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Campsite La Garangeoire *****

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La Garangeoire castle campsite is a large, friendly campsite close to the Atlantic Ocean. The campsite near St. Julien des Landes has something to offer just about every camper, from horse riding to diving lessons and canoeing to massage. Camp on a spacious camping pitch or in one of the many accommodation units on the expansive site.

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A rustic scene

La Garangeoire castle campsite is located at the heart of the French countryside and just 15 kilometres from the Atlantic coast. You can have your feet in the sand or dip your toe in the ocean within twenty minutes (by car), or for fun in the water closer to home, why not check out one of the many lakes that surround the campsite, such as Lac du Jaunay?

As you drive along the long driveway to the campsite, you will see the castle in the distance — through the trees. The grounds contain the castle and its extensive estate of mature forest, grass fields and sandy paths. It's a rustic scene. The site accommodates spacious camping pitches and a variety of accommodation types.

A little charm

The campsite is popular with all manner of holidaymakers, from young families with small children to older children and couples looking to enjoy the countryside. This varied campsite is full of charm and offers something for everyone.

The campsite has a large heated outdoor swimming pool with slides and toddlers' pool plus a heated indoor swimming pool. Diving lessons are arranged in the swimming pools. The campsite also boats a natural swimming pool with sandy beach, plus a lake on the northern edge, which is suitable for fishing and canoeing.

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Reviews (76)

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Average rating: 9.2

Toilet facilities
Price - quality comparison
Child friendliness
Sports facilities
Swimming pool
Food and drink

Robert M, on this campsite in June 2022


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - Fabulous campsite in a wonderful location!!
Disliked - Leaving !
Source: Ctoutvert

Vanessa H, on this campsite in June 2022


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - Nice pitch, felt safe, good amenities
Disliked - Waiter in restaurant forgot our dessert order, when reminded he still forgot and we were left waiting and wondering if it would turn up. When asking for the bill we cancelled the desert. Head waiter said they were very busy. However, we noticed other diners had their desserts. Both waiters apologised but we were left disappointed.
Source: Ctoutvert

Matthew M, on this campsite in June 2022


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - Spacious pitches, warm and friendly reception, in every way. Ambience is wonderful with a clientele who have a genuine affection for a lovely, well run site.
Disliked - Swimming pool simply does not cope in high season, but Covid ended plans for redevelopment, for the moment.
Source: Ctoutvert

Elaine B, on this campsite in June 2022


Liked - What is there not to like about the Garangeoire? Staff are always very friendly and helpful, site is always clean, gardens kept immaculate, loads to do and in a lovely area
Disliked - Nothing
Source: Ctoutvert

Adrian T, on this campsite in June 2022


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - This is the best campsite we have ever stayed at. There are improvements every time we come, but still plenty of room for tourers
Disliked - The access to the branchement from Oies is a little difficult
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michele J, on this campsite in June 2022


Travelling party: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

Liked - We love the vibe and the countryside setting which Is very special. We have made great friends that we see every year. The tour of the grounds was great and the place is really keen with lovely friendly staff.
Disliked - This was our first time holidaying in June, maybe the staff were only being trained in but choice of food and activities limited. The usual rotisserie chickens were not available and the take away chips were poorly cooked, either cold or over cooked. Service at the bar also very slow. Table quiz in English was not legible as translation was not good/complete.
Source: Ctoutvert

Gordon T, on this campsite in June 2022


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - A brilliant camp-site which we have stayed at many times. Very well maintained, 10/10 all round.
Disliked - Not happy with request to keep doors closed at sanitary blocks, to keep the swallows out. Not good to do so, during Covid. Very unpleasant being steamed up, and stale air, as no fresh air coming in. Constantly having to touch the door handles to open and shut.
Source: Ctoutvert

Simon N, on this campsite in June 2022


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - Warm freindly welcome with helpful obliging staff. New flower beds and play area near the pool area have substantially enhanced the environment.. The new enviroment friendly systems are a great improvement especially once we were used to the bar code lottery sorting! We had a damaged caravan tyre which the staff helped us replave via a local dealer.
We have been coming for a number of years at approximately the same time of the year so it was good to beat covid and renew aquantancies.

Disliked - We appreciate that not much can be done about it but but wish there was a way to convince fellow visitors to be more respectful of the facilities and in particular flushing the toilets properly.
Source: Ctoutvert

Jill B, on this campsite in June 2022


Liked - A well run peaceful site with excellent facilities.
Disliked - Please provide more umbrellas at pool.
Source: Ctoutvert

Graham T, on this campsite in June 2022


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - Exceptional service all round.
Disliked - Entrance to pitch needs to be wider, as before.
Source: Ctoutvert

Inspected annually

N.W.M.Q. Bogaard

"Large castle campsite on beautiful estate with nice vegetation. Forest, fields and paths alternate each other. International camping for older youth."

- Inspector Mr N.W.M.Q. Bogaard

Inspector Mr N.W.M.Q. Bogaard

N.W.M.Q. Bogaard

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General information

Guide price 1
Guide price 2
Period of opening *
20-05-2022 till 11-09-2022
20 ha
Number of touring pitches
174 (140 - 200m2)
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:410 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:180 m2
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:159
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • WiFi zone
At the reception
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:Visa Card | MasterCard
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Defibrillator
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:Dutch | Italian | French | Spanish | English | German
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:gas | electricity
  • Own boats permitted
  • Motorboat
  • Sailing boat
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Individual toilet facilities
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Family toilet facilities
  • 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
  • Baby room
  • Private sanitary facilities at the pitch
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Sand
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
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: extensive selection
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • 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
  • Ice available
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:159
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:23
  • Tents
    • total:34
  • Refrigerators
  • Bicycles
  • Mountainbikes
  • Kayaks
  • Pedal boats
  • Safes
  • Rowing-boats
  • Go-kart
  • Electric bikes
  • Lodge tent without toilet facilities
    • total:2
  • Lodge tent with toilet facilities
    • total:2
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:180 m2
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:410 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:50 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • Beauty centre
  • Massage
  • Sandy beach
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
  • Jetty/buoy
  • Diving course
  • Motorboat
  • Own boats permitted
  • Sailing boat
  • Sailing permitted
  • Trailer slope
For children
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:50 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:Dutch | French | English | German
  • Games room
  • Dance nights
  • Mini club (at least 4x a week - high season)
    • languages:Dutch | French | English | German
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Baby room
  • Trampoline
  • Bouncy castle
  • Video games
  • Crazy golf
  • Animal meadow
  • Camping field with play equipment
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Fitness
  • Riding
  • Pony trekking
  • Beach volleyball
  • Crazy golf
  • Tennis lessons
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:8 km
    • total:18
  • Archery
  • Geocaching
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks
  • Mountain bike routes at the campsite
    • difficulty:easy
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment for children from 13 to 18 years (at least 2x a week)
    • languages:Dutch | French | English | German
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:French | English
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:average | easy
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Games room
  • Pool or billiards
  • Excursion programme (at least 2x a week - m.s.)
  • Television
  • Video games
  • Guided walks
Situation of campsite
  • Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:3 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • weight:15000 kg
Pitch amenities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:12 ampère
  • Euro-plug required
  • Door-springs light enough (3-4 kgs pressure)
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Special parking spaces for disabled people
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special parking spaces for disabled people
  • Recharging point for electric cars
    • total:2
  • Reservation recommended for low season


The weather on this campsite

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Max. 36° 34° 23.8° 25.2° 24° 23.4° 23.5°
Min. 20.1° 17.8° 18.2° 16.9° 16.2° 15.3° 14.7°
Precipitation 0% 0% 90% 5% 40% 80% 70%
Wind direction NO SW W SW SW W NW
Wind speed 3 3 3 3 3 3 3


Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 88% 87 2
Feb 85% 70 4
Mar 80% 69 5
Apr 78% 50 6
May 75% 64 7
Jun 74% 45 8
Jul 75% 46 9
Aug 75% 45 8
Sep 77% 62 6
Oct 85% 79 5
Nov 87% 87 3
Dec 88% 84 2

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  • Campsite La Garangeoire
    route de La Chapelle-Hermier
    85150 / St. Julien-des-Landes
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    46°39'39"N 1°42'55"W
  • On the N160 Les Sables d'Olonne - La Roche-sur-Yon, at La Mothe-Achard take the D12 in the direction of St. Julien-des-Landes. Located to the right after 3 km on the D21 in the direction of La Chapelle.



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