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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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