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- Three restored medieval farmsteads with spectacular valley views
- Winery tours and tastings around local Dordogne valley vineyards
- Outdoor pool, two playgrounds, restaurant, snack bar and creperie
If swish, pristine and packed with modern facilities is what you’re after, then you might just want to pause for a sec and peruse this site’s pics.
With splendid views out across the surrounding countryside, Domaine de La Paille Basse is set among a hilltop woodland 250 metres above sea level, with many family-friendly facilities housed across three handsome and pristinely restored medieval farm buildings.
You’ll probably want to check out the pool area first – or at least the kids will when they find out there’s a four-lane super slide to swoosh down. The rest of the family can splash around in the pool or bask alongside, or instead avail themselves of sports and games facilities like ping pong, basketball, football, water volleyball, tennis and pétanque. Aqua aerobics classes run in July and August.
Also in summer, kids will be most entertained by the site’s resident clown and teddy bear mascot, as well as the kids' club activities every morning such as treasure hunts, dancing and cuddles with furry critters at the mini farm… And when they’re not being occupied by this plethora of pursuits, they’ll most likely be spied at one of the site’s two playgrounds or playing with new pals in the games room.
The bar serves relaxed evening drinks on the terrace under the shade of a huge horse chestnut tree, where there's evening entertainment too in peak season. Homemade regional eats are served at the restaurant for dining in or taking away; there's also a snack bar and creperie, and a shop for the self caterers.
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Excellent dans un cadre très joli et très calme. Sympa et propre
Check-in: contactless (in person)
Check-in: one group at a time
Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests
Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Jumbo tent sites
Lake and/or mountain
Electric car charging point(s)
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Propane/gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Dog walk nearby
Nearby farmers' market
Public transportation nearby
Very large (over 200 sites)
Cycle hire nearby
Horseback riding nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
Touring and motorhomes
Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers
Motorhome service point
Water hook-up points for tourers
Please note: It's highly recommended that guests don't rely on a satnav, as it's likely to be incorrect. From the A20, take Exit 55 for Souillac. At the second roundabout after the toll, drive towards Salignac. Follow signs only for 'La Paille Basse'; the site is eight kilometres from Souillac.
Set between the pretty Périgord region and the village of Souillac, the site is among an area that's full of national heritage sites, cultural activities and the promise of sampling many a tasty gastronomic treat: right in the Dordogne valley between Rocamadour and Sarlat (both within 50 minutes’ drive).
History hunters can catch a spot of natural history at the Lascaux caves and the national prehistory museum in Les Eyzies, or if you’re more of an active sort, you can round up the family, load them into canoes or kayaks and embark on a gentle paddle along the Dordogne river.
Excursions to the lush and local Dordogne valley vineyards are just one of the many top trips off site; also highly recommended by site staff is a trip to one of the many local farms, some of which produce France’s famed foie gras.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||noon –||7 p.m.|
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||7 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
Domaine de la Paille Basse cancellation policy
No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Domaine de la Paille Basse will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.
Hired accommodation: €230.00 ($393.89) 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. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Local city tax of €0.66 ($1.03) per person per night at least age 18 is not included and must be paid on arrival.
Local eco tax of €0.25 ($0.39) per person per night is not included and must be paid on arrival.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Domaine de la Paille Basse have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
- Is Domaine de la Paille Basse dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Domaine de la Paille Basse? Set between the pretty Périgord region and the village of Souillac, the site is among an area that's full of national heritage sites, cultural activities and the promise of sampling many a … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Domaine de la Paille Basse?
Camping and touring Arrive: noon – 7 p.m. Depart by: noon On-site accommodation Arrive: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m.