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France & Italy 2005 Campsites

We've listed all the campsites we stayed at during our two month trip in 2005.
Those marked
M are in the 2005 Michelin Campsite guide.
Those marked
were in the ACSI Camping Card low season discount scheme.
Pitch fees were for two adults without electric hookup unless symbol shown by fee.

List of AIRES (with GPS co-ords) stayed at and passed by  

Camera links
for detailed information about some of the places we visited this year - more to follow

TYPE Nearest Town/Dept


FRANCE (outward journey)
A Loree du Bois
private campsite
St Omer/
Nord 59
Mostly statics gnomes etc level grass pitches a bit muddy due to heavy rain
Mun les Premier Pres
municipal campsite
Cote d'Or 21
Large shady site flot bleau free Old but good facilities. Short walk along stream to village for shops and wine sales
Chateauneuf les Bains
Les Pres du Dimanche
Municipal campsite Riom/
Puy de Dome 63
Level hedged pitches by river excellent facilities; another 2 star municipal site 300 metres away with more basic facs. Small village with old church.
La Tour d'Auvergne
La Vallee

private campsite 
la Bourboule/
Puy de Dome 63
Mostly statics 1km from town in valley fishing café/internet shack adjacent mh service point available open drain
Chon du Tarn
private campsite
Lozere 48
Level pitches near river with vine pergolas for shade. Some statics. Small shop in bureau. Interesting buildings in village. about 5km from Florac
Lou Vicens
private campsite 
Gard 30
Level hedged pitches with water taps mostly statics. In small village near Rhone canal locks barges etc
St Zacharie
La Gantesse

private campsite
Var 83
Down 3.5km rough track rustic site in hills mostly large statics basic facilities waste water in drain pipe under concrete cover
Camping Roux
private campsite
St Tropez/
Var 83
Shady woodland pitches good facilities many Dutch quite busy. 1km through woods to large sandy beach
La Ferme a Riole
aire naturelle
Alpes Maritime 06
Rural site in arboretum basic old facilities swimming pool and games room. Hard to find up narrow roads on outskirts of Nice
FRANCE (return  journey)
Yvoire - Excenevex
Le Chant d'Oiseau

private campsite
Haut Savoie 74
Basic small site near Yvoire pretty touristy town on Lake Geneva. Boat trips available. MH parking area in town but not overnight
St Laurent en Grandvaux
Mun Champ du Mars
municipal campsite 
St Claude/
Jura 39
Tarmac motorhome parking area with water grey waste and electricity bornes but no obvious wc waste drain marked. A few statics; basic facilities open all year. Small town with a few interesting shops
Municipal La Louve
municipal campsite
Jura 39
Riverside site modern toilet block hot showers a few statics very small village well signposted from Royal Saltworks at Arc et Senans. New MH service point free
St Hippolyte
Les Grands Champs
municipal campsite
Montbeliard Doubs 25 Terraced grass site by river 500 m from town by football stadium; good amenities bureau not open until 10am. Interesting old town in hills and R Doubs
Camping Lefebure

municipal campsite
Haut Rhin 67
Woodland terraced pitches fair facilities about 3km from town up hill towards tower in forest
Camping mun
municipal campsite
Bas Rhin 67
Grass pitches site with fair facilities in small industrial town. Flot bleu borne 4€ jeton and mh overnight parking with elec 5€ at entrance
St Gall Thal Marmoutier
Au Paradis Perdu

private campsite
Bas Rhin 67
Basic site in village of St Gall behind restaurant old facilities some statics
Camping des Dunes
private campsite
Nord 59
large site mostly statics but very tidy good facilities short walk to large sandy beach at Petite Fort Philippe
Déiva Marina
La Sfinge
private campsite
La Spezia
Liguria LI
Large terraced site smalll pitches among statics. Packed in tch busy site reasonable facTown scruffy resort but no coast road for mhomes but train to Cinque Terre
Magione L Trasimeno
Camping Cerquestra
private campsite
Umbria PG
Terraced pitches in olive groves statics and bungalows in separate area; old basic amenities; short walk to lakeside
Camping Pineta
private campsite
Marche PS
Terraces in pine woods basic facilities. about 5km from city. Interesting buildings and lively nightlife
Casal Borsetti
Camping Adria

private campsite
Emilia-Romagna RA
Large commercial site with pool, bar etc mainly statics; near sandy beach Large mh aree in town
Punta Sabbioni
Parking Danti Alighiera
aree private
Veneto VE
Small grassy shady parking field for motorhomes only with security fence service point, wc and showers. 5 min walk to ferries for Venice (€10.50 for 24hr ticket - excellent value). 2 km from sandy beach
Pieve di Ledro
Camping al Lago

private campsite
Riva del Garda Trentino-Alto-Adige TN Lakeside site with excellent facilities. some statics and fixed tents. Pleasant village and lakeside leisure area small supermarket adjacent.
Feriolo - Baveno
Camping Orchidea

private campsite
Large busy lakeside site separate statics area shady pitches good facilities own beach and boats for hire. Short walk to village. 
Camping Altschmiede
private campsite
Large riverside site on German side of river from Luxembourg many statics good facilities with piped music! 


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