails and fishing. From the campsite access to adjacent activity park."
Average rating: 8.7
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
Liked - The view of the lake was very impressive.
Liked - its location
Disliked - Lack of disabled toilets, even though the signs to the toilets showed disabled wheelchairs
Loved this campsite, beautiful surroundings, ladies in reception so friendly and very helpful, beach on lake, lovely walk or cycle 3 km around the large lake, small cafe with limited menu food ok, lots activities on adjoining sports / activities centre, fishing, we would return.
Great campsite in fantastic location beside small lake. Great for dog walking. Toilets not up to scratch and never in week there got a warm never mind hot shower.
Liked - The lake, the pitch, the region
Disliked - The lady in the bar wasn't very friendly. The shop could be stocked with more food, There could be more information on opening times and whereabouts of local shops and supermarkets.
Liked - Lovely lake to paddle on and play in
Liked - The pitches are large, well drained and sunny, the shower blocks are modern and clean and the lake is wonderful.
Disliked - The showers were mostly. Icy cold on the odd occasion they were unbearably hot. There was no control over the temperature.
This is a large site situated around a lake, which is beautiful. Many birds, duck, coots, herons and so on. Good facilities with loo paper provided. Plenty of hot water but we showered in the van as early mornings were very chilly. Pitches all good size and level. Staff very pleasant and helpful, especially the lady on reception (even though she gave me the wrong code to exit the barrier!) she is lovely.
Site is beautiful and in super countryside. Next door is a large park surrounding the rest of the large lake. The village has a good bakery and a small café but a short drive gets you to La Chartre-sur-le-Loir, a charming town with shops and restaurants
Liked - The view across the lake
Disliked - Toilets/showers need updating
This very large campsite was on the way to the quite season when we arrived. It is based around a lovely lake. Lots of choice of grassy pitches. Good bathrooms. Activities available for kids. Nice relaxing place to stay.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-04-2019 till 31-10-2019
- 7 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 170 (100 - 300m2)
- 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 Le Lac des Varennes or request more information? You can do both using the information below.
Campsite Le Lac des Varennes
route du Port Gauthier/Saint Lezin
72340 / Marçon
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Coordinates: 47°42'44"N 0°29'57"E
Drive via the D305 to Marçon. In the centre pass the Post Office/Town Hall (on the left). Follow the road. Signposted.
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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