Spectacular Châteaux

Eurocamp's Best: Spectacular Châteaux

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The Châteaux and palaces in Europe are second to none, with enough of these grand residences to fill an entire holiday, let alone just a day trip. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up a royally good selection of parcs that are close to the most famous and spectacular Châteaux in France. So accept this invitation to take a look at how the other half live and choose the ideal cultural stop for your next grand trip.

Eurocamp's Best: Spectacular Châteaux

La Croix du Vieux Pont, near to Château de Pierrefonds

La Croix du Vieux Pont, Paris

The fairy tale Château de Pierrefonds, setting for the BBC series ‘Merlin’, is only about half an hour's drive away. Beautifully restored, the castle has turrets, towers and a moat, plenty to explore.

La Croix du Vieux Pont ›

More highlights

  1. Take a day trip to Disneyland® Resort Paris
  2. Eurocamp’s Kids’ Clubs for all ages
  3. Huge choice of activities, from archery, to pedalos, to ten-pin bowling

Domaine de la Brèche near to Château d'Usse

Domaine de la Brèche, Loire

Step into story time at Château d’Ussé, the inspiration for the tale of Sleeping Beauty. The story is re-told as you tour the château. Outside, don't forget to explore the gardens, considered by many as one of the Loire's most beautiful.

Domaine de la Brèche ›

More highlights

  1. Discover the local countryside while pony-trekking
  2. Get a hole in one on the 9-hole mini golf course
  3. Fabulous pool complex with slides and toddler pool

Le Moulin de Paulhiac near to Château de Beynac

St Avit Loisirs, Dordogne

5 Châteaux not to miss: Château de Milandes, Château Castelnaud, Château de Beynac, Château de Montford and Château de Puymartin...try and visit them all!

St Avit Loisirs ›

More highlights

  1. Superb onsite aqua complex with indoor and outdoor pools and waterslides
  2. Explore the medieval town of Sarlat - market day is a must!
  3. Enjoy a canoe trip along the Dordogne river

Le Parc de Fierbois near to Château Azay-le-Rideau

Le Parc de Fierbois, Loire

Catch the fabulous sound and light show at the majestic Château Azay-le-Rideau, illustrating the castle's history. 

Built during the early French Renaissance, the château is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Parc de Fierbois ›

More highlights

  1. Array of activities for all ages, including archery, fishing and wine tasting
  2. Lovely lagoon pool complex with waterslides
  3. Within easy reach of Tours, a must-visit while you’re here


Les Peupliers, Roussillon

No visit to the western Mediterranean is complete without a day trip to the world famous Carcassonne! Closer at hand is the impressive Palace of the Kings of Mallorca, situated in the heart of Perpignan.

Les Peupliers ›

More highlights

  1. Try out the Space Racer waterslide, or stoll to the beach
  2. Meander down the coast to the artist town of Collioure
  3. Have an adventure at Argelès Canyoning

chateau la foret, vendee campsite

Château La Forêt, Vendée

Don’t miss the adventure at Château de Talmont, the medieval fortress of Richard the Lionheart. Experience cross bow shooting, knights on horse back and falconry displays.

Château la Forêt ›

More highlights

  1. Take to the tree tops at the brilliant adventure course
  2. Explore around the nearby Lac du Jaunay, or take a short drive down to the coast
  3. Step back in time with a day trip to Puy du Fou theme park

Camping du Val de Bonnal near to Château de Bournel

Camping du Val de Bonnal, Jura

One for golf lovers, join one of the parc’s weekly trips to the magnificent Château de Bournel and practice your swing.

Le Val de Bonnal ›

More highlights

  1. Let your little monkeys loose in the trees on the parc’s high rope adventure course
  2. Relax by one of the parc’s two lakes or on the golf course
  3. Get on the water in a canoe or kayak, or in the water at the parc’s fabulous pool complex

Domaine des Ormes near to Château de Comboug

Domaine des Ormes, Brittany

Literature fans will love Château de Combourg, childhood home of great French novelist Châteaubriand. Or explore the botanical gardans and animal reserve at Château Bourbansais.

Domaine des Ormes ›

More highlights

  1. Endless activities for all ages, from golf to horse riding and cycling to high ropes adventure course
  2. Eurocamp’s Kids’ Clubs available here
  3. Take pedalos out onto the parc’s lake

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