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 waterside pitches are beautiful
Disliked - No soap in toilets
Liked - location of pitch although bins are too far away
Disliked - one of the showers was very dirty.
Entertainment too loud and went on after 11pm
Liked - The pitches were large
Disliked - Noise
Liked - Been here many times. Site is located in a great area for Chateau's, Zoo's and many other places to visit. Site has a play area including in the summer free bouncy castles. Also a fishing lake with a condoned off swimming area and sandy beach.
Disliked - Snack bar menu. OK for adults but only one choice of meal for children. Also a lack of childrens drinks. As a family site this could be improved making it better for visitors and improving profits.
Liked - The beach and lake.
Liked - The lake was super for the children
Disliked - The service at the main bar was very poor, food below par and the general reception at the bar was poor.
Liked - Great sized pitches which were well kept. Also great lake to swim in and nice bar area. Great atmosphere!
Liked - Very pretty , well managed site
Liked - Peaceful site
Disliked - Local restaurant not open
Liked - big pitches, lake view
Disliked - no plugs in pot wash sinks
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-04-2019 till 31-10-2019
01-04-2020 till 31-10-2020
- 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!)
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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 or by visiting the campsite's website.
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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