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Camping Le Moulin de Saussaye

9.2
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General

  • Simple site on a working farm in the Loire valley
  • Riverside location for fishing
  • Meet the animals: ducks, hens, goats, pigs and cows all on site

This shaded bolthole on the banks of a river is a mighty nifty base for exploring the Loire valley...

Basic but well-kept facilities are surrounded by a busy and pioneering farm at Camping Le Moulin de Saussaye, whose owner is passionate about sustainable and eco-friendly techniques (the kids will be passionate too about saying bonjour to the resident animals).

It's five minutes' drive from here to the pleasant village of L'Île-Bouchard, cut in two by the Vienne river and home to a bakery, supermarkets and plenty of eating places. The winding river trail from Le Moulin de Saussaye, meanwhile, leads to the handsome village of Crissay-sur-Manse, with its white limestone cottages and ruined 15th-century castle; swim in the river here in summer months, or hire canoes to explore further.

If you prefer to zip around the countryside on four wheels, the historic towns of Tours, Angers and Saumur can all be reached in under an hour and a half's drive. Sensible sorts should also take time to consider what else the Loire valley is famed for: most happily, the farm is minutes away from the Loire's fab 800-kilometre wine route.

Please note

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.

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

Bookings must not be for more than 15 consecutive nights.

The site only allows dogs up to 20kg.

Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

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

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Hired accommodation: water, electricity and gas are all metered on site and must be paid at check-out at the following rates : water is €2.90 per m³, electricity is €0.14 per kWh and gas is €3 per kg.

Because of the proximity to the river, children must be supervised at all times; the site can take no responsibility for supervision.


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9.2

Overall rating based on 16 reviews

 

81% would recommend this site to a friend.

75% would stay here again.

  80% described as Peaceful ?

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Very Friendly campsite, facilities very clean08/31/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLara D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Very Friendly campsite, facilities very clean

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Complete gem, close a supermarket yet tucked away in beautiful …08/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomEmily D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Complete gem, close a supermarket yet tucked away in beautiful french countryside - amazing campsite such stunning surroundings and lovely lovely owners !!! 100% recommend! The facilities were lovely and very very clean

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A nice site for those that prefer to get away from serviced facilities09/22/2019

Reviewer's country: SpainJon P.Confirmed

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

    Fantastic location and scenery.

    Disliked: 

    Due to close proximity of mill river, the tent camping field gets regularly flooded.
    This is why the campsite/farm owners cannot build a toilet/shower facility in that area. The facilities were some distance from the camping field.

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Friendly staff would visit again09/16/2019

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

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

    toilet showers excellent clean and hot great for a stopover pretty place with animals

    Disliked: 

    Bit noisy with motorbikes

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Wonderful08/22/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Wonderfully peaceful campsite with very helpful hosts

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Rustic camping near Chinon08/19/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Friendly welcome, real farm with cows, roosters crowing, nice breakfast service with fire in the hearth, clean bathrooms, path lit from pitches to bathrooms, working water wheel, walking distance to shops and restaurant in the village

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Highly recommend, lovely hosts, very clean facilities08/16/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Lovely friendly hosts, very clean facilities, peaceful setting, other guest friendly.

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Lovely quiet site with friendly owners08/14/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMartin G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Owners
    Peace

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Very friendly, clean services, tranquil site 10 mins walk from …08/11/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Very friendly, clean services, tranquil site 10 mins walk from village.Supermarket within walking distance & the river Vienne.
    Quiet, peaceful & picturesque.

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Typical French farm site08/04/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAlex W.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Idyllic rustic setting - old farmhouse, mill, farm. Well-equipped toilets, showers and washing. Lots of shady areas. BBQ, ping pong table.

    Sell their own eggs each morning.

    Disliked: 

    Location not as quiet as expected due to people riding mopeds up and down nearby road late at night, but that could have been a one-off.

    Just be aware there's no shop of any kind.

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Hand sanitising stations

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

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

Local produce

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

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

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

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Location

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  • Le Moulin de Saussaye, Crouzilles, Indre-et-Loire, France, 37220
  • Timezone Europe/Paris +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 47.1292°N 0.4287°E

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Local attractions

You can't come to the Loire and not look at a château or two... Villandry is half an hour's drive away and an absolute stunner, specifically for its extensive Renaissance gardens. Château Amboise (an hour), built on a spur overlooking the Loire, was so splendidly well-appointed that King Charles VII pinched it off its owner and set up residence there. Also an hour away, Château Chenonceau arguably tops the lot, built on arches straddling the Cher river.

Saumur (50 minutes), like most Loire towns, is a lovely spot to wander and window shop; it's also home to the famed Cadre Noir riding school, whose balletic displays of horsemanship draw crowds from all over the world. For something out of this world, meanwhile, the digital magic of Futuroscope, a theme park like no other, is just outside Poitiers (50 minutes).

After the châteaux, see how the other half lived in the troglodyte village near Rochemenier (an hour). Inhabited until the 1930s, this rock village has subterranean farms and a hidden chapel to explore. Mind your head.

From rare housing to rare inhabitants, ZooParc Beauval (an hour) is home to red pandas and white tigers; the sea lions lay on a splendid daily show outdone only by the birds, five hundred of whom – including owls and pelicans, storks and parrots – swoop over your heads in the avian amphitheatre: best bring an umbrella…

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  noon

Camping Le Moulin de Saussaye cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

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 on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Tax

Local city tax of €0.22 per person per night at least age 18 is not included and must be paid on arrival.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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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 Le Moulin de Saussaye have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Camping Le Moulin de Saussaye dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Camping Le Moulin de Saussaye? You can't come to the Loire and not look at a château or two... Villandry is half an hour's drive away and an absolute stunner, specifically for its extensive Renaissance gardens. Château … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Camping Le Moulin de Saussaye?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Camping Le Moulin de Saussaye? From €12.30 (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.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Bookings must not be for more than 15 consecutive nights.
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

Dogs
Dogs are prohibited from main facilities and amenities.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Dogs
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

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.

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.

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

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Quiet (afternoon) hours must be respected between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m..
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 7:30 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.

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

Dogs
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.
The site only allows dogs up to 20kg.

Vehicles
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

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

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Visitors
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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

Dogs
Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

Additional terms

Hired accommodation: water, electricity and gas are all metered on site and must be paid at check-out at the following rates : water is €2.90 per m³, electricity is €0.14 per kWh and gas is €3 per kg.

Because of the proximity to the river, children must be supervised at all times; the site can take no responsibility for supervision.

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