La Bastide en Ardeche

La Bastide en Ardeche campsite

La Bastide en Ardeche is a beautiful campsite which benefits from spectacular views and a truly wonderful location.

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.

Why we recommend booking La Bastide en Ardeche:

Beautiful scenery.
Good swimming pool complex.
On the banks of the river.
Boasts it’s own riverside beach.
Plenty of great places and things to do nearby.

La Bastide en Ardeche is set in a brilliant location with plenty of woodland and grounds to explore along with direct access to it’s 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 it’s beach and direct access to the river, it shouldn’t be forgotten that the campsite also offers a great range of other activities.

The campsite boasts 2 swimming pools with a sun terrace and loungers, 3 playgrounds and a great variety of sports such as a five a side pitch, a tennis court, table tennis tables, badminton and volleyball.

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!

La Bastide en Ardeche

La Bastide en Ardeche campsite information:

  • Opening dates: 29/04/2017 – 09/09/2017
  • Campsite size: Medium
  • Number of pitches: 300 pitches each around 80-100m2
  • Children’s clubs: N/A
  • Nearest beach: N/A
  • Nearest river: Direct Access
  • Nearest lake: N/A
  • Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types

Getting to La Bastide en Ardeche

Getting to La Bastide en Ardeche:

  • Zeebrugge: 1021km
  • Caen Ouistreham: 949km
  • Calais: 1055km
  • Dieppe: 908km
  • Le Havre: 911km
  • Oostende: 1023km
  • St Malo: 967km
  • Roscoff: 1177km
  • Santander: 822km
  • Bilbao: 723km

Activities at La Bastide en Ardeche

On-site activities at La Bastide en Ardeche include:

Two swimming pools, pony trekking, canoeing, fishing, kayaking, table tennis, volleyball, cinema, football, tennis, badminton, boules and three playgrounds.

Please note that some activities may be chargeable.

Facilities at La Bastide en Ardeche

On-site facilities at La Bastide en Ardeche include:

WiFi, restaurant, take away, snack bar, bar, mini market, animation team, children’s disco, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.

Booking La Bastide en Ardeche…

Booking La Bastide en Ardeche 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 La Bastide en Ardeche then please use the relevant button below.

Have a wonderful time…safe in the knowledge that you’re booking with reputable companies and don’t forget to join our mailing list and download our camping app for year-round offers.

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Days out and sightseeing

Whilst staying at La Bastide en Ardeche 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!


Montelimar is a pleasant market town located 52km to the northeast of La Bastide en Ardeche. Whilst not a massively popular tourist destination Montelimar is well worth the visit if you have the chance. The towns medieval centre has a variety of interesting buildings and the Chateau des Adhemar which overlooks the town from above is also worth a visit. The Chateau was constructed in around the 12th Century and is thought to be one of the last and finest examples of a Romanesque castle. The Chateau is also now home to a contemporary art centre with a variety of art on display. Montelimar is probably most famous for it’s almond nougat which is completely different to the sort you can buy in the UK. You’ll be able to find a variety of different types of nougat on sale throughout the town during your visit.


Aubenas is another pleasant city to visit if you’re staying in the Ardeche. The city can be found on top of a hill approximately 28km to the north of La Bastide en Ardeche and is known locally as a city of art and history. Within the city boundaries you’ll be able to find a great variety of buildings which span out from the cities Chateau. Construction on the Chateau d’Aubenas began in the 12th Century with a variety of additions and alterations having been made since. The Chateau is now home to the town hall, a variety of sculptures, paintings and other art and is well worth a visit. There are other buildings worth visiting in Aubenas including the 17th Century St Benoit Cathedral and the Gargoule house which is located near to the Chateau and was built in the 16th Century.

Pont d’Arc

The Pont d’Arc is one of the major tourist attractions in the Ardeche region of France and should be a place you consider visiting when staying at La Bastide en Ardeche. Located approximately 14km to the southeast of La Bastide en Ardeche, the Pont d’Arc is a wonderful feat of nature where an arch has been carved from the rock over the millennia by the Ardeche river. Standing at approximately 60m wide and 54m high, the arch is one of the regions most famous natural attractions and to be honest it’s not hard to see why so many people head here each year.
The river makes it the perfect place to explore by canoe or kayak and if you’re a bit of a history lover the nearby Chauvet Pont d’Arc cave will give you the chase to see some paleolithic cave paintings which date back over 30000 years.


Avignon can be found around 87km to the southeast of La Bastide en Ardeche and is well worth the visit if you have time to spare. Having been inhabited since Neolithic times it’s not hard to believe that this wonderful city is steeped in history of all types. The main place to head to, for most tourists, is the old town which is enclosed within beautiful medieval walls and ramparts which provide many a photo opportunity. Within the walls you’ll find not only a selection of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants but a variety of wonderful buildings. Most important of all the building in Avignon is the Palais des Papes. For the majority of the 14th Century Avignon was the official home of the Pope and this wonderfully impressive building boasts in excess of 600,000 visitors each and every year is one of the most visited monuments in all of France.

Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at La Bastide en Ardeche campsite 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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