La Bastide en Ardeche campsite is located in Sampzon in the Ardeche region of France.
La Bastide en Ardeche
La Bastide en Ardeche is a beautiful campsite which benefits from spectacular views and a truly wonderful location deep in the heart of the Ardeche countryside.
Lying on the banks of the Ardeche river, La Bastide en Ardeche is located in the grounds of the Chateau de Sampzon which was built in the 17th Century and sits on the hill towering over the campsite.
La Bastide en Ardeche is set in a brilliant location with plenty of woodland and grounds to explore, along with direct access to its own beach along the banks of the river. The riverside beach makes this campsite extremely popular with families and those wishing to take part in water sports like fishing, canoeing and kayaking.
Although one of the main attractions with La Bastide en Ardeche is its beach and direct access to the river, it shouldn’t be forgotten that the campsite also offers a great range of other activities.
One of the great things about campsites in the Ardeche is the great outdoors. There are plenty of places locally to explore by foot, bicycle, car or canoe. So whatever type of holiday your family love, you can rest assured that you’ll be able to find something to please you at La Bastide en Ardeche.
This fantastically authentic French campsite also boasts a lovely little swimming pool complex which is fantastic bearing in mind you have the river to swim in. A great family pool, children’s pool, two water slides and a lovely sun terrace are all present and ready for you to have a fun time in the summer sun.
Campsite activities and facilities
La Bastide en Ardeche 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 La Bastide en Ardeche campsite include table tennis, football, basketball, badminton, volleyball, running track, gym, boules, fishing, horse riding, canoeing, kayaking, playground and cycle hire.
Facilities available at La Bastide en Ardeche campsite include WIFI, restaurant, snack bar, pizzeria, takeaway, bar, groceries, games room, tv room, animation team, washers and dryers.
Things to see and do
There are plenty of things to see and do, and places to visit, within a short distance of La Bastide en Ardeche campsite including:
- 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. 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.
- Pont d’Arc – One of the major tourist attractions and a sight simply not to be missed is the Pont d’Arc. 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 abilities. Located nearby in the Chauvet Pont d’Arc cave you’ll also have the opportunity to see some cave paintings from the palaeolithic 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 then look no further than La Ferme aux Crocodiles. 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 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 extra little bit of excitement.
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