The small-scale, attractive camping site Les Châtaigniers is situated in a quiet spot in the touristy south of the Ardèche, not far from the hot spots in the region: Vallon Pont d’Arc and the Gorges de l’Ardèche. It is surrounded by vineyards and the village of Laurac-en-Vivarais is within walking distance. The lively, picturesque village of Joyeuse is also located in the vicinity.
The first thing you will notice on the camping site is the beautiful large chestnut trees, providing ample shade and a natural demarcation on the older section. The lower section of the camping site is demarcated by hedges. The pitches measure between 80 and 120 m2. The surface is very firm. Want to hire something? A few neat mobile homes, some with covered terraces, are apart from the tourist pitches.
Elegant swimming pool
There is an elegantly shaped swimming pool with separate toddler pool and numerous sun loungers scattered here and there in shady spots. The water is extremely clean. If you are looking for open water, you can swim in the river in a lovely spot with a sandy beach near the medieval artist village of Labeaume (approx. 11 km).
There is a small playground, a large jeu-de-boule pitch and a table tennis table. There is no entertainment offered so that it is nice and peaceful. There is no restaurant or shop. However, you can buy a cool drink or an ice cream at the reception. The pizza baker passes by twice a week with delicious pizzas. A bread service is also available.
The open sanitary facilities are neat and are cleaned twice a day. There are special facilities for babies and disabled guests.
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Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Les Châtaigniers Camping 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: 8.0
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- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
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We find the family run camp site very friendly and welcoming, always happy to help with any problems.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-04-2018 till 30-09-2018
- 1.2 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 57 (90 - 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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Food, drink and groceries
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Situation of campsite
Address & Route
Would you like to book Les Châtaigniers Camping or request more information? You can do both using the information below.
Les Châtaigniers Camping
515 route de Rabette
07110 / Laurac-en-Vivarais
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A7 exit Montélimar-Nord direction Le Teil/Aubenas. At Le Teil N102 to Aubenas. Follow the D104 direction Alès from there. The campsite is beyond Prends-Toi-Gardes to the right.
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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