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Camping de la Gères ***

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Camping de la Gères is a quietly located and child-friendly family camping site on the outskirts of the town of Surgères. With some fifty pitches, both camping pitches and rental accommodation, it is a rather small camping site. Yet all facilities are neatly and well maintained. There is a playground for children and in peak season activities are organised regularly.

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Well-maintained camping site

The entire terrain of Camping de la Gères looks well maintained and cared for. The camping site has some fifty pitches, divided between free camping pitches and rental accommodation (chalets, mobile homes and lodge tents). The camping pitches are located on a grass surface and are separated from each other by small hedges. Therefore, each camper has his own spot with ample privacy.

Entertainment for all

Although the camping site is quietly located and relatively small, it is also very suitable for families with young children. They amuse themselves in the playground or (in peak season) with one of the activities organised by the entertainment team. They can do horseback riding or take part in bingo. Entertainment is also organised in the heated outdoor swimming pool. It is attractively located in the sun with a sunbathing lawn. You will find a few beach chairs here.

Everything within walking distance

After your swim, you can get dry on the camping site terrace whilst enjoying a refreshing drink or an ice cream. You can also get a quick meal from the camping snack bar, but you have to leave the camping site to do your shopping. Fortunately, all amenities are literally around the corner, because you will find a bakery and a supermarket just down the road.

  • Campsite accepts ACSI Club ID

Popular amenities

Outdoor swimming pool
Wifi 80-100% coverage
Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
Mobile homes
Detail information about this campsite


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Average rating: 8.5

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Alan Outhwaite, on this campsite in October 2019


Travelling party: Couple

The ACSI guide book and app showed that this site was open until 2/11. We arrived on 15/10 to find that it had closed. A woman at reception said she was ‘desole’ and when I went back to reception to establish that the whole site, rather than just the reception, was closed, in spite of the advertised dates (still being advertised at the gates!) a man told me that there was a problem with water so they had closed! No apology, no assistance with finding an alternative site - absolutely no service or customer care! Would not recommend!

Margaret, on this campsite in October 2018


Travelling party: Couple

Good stopover site with well maintained toilets and showers with an easy walk into an interesting town also has a good bakery and supermarket on the doorstep.

Jude Gilligan, on this campsite in September 2018


Travelling party: Couple

We have been camping for more than 40 years in France, and of all the camp sites we stayed on this site is by far the best for the following reasons.
1) The friendly and obliging staff.
2) The Cleanliness of the sanitary buildings.
3) The Location, Just a short walk to the Super market, or to the village,
4) The interesting buildings in the village.
5) We like to take our holidays in the low season and this reduces the amount of campsites that remain open and we found the weather this year (mid September to mid October) was very good
6) The value for money
7) free Wi-Fi. through out the campsite.

Gill Rowlands, on this campsite in June 2017


Travelling party: Couple

Small ex - municipal site. Very nice owners with good English. Fairly new sh/wc, clean with hot water, but remember the code to open the door! Some pitches small and long lead needed for electric. We were given a key to the back gate leading to sports field/park and path to the Chateau /church/town. Good off-lead dog walking opportunity, but not for a distance.

Inspected annually

P. Bertens

"Family campsite, very quiet, at 400 m from the Centre. Direct access to the municipal park at the Castle and the river. Many shopping opportunities."

- Inspector Mr P. Bertens

Inspector Mr P. Bertens

P. Bertens

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Call +32(0)32527012


General information

Guide price 1
Guide price 2
Period of opening *
02-03-2021 till 01-11-2021
1 ha
Number of touring pitches
30 (80 - 120m2)
Number of camper 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:50 m2
    • period:01-05/30-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • 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:20
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • 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
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:charcoal | electricity | 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
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Standard toilets
  • 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
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Baby room
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Hard standing pitches
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
    • period:15-06/15-09
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
    • period:15-06/15-09
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
    • period:15-06/15-09
  • Pizzeria
    • period:15-06/15-09
  • Takeaway meals
    • period:15-06/15-09
  • Bar
    • period:01-05/15-10
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Freezing for cooling elements
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:20
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:3
  • (Log)cabins
    • total:1
  • Refrigerators
  • Mountainbikes
  • Lodge tent without toilet facilities
    • total:2
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:50 m2
    • period:01-05/30-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:9 m2
    • period:01-05/30-09
    • Heated:Yes
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:9 m2
    • period:01-05/30-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:English | French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Children's playground: small
  • Dance nights
  • Baby room
  • Trampoline
  • Video games
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:English | French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Television
  • Video games
Situation of campsite
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0.4 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0.2 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • Surface area:80 m2
    • Amount:2
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
Pitch amenities
  • 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:16 ampère | 6 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
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Canteen/restaurant 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


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  • Camping de la Gères
    10 rue de la Gères
    17700 / Surgères
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    46°6'5"N 0°45'12"W
  • Campsite well signposted in Surgères (avoid centre of Surgères).

  • 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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