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Campsite Sunêlia l'Hippocampe *****

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Guide price €51.20

Camping site Sunêlia l’Hippocampe is located in the town of Volonne, in the heart of Haute-Provence and on the river Durance. The typical Provençal landscape with lavender fields, sunflowers and olive trees surrounds the property. L'Hippocampe is a large family camping site with many excursions and activity programmes for all ages. There is a water park with two large heated pools, a kiddie pool, five water slides, a sunbathing area with lounges and a jacuzzi.

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Plenty to experience

Sports, fun and activities are the key words at l'Hippocampe. The activity clubs are divided up by age: so there is a "baby club" for toddlers (4 to 6 years), and a mini club for the age group 6 to 9 years. There are workshops, cooking classes, treasure hunts and performances organized. For the 9 to 13 year olds and older youths, there are teenager clubs with all kinds of sports tournaments, creative workshops, swimming pool games and a weekly show. On special thing is the many activities taking place in a yurt.

Fishing and canoeing

At the location of the camping site, the river Durance is so wide it has created a lake. You cannot swim in this lake, but you can fish. Also fun: take a water bike or canoe out onto the water. The camping sites are reasonably spacious, primarily flat and on grass.

The campsites with electricity are located in a orchard and are intended for tents and pop up campers. The comfort sites for caravans and campers (and also tents) have individual water and waste lines. You can also pitch a little tent for free on all sites. For campers, there is also a camper stop with a service area available for a special rate.

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8.1
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E.H. Hillebrand

This inspector visits Campsite Sunêlia l'Hippocampe every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.

- Inspector Mr E.H. Hillebrand

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E.H. Hillebrand

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Average rating: 8.1

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Toilet facilities
8.1
Staff
8.3
Price - quality comparison
8.0
Child friendliness
8.0
Entertainment
8.0
Sports facilities
8.2
Swimming pool
7.9
Food and drink
8.0
Surroundings
8.3

Van Mendonck Nicole, on this campsite in June 2013

9.0

Google Translation

Travelling party: Couple

Heel blij deze camping te hebben ontdekt; is terugkeren zeker waard, ook een pluim voor de kok hebben héle goede verlof gehad. Bedankt voor de uitstekende service van het voltallige personeel.

Maria Heeringa, on this campsite in June 2016

8.8

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Travelling party: Couple

Prachtige camping - parkachtig. Ondanks dat de camping begin juli behoorlijk vol liep: na 23.00 was alles rustig. schone wc + douche - prachtig zwembad en ook een omgeving waar je alle kanten op kon. Supermarkten (Lydl en intermarché) op korte afstand. Wi-Fi van 11-12 uur en van 15-16 uur bij het restaurant. Anders moest er voor betaald worden. In het voorseizoen korting met ACSI en als je voor een langere periode staat ook nog de campingkorting voor lang verblijf erbij!!

guldemont david, on this campsite in September 2013

8.7

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Travelling party: Seniors

Wij hebben hier een weekje vertoefd en volop genoten van de omgeving. Overal olijfbomen op de camping. Langs de verwarmde zwembaden staan voldoende ligstoelen. De toiletten en de douches zijn uitstekend. 's Morgens lekkere broodjes. Wij komen zeker nog eens langs.

Gert van den Brink, on this campsite in September 2012

8.5

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Travelling party: Seniors

We hadden geluk met mooi plekje aan de rivier. De andere plaatsen zijn wat minder met uitzicht en zon. Wij waren er in september en het was er rustig. We kunnen ons voorstellen dat gezien het aantal te verhuren accommodaties het in juli en augustus erg druk kan zijn.

Frans, on this campsite in September 2017

8.6

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Travelling party: Seniors

Het was al erg rustig begin september. Bijzonder grote plaatsen gescheiden door hoge hagen. Sanitair was schoon en alles werkte zonder problemen. Wifi tegen betaling, maar desondanks regelmatig zeer trage verbinding.

Eva, on this campsite in August 2012

8.6

Google Translation

Travelling party: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

Erg mooie camping met veel activiteiten. Vriendelijk (Nderlands sprekend) personeel. Er is veel te doen zowel op de camping als in de omgeving.

Johan, on this campsite in July 2014

8.5

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Travelling party: Family with children, various ages

Zeer complete camping. Mooie ligging aan een meer, mooie kampeerplaatsen. Winkeltje voor basisinkopen, restaurant+afhaal goed en aan normale prijzen. De agressieve mistral-wind was een minpunt.

Reaction from the campsite January 13, 2015

Hartelijk dank voor uw beoordeling! Wij hebben inderdaad af en toelast van een mistralwind, die soms na een regenbui op komt zetten. Deze wind is vervelend maar zorgt er wel voor dat de wolken weg waaien en de zon terug komt!

Eva, on this campsite in June 2013

8.6

Google Translation

Travelling party: Couple

Gezellige camping en behulpzaam Nederlandssprekend personeel. Mooie kampeerplaatsen met schaduw. Dat hadden wij ook nodig want het kan soms warm zijn en zeker voor de hond. Gelukkig is het in de avonden lekker koel. De toiletgebouwen worden netjes schoongemaakt. De omgeving is schitterend. Wij hebben mooie wandelingen gemaakt.

Planje, on this campsite in July 2013

8.4

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Travelling party: Couple

Bij toeval op weg naar huis terecht gekomen, grote camping met veel activiteiten. Omdat wij er vóór de vakantiepiek waren was het relatief rustig. We hadden geluk met mooie en rustige plek aan de rivier met voldoende schaduw. Denkt dat deze camping veel te bieden heeft als je hier naar op zoek bent. Het ronde sanitairgebouw prima, het ander gebouw is aan modernisering toe. Douche en afwas water afwisselend bloedheet of ijskoud. Prima uitvalsbasis om Sisteron te bezoeken ook met fiets (D4) goed te doen.

François, on this campsite in June 2013

8.4

Google Translation

Travelling party: Seniors

We ontdekten deze camping bij toeval enkele jaren geleden, door het huren van een stacaravan. Voor de derde keer nu op deze camping met onze camper. Buiten het seizoen is het er rustig. Streek met veel goed weer.

General information

Guide price 1
€51.20
Guide price 2
€67.20
Period of opening
27-04-2019 till 13-09-2019
Area
11 ha
Altitude
430m
Number of touring pitches
447 (100 - 130m2)
Number of camper pitches
4
Number of permanent pitches
90
Number of accommodation units for hire
258
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

* 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:500 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Tropical leisure pool
  • 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:200
Internet
  • 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
  • Defibrillator
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:German | English | Spanish | French | Italian | Dutch
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:electricity | gas
Dogs
  • 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
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Showers: hot water
  • Senior citizens' shower (with extra wall supports)
  • A shower (150 cmsx150 cms minimum) and a toilet (165x220cms or 190cmsx190cms 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
  • Baby room
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Hard ground
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Dryers
  • Ironing facilities
Food, drink and groceries
  • Breakfast available
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
  • Pizzeria
  • Takeaway meals
  • Bar
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:200
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:30
  • Tents
    • total:16
  • Refrigerators
  • Bicycles
  • Mountainbikes
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks
  • Pedal boats
  • Lodge tent with toilet facilities
    • total:12
Swimming
  • Tropical leisure pool
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:500 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:50 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Sunbathing area
Wellness
  • Whirlpool
  • Massage
Beach
  • Grass beach
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
  • White water kayaking/rafting
  • Kayaking course
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:English | French | Dutch
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Games room
  • Discotheque
  • Mini club (at least 4x a week - high season)
    • languages:German | English | French | Dutch
  • Baby room
  • Water play area
  • Video games
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Riding
  • Pony trekking
  • Beach volleyball
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:10 km
    • total:18
  • Archery
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:English | French | Dutch
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:average
  • Games room
  • Pool or billiards
  • Excursion programme (at least 2x a week - m.s.)
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Television
  • Video games
  • Guided walks
Situation of campsite
  • Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:5 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0,6 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • hardened base for motorhomes
    • Surface area:100 m2
    • Amount:4
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
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
  • Euro-plug required
Disabled
  • A shower (150 cmsx150 cms minimum) and a toilet (165x220cms or 190cmsx190cms 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
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Recharging point for electric cars
    • total:2
  • Campsite info app
Address & Route

Would you like to book Campsite Sunêlia l'Hippocampe or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.

  • Campsite Sunêlia l'Hippocampe
    route Napoleon
    04290 / Volonne
    France

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  • Coordinates: 44°6'16"N 6°1'1"E
  • From Sisteron take the N85, southerly direction. Then exit Volonne. The campsite is located south of Volonne.

  • 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.

  • +33492335000

  • +33492335049

  • Send this campsite an e-mail

  • www.l-hippocampe.com

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The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Fri

22 / 03

 

Sat

23 / 03

 

Sun

24 / 03

 

Mon

25 / 03

 

Tue

26 / 03

 

Wed

27 / 03

 

Thu

28 / 03

 
Max. 21.8° 23.1° 23° 20.3° 19.3° 20.3° 19.7°
Min. 1.2° 3.5° 4.2° 6.3° 6.7° 5.8° 4.4°
Precipitation 0% 0% 0% 5% 5% 5% 10%
Wind direction SW SW SW W NO SW SW
Wind speed 4 4 4 4 3 4 3

Average temperature

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 64% 61 5
Feb 60% 31 7
Mar 60% 74 7
Apr 63% 91 7
May 63% 61 7
Jun 60% 89 9
Jul 57% 63 8
Aug 59% 44 8
Sep 62% 79 8
Oct 71% 108 6
Nov 69% 39 5
Dec 63% 51 5
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Campsite Sunêlia l'Hippocampe *****