Le Chateau des Marais campsite is located in Muides-sur-Loire in the Loire region of France.
Le Chateau des Marais
Le Chateau des Marais is a lovely family friendly, authentic French campsite that boasts an excellent location within the grounds of a traditional French manor.
The beautiful wooded grounds extend to around 14 hectares and provide the perfect place for families to have fun and relax. There’s plenty of space for children to run around and play and for those looking for a more peaceful holiday location you’ll easily be able to find a quiet spot in which you can sit back and enjoy nature to the full.
One of the great things about Le Chateau des Marais is its fabulous location. Just 100m from the nearby Loire river and 500m from the royal hunting estate of Chateau Chambord means that you’ll have a plethora of things to see and do whilst staying her.
Chambord covers an area in excess of 400 hectares and boasts one of the most impressive Chateau is France. Not only is the Chateau worth visiting but if you like cycling or walking then the forest in which it stands also boasts a plethora of tracks and trails for you to explore.
Back on-site you’ll find that the swimming pool complex at Le Chateau des Marais is second to none. There’s a beautiful sun terrace which boasts sun loungers and a selection of green foliage that provides you with some needed shelter during those boiling hot days. If you choose to stay here you’ll also find a sauna, jacuzzi, 5 swimming pools (some of which are covered), a great lazy river which winds its way between the other pools and a selection of water slides.
Campsite activities and facilities
Le Chateau des Marais 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 Le Chateau des Marais campsite include tennis, table tennis, football, basketball, volleyball, mini golf, fishing, pony rides, playgrounds, boules and cycle hire.
Facilities available at Le Chateau des Maraiss campsite include WIFI, restaurant, snack bar, pizzeria, takeaway, bar, groceries, games room, tv room, animation team, washers and dryers.
Accommodation at Le Chateau des Marais campsite includes a range of 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes and tents 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 Le Chateau des Marais campsite including:
- Le Mans – Anyone at all interested in motor racing, will instantly recognise Le Mans as the home of the 24 hour race which started in 1923. Thousands of visitors attend Le Mans each year to view the race with many also attending to try their hand at many of the driving experience courses that are available. What many people forget however is that Le Mans existed prior to the start of motor racing. Le Mans’ origins date back to before Roman times and there are many Roman remains that are still viewable today including the 3rd century amphitheatre and the Gallo Roman walls. Due to its strategic importance, Le Mans was also the scene for many battles throughout time including during the time of William the Conqueror and even World War 1 and World War 2.
- Orleans – Orleans has been of strategic importance dating back as far as Gallic times when it was known as Cenabum. Steeped in history it’s best known as the city that New Orleans in America is named after and the place that Joan of Arc saved from siege in 1429. Due to her endeavours to save the city, Joan of Arc was known as the Maid of Orleans or (La Pucelle d’Orleans). The city itself boasts a variety of different sightseeing opportunities such as the Sainte Croix Cathedral, the Gallo Roman wall that dates back to the 4th century AD, the Musee des Beaux Arts d’Orleans which holds art works from the 15th to 20th Century and a reconstruction of the house that Joan of Arc stayed in.
- Chateau de Chaumont – The Chateau sits on a hill overlooking the river and was originally constructed in the 10th Century to protect the borders between the areas of Anjou and Blois. Unfortunately there is nothing left of the original Chateau as it was destroyed by King Louis XI in the 15th Century. What stands here now is a beautiful Renaissance style Chateau which is a great place to visit with many rooms within the Chateau offering visitors the chance to view a variety of antiques and artworks with the aim of showing what life would have been like in the Chateau during its heyday. The Chateau and its grounds are truly spectacular but those interested in art will love the multitude of contemporary art exhibitions and displays which are dotted around the Chateau, its outbuildings and its grounds.
- Adventure Park – This brilliant tree top adventure park and paintball course will provide children and adults with a great place to have a lot of outdoor fun. There are a variety of different tree courses for various ages (from 6 and over) and abilities with a selection of different rope climbs, ladders, swings and zip lines available to challenge you. For those under the height and age requirements there’s also a playground and for those older ones looking for a bit more excitement, the paintball arena will give you a great challenge in warfare.
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