Soleil Plage can be found a short distance from the medieval town of Sarlat along the banks of the La Dordogne river deep within the heart of the Dordogne region of France.
This small yet perfect campsite is in one of the best locations possible, allowing you to find and explore all that’s great about the region without having to travel too far.
Why we recommend booking Soleil Plage:
Small yet friendly campsite.
Good pool complex with slides.
Direct access to the river Dordogne.
Lots of places to visit and see nearby.
Soleil Plage campsite has direct access to the banks of the river where you’ll find two lovely beaches. Here you’ll be able to relax with a little wild swimming, fishing or even canoeing if it takes your fancy.
To compliment the wonderful location, Soleil Plage campsite offers visitors a great range of activities and facilities on site. There are a great range of sports along with a good swimming pool complex which comes complete with 3 pools and water slides which children of all ages love.
Those looking to explore the region will find a whole variety of places to see and visit such as Sarlat with its many medieval buildings and streets and the Chateau Castelnaud which is one of the most visited and most popular Chateaux in the region.
Once you’ve visited Soleil Plage once, you’ll understand why so many people return to the campsite year on year to enjoy the facilities, activities and scenery!
- Opening dates: 06/05/2017 – 16/09/2017
- Campsite size: Small
- Number of pitches: 218 pitches each around 80-100m2
- Children’s clubs: On-site run children’s activities
- Nearest beach: N/A
- Nearest river: Direct Access
- Nearest lake: 20km
- Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types
Getting to Soleil Plage
- Zeebrugge: 830km
- Caen Ouistreham: 624km
- Calais: 624km
- Dieppe: 671km
- Le Havre: 676km
- Oostende: 847km
- St Malo: 601km
- Roscoff: 723km
- Santander: 574km
- Bilbao: 472km
Activities at Soleil Plage
Three swimming pools with slides, table tennis, basketball, volleyball, football, fishing, tennis, canoeing, cycle hire, boules and three playgrounds.
Please note that some activities may be chargeable.
Facilities at Soleil Plage
WiFi, restaurant, snack bar, take away, pizzeria, bar, mini market, animation team, adult’s disco, family disco, children’s disco, games room, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.
Booking Soleil Plage…
Booking Soleil Plage 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 Soleil Plage then please use the relevant button below.
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Days out and sightseeing
Whilst staying at Soleil Plage 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!
Grottes de Cougnac
The Grottes de Cougnac are two caves, set on a hillside which were discovered in 1949 and 1952 and have been open to the public ever since. Located approximately 19km to the southeast of Soleil Plage campsite, the caves offer visitors the chance to see some wonderful natural geological formations alongside some prehistoric cave paintings. The tour of the caves lasts for approximately 1 hour with a variety of stalactites and stalagmites on offer along with the wonderful cave paintings of animals such as deer, mammoths and ibex along with a variety of figures that date back between 14000-25000 years. The caves are open to the public from April-November and the entry prices are very reasonable.
Aquarium du Perigord Noir
Aquarium du Perigord Noir is a great place for you to visit if you have children. Situated on the outskirts of Le Bugue, around 36km to the northwest of Soleil Plage campsite, the aquarium is home to around 6000 fish encompassing a variety of different species.
To celebrate the aquariums 25th anniversary, an alligator park has been added to provide visitors with the chance to view a variety of alligators and other reptiles. The aquarium is the largest in the area, holding in excess of 3 million litres of water within it’s tanks. Children will especially love the touch pools which allow them to get up close and personal with some of the aquariums inhabitants.
Chateau les Milandes
Chateau les Milandes was built originally in 1489 and is located 18km to the west of Soliel Plage campsite along La Dordogne river. The Chateau is all you’d expect from a French building of this age with towers and sand coloured walls. The gardens and grounds of the Chateau are also spectacular with plenty of places to enjoy the summer sun and views of the surrounding areas. The Chateau was once home to the famous music hall entertainer Josephine Baker and as such many of the rooms are dedicated to her life and works. Unlike other Chateaux in the area, Les Milandes offers visitors the chance to watch a birds of prey show. With seating for up to 200 visitors the falconers show off between 6 and 8 of their birds of prey in a stunning 30 minute show. Some of the birds of prey you’ll be able to see include kestrels, harris hawks, American fish eagles, eagle owls and barn owls.
La Roque Gageac
If you’re staying at Soleil Plage campsite then make sure you visit the beautiful village of La Roque Gageac. Located 9km to the west of Soleil Plage, the town has been designated as one of the most beautiful villages in France or “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” and it’s not hard to see why.
Possibly one of the most photographed villages in France, the village looks out over La Dordogne river with many medieval cobbled streets winding past pretty and historic buildings. The village has been inhabited in some way shape or form for thousands of years. Defences are cut into the cliffs above the village and there is even evidence that pre historic man lived in the caves, with a variety of finds having been located there. All in all whether you’re interested in history, culture or just love to take a photo, La Roque Gageac is well worth a visit.
Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at Soleil Plage 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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