Camping in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region means spending your holiday in surroundings filled with lavender fields, vineyards, mountain ridges and historical towns. You can enjoy all this to the fullest when you camp at campsite du Pont d'Avignon. This child-friendly campsite is located on an island in the Rhône river. This campsite is especially popular because it is a municipal campsite in Avignon. From the campsite, you can easily cross the river using the free ferry service or you can walk to the beautiful town centre in 20 minutes.
Camping in comfort
When you drive through the campsite, you can imagine yourself in a lush, green park. There are many trees and the camping pitches are situated on grass. Do you value your privacy during your holiday? Then choose a spacious camping pitch between tall hedges, which also provide plenty of shade. There are also open fields where you can pitch your tent or caravan.
Water fun in the swimming pool
The entire campsite is very green, and this also applies to the swimming pool area. The playfully constructed swimming pool is surrounded by plants, giving you that true holiday feeling when you go for a swim. There is also a paddling pool for the little ones. There are a number of loungers at your disposal.
The restaurant with a terrace is located directly next to the pool, allowing you to keep an eye on the children while they are busy splashing in the water. The children will not be bored in the peak season, with an enthusiastic entertainment team thinking up the most fun activities and games.
Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Camping du Pont d'Avignon 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.
Average rating: 7.6
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
Liked - Location was excellent, very comfortable.
Liked - Great pool, friendly staff, clean facilities.
Liked - You can find the pitch you like, settle and then inform the reception about your choise. Very convenient! Swimming pool and the evening concert (flamenco live music) were exellent!
Liked - central location, walking distance to the city, comfortable house
Disliked - mosquitoes (take all possible repellents)
Liked - Everythings!!
Liked - Amazing location. Free ferry into Avignon. Views of the ancient cities on both sides of the island. Pont du gard and les baux in easy reach.
Disliked - We were hoping for lots of information and ideas from reception but we found this difficult. It could be in part due to our limited French.
Liked - Great place and situated right next to Avignon - walking or sailing distance
Liked - Best value for the money. Easy access to Avignon by the ferry after short walk. Nice amenities: clean pool, bar/restaurant kept good hours, laundry facilities, playground and pétanque court. Safe, clean, comfortable = excellent!
Disliked - The last day of our stay there was a music festival just on the other side of the camp. The music was too loud and disrupted what would would have been an otherwise peaceful Sunday... but that's no fault of the Campsite!
Although it had quite a nice kids club, with caring staff , the pool was good and the showers were very clean. I found the campsite very impersonal , dark and unattractive. There were quite a few non car campers but we were all given very muddy, no grass pitches. Which were dusty when sunny and flooded when raining. Although the campsite is on a island looking over beautiful Avignon centre. You can not see Avignon as there is a very ugly and tall fence all the way around the campsite. The campsite is dark with ugly roads crisis crossing the campsite. No signs to drive slowly or children playing. So cars drive fast not giving pedestrians right of way. The entrance is on the other side of the river facing away from the river bank towards Avignon. You have to walk along a road for 15 minutes just to access the river bank which takes you to the shuttle boat. Very frustrating when your tent is literally 50m from an unopened exitgate that would takes you direct onto the riverbank. I understand securit is an issue but surely you can man one other entrance between a certain time. If you miss the riverbank shuttle bus which runs from 11-8.45pm (couldn't this be earlier and later) you have a very boring walk along a busy road and a motorway bridge into town that takes at least a 25 minutes. Also the campsite is a long walk 35/ 40 walk to the main bus and train station so not a very good base if you do not want to drive for day trips around the region etc. The shop is badly stocked not enough camping gear gas cylinders etc. toilet roll, shaving etc. the playground needed updating mended. The entertainment is terrible and very very loud and goes on until midnight. Could it be quieter. Also. No toilet roll or hand soap in the toilets, and the toilet in the bar is revolting.
Campsite was very frustrating as could be excellent with more investment, and more thought had gone into the user experience of the camper, especially campers that don't want to drive on their holidays.
Liked - close to the city, quietness, free public boat service to cross the river, swimming pool
Disliked - toilets somehow outdated and with room for improvement, smelly some moments not 100% clean
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-03-2019 till 17-11-2019
02-03-2020 till 15-11-2020
- 7.6 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 270 (60 - 100m2)
- 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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Address & Route
Would you like to book Camping du Pont d'Avignon or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.
Camping du Pont d'Avignon
10 chemin de la Barthelasse
84000 / Avignon
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Coordinates: 43°57'23"N 4°48'7"E
From Remoulins and A9 turn right beyond the bridge. Follow 'Île de la Barthelasse' signs.
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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