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Camping at the water’s edge in the Loire Valley

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Camping at the water’s edge in the Loire Valley

Camping at the water’s edge in the Loire Valley

You don’t want the comfort of a mobile home or a lodge tent offered by a campsite located in the Loire?

The campsite of Arpheuilles, located in the Department of the Loire, by the water, is made for you and offers you choice pitches to spend your holidays in tent, caravan or camper. Discover all the pitches offered by this campsite on the waterfront with a unique panorama of the Loire. Sunny, semi-shaded or completely shaded pitches, pitches in the middle of nature. To set up your tent or caravan, there is nothing better than to discover the available pitches on the campsite map by asking for advice at the reception of your 3-star Arpheuilles campsite. And for those who dream of holidays under the stars without light pollution, your campsite offers a wilderness camping area.

It’s up to you to choose your camping accommodation

Tent, caravans, camper van}. It’s up to you to choose your accommodation and your pitch

The tent, for a return to the roots
If you haven’t opted for accommodation in a mobile home or in a comfortable lodge tent offered by your 3-star Arpheuilles campsite, you can equip yourself with a good tent, especially if you are staying by the water. A piece of advice, to choose the right tent, take into account the number of people who will be sleeping inside. Always opt for a slightly larger tent, so that you can store your belongings for the night and provide enough space for all occupants. Essential at the water’s edge: the mosquito net! It will allow you to spend comfortable nights and to open the tent without fear of insects and their bites. Sleeping bags, pillows and floor mats will also be essential for your comfort. For your greatest comfort at the Arpheuilles campsite, the tent pitches are very well located and offer a superb view of the Loire.

Caravan and camper van, camping by the waterfront in comfort mode
For those campers who wish more comfort, they can also come by caravan or camper van. The pitches provided by the 3-star Arpheuilles campsite for caravans and camper vans can be provided with running water and electricity with the possibility of grey water drainage. As a reminder, your campsite d’Arpheuilles, located in the Loire, advises you not to come in a double-axle caravan as it is located at the end of a road.

Whether you are in a tent, camper, caravan, or in the outdoor accommodation offered by the campsite, all the amenities are ideally located in the centre of the 3-star Arpheuilles campsite. You will find the sanitary building with hot showers, entirely renovated, the toilets, toilet cubicles, laundry and space for washing up. Accessibility is therefore easy for the majority of the campers’ pitches.

Go camping on the waterfront, in the Department of the Loire, in Saint Paul Vezelin for the holidays? Excellent idea! To help you pack your suitcase and make the most of your stay, your campsite has prepared a list of equipment and accessories essential for camping by the water and offers you their services.

Services and equipment at the campground

When camping, even in Arpheuilles, the most important thing is to take along what you need to sleep and eat. If you opt for a tent, you will need a few essential accessories to cook: a stove, a frying pan or a portable barbecue. If you have forgotten your barbecue, no problem, your campsite offers you a collective barbecue area for your successful barbecue evenings. The choice is yours! Think about the cooler, cutlery, kitchen utensils and crockery (cups, glasses, plates). Favour durable accessories that you can easily clean in the crockery area reserved for you at the campsite. Another tip from your campsite in Arpheuilles? Plan your menus for an optimal organisation on holiday. Canned food can be very practical on the campsite so that you don’t have to cook. Folding tables, folding chairs and other facilities can also make it easier for you to share your meals. A basin, a natural soap and a sponge will also be necessary to do the dishes on the campsite: think about it. In case you forgot an accessory, a condiment, don’t panic, you will find in your campsite a grocery store. For any other necessity or request, you can also go to the campsite reception for information. For holidaymakers who do not wish to cook, your 3-star campsite d’Arpheuilles offers you to eat at the campsite’s snack bar. Close to your holiday site, you will also find a large surface, in Saint Germain Laval, to allow a larger replenishment during your holidays at the campsite.


As life at the campsite is all about holidays, you will be able to use the laundry area so you don’t have to wash your clothes by hand.

Other Services
For your greatest pleasure and to take advantage of a campsite by the water, your 3-star Arpheuilles campsite, located in the Loire, in Saint Paul Vezelin, offers you a quality service and various additional rental services (sheet, cot, fridge, cleaning at the end of your stay and, for leisure activities, a canoe rental). Contact your campsite in Arpheuilles to find out more on 04 77 63 43 43 and don’t over-equip yourself, your campsite offers a service or perhaps a solution.

Leisure in a campsite by the water
If you camp on the waterfront, you’ll be able to enjoy the water games! Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit, a towel, a parasol, sun cream, a pareo, a beach mat... In short, everything you need for a great holiday by the water.

Nautical Games
At the campsite of Arpheuilles, you have the choice of your bathing and leisure area. Take advantage of the swimming pool and the paddling pool to swim and relax. A large pool of 13 x 7m and a paddling pool of 4x4m are waiting for you. Sun loungers and parasols are available to campers for a moment of sunbathing, relaxation and siesta. The Arpheuilles campsite also has a private beach of fine sand with direct access to the lake. When the little ones can build sand castles, the older ones can take a dip in the lake or go canoeing (can be rented at the campsite) and the parents can relax on the deckchairs on the beach.

Leisure time at the campsite

Also think about leisure activities: card or board games, balls, bicycle, scooter, camera, snowshoes, books, portable deckchair or hammock, etc. The Arpheuilles campsite, to the delight of holidaymakers, has a games room with a library, board games, television sets, etc. Inside, you have forgotten your children’s games, no problem, your 3-star campsite by the water thinks of everything. Its games room and its animations proposed in summer period, will delight your dear little blond heads. Other leisure activities are also possible in this 3-star campsite: a mini-golf, table tennis tables, a petanque ground, table football, a beach volleyball field, spring games and a slide for children from 3 to 6 years old, inflatable structure. Ask at your 3-star campsite on the waterfront so that you are well equipped before you leave, and enjoy your holiday in complete peace of mind. To camp at the campsite of Arpheuilles, no need to bring big accessories, the campsite thinks of you and your well-being.

Liven up evenings
For the joy of all the campers, animated evenings at the campsite bar are organised once a week: concert, karaoke, country dance,...

Now that you are well equipped for your leisure time, also think about what you are going to put in your suitcase and backpack as clothing.

Clothes and accessories to take to a campsite by the water
Take suitable clothing for your holiday destination! Sea, mountain... Opt for seasonal clothes, but don’t forget to take the essentials to face possible rainy days and cool nights. In Saint Paul Vezelin, the climate is warm and temperate. At the water’s edge and in the evenings, your campsite in Arpheuilles may have some cool surprises in store for you. Bring a sweater for the cooler nights and don’t forget to take a headgear and sunglasses when the sun is at its peak at midday. The campsite of Arpheuilles also advises you to bring shoes adapted to the activities you wish to practise: flip-flops for the beach of the lake or hiking boots to take advantage of the numerous hiking circuits around the campsite, etc. As for the toiletries kit, take biodegradable shampoo and body soap, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste... Prepare the essential toiletries kit and think about the pharmacy kit, to be prepared for all eventualities such as insect bites. Finally, for the geekiest, think about batteries, chargers and batteries for your electronic devices!

Here are all the tips from your campsite in Arpheuilles concerning pitches, accessories and equipment for camping in complete peace of mind at a campsite by the water.

Further information:

At the 3 star campsite of Arpheuilles you can fully enjoy your holidays in the Loire, in the heart of the Auvergne Rhône Alpes Region. Family holidays by the water with the campsite d’Arpheuilles, in Saint Paul Vezelin in the Loire (42), at 04 77 63 43 43.


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Camping Arpheuilles

Lieu dit Arpheuilles - 42590 Saint-Paul-de-Vézelin


04 77 63 43 43


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Open : 19 april au 7 september


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