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Refuel in the heart of a French haven TEXT: HARUN OSMANOVIC | PHOTOS: LE CAPELAN
Some holidays are just more memorable than others. The combination between rest, serenity and fun, the good balance between comfort and escapism all allow your mind to wander, your soul to replenish and your new self to grow. Camping le Capelan, calm and family owned, provides just that mix – one of the few four star campsites in the region to have kept a very authentic French atmosphere. On the border between the national park of the Cévennes, which belongs to the UNESCO list of world heritage sites since 2011, and the natural park of Grands Causses, and some forty-five minutes away from the famous Millau Bridge, camping le Capelan will welcome you amid the vertiginous canyons and breathtaking plateaux that appear to extend to the horizon. Part of the Kawan Villages group, le Capelan places a high service standard with friendliness and hospitality at the very heart of the camping experience. On site, you will find French bread and croissants for a delicious breakfast, while
some eight hundred metres from the camping, in the Meyrueis village, you will have the chance to explore the local cuisine – from top gastronomic restaurants to traditional breweries serving authentic aligot and other delicacies… everyone will find the right taste for their palate. The cottages are amongst the best equipped and most comfortable: a fully furnished kitchen with microwave, fridge and freezer, TV with European channels and all the amenities necessary to have an enjoyable stay. The showers are spacious, the restrooms separate and the bedding of the best quality so you can rest fully. There is nothing quite like a quiet evening on the terrace, with the river nearby, while a barbecue is going on the grill-tables.
the couples who want to canoe on the Tarn or visit the caves around. Volleyball, football, ping-pong or sunbathing in the midst of overwhelming nature… Camping le Capelan is a holiday destination that is sure to keep you warm for months after you have come back. campingcapelan.com
No matter how long you stay, the activities available will keep you busy. The most adventurous can enjoy the climbing routes with an instructor whilst others can dive into a heated swimming pool with amazing scenery. Along the campsite, stretching three kilometres, the Jonte River will welcome the entire family from fishermen to
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