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Camp Vallée Du Tarn: Beach under the bridge

General

  • Friendly riverside site 10 minutes' walk from medieval Ambialet
  • Peaceful site with spectacular river and forest views
  • Fishing, bike hire, swimming and canoe safaris all available

Before you read on, it’s a fine idea to peruse the pics of Camp Vallée Du Tarn. That hammock and those fishing spots – if you’re seeking a peaceful place to pass the day in the Midi-Pyrénées, either of those will do very nicely indeed, n’est-çe-pas?

Bring a stack of books and/or fishing kit and those choice spots could see you sorted for the duration if you wish. If, however, this small site’s spectacular river views have inspired you to see a bit more of the Tarn valley, this is a splendid place to base yourselves. Bike hire and canoe safaris can be had on site, wildlife walks are easily accessed in the surrounds, and it’s a leisurely 10-minute amble into the nearest village Ambialet (where there's a charging point for electric cars, plus two restaurants, a bar and a takeaway pizzeria). Reception has plenty of info on local attractions; if you need further recommendations, ask the owners for their tips.

Life on site moves at a blissfully relaxed pace – friendly owners Erik and Monique maintain a book swap and wifi connection, and are happy for you to stoke up a barbecue or campfire for a lazy evening. They'll also sort you out with breakfast bits to get your day off to a tasty start, and host a communal dinner of barbecue food, pasta, fish, burgers and other dishes three times a week.

For foodie stock-ups, it's half an hour's drive to the supermarkets in Albi, and several local markets are close by: ask on site for details.

Please note

No charcoal barbecues allowed.

Reception is unmanned after 8:30 p.m.. Please inform the site while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time, so that the team can provide information about your unit/pitch.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

This is a quiet site: no music is allowed.

Please note that the toilet/shower facilities are unisex.

Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Units longer than 8 metres are not allowed.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Guests under the age of 3 are not allowed on site.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.


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100% would stay here again.

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Beautiful and peaceful campsite with lots of nature around13/09/2021

Reviewer's country: BelgiumAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and earth pitch (XL)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Big pitches, beautiful view, clean facilities, friendly owners, possible to rent kayaks, play badminton, swim,..., food every evening, lots of shade, peace and quiet

    Disliked: 

    Very slight slope in pitch(es)

From the manager...

Dankjewel :-)

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Beautiful location, peaceful setting and lovely hosts. We were wowed!31/08/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLinda W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and earth pitch (XL)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything ...it was AMAZING!!

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

From the manager...

Thank you! and again, your song in our heads..... :-D

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Very clean, shaded pitches, hot showers31/08/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMaria K.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and earth pitch (XL)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very clean, shaded pitches, hot showers

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From the manager...

See you next time! Thanks!

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A wonderful campsite with friendly hosts - well worth a return visit!31/08/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDavid P.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass and earth pitch (XL)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We were immediately greeted warmly by Erik and Monique, the hosts, who showed us the pitch and facilities (even encouraging our dog into the river before doing anything else....). There was plenty of flexibility for where we could pitch our tent. The campsite is in a stunning location, right on the banks of the River Tarn, and we were able to have a lovely swim with our Labrador! The village nearby is only a short stroll away, and very charming.
    The washing facilities were superb (the best we've seen), with toilet roll, soap, washing-up liquid and shower gel all provided.
    We met some lovely families who had returned to the site, having enjoyed it so much the previous year. We could certainly see why!

    Disliked: 

    This isn't a dislike, but it's worth noting that cards aren't accepted for payment (luckily we had cash on us) - it's mentioned in the booking process, but we hadn't read carefully enough.

From the manager...

Thanks! See you next time:)

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Excellent small unique camp site next to beautiful river22/07/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJon L.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and earth pitch (XL)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful location next to river; Very hospitable, friendly and helpful Dutch couple that run the site; Free kayaks; Quiet.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing - was exceptional.

From the manager...

Till next time Jon!!

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Excellent site, would definitely recommend.28/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKevin H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and earth pitch (XL)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything.
    Ended up staying an extra 2 nights, and even then we didn’t really want to leave!
    Monique and Erik were fab! Everything you could ask for.
    Great showers and toilets - clean, hot and spacious.
    Peaceful location on the river.
    We hope to be back!

    Disliked: 

    Nothing.

From the manager...

see you next time, Kevin 8-)

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Very peaceful site with shade and sun to choose. The …14/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomandrew l.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and earth pitch (XL)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very peaceful site with shade and sun to choose. The hosts were very welcoming and attentive. Spotless facilities. Location was great for just chilling by the river or to go and explore the endless forests and mountains.

    Disliked: 

From the manager...

Thanks for the review Andrew 😎
We'll see you again!

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Anonymous user

Welcoming and picturesque site.19/08/2019

Reviewer's country: SpainAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and earth pitch (XL)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Riverside location, very peaceful. Lovely hosts who were very welcoming and friendly. Some nights there is home cooked food available which is excellent. A lovely village close by called Ambialet with a stunning weir to cross. Lovely clean toilets, showers with lots of hot water on the site.

    Disliked: 

    A bit muddy when it rained.

From the manager...

Thank you for your lovely review! 8-)

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Excellent location, clean facilities, lovely hosts.19/08/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMichele C.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet, campsite. On the bank of the Tarn. It has wow factor. Really excellent but hidden location. Toilets and showers were clean and looked recently decorated, plenty of hot water too.

    The hosts were extremely accommodating, and spoke English, Dutch and French - probably can do other languages too!!

    Disliked: 

    None - what’s not to like?

From the manager...

Thanx!! 8-D

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Great staff, great pitches and excellent facilities21/08/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBeth R.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass and earth pitch (XL)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    This is a fabulous little campsite, weekly cook outs, a group hike, and lots of personalised service, right by the river. Couldn't ask for a better place!

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From the manager...

Beth, we enjoyed meeting you and hope to meet
again 😘

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent pitches

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Themes

Forest

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Horse riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

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  • Les Bourdaries, Courris, Tarn, France, 81340
  • Timezone Europe/Paris CEST (GMT+02:00)   GPS 43.9442°N 2.3856°E

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Local attractions

Pottering off to little villages is a popular way to spend some time around here. Once you’ve meandered around medieval Ambialet (10 minutes’ walk) and climbed up to its priory for some fab views, you might also like to check out Cordes-sur-Ciel (50 minutes' drive), the gorgeous Brousse-le-Château (half an hour) or Coupiac (25 minutes), where the nippers can get dressed up to immerse themselves in medieval life at the château.

Albi half an hour away is another excellent place for a day out. Wander through the half-timbered streets and visit the cathedral if history’s your thing; those with an eye for culture and colour will want to drop in on the art museum filled with works by local lad Toulouse-Lautrec and maybe sashay through the fashion museum too.

Venture a little further to Gaillac (45 minutes) for days spent wandering among the wineries and vineyards and a trip to the wine museum, or head to the Haut-Languedoc Regional Natural Park (45 minutes) for hikes, wildlife watching and other active days.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.

Camp Vallée Du Tarn cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

Bookings cannot be amended within 1 day(s) of arrival.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

The remainder is payable direct to Camp Vallée Du Tarn on arrival.

Hired accommodation: €100.00 (£86.04) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Tax

Local city tax of €0.22 (£0.19) per person per night at least age 18 up to 183 nights is not included and must be paid on arrival.

Payment methods accepted on the park

Cash

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Camp Vallée Du Tarn have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Camp Vallée Du Tarn dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Camp Vallée Du Tarn? Pottering off to little villages is a popular way to spend some time around here. Once you’ve meandered around medieval Ambialet (10 minutes’ walk) and climbed up to its priory for some … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Camp Vallée Du Tarn?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  9 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  9 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Camp Vallée Du Tarn? From £15.47 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
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.
Guests under the age of 3 are not allowed on site.
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.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 1 day(s) of arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.
Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.
Please select an electric hook-up if you wish to hire a fridge.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Please note that the toilet/shower facilities are unisex.
Quiet hours must be respected between 12 a.m. and 8 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
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.
This is a quiet site: no music is allowed.
You'll need an Environment Agency rod licence (you'll need to apply for this beforehand).

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: €100.00 (£86.04) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Reception
Reception is open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. between 01/04 and 30/09.
Reception is unmanned after 8:30 p.m.. Please inform the site while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time, so that the team can provide information about your unit/pitch.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.
No charcoal barbecues allowed.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m..
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.
Units longer than 8 metres are not allowed.

Visitors
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.
Visitors must leave the premises by 6 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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