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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). 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 St Juéry and Albi, and several local markets are close by: ask on site for details.

Please note

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.


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

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

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    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.

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From the manager...

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

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Welcoming and picturesque site.08/19/2019

Reviewer's country: SpainAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • 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.08/19/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMichele C.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    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 facilities08/21/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBeth R.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    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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Beth, we enjoyed meeting you and hope to meet
again 😘

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Fabulous location by the river Tarn, literally on its banks. ...07/28/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBarbara S.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Fabulous location by the river Tarn, literally on its banks. Easy walk into Ambialet, an interesting and picturesque village. The tourist information office there has lots of walking and bike riding leaflets. We walked and biked everywhere - the riverside ride into Albi is beautiful. The owners are extremely attentive and do everything they can to make your stay enjoyable and hassle-free. The pitches are spacious and shady and the toilet and shower facilities are excellent. An absolutely lovely spot.

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*blushing* thnks!

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Excellent. Would definitely recommend07/27/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomdave c.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Nothing

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:-D thanks!

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A small quiet site perfect for relaxing in beautiful surroundings.07/18/2019

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

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Everything ! Toilets/showers perfectly clean. Wonderful hosts - thank you.

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Thank yóu! :)

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Fabulous site and owners, will return.07/18/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomtracey p.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    This beautiful riverside site was made even better by the delightful owners who came to greet us. We were allocated a generous pitch, the facilities were super clean and the one night stay could not have been better. We were only sorry not to be able to stay longer but will be back for a longer stay.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing we didn’t like about the site.
    Tip though, pick up provisions on your way as the nearest shop is about 10km away.

From the manager...

thank you, Tracey. Hope to see you again!

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The welcome, the food, the pitch and the facilities. The ...07/12/2019

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

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    The welcome, the food, the pitch and the facilities. The river is great!

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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We'll keep in touch! ;)

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Great location, lovely hosts and perfect peace.06/28/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSteve P.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    We loved the peace and tranquility of the site and it’s proximity to the beautiful river which was lovely to swim in during the hot weather.
    We also thought Erik and Monique (site owners) were the most fantastic hosts, they were friendly, helpful and spoke perfect English.
    We also loved the communal dining event, the food, prepared and cooked by Erik and Monique was delicious as were the croissants and bread we ordered for morning collection.
    The toilets, showers and wash up areas were spotlessly clean and functional.

    Disliked: 

    There was nothing we disliked however, a chemical and grey waste disposal point would be really useful.

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Hope to see you and Jane again, Steve!

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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

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Forest

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Horse riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent pitches

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Location

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  • Les Bourdaries, Courris, Tarn, France, 81340
  • Timezone Europe/Paris +0200 (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 the gorgeous Brousse-le-Château (half an hour away by car) 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, 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:  10 a.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  10 a.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Camp Vallée Du Tarn cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

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

Bookings cannot be amended within 1 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

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

Hired accommodation: €100.00 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.

Tax

Local city tax of €0.22 per person per night at least age 13 up to 183 nights is not included and must be paid on arrival.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

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

Dogs
A valid vaccination certificate must accompany your dog.

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.

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

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: €100.00 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.

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.

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 hours must be respected between midnight and 8 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.

Reception
Reception is open from 7:30 a.m. to noon and from noon 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.

General
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.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Admission
Unsupervised minors must have a letter of authorisation from their parents or legal guardian.

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

General
You'll need an Environment Agency rod licence (you'll need to apply for this beforehand).

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