Le Ruisseau is a stunning campsite which is located on a hillside near to Biarritz in the southwest of France and offers visitors some wonderful views of the Pyrenees.
Visitors to Le Ruisseau are really spoilt for choice when it comes to the range of activities and facilities available on site and also things to do and places to see nearby.
Why we recommend booking Le Ruisseau campsite:
Beautiful location and views.
Expansive range of activities and facilities.
Great swimming pool complex.
Lots of great places nearby.
Near to the Spanish border.
There’s a great variety of different activities on site to keep the whole family busy including a lake for fishing, a great range of sports, a gym, 5 playgrounds for younger children and of course a great swimming pool complex.
The swimming pool complex boasts two great pools with a variety of slides and chutes along with a Balneo Spa with a jacuzzi, spa, sauna and whirlpool.
When travelling this far south, a holiday wouldn’t be the same without a trip to the beach. Luckily the closest beach to Le Ruisseau lies a mere 2.5km away in the lovely town of Bidart. If you’re happy to travel a little further afield, we suggest you visit Biarritz. This stunning seaside resort is a stones throw away and offers you the chance to experience some great surfing and bodyboarding along with the chance to spend some time in the resorts quality shops, bars, restaurants and cafes.
- Open dates: 12/05/2017 – 10/09/2017
- Campsite size: Medium
- Number of Pitches: 400 pitches each around 80-100m2
- Children’s clubs: Eurocamp and on-site run children’s activities
- Nearest beach: 2.5km
- Nearest river: N/A
- Nearest lake: 10km
- Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types
Getting to Le Ruisseau
- Zeebrugge: 1068km
- Caen Ouistreham: 779km
- Calais: 1033km
- Dieppe: 875km
- Le Havre: 831km
- Oostende: 1070km
- St Malo: 717km
- Roscoff: 860km
- Santander: 241km
- Bilbao: 142km
Activities at Le Ruisseau
Two swimming pools with slides and chutes, sauna, jacuzzi, spa, whirlpool, cycle hire, table tennis, basketball, tennis, football, volleyball, badminton, volleyball, beach fishing, boules and 5 playgrounds.
Please note that some activities may be chargeable.
Facilities at Le Ruisseau
WiFi, restaurant, snack bar, take away, two bars, mini market, shop, animation team, games room, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.
Booking Le Ruisseau…
Booking Le Ruisseau is quick and easy with Go Camp France.
The campsite can be booked through a number of our featured companies including Eurocamp, Brittany Ferries and Canvas Holidays. 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 Chateau des Ormes then please use the relevant button below.
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Days out and sightseeing
Whilst staying at Le Ruisseau 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!
Bayonne is a wonderful town which lies approximately 14km to the northeast of Le Ruisseau campsite. The town is situated within the outskirts of the Basque country from which it has acquired much of it’s character over the years.
Although the town dates back to Roman times much of it’s architecture is medieval in it’s origins. Once a fortified town, Bayonne’s ramparts can still be seen and walked along to this day. There are also many beautiful Basque inspired colourful buildings within many of the beautiful streets.
The best way to explore Bayonne is by foot. You’ll find plenty of beautiful buildings including the cathedral and there are also plenty of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants where you can soak up the local culture. If you’re looking for a little more history then why not take a trip to the Musee Bonnat. Here you’ll be able to find a great collection of paintings by artists such as Rubens, Goya, El Greco and Degas.
Take a 47km trip to the southwest of Le Ruisseau campsite and you’ll find yourself not just in Spain but also in the wonderful city of San Sebastian.
Known as possibly one of the most beautiful cities in northern Spain, San Sebastian has a lot to offer. The old part of the town boasts a myriad of old winding streets filled with tiny shops, bars and restaurants and you’ll also find some wonderful historical buildings such as San Vincent’s Church.
If you really want some beautiful photo opportunities whilst in San Sabastian, head over to the aquarium where you’ll not only be able to see a variety of sea creatures but also have some great views across the bay.
Biarritz is one of the most famous surfing and seaside resorts in France and it’s not hard to see why. This wonderful resort is located just 7km to the north of Le Ruisseau campsite and is perfect for a family day out.
Biarritz has always prospered from the sea and was once an important whaling port until in 1854 the wife of Napolean III made it fashionable for bathing. Since then it has grown to become one of the best resorts in France. Along with the sea, surf and sand, Biarritz is also famous for it’s beautiful sunsets. The best place to see these are from the Rocher de la Vierge. Most people tend to visit Biarritz either for the sea and beach or for the culture. You’ll find a great variety of shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars in the city which provide the perfect place to unwind and relax.
Zoo de Labenne
The Zoo de Labenne lies approximately 26km to the northeast of Le Ruisseau campsite and is a great place to visit if you have children.
The zoo covers approximately 5 hectares and is home to around 200 different animals across 60 different species.
Animals at the Zoo de Labenne include, zebras, lemurs, wolves, wallabies, parrots, racoons, deer, tortoises and much more. You’ll also find a lovely petting area where you can touch a variety of farm animals such as goats, rabbits, ponies, donkeys and sheep. Entry prices are very reasonable and to make your trip cheaper and more fun make sure you take a picnic!
Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at Le Ruisseau 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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