Les Ranchisses campsite should definitely be on your hit list if you’re looking for a great family friendly campsite which shows off all that’s great about the Ardeche region of France.
The campsite covers an area of around 7 hectares and can be found a short distance from the pleasant town of Largentiere. It is perfect for those looking for a campsite where they can get back to nature and take advantage of the great outdoors.
Why we recommend booking Les Ranchisses:
Great swimming pool complex.
Excellent range of activities.
Plenty of outdoor adventure nearby.
Good family friendly campsite.
One of the great things about Les Ranchisses is the excellent range of activities and facilities on offer. You’ll find a variety of sporting activities such as football, tennis and basketball along with a selection of other activities including archery, a gym and the river which provides opportunities for fishing and canoeing.
Those families who love to relax by the pool will find an excellent swimming pool complex which offers 3 swimming pools, a selection of water slides, a jacuzzi, spa and even a sauna. If you love soaking up the sun then the pleasant sun terrace will provide you with the perfect place to relax in-between your dips in the pool.
As with many campsites in France, Les Ranchisses is a wonderful place from where you can explore the local area, so whether you decide to go for a walk, jump in your car, take a ride on a bicycle or even a canoe, make sure you make the most of your holiday and get out and explore!
- Opening dates: 15/04/2017 – 23/09/2017
- Campsite size: Small
- Number of pitches: 226 pitches
- Children’s clubs: On-site run children’s activities
- Nearest beach: N/A
- Nearest river: Direct Access
- Nearest lake: N/A
- Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types
Getting to Les Ranchisses
- Zeebrugge: 933km
- Caen Ouistreham: 805km
- Calais: 937km
- Dieppe: 807km
- Le Havre: 811km
- Oostende: 935km
- St Malo: 845km
- Roscoff: 1004km
- Santander: 916km
- Bilbao: 818km
Activities at Les Ranchisses
Three swimming pools with slides, sauna, spa, jacuzzi, jacuzzi, kayaking, tennis, table tennis, football, basketball, volleyball, mini golf, gym, archery, fishing, boules a playground.
Please note that some activities may be chargeable.
Facilities at Les Ranchisses
WiFi, restaurant, snack bar, take away, bar, animation team, children’s disco, family disco, games room, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.
Booking Les Ranchisses…
Booking Les Ranchisses 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 Les Ranchisses then please use the relevant button below.
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Days out and sightseeing
Whilst staying at Les Ranchisses 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!
La Grotte Cocaliere
La Grotte Cocaliere is one of the largest caves in the Cevennes national park and can be found near to the town of St Ambroix approximately 39km to the southwest of Les Ranchisses campsite. Classed as one of the best caves in France, La Grotte Cocaliere dates back over 146 million years and is still developing to this very day. The caves are a thing of beauty with many different formations available for visitors to see. The current cave system is just a branch of a larger system which is thought to extend to over 30km with around 1km being available for visitors to explore.
Outside the caves you’ll be able to take part in the discovery trail and see the flora and fauna of the area along with the remains of farm buildings and a stone dolmen.
One of the major tourist attractions and a sight simply not to be missed is the Pont d’Arc. Located around 30km to the southeast of Les Ranchisses campsite, the Pont d’Arc is a natural arch that has been carved out of the rock over the years by the Ardeche river. The arch stands at around 54m high and 60m wide and is one of the regions most famous natural tourist attractions. Commonly described by many as the access to the Ardeche canyon, the area is also highly popular with canoeists and kayakers of varying ability.
Located nearby in the Chauvet Pont d’Arc cave you’ll also have the opportunity to see some cave paintings from the paleolithic era which are around 30000 years old.
La Ferme aux Crocodiles
If you have children and you’re looking for something to keep them happy whilst staying at Les Ranchisses campsite then look no further than La Ferme aux Crocodiles. This truly unique and wonderful attraction is located around 62km to the southeast near to Pierrelatte.
The farm is housed in an 8000 square meter tropical greenhouse and boasts a variety of flora and fauna along with birds, tortoises and in excess of 400 different crocodiles. Children will love this wonderful park and don’t forget to take your camera as the crocodiles won’t be the only ones wanting to get snapping.
Le Grand Bois
Le Grand Bois can be found 48km to the southwest of Les Ranchisses campsite near to Molieres sur Ceze and is the perfect place for those seeking a massive injection of adventure, thrills and excitement into their holiday.
Set in over 10 hectares of forest, this stunning tree top adventure park offers visitors of all ages and abilities the chance to test themselves and each other on a variety of different courses. Rope bridges, climbs, jumps and a 315m zip line await those brave enough to take on the challenge. There’s even a course especially for the youngsters and canyoning for those looking for that little extra bit of excitement.
Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at Les Ranchisses 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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