Chateau La Foret

Chateau La Foret campsite - Vendee

Chateau La Foret is part of the Yelloh! chain of campsites and can be found near to the town of Saint Julien des Landes in the Vendee countryside.

This wonderfully traditional campsite is set in 50 hectares of park within the grounds of a stunning French chateau and provides a great range of activities and facilities to ensure you have a brilliant holiday.

Why we recommend booking Chateau La Foret:

Set in beautiful grounds.
Good pool complex.
Great selection of activities.
Lots to do nearby.
Nice peaceful countryside location.

The pool complex at Chateau la Foret lies next to the chateau itself and is of a good size with 3 swimming pools including both indoor and outside pools. There are also a couple of water slides which are great for children of all ages and the chateau in the background gives you a felling of real grandeur.

There are some really fantastic activities on offer at Chateau La Foret including a variety of sports, a mini golf course, fishing in one of the campsites 3 lakes and even pony trekking.

The lovely town of St Julien des Landes is only around 10 minutes walk away from Chateau La Foret and if you’re happy to travel a little further afield you’ll find St Gilles Croix de Vie and Les Sables d’Olonne a short drive away.

Chateau La Foret

Chateau La Foret campsite information:

  • Opening dates: 19/05/2017 – 02/09/2017
  • Campsite size: Medium
  • Number of pitches: 209 pitches each around 80-100m2
  • Children’s club: On-site run children’s activities
  • Nearest beach: 12km
  • Nearest river: 3km
  • Nearest lake: Direct Access
  • Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types

Getting to La Foret

Getting to La Foret:

  • Zeebrugge: 750km
  • Caen Ouistreham: 401km
  • Calais: 672km
  • Dieppe: 507km
  • Le Havre: 479km
  • Oostende: 752km
  • St Malo: 275km
  • Roscoff: 410km
  • Santander: 708km
  • Bilbao: 613km

Activities at La Foret

On-site activities at La Foret include:

Three swimming pools with slides, table tennis, tennis, basketball, football, beach volleyball, volleyball, badminton, pony trekking, fishing, cycle hire, boules and a playground.

Please note that some activities may be chargeable.

Facilities at La Foret

On-site facilities at La Foret include:

WiFi, restaurant, pizzeria, take away, bar, mini market, children’s disco, family disco, games room, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.

Booking Chateau La Foret…

Booking Chateau La Foret is quick and easy with Go Camp France.

The campsite can be booked through a number of our featured companies including Eurocamp. You can find out more about each of the companies by clicking on the relevant link above or if you’d like to find out what each company can offer you for Chateau La Foret then please use the relevant button below.

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Days out and sightseeing

Whilst staying at Chateau La Foret campsite why not find out what the local area has to offer. Exploring nearby towns and places of interest is a great way of making the most of your holiday in France.

Read on to find out more about some of the great things you can enjoy nearby!

Le Grand Defi

Le Grand Defi is easily reached by foot and lies a mere 1.5km away from Chateau La Foret campsite. Le Grand Defi is a fantastic forest adventure playground and if you’re looking for some fun and an adrenaline packed day out then this should be your first port of call. Ideal for those over 6 years old, Le Gand Defi offers kids and adults the chance to test their nerve on the high rope course, zip wire and rope bridges. Those after a little extra adrenaline and excitement will love the paintball activities which are also available on site.

Chateau d’Apremont

If you’re interested in French history and are looking to explore a historical Chateau then a trip to Chateau d’Apremont should be on your list when staying at Chateau La Foret campsite. Located only 14km to the north, the Chateau d’Apremont was constructed initially in the 12th century and was later adapted in the 16th century by the then Admiral of France, Philippe Chabot de Brion. Overlooking the river Vie, the Chateau d’Apremont occupies a wonderful position with brilliant views available over the surrounding areas from the two towers which still stand today. Entry prices to the Chateau are very reasonable and a trip to see it is well worthwhile.

La Roche sur Yon

Located 24km to the east of Chateau La Foret campsite is the capital city of the Vendee region, La Roche sur Yon. Although Fontenay le Comte was originally Vendee’s capital city, Napoleon, in 1804 decided to replace it with La Roche sue Yon. Significat construction works had to be carried out on La Roche sur Yon as much of it had been destroyed or damaged during the 1793-1796 Vendee revolts. The city is well worth a visit if you have the time as there is plenty of local history and culture to explore along with a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars.

Sables d’Olonne

Sables d’Olonne is a wonderful city which lies approximately 20km to the southwest of Chateau La Foret campsite. There are a variety of interesting places to visit and see in the city which show off the culture and history of both the city and the Vendee region. Another great thing about the city is it’s famous zoo, the Zoo des Sables. One of the most popular attractions in the region, the zoo draws in over 160000 visitors each and every year. All of whom come to see the 280 animals that call the zoo home. Along with a variety of shows and exhibitions, visitors can see a variety of animals including big cats, monkeys, giraffes, wolves, birds and much more.

Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at Chateau La Foret campsite we hope you have a wonderful time. To get directions to any of the places mentioned above download and use our Free Camping France App!

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