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Camping de Besalú

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  • Quiet wooded site in Catalonia, 10 minutes' drive from medieval Besalú
  • Sadernes gorge, volcanic park, Banyoles lake within a half-hour drive
  • Swimming pool, playground, bar and restaurant serving local dishes

Wooded peace in a capital city? Admittedly this place stopped being a capital and a city several hundred years ago, but all around Camping Besalú and the surrounding area there’s a sense of history stretching back thousands, even millions of years.

Comfortable stays in the present day will be foremost in your mind, and they’re foremost for the team behind this site tucked away in the wooded countryside of Catalonia, about 10 minutes’ drive from the medieval town of Besalú. The bright and clean washrooms have roomy sinks, steaming hot showers with disabled access and baby-changing facilities.

Guests are welcome to grill up alfresco feasts on barbecues (try the botifara sausage… it’s unbeatable), but if they’d rather someone else did the hard work, the restaurant and bar serves a broad menu of snacks and local specialities. With an eye for detail, the restaurant terrace looks out onto the swimming pool, so you can be sipping a sundowner or cradling a coffee while the kids splash about. There’s also a playground to keep them busy and a boules court for family matches or international playoffs.

Once the capital of a province that stretched into France and regarded as one of Spain’s best-preserved medieval towns, Besalú has all the modern stuff like shops, supermarkets and bakeries to keep you stocked up and stuffed with tasty local pastries.

Please note

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

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

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.

The restaurant is open between 01/01 and 31/12.


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8.1

Overall rating based on 27 reviews

 

74% would recommend this site to a friend.

74% would stay here again.

  88% described as Forest ?

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Perfect place to stay.. lots of things to do Great pool and atmosphere03/08/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMaz B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and gravel tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Fantastic atmosphere, friendly welcoming, fun. Clean, well equipped.. we love it and can’t leave!’

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Don’t stay here21/02/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Nothing about site

    Disliked: 

    Difficult drive to get to location, site very muddy and dark, toilets cleanliness was appalling with faeces on the floor in both male and female toilets.

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Very friendly people. Clean toilets and some lovely people at …30/12/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRadoslav S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and gravel touring pitch
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    Very friendly people. Clean toilets and some lovely people at the Restaurant.

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Spotless showers and toilets. Pitches are mostly level. Not much …19/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAshley U.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and gravel tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Spotless showers and toilets. Pitches are mostly level. Not much separating the pitches, but it was pretty quiet when we were there.

    Disliked: 

    Quite some distance from the our town

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Brilliant wifi connection.Excellent toilet block. Pleasant,helpful check-in in spite of …20/08/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDIANA B.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass and gravel touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Brilliant wifi connection.Excellent toilet block. Pleasant,helpful check-in in spite of not so good English but tried hard.Beautiful village Besalu wishing easy walking distance.

    Disliked: 

    Amount of jumping in at the pool and number of large rubber items. Suggestion to help all-----perhaps from 9.30-10.30a.m., so before normal pool opening hours, adult only swimming.

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games, food and pool12/08/2019

Reviewer's country: SpainAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and gravel tent or trailer tent pitch
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    games, food and pool

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Toller Campingplatz04/07/2019

Reviewer's country: AustriaAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and gravel tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Der ganze Campingplatz war super zu einem tollen Preis.

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- bathroom was big and comfortable - clean06/06/2019

Reviewer's country: GermanyAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and gravel tent or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    - bathroom was big and comfortable
    - clean

    Disliked: 

    - only plugs for phone in bathroom or to pay 5 Euros per day. Not really useful for sleeping in aa tent, because plugs are on the outside.

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Decent site, facilites a little tired.14/05/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCliff B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass and gravel tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Friendly staff

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Good site,clean facilities, pleasant manager.06/05/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBrian C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Quiet, good toilet and shower, pleasant manager.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing in town, have to travel to sommieres

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Features

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Forest

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

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

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Horse riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Fully serviced pitches

Hard standings

Water hook-up points for tourers

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Location

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  • Camí de St. Ferriol, Km 2.5, Besalú, Girona, Spain, 17850
  • Timezone Europe/Madrid CEST (GMT+02:00)   GPS 42.1962°N 2.6869°E

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Local attractions

Besalú's also worth a wander for its Jewish ritual bath (ask at the tourist office), its impressive river bridge and Micromundi, a somewhat fab little collection of miniatures and microminiatures.

If the pool and the river views have you hankering for some watery antics, drive 20 minutes to Banyoles for swimming, fishing, kayaking and windsurfing on its lake. You can plunge into history here too, with a look at the town’s Neolithic village, prehistoric caves and Roman ruins.

It’s half an hour to Sadernes for walks through forested gorges and dips in dazzlingly clear river pools, and the same to Olot, centre of the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park whose green cratered peaks rear up suddenly from the surroundings. Head up Montsacopa in the centre of town for cracking views and walks down inside the crater (fret not, it’s been dead for the past 100,000 years).

Depending on whether you want wide sandy beaches and sun loungers, deserted rocky coves or wetland nature reserves, it’s between 45 minutes and an hour to various very fine spots along the coast. For a city fix, wall-enclosed Girona is well worth the 40-minute jaunt, stacked with museums, galleries, lively streets and tasty Catalan treats.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  10 a.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart by:  1 p.m.

Camping de Besalú cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

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 on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Tax

Local eco tax of €0.50 (£0.45) per person per night at least age 16 up to 7 nights is not included and must be paid on arrival.

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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 Camping de Besalú have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
  • Is Camping de Besalú dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Camping de Besalú? Besalú's also worth a wander for its Jewish ritual bath (ask at the tourist office), its impressive river bridge and Micromundi, a somewhat fab little collection of miniatures and microminiatures. If the … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Camping de Besalú?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  10 a.m. –  10 p.m.
    Depart by:  1 p.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Camping de Besalú? From £14.44 (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.
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.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.
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.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
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.
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.
The restaurant is open between 01/01 and 31/12.
The wellness centre is open between 01/01 and 31/12.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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