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Camping de l'Etang du Merle

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  • Located by a pond, the campsite is great for fishermen
  • Relax by the pool and make the most of the green space
  • Go for long walks in the area

Camping de l’Etang du Merle is located by a pond in a green and wooded area is the perfect place to enjoy relaxing holidays. With direct access to the small lake, guests can rent a canoe or kayak, spend hours fishing or simply dip their feet in the water on a hot summer's day. For those of you preferring a bit of activity, over 500km of marked trails are available nearby.

A warm and friendly atmosphere awaits you at the campsite where you will find modern facilities and top-quality services including a swimming pool (open from May to September), a playground, pétanque court, a volleyball and badminton court, ping pong tables, TV and games room.

Other facilities include free wifi available in reception, a grocery store, laundry room and toilet blocks.

The snack bar is open from May to September and regular entertainment and activities is organised in July and August.

Depart: (2 nights)


Click/tap once to select your first day, and again for your departure day.

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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Motorhome service point


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year



Lake and/or mountain


Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Fishing nearby

Horse riding nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby


Large (51-200 pitches)


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  • Le Merle Crux-la-Ville, Nièvre, France, 58 330
  • Timezone Europe/Paris CEST (GMT+02:00)   GPS 47.1371°N 3.4936°E


From Paris:
Head south on the A6 and A77. In Pouilly sur Loire take exit signposted Narcy, and continue towards Prémery and St Saulge. At 3km before St Saulge, turn left, signposted Crux la Ville. The campsite is on the right-hand side.

From Auxerre:
Follow directions to Clamecy, Brinon, St Saulge. In St Saulge continue towards Lurcy le Bourg and then Crux la Ville. The campsite is on the right-hand side.

Local attractions

Tourist attractions nearby:
- Faience de Nevers (40km)
- St. Bernadette's Shrine (40km)
- Decize and the Canal du Nivernais (41km)
- Château de Bazoches (42km)
- Village of La Charite sur Loire (45km)
- François Mitterrand's Museum in Château-Chinon (45km)
- Nevers Magny car and motorcycle racing circuit (52km)
- Morvan Nature Park (65km)

Local Activities:
- Direct access to hiking trails from the campsite
- Paddle boats, canoeing, kayaking, fishing in the local pond
- Horse riding (8km)
- Tree climbing (33km)
- Rafting (65km)


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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the terms and conditions.

Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Entertainment and activities are available between 01/07 and 31/08.
Quiet hours must be respected between 10pm and 7am.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The bar and/or restaurant is open between 15/05 and 01/09.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Units should not be left unoccupied unless previously agreed with the management. Please speak to reception when the need arises, a fee may be charged for unsupervised units.
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

The outdoor swimming pool is open between 15/05 and 01/09 (subject to weather conditions).

Open fires are prohibited.

Local eco/city tax of €0.33 per person over the age of 13 per night is not included and must be paid on arrival.

No vehicle movement between 11pm and 7am.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.