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Camping La Fortinerie

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General

  • Peaceful site between Vernantes and Mouliherne in the Forêt de Monnaie
  • Less than half an hour from Saumur and the Loire river
  • Communal barbecue area, well-equipped kitchen and smart bathrooms

Four acres of family-friendly space flanked by fields and forest – how fab. Quiet rural site Camping La Fortinerie is a family-run place on the edge of the Forêt de Monnaie, with heaps of space but only a handful of guests on site at any one time to preserve the peace.

And how even more fab – Saumur is less than half an hour away by car for when you fancy breaking away from the woodsy surrounds for days meandering around the medieval château, taking in a show at Le Cadre Noir, paddling along the Loire or sampling the town’s array of sparkling wines.

You’ll not need to stray all that way for food though, for there are supermarkets, butchers, bakers and the like in the nearby villages of Vernantes and Mouliherne, and plenty of local markets to poke about in. Supplies sorted, you’re keenly encouraged to spend a chilled out evening on site cooking on the communal barbecue and sipping something from one of the area’s wineries.

Should you wish to retreat indoors to prep your meals, it’s a short stroll to the well-equipped kitchen (with microwave, oven, fridge-freezer, crockery, pans and the like); it’s also here that you’ll be able to freshen up your togs with the laundry facilities. As for freshening up yourself, that’s easily sorted in the smart shared bathrooms, which are kitted out with rain showers, mirrors and power sockets for your beautifying gadgets.

Please note

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

Dogs are not allowed in the on-site accommodations.


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Perfect spot. Best facilities. Lovely owners. Idyllic surroundings. What more ...09/11/2019

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    Perfect spot. Best facilities. Lovely owners. Idyllic surroundings. What more could we want. Best site in France so far. Will be hard to beat

    Disliked: 

    Having to go home

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lovely sight - spotlessly clean and ran by a very ...08/27/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDavid Y.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    lovely sight - spotlessly clean and ran by a very sociable / friendly couple. The bathrooms were spotless and are hotel standard and the little extras - a herb and vegetable garden and campers kitchen for example make this site my favourite to date. I will definitely be staying again and recommending to friends and family. The area is great for cycle rides and there are some lovely places to visit nearby.

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Quiet, plenty of space, excellent management, clean facilities.08/19/2019

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  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Quiet, plenty of space, not a big crowded camping site, general vibes. Well curated and managed on every front.

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    Nothing - everything excellent

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Thank you very much for your comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime.

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Clean, rural and good base for exploring07/20/2019

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    Loved our rural stay here with our two teenagers. Tina and Julian have worked really hard to make their place comfortable and clean and we made full use of the vegetable and herb patches. It’s a good base for exploring saumur and along the Loire. Highly recommended!

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Thank you for the review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. and glad you enjoyed picking from the vegetable and herb gardens.
We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Just a fantastic place to relax and enjoy the wonderful countryside07/13/2019

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

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Everything. The owners couldn't be more friendly and helpful, they have thought of everything that anyone might like including fresh veg, herbs and eggs from their gardens. The bathrooms are hotel standard the best we have ever encountered whilst camping. The Campers kitchen is so well equipped you need for nothing. The whole site is quirky and beautiful with so many clever ideas and touches. Well done Tina and Julian for the gem of a place you have created, we will definately be coming back

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    Nothing not to like

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Thank you very much for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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What a fantastic site we have been blessed to stay at this site.07/12/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomChris T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Everything about this site and the lovely owners. Fantastic bathrooms most people would love in there own home great communion spaces for BBQ etc fresh fruit and veg and eggs the hoists Tina and Julian were fantastic can’t wait to comeback again sometime very soon this will be our first booking

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    Nothing to dislike

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Thank you so much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.

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Bar nearby

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Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

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Hikers’ paradise

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Touring and motorhomes

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Amenities on park

Bath available

Drying room

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Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

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Pick-up from public transport

Restrooms

Shower available

Tents for hire

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Utilities

Charging facilities

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Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

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Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

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Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Type

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Tiny (1-10 sites)

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

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Location

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  • Mouliherne, Maine-et-Loire, France, 49390
  • Timezone Europe/Paris +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 47.4372°N 0.0063°E

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Local attractions

It’s well worth making the half-hour car journey to Saumur for a day trip, wandering round its château and taking your place in the audience for the military horse shows at the famed Le Cadre Noir. If you’ve a little more time, the town’s also home to a tank museum, a mushroom museum and several places that you can hire canoes for a Loire-based paddle.

Time for a glass of vino? Saumur’s the place for those who favour bubbles; there are plenty of fab places to take a winery tour and pick up a bottle or two around Angers (45 minutes’ drive away) as well.

For an insight into how different folks lived their lives, pay a visit to the troglodyte village 40 minutes away at Rochemenier or wander round the rather fancier digs at Château de Montgeoffroy or Château de Gizeux. Should the tiddlers tire of history, there’s an excellent zoo in Doué-la-Fontaine.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  noon –  11 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  11 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Camping La Fortinerie cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

Bookings cannot be amended within 14 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.

Tax

Local city tax of €1.00 ($1.77) per person per night at least age 14 up to 14 nights 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

  • Does Camping La Fortinerie have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Camping La Fortinerie dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Camping La Fortinerie? It’s well worth making the half-hour car journey to Saumur for a day trip, wandering round its château and taking your place in the audience for the military horse shows at the ... Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Camping La Fortinerie?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  noon –  11 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  4 p.m. –  11 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Camping La Fortinerie? From $35.34 (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.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 14 day(s) of arrival.

Dogs
Dogs are not allowed in the on-site accommodations.
Dogs must be kept on leashes 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.

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

General
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

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

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy; a fine of €100.00 ($167.70) will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

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