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Flower Camping La Grand' Métairie ****

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Guide price €28.70
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This amiable, very child-friendly camping site with plenty of greenery and a rural, slightly casual appearance, is located close to the centre of the village of Saint-Hilaire-la-Forêt. The camping site has a gorgeous and extensive swimming pool which guests of all ages are guaranteed to enjoy. Cool off in the different pools, swish down the chutes or enjoy the play equipment. In high season there is a bus service from the camping site to the beach of Les Sables-d’Olonne.

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Rural camping site

The reception, constructed of wood, enhances the rural character of the camping site, almost like a farm. With a camping site name like this (‘métairie’ = smallholding) this comes as no surprise. There is also a lovely petting zoo which gives the camping site its rural character.

Camping amidst green

Camping La Grand’ Métairie is situated on a beautifully finished and well maintained terrain with room for 42 touring pitches. You are camping here close to the village, but due to the abundance of greenery from the trees, plants and hedges it feels like you are staying in the countryside. The pitches are level, measure between 80 to 100 m2 and are separated from each other by hedges and shrubs. Most pitches are sufficiently spacious for a car and caravan or a motorhome.

They also offer ample shade

In addition, there are some 125 rental accommodation units (caravans, mobile homes and furnished tents) on a separate site.

Ride on the tractor

Near the petting zoo is a vegetable garden at children's height with nameplates of the different vegetables. The kids club organises regular gardening workshops. Each evening children can join a 'children's parade' in the cart behind the old tractor of owner Denis. What fun!

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Popular amenities

Outdoor swimming pool
Indoor swimming pool (heated)
Wifi 80-100% coverage
Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
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Steve & Kay, on this campsite in September 2015


Travelling party: Seniors

La Grand Metairie near Talmont St Hilaire is a large campsite which accept Acsi cards. Our greeting was pleasant and a good level of English understood which is always helpful to us :-). This site is mainly static vans with 39 touring pitches which offer shade but not too much! We visited at the start of September 2015, initially for a week but ended staying 17 days!

To enter you need to go through a security gate which works on a fob, in the evening no vehicles allowed to move around on site between 11pm and 6am but there is limited parking in front of reception if you are late.

The two toilets blocks and showers are in central locations close to the touring pitches (and one near the restaurant), there separate facilities for male and female, between six and eight in the block which was open and there was not a problem. Toilet paper and seats or hand soap was not provided but in the female toilets there were seats.

There are two main pools with water slides (indoor is heated), a paddling/ shallowpool, water fall with a 'Whirl pool', jacuzzi and steam room.

Electricity is reported at 10 amps and we had no problems.

Pitches varied in size and required a pin plug (which was offered as a loan) you can not connect to the plug yourself, it is done for you.... To reduce folk using it without paying?

Water is not on all pitches, but can be obtained from the central toilet block area, although my pitch had water and a makeshift drainage point.... There was a TV point but it was not 'terminated' correctly. We have a small (normal) sky dish which gave us an excellent UK Freesat signal, awesome! (We checked our Aldi sat set up and this work well too).

For kids, there is a petting farm, more a pen really with goats, rabbits, chickens and goose etc. there is table tennis, tennis, boles etc. and there appears to be activities provided daily, according to the notice board.

There is a variety of shops (about 6 miles) nearby, Lidl and Super U.

A church is nearby and sounds to call parishioners and the hour, we did not hear it before 8am.

There are some really nice places to visit in this area and we plan to return (which is high praise as we rarely return).

Inspected annually

C. Goudesone

"Very good campsite in the village with many shady trees and pitches separated by hedges. Many activities, especially for the little ones. Beautiful swimming facility with built-in 'rapid section'."

- Inspector Ms C. Goudesone

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General information

Guide price 1
Guide price 2
Period of opening *
04-04-2020 till 26-09-2020
3.8 ha
Number of touring pitches
42 (80 - 100m2)
Number of permanent pitches
Number of accommodation units for hire
Campsite suitable for disabled persons

* The opening period may vary due to the measures surrounding the coronavirus.

** 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!)

Popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:200 m2
    • period:01-06/08-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:80 m2
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:114
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • WiFi zone
    • wifi zone free
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:English | French
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:charcoal | gas
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Canteen/restaurant has toilet adapted for disabled people
  • Baby room
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Hard ground
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Dryers
  • Ironing facilities
Food, drink and groceries
  • Breakfast available
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
  • Pizzeria
  • Takeaway meals
  • Bar
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:114
  • (Log)cabins
    • total:11
  • Refrigerators
  • Bicycles
  • Mountainbikes
  • Safes
  • Lodge tent with toilet facilities
    • total:3
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:80 m2
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:200 m2
    • period:01-06/08-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:25 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Massage
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:25 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Games room
  • Dance nights
  • Mini club (at least 4x a week - high season)
    • languages:French
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Baby room
  • Bouncy castle
  • Video games
  • Animal meadow
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment for children from 13 to 18 years (at least 2x a week)
    • languages:French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy | average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Games room
  • Pool or billiards
  • Television
  • Video games
Situation of campsite
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:5 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0,1 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:10
    • weight:6000 kg
Pitch amenities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:10 ampère
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Canteen/restaurant has toilet adapted for disabled people
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night


The weather on this campsite

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Max. 22.1° 25.4° 28.1° 28.3° 24.9° 23.7° 26.1°
Min. 16° 11.9° 12.7° 14.2° 14.6° 14.6° 14.8°
Precipitation 10% 0% 0% 5% 15% 20% 10%
Wind direction NW NO NO N NW NW NW
Wind speed 3 4 4 4 4 4 3


Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm)
Jan 86% 71
Feb 85% 39
Mar 81% 56
Apr 79% 88
May 81% 50
Jun 79% 45
Jul 81% 57
Aug 80% 45
Sep 79% 76
Oct 81% 98
Nov 81% 133
Dec 84% 107

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  • Flower Camping La Grand' Métairie
    8 rue de la Vineuse en Plaine
    85440 / St. Hilaire-la-Forêt
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    46°26'54"N 1°31'35"W
  • La Roche-sur-Yon D747 as far as Moutiers; D19 via Avrillé to St. Hilaire-la-Forêt. Signposted from here.

  • 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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