Chateau la Foret campsite is located in Saint-Julien-des-Landes in the Vendee region of France.
Chateau la Foret
Chateau la Foret is a stunning 4 star campsite that lies within 50 hectares of grounds deep within the Vendee countryside.
Part of the Yelloh Village group of campsites, Chateau la Foret campsite as its name suggests is located in the grounds of a beautiful 19th Century chateau. This small and tranquil park is perfect for those looking for somewhere to unwind and relax whilst still having the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities.
With such a large amount of space to enjoy it really is difficult to know where to start. The on-site lakes are perfect for a spot of fishing, there are plenty of lovely walks through the grounds for those who’d like to get back to nature and the other sports activities are great for the more energetic families. You’ll even find a treetop adventure course in the on-site woodland.
If you’re looking for a campsite next to a beach then Chateau la Foret may not be for you. The nearest beach can be reached by car in a very short time but if you’re looking for an authentic French campsite with brilliant facilities, great activities and where you can make some fantastic family holiday memories together then this is the place for you.
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 feeling of real grandeur.
Campsite activities and facilities
Chateau la Foret campsite offers a comprehensive selection of activities and facilities on site and also nearby to ensure you have a fantastic family holiday.
On-site activities at Chateau la Foret campsite include tennis, table tennis, football, basketball, badminton, volleyball, archery, boules, mini golf, fishing, pony rides, playground, trampolines, adventure course, canoeing and cycle hire.
Facilities available at Chateau la Foret campsite include WIFI, restaurant, snack bar, takeaway, bar, groceries, games room, animation team, washers and dryers.
Accommodation at Chateau la Foret campsite includes a range of 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes that are available from Eurocamp.
Things to see and do
There are plenty of things to see and do, and places to visit, within a short distance of Chateau la Foret campsite including:
- 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. The Chateau 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, it 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 – Although Fontenay le Comte was originally Vendee’s capital city, Napoleon, in 1804 decided to replace it with La Roche sue Yon. Significant 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 – There are a variety of interesting places to visit and see in Sables d’Olonne which show off the culture and history of both the city and the Vendee region. Another great thing about the city is its 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.
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