St Avit Loisirs is considered to be one of the Dordogne’s premier campsites and it’s not hard to understand why.
Located deep in the beautiful, wooded Dordogne countryside, St Avit Loisirs is a top award winning campsite that offers an outstanding range of activities and facilities and boasts a spectacular pool complex to boot.
Why we recommend booking St Avit Loisirs:
Beautiful woodland setting.
Superb swimming pool complex.
Great range of on site activities.
Good on site facilities and eateries.
Plenty of places to visit nearby.
The pool complex boasts six swimming pools including an indoor pool, 2 children’s pools, a variety of water slides, a lazy river, jacuzzi and to top it off a water jet park which is perfect for children with a variety of different colourful jets and games.
Other on site facilities include a stunning restaurant offering a range of local dishes, a take away, pizzeria and snack bar enabling you to fully relax and enjoy your holiday should you not want to cook. Those wanting to kick back and relax when the children are splashing around in the pool can sit in the bar terrace which overlooks the swimming pool and taste some of the local wines or beers.
St Avit Loisirs really is the perfect choice for those looking for a great family campsite in France. A stunning location, great facilities, superb activities, a wonderful pool complex and lots of activities nearby await visitors to this brilliant campsite.
St Avit Loisirs campsite information
Opening dates: 01/04/2017 – 24/09/2017
Campsite size: Medium
Number of pitches: 199 pitches each around 80-100m2
Children’s clubs: Eurocamp and on-site run children’s activities
Nearest beach: N/A
Nearest river: 6km
Nearest lake: Direct Access
Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types
Getting to St Avit Loisirs
Caen Ouistreham: 594km
Le Havre: 645km
St Malo: 580km
Activities at St Avit Loisirs include:
Six swimming pools with slides, basketball, volleyball, quad biking, mini golf, driving range, archery, gym, tennis, table tennis, jacuzzi, football, cycle hire, boules and a playground.
Please note that some activities may be chargeable.
On-site facilities at St Avit Loisirs include:
WiFi, restaurant, snack bar, take away, pizzeria, bar, children’s disco, family disco, adult’s disco, mini market, gift shop, animation team, games room, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.
Booking a holiday at St Avit Loisirs…
Booking St Avit Loisirs 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 St Avit Loisirs then please use the relevant button below.
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Days out and sightseeing
Whilst staying at St Avit Loisirs 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!
Beynac et Cazenac
Beynac et Cazenac lies 31km to the southeast of St Avit Loisirs campsite and is a must visit for anyone who loves taking photographs.
This wonderfully medieval village lies nestled below the cliffs along the river Dordogne. Classified as “Les plus beaux villages de France” one of the most beautiful villages of France, it’s not hard to see why so many people visit Beynac et Cazenac each year.
Overlooking the village, high of the cliff above is the Chateau de Beynac. The Chateau is one of the most spectacular medieval castles in the whole of the Dordogne region if not France itself. Once occupied by Richard the Lion Heart, King of England, the Chateau offers visitors a wonderful chance to explore the regions history and the views from the Chateau and it’s grounds are truly spectacular.
Gouffre de Proumeyssac
Gouffre de Proumeyssac is a magical cave system that lies 12 km to the southeast of St Avit Loisirs campsite near to Le Bugue.
The caves were discovered by Gabriel Galou in 1907 and offers visitors the chance to see the wonders of the underground world.
Within the cave system there are a variety of galleries one of which is known as the “Crystal Cathedral” due to the enormous number of stalagmites, stalactites and monoliths which are there.
The tour starts with a light show and those who want to make a stunning entrance can take a ride down in a gondola by paying extra, instead of walking down the steps. Be warned though as if you take the gondola you’ll be the ones everyone is looking at as you make your decent!
Aquarium du Perigord Noir
The Aquarium at Perigord Noir is a great place to visit if you have children. Located approximately 9km to the southeast of St Avit Loisirs campsite, on the outskirts of Le Bugue, the aquarium is home to in excess of 6000 fish from a variety of different species. To celebrate the aquariums 25 year anniversary there is also an alligator and reptile zone where you can see a variety of different creatures. One of the great things about the aquarium are the pools where you can interact with the fish. These are especially great for those with children.
Prehisto Parc is an interesting place to visit where you can discover the prehistoric era through a variety of life sized scenes. Take a walk around the parc and find out how Neanderthal hunters went about their daily life and discover some of the animals they would have come across.
Prehisto Parc can be found 25km to the east of St Avit Loisirs and is great for those looking to find out a little more about prehistoric life. As well as a tour there are also a variety of workshops where visitors can get a better grasp of the customs and life during this unique period in time. Flint cutting demonstrations, fire making and also hunting demonstrations are all available during high season.
Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at St Avit Loisirs 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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