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Camping du Moulin de la Gassotte

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From £11.93/€14/A$22.55/$16.64/CA$20.71/CHF15.09/SEK142.59/DKK104.13/NOK146.12/ISK2,061/ARS1,606.68/CLP12,651/PEN65.30/NZ$23.79/ZAR243.12/PLN64.07/R$84.56/CZK357.13/RSD1,647/HUF5,021.07/RUB1,220.95/CN¥107.53 (for 1 night, 2 adults)

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Camping du Moulin de la Gassotte: Well-kept pitches

General

  • In the grounds of an old water mill on the banks of the Gartempe river
  • A 10-minute walk from Saint-Savin; 45 mins' drive from Futuroscope
  • Fishing on site; public open-air pool a five-minute walk away

An old water mill on site – how very splendid. Indeed, as its name may suggest, Camping du Moulin de la Gassotte is in the grounds of a historic mill, with a hectare and a half of partly shaded space on the banks of the Gartempe river.

That old mill once supplied the Vienne town of Saint-Savin, 10 minutes’ walk from the site. These days life mainly works the other way round, with the town keeping guests sorted for shops, restaurants and things to see and do (including the UNESCO-listed 12th-century abbey, and the waterslides of the open-air public pool, both within a few minutes’ walk).

The riverside setting’s not just there for decoration; it also means that guests can set out on canoe trips or settle in for fishing days (once they’ve bought a permit from reception, that is). Watery views make a pretty backdrop for a picnic too; the site has a playground on hand to amuse nippers who tire of taking in the scenery.

Want to see inside the mill? Of course you do – and you’re most welcome. Part of the ground floor of the old building has been converted into a sociable common room with TV, a library and tables and chairs; it’s also the best place to log on to the free wifi to plan outings and adventures.

Please note

Dogs are not allowed in the on-site accommodations.

Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

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

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

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.

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Reception is unmanned after 6 p.m.. Please inform the park while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time so that the team can provide information about your unit/site.

Please note, the toilet/shower block is only open from 1 April until 31 October.


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Nice clean site. Lovely riverside walk right next to the …08/15/2020

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

  • Power optional grass site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Nice clean site.
    Lovely riverside walk right next to the site.
    Friendly hosts.
    Good recycling facilities including composting area and hatch to feed the chickens.
    Could even pick up wifi at the pitch.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Mooie vlakke staanplaatsen07/09/2020

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  • Power optional grass site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Heel proper en zeer vriendelijke mensen

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Tents for hire

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Peaceful

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 sites)

Pop-up campsite

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Motorhome service point

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Location

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  • 10 Rue du 8 Mai 1945, Saint-Savin, Vienne, France, 86310
  • Timezone Europe/Paris +0200 (GMT+02:00)   GPS 46.5690°N 0.8688°E

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Local attractions

Surely you’ll have to start with a stroll to the centre of Saint-Savin to see the 12th-century murals that have earned the town’s abbey the status of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Like what you see? Set off to see more of that sort of thing on the Valley of Frescoes trail, a route that links a dozen local monuments that sport murals dating from the 12th century to the 19th.

Taking in more of the area’s history might involve a trip to the pretty village of Angles-sur-l’Anglin (15 minutes’ drive) or setting off for Chauvigny (15 minutes) to mosey around its medieval streets and take a tour of the ruined castles on a hill just outside the town.

Or perhaps you’d like to look more to the future? If so, the multimedia installations, spectacular shows and thrill rides of Futuroscope are 45 minutes’ drive away. Keeping things in the here and now is a possibility too: there’s plenty of life to see at La Planète des Crocodiles (25 minutes’ drive) and Monkey Valley (an hour).

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Permitted arrival/departure time

RV, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  noon –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  noon
On-park accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Camping du Moulin de la Gassotte cancelation 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 cancelations 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 direct to Camping du Moulin de la Gassotte on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Payment methods accepted at the park

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Terms and conditions

Park 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 du Moulin de la Gassotte have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Camping du Moulin de la Gassotte dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Camping du Moulin de la Gassotte? Surely you’ll have to start with a stroll to the centre of Saint-Savin to see the 12th-century murals that have earned the town’s abbey the status of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Like … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Camping du Moulin de la Gassotte?
    RV, trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  noon –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
    On-park accommodation
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Camping du Moulin de la Gassotte? From $16.58 (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.
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.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
A valid vaccination certificate must accompany your dog.
Dogs are not allowed in the on-site accommodations.
Dogs are prohibited from main facilities and amenities.
Dogs must be kept on leashes 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 (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.

General
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.
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.
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m..
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.

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Reception
Reception is open from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. between 10/01 and 05/01.
Reception is open from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. between 05/01 and 10/01.
Reception is unmanned after 6 p.m.. Please inform the park while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time so that the team can provide information about your unit/site.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Sites
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m..
The car is only included in the rate if you are traveling with a camper, trailer tent or tent. Cars are not permitted when traveling with a motorhome/RV.

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

Additional terms

Please note, the toilet/shower block is only open from 1 April until 31 October.

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