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Castel Camping Les Gorges du Chambon ****

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Camp for €17,- a night at Castel Camping Les Gorges du Chambon in low season with CampingCard ACSI. Castel Camping Les Gorges du Chambon, located in Eymouthiers (Charente), is a campsite with 109 touring pitches. With your CampingCard ACSI you can camp on one of the pitches during the following periods: 01/05 - 04/07 and 25/08 - 15/09. At this campsite you can not only use your CampingCard ACSI for inexpensive camping, you can also use your ACSI Club ID (as an alternative ID).

This castle campsite is located in the middle of unspoilt countryside on the borders of the Dordogne and the Charente. Attractively landscaped with plenty of space. Heated swimming pool and restaurant.

www.camping-gorgesduchambon.com

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Detail information about this campsite

General information

Period of opening
01/05 till 15/09
Area
28 ha
Altitude
139m
Number of touring pitches
109 (132 - 300m2)
Number of camper pitches
1
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes
Eco campsite
Yes

* Facilities printed in bold are not included in the overnight rate. Supplementary charges will apply. (This does not mean that facilities which are not printed in bold are free!)

Campsite rules
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card: MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ: charcoal | gas
Internet
  • WiFi point
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Snack bar
    • period: 20-04/14-09
  • Takeaway meals
  • Pizzeria
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Bar
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Safes
Popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • heated
    • surface area: 136 m2
    • period: 01-05/14-09
  • Caravans allowed
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level: average
Swimming
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • heated
    • surface area: 136 m2
    • period: 01-05/14-09
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • heated
    • surface area: 25 m2
    • period: 01-07/31-08
  • River/stream swimming (max. 0.1 km)
  • Heated
  • Heated
Beach
  • Sandy beach
Ground and vegetation
  • Grass
  • Sloping site
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Sunbathing area
  • Marked pitches
Recreation (adults)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level: average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level: average
  • Games room
  • Television
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Dryers
Situation of campsite
  • Shopping opportunities within %s km
    • distance: 7 km
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Panorama
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
Miscellaneous
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • hardened base for motorhomes
    • water supply and drainage
    • Surface area: 100 m2
    • Amount: 1
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Euro-plug required
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity: 10 ampère
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
Sports and play
  • Children's playground: large
  • Table tennis table
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Fishing
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Pony trekking
  • Crazy golf
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • golf clinic (courses in golf)
    • distance: 6 km
    • total: 18
Water and toilet facilities
  • Showers: hot water
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Senior citizens' shower (with extra wall supports)
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Baby room
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Washbasins: cold water
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Average rating: 8.5

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Toilet facilities
8.3
Staff
8.6
Price - quality comparison
8.4
Camping pitch
8.5
Accommodation
8.6
Child friendliness
8.6
Entertainment
8.2
Sports facilities
8.5
Swimming pool
8.0
Food and drink
8.5
Surroundings
8.8

Barry Stockdale, on this campsite in July 2014

Travelling party: Couple

8.5

We chose to stay here because it was in an area we have never visited before and it was a Castels site.

Location
The site is well located for visiting Limoges, Brantome, Oradour sur Glane and Piegut. Lovely area with rolling hills.

Reception
There was a warm welcome from the owner upon arrival. Check in was easy and we were allowed to select our own pitch. Staff speak very good English and are very helpful. In addition to information about walks in the area you can also borrow a very thick ring binder with lots of information, in English, about the area, nature, shopping etc. A great idea.

Pitches
The pitches are marked and most quite large. We stayed at the back of the site in the ‘calm area’. Pitches here are huge. Some families erected several tents. The grounds are extremely well maintained, eg cut grass and pruned hedges. Wherever you go you will not feel hemmed in. It feels a bit like a caravan club site.

Sanitary Facilities
There are two blocks. We were located near the older block which to be honest needs to be completely refurbished but… it was reasonably clean and serviceable.

Shop
There is a small shop selling the basics including fresh baguettes and pastries every morning.

Pools
There is a medium swimming pool which has plenty of sun beds and was kept very clean and tidy.

Eating
The on-site restaurant has a good menu and the quality of the food is good.

WiFi
Free wifi access around the patio area near reception.

Animations
There were activities for children most days, but these were low key. During the high season there are evening events including a small market and a barbecue with a live group.

Other Stuff
There’s a large children’s playground plus a games field.

Summary
We loved this site. I understand that the present owner took over the site quite recently. From reading other reviews the previous owners were quite popular. Well the new owners seem to be maintaining the quality. Not perhaps as outgoing as the previous owners but they seem to be making improvements.

Kathman, on this campsite in June 2014

8.4

Deze beoordeling is als enquete afgenomen door onze inspecteur op de camping zelf.

Leyfea, on this campsite in June 2014

8.5

This evaluation has been obtained by our inspector from a questionnaire at the camp site.

LEVENARD, on this campsite in September 2013

Travelling party: Seniors

7.6

Ce camping gagnerait en qualité à mon sens en développant des espaces délimités et surtout aplanis, sa situation sur une colline ou la pente est restée naturelle ne permet que peu de situations à l'horizontal.

wateler, on this campsite in July 2012

8.4

Deze beoordeling is als enquête afgenomen door onze inspecteur op de camping zelf.

David Langley, on this campsite in June 2012

Travelling party: Single

9.0

This ia a gem of a site huge pitches situated in a very nice area. The owner and staff very helpful and friendly. Plenty of sports opportunities. Peaceful on my visit in June. Would recommend and visit again in the future.

Gré v Vliet Gorter, on this campsite in June 2012

Travelling party: Seniors

9.0

We zijn drie weken op deze camping geweest, een hele goede camping. Grote kampeerplekken een hele mooie omgeving top.

us, on this campsite in August 2011

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

8.3

Leuke camping. Barbecue-avond was goed verzorgd en we genoten van de Franse live muziek. Hele ruime kampeerplaatsen. Leuke fietstocht met fiets georganiseerd voor kinderen.

van de Heijden, on this campsite in August 2010

7.7

Deze beoordeling is als enquête afgenomen door onze inspecteur op de camping zelf.

D. Turner, on this campsite in August 2010

8.7

This evaluation has been obtained by our inspector from a questionnaire at the camp site.

Address & Route

Would you like to book campsite Castel Camping Les Gorges du Chambon or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.

  • Castel Camping Les Gorges du Chambon
    Le Chambon
    16220 / Eymouthiers/Montbron
    France

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    45°39'34"N 0°33'28"E
  • N10 Poitiers-Angoulême, in Mansle turn left on the D6 direction La Rochefoucauld and Montbron. Signposted in Montbron. Turn left in La Tricherie, take the D163 (follow the signs).

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  • www.camping-gorgesduchambon.com

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The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Sun

26 / 06

 

Mon

27 / 06

 

Tue

28 / 06

 

Wed

29 / 06

 

Thu

30 / 06

 

Fri

01 / 07

 

Sat

02 / 07

 
Max. 22.6° 23.1° 24.7° 22.7° 23.5° 24.6° 24.8°
Min. 10.2° 11.1° 12.4° 13.2° 12.5° 13.1° 13.5°
Precipitation 0% 5% 0% 40% 35% 15% 20%
Wind direction NW NW W W W W W
Wind speed 3 3 3 3 3 2 3

Average temperature

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 83% 71 3
Feb 80% 69 4
Mar 74% 92 5
Apr 75% 123 5
May 72% 80 6
Jun 71% 82 7
Jul 75% 111 8
Aug 70% 71 8
Sep 77% 70 6
Oct 83% 124 4
Nov 87% 148 3
Dec 85% 123 2
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