Sequoia Parc campsite is part of the “Castels” group of campsites and can be found near to the town of Marennes on the southwest coast of France.
Set in 130 acres, in the beautiful grounds of Chateau de La Josephtrie, Sequoia Parc campsite offers visitors a great range of activities and facilities which cater for all ages and is located not far from some truly spectacular beaches.
Why we recommend booking Sequoia Parc campsite:
Set within beautiful grounds.
Great swimming pool complex.
Stunning range of activities on offer.
Many great places to visit nearby.
If your main thought when booking a campsite is how good the swimming pool complex is, believe us when we tell you that you won’t be disappointed by Sequoia Parc. With 4 swimming pools, including a lazy river, selection of slides, jacuzzi and a variety of sun terracing we know you’ll have a fabulous time here.
As with many Castels campsites, Sequoia Parc boasts a great range of activities for the whole family. There’s a variety of the usual sporting activities such as football, tennis and volleyball with a range of other less common activities such as diving lessons, pony trekking and horse riding meaning that there really is something for everyone.
For those looking to use their campsite as a base to explore the surrounding area Sequoia Parc is in a perfect position as there are plenty of places nearby to cater for any taste or interest.
Rochefort is great for finding out about maritime history, La Rochelle is not far away and is filled with the local culture and history and Bordeaux and it’s wonderfully tasting wines is only a couple of hours drive away.
In short, if you’re looking for a great campsite with a good quality pool complex, great facilities and activities and close to a number of great places to visit and beaches, then Sequoia Parc should be on your list of places to consider.
- Opening dates: 13/05/2017 – 01/09/2017
- Campsite size: Large
- Number of pitches: 640 pitches each around 80-100m2
- Children’s clubs: On-site run children’s activities
- Nearest beach: 5km
- Nearest river: 3km
- Nearest lake: N/A
- Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types
Getting to Sequoia Parc
- Zeebrugge: 800km
- Caen Ouistreham: 488km
- Calais: 758km
- Dieppe: 592km
- Le Havre: 542km
- Oostende: 812km
- St Malo: 380km
- Roscoff: 503km
- Santander: 587km
- Bilbao: 489km
Activities at Sequoia Parc
Four swimming pools with slides, jacuzzi, table tennis, basketball, tennis, football, volleyball, beach volleyball, badminton, horse riding, pony trekking, diving lessons, cycle hire, boules and a playground.
Please note that some activities may be chargeable.
Facilities at Sequoia Parc
WiFi, restaurant, snack bar, pizzeria, take away, three bars, shop, giftshop, animation team, adult’s disco, children’s disco, family disco, games room, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.
Booking Sequoia Parc…
Booking Sequoia Parc is quick and easy with Go Camp France.
The campsite can be booked through a number of our featured companies including Eurocamp, Brittany Ferries and Canvas Holidays. 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 Sequoia Parc then please use the relevant button below.
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Days out and sightseeing
Whilst staying at Sequoia Parc 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!
Luna Park is a great amusement park which can be found around 21km to the southwest of Sequoia Parc campsite. Filled with all sorts of rides and amusements, Luna Parc offers visitors a great place to have some fun. The park caters for all ages with rides and attractions such as carousels, bumper cars, roller coasters, log flumes, slides, mini golf and much, much more. Please note that the park is only open during July and August from 8pm and that the majority of rides have a fixed price of €2.50.
Brouage can be found 9km to the north of Sequoia Parc campsite and is a beautiful fortified town that was founded during the 16th Century. The town was once an important port which made it’s wealth from the salt trade. In the mid 17th Century Cardinal Richelieu ordered that the port be fortified leading to the stunning walls and building you see today being created. Unfortunately some years later the waters retreated and the harbour filled with silt causing the port to become inoperable. The town is now classed as one of the great sites in France and should be visited should you have the time. Whilst in Brouage make sure you see the towns church, take a stroll around the towns ramparts and discover the shops where you’ll find a variety of locally produced goods.
La Rochelle is a wonderful city which can be found just 56km to the north of Sequoia Parc campsite. There’s plenty to keep the whole family busy in La Rochelle with plenty of history, culture and art available. Much of the older part of town dates back to the 17th and 18th centuries and here you’ll find a variety of older styled buildings and architecture. One of the main attractions is the old harbour which lies at the heart of the city and boasts a couple of wonderful old towers which provide a stunning backdrop to this wonderful city.
Along with the history you’ll also be able to find a variety of bars, restaurants, shops and cafes to keep you busy and one of the most visited attractions in La Rochelle is the aquarium. The aquarium at La Rochelle is home to in excess of 12000 different sea animals from a variety of different species, Here you’ll find a variety of fish, turtles, sharks and much, much more to see and explore.
Drive just 27km to the southwest of Sequoia Parc campsite and you’ll stumble across the wonderful Palmyre Zoo.
The zoo is extremely popular and well worth visiting if you have the time but we suggest you make a whole day of it if you can.
The zoo is one of the most popular attractions in the region with in excess of 700,000 people visiting the zoo each and every year and it’s not hard to see why.
Set within a huge pine forest, Palmyre Zoo offers you the chance to see a whole variety of different animals in one place. Whilst at the zoo you’ll be able to see amazing and beautiful creatures such as lions, cheetahs, leopards, tigers, sea lions, rhinos, polar bears, hippos, giraffes, elephants, gorillas, orang-utans and a variety of other mammals, birds and reptiles.
Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at Sequoia Parc 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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