Discover Benelux, Issue 14, February 2015

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Discover Benelux |  Special Theme |  Languedoc-Roussillon

Calm and serenity in a luxurious campsite TEXT: BETTINA GUIRKINGER  |  PHOTOS: CLOS DE CAPITELLES

A gorgeous 4-star camping ideally located in southern France in the renowned region of the Gard, the Clos des Capitelles has everything on offer for an unforgettable holiday under the sun. With  its  88  pitches  spread  over  four hectares and equipped with all the facilities of a luxury camping, the Clos des Capitelles is located only five minutes away from the village  of  Barjac,  right  next  to  beautiful lavender fields for a real summer feel.  On site you will be offered the option to rent fully  equipped  mobile  homes  or  chalets, each having 2-3 rooms, designed with the intention to create a cosy and relaxing atmosphere. All rentals have a terrace, garden  furniture  and  an  electric  barbecue. Some mobile homes are available for sale for people wishing to have them as their secondary residence (since the camping is open all year round). If you decide to bring your own campingcar, tent or caravan, you will be allocated a

spacious  spot  and  have  free  access  to modern sanitary blocks with warm showers, washing machines, dryers and baby room. Access to the swimming pool is included,  with  the  possibility  of  using  the sauna,  massage  services,  spa  and  wellness. For the sporty type, you can enjoy access to a fitness centre, volleyball, pingpong, tennis, as well as 300 kilometres of hikes and bike rides to enjoy with friends or family in the gorgeous Cèze Valley. The region is also famous for its canyoning, climbing and speleology tours, with plenty of  museums  and  interest  points  spread within easy reach from the camping. These include the Gorge de l’Ardèche, Pont du Gard,  Grottes  Chauvet,  Nîmes,  Avignon and many more.

the  bar  and  restaurant  are  opened  daily, there is WiFi, tourist information, a library, baby  cots,  high  chairs,  a  TV  room,  table tennis bats, and the possibility of ordering fresh bread for the next morning at the reception desk.  All  in  all,  the  Clos  des  Capitelles  awaits you year round for an unforgettable stay – for more information and bookings please visit the website (in French and English).

If you come with children, they are guaranteed to want to take part in many creative workshops six days a week, as well as trying out cooking lessons or different sports. Everything you could possibly need has  been  thought  of:  in  July  and  August

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