The best way to explore the Gorges du Verdon and fully enjoy the holidays is to opt for campsites. Several campsites are available there and offer services and infrastructures that meet all expectations.
The domain of Chasteuil
The Chasteuil estate is an authentic place located in the heart of the Gorges du Verdon. The site has been laid out for this purpose, so as to welcome couples, friends and families for a stay in the heart of nature, in a setting that is as natural as it is original.
Spread over 200 hectares, the property is located on the banks of the river, with an altitude of 660 meters. Campers have at their disposal 210 pitches to choose from, wooden chalets and 4 eco lodges in the heart of the mountain creek.
While enjoying the fresh air and the pleasure of camping, campers also have access to the paddling pool or the heated swimming pool near the river. At the same time, it is possible to explore the canyon, practice water sports in the open water of the river, visit the Provençal villages and appreciate the griffon vultures.
The Chasteuil campsite is particularly aimed at families who like to spend holidays surrounded by nature. The stay allows you to go hiking on the fishermen’s trails, on the Imbut or Rougon trails. The estate benefits from all the amenities and comfort required on a daily basis, with clean and functional sanitary facilities.
The Verdon area
The Domaine du Verdon is a campsite equipped with 214 pitches well anchored in a luxurious setting, with the choice of a stay in a tent, in a caravan or in a motorhome. Each camper chooses the location that suits him, depending on the shade of each place.
Among the pitches available, some are not equipped with electricity. For the most demanding, comfort and premium ranges are even offered, with a living space of 100 m², garden furniture, a refrigerator and a gas barbecue. To allow campers to fill up with water and empty motorhomes, a service terminal is available to vehicles.
The Sandaya campsite in Castellane
It is another camping village located upstream of the Gorges du Verdon, in the heart of the Alpes de Haute Provence, it is crossed by the river with the lakes of Castillon and Sainte-Croix as surroundings. It is a place that welcomes holidaymakers for a beautiful stay along the water.
To facilitate the stay of campers and ensure a comfortable stay, the site has a grocery store that sells food, hygiene and maintenance products. Even in the middle of nature, the most connected still have access to WiFi to stay connected to the real world.
Great gourmets can also take advantage of their stay to taste the gastronomic specialties of Provence, whether in the restaurant, pizzeria or fast food. The wines of Provence are also part of the products on the shelves, in the restaurant as well as in the bar, where cocktails are offered on site or in the garden lounge. Best of all is the on-site masseuse who is available to provide moments of total relaxation during the stay.
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Practical information on the campsite
In the Gorges du Verdon, the camping season runs from May to September. Each site of the campsite offers comfort and pleasure to campers, among other things, playgrounds, sports fields and hiking trails. Each area works to create attractive activities, to mention only the welcome drink for new arrivals, theme evenings, or collective barbecues.
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