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Campsite La Croix St-Martin en bordure d'Allier ***

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Campsite La Croix St-Martin en bordure d'Allier is a campsite with 67 touring pitches. During low season, between 01-04-2019 - 06-07-2019 and 26-08-2019 - 30-09-2019, the nightly rate is €14,- at one of the 67 touring pitches at Campsite La Croix St-Martin en bordure d'Allier in Abrest (Allier). At this campsite you can not only use your CampingCard ACSI for inexpensive camping, you can also use your ACSI Club ID (as an alternative ID).

A peaceful campsite on the banks of the Allier, within walking distance of the spa resort of Vichy. An ideal location for trips out into the Auvergne. Heated indoor swimming pool and free wifi. Reception open 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 to 8:00 pm.

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Average rating: 8.0

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Toilet facilities
7.7
Staff
8.2
Price - quality comparison
8.4
Child friendliness
7.9
Entertainment
6.5
Sports facilities
7.5
Swimming pool
7.8
Food and drink
7.0
Surroundings
8.3

Autoquest Travellers, on this campsite in April 2019

8.8

Travelling party: Seniors

This is a lovely site on the outskirts of Vichy. The welcome was very warm, English Spoken, and very helpful. The pitches are level, well tended and have electric and water. The toilet and shower facilities are good but not really suitable for the early season. The shower room was cold and draughty and the water tepid but would be very nice in the warmer weather. A lovely level 30 minute riverside walk into Vichy, a lovely place to visit. Would use this site again but later in the season.

Jean-Pierre Terrey, on this campsite in September 2018

8.2

Travelling party: Couple

New manager, very friendly too giving advise about the town. Easy cycle ride to Vichy centre. Nice quiet pitches. Good walks around camp site. Good baguette!

Joanna Hart, on this campsite in June 2018

8.4

Travelling party: Seniors

Toilet facilities very clean, but I would think they may be stretched in high season. Lovely wardens - very keen to ensure that we were happy and enjoying ourselves. The pool had a cover and looked gorgeous, although we didn\'t use it. You can walk along the river into Vichy, which is a charming town of the Belle Epoch spa type. We liked that we didn\'t have the use the car while we were there.The site was the kind we like, relaxed and rural. Plenty of dog walking along paths surrounding the site. We would use this again if in the area.

Paul Bowdidge, on this campsite in June 2018

8.9

Travelling party: Seniors

Excellent site. All facilities good,clean and plenty of hot water. Pitches large and good access. Difficult to reach supermarkets without a car so stock up beforehand. Cycle path to Vichy after about a mile on fairly quiet local road then lovely ride along river through parks to city centre which is delightful. Elegant city worth exploring and great cycling along river. Campsite has new owners who are extremely keen to provide a great service and their enthusiasm is wonderful. Great swimming pool with sliding panels for all season use.. There are other campsites but this one will give you a great welcome

Jen Boulton, on this campsite in June 2018

8.6

Travelling party: Couple

Lovely site, and excellent owners. Absolutely lovely start to our holiday. Stayed 2 nights. The town is a partially steep walk down through the woods but well worth it. Beautiful place. Great meal in the campsite restaurant and an excellent selection of wines. Would certainly stop again.

Neal Wylde, on this campsite in June 2018

8.6

Travelling party: Couple

Lovely little campsite, staff are very friendly and helpfully. Quiet location just the odd train. Toilets are slightly dated but very clean. stayed here for 2 nights would happily return as we found area hiding some interesting suprises. Most pitches are in shade and of a good size, some do require a long electric lead. Good access for caravans and motorhomes. Very level site. Again staff are lovely !

Patrick Marston, on this campsite in May 2018

8.2

Travelling party: Couple

Our first visit to this area and we were so impressed by this camping not only did we stay longer than intended, we returned for nearly a week on our way back north. The owners, Didier and Judith, are new for 2018 and are so friendly and helpful and work so hard to keep the camping looking great. The indoor pool is a delight and the pitches are generously sized.

A walk or cycle ride into Vichy through the parks is a delight. Vichy is a swish elegant town full of history and the huge shady parks are wonderful.

John T Pharro, on this campsite in September 2017

9.0

Travelling party: Seniors

This is a 5 star campsite in everyway. Wonderfully helpful staff, beautiful and clean toilet block, excellent pitches and surroundings and a great heated pool. Good half hour walk to the city, but most of it is through the lovely park by the river. One reviewer said there was nothing in the city, but we found it really interesting and the spas fascinating. We went on the land train which had a English guide to what you were seeing. The city was wonderfully clean Both the campsite and the city we will return to, but just hope for better weather as it was overcast and drizzle all the time unfortunately. The drive to Vichy from Tournon-sur-Rhone was one of the loveliest we have been on, which says a lot for the many lovely journeys we have had on our many visits to France.

Stephen Westley, on this campsite in September 2017

8.0

Travelling party: Couple

We stayed for two nights. Spacious pitches, good facilities. Free wifi. The covered pool is lovely and we were the only ones in it when we were there. The site is a fair way out of town but we went for a lovely river walk along the Allier. We did not find it easy to park in Vichy and nothing much to see. We did find a lovely restaurant near the bridge though. The site is very good value for money.

Jane Margaret Pentecost-Wild, on this campsite in May 2017

7.7

Travelling party: Couple

Overnight stay planned but extended to 2 nights and would have stayed longer time permitting. Good site for dog owners as walks in abundance just outside camp entrance. We liked the 'feel' here. Good sized pitches spread around, not all in rows. Excellent walks / cycle paths into the town and there are many restaurants / cafes along the riverside with a pretty park adjacent. The pool was ok. Very warm covered pool, but the surrounding path was hard on the feet ! As standard it closed about 7.30 pm which we think is too early but all the sites we visited seemed to operate this policy ! Would definitely go back here. The bread ( order night before) was lovely.

General information

Period of opening
01-04-2019 till 01-10-2019
Area
3 ha
Altitude
260m
Number of touring pitches
67 (100 - 200m2)
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:100 m2
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
    • wifi 80-100% coverage free
  • Caravans allowed
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy | average
Internet
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
    • wifi 80-100% coverage free
At the reception
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
Campsite rules
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:15
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:charcoal | electricity | gas
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
Water and toilet facilities
  • Showers: hot water
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Family toilet facilities
  • Family shower
  • Baby room
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Washbasins: cold water
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Dryers
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Snack bar
    • period:01-07/01-09
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Lodge tent without toilet facilities
    • total:2
Swimming
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:100 m2
  • River/stream swimming (max. 0.1 km)
Sports and play
  • Children's playground: large
  • Table tennis table
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Fishing
  • Multi-sports field
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:5 km
    • total:18
Recreation (adults)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy | average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy
  • GPS walks
Ground and vegetation
  • Grass
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Sunbathing area
  • Marked pitches
Situation of campsite
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0,2 km
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:8 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:1,5 km
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
Disabled
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Tap without push control
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
Miscellaneous
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Euro-plug required
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:10 ampère
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
Address & Route

Would you like to book Campsite La Croix St-Martin en bordure d'Allier or request more information? You can do both using the information below.

  • Campsite La Croix St-Martin en bordure d'Allier
    allée du cp, 99 avenue des Graviers
    03200 / Abrest/Vichy
    France

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    46°6'27"N 3°26'12"E
  • In Vichy keep in direction Thiers. The campsite is signposted and is located along this road.

  • Warning! Since July 13 2015, many French campsites are prohibited from installing their own signpost. We advise to use GPS-coordinates to locate the campsite.

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Weather forecast

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26 / 05

 

Mon

27 / 05

 

Tue

28 / 05

 

Wed

29 / 05

 

Thu

30 / 05

 

Fri

31 / 05

 

Sat

01 / 06

 
Max. 22.5° 19.6° 16.4° 16.5° 21.8° 23.7° 26.5°
Min. 9.6° 11.4° 10.4° 7.2° 5.9° 10.2° 9.8°
Precipitation 5% 55% 70% 15% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction N NW W NW NW N N
Wind speed 3 3 3 3 2 2 3

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Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm)
Jan 80% 49
Feb 75% 43
Mar 67% 46
Apr 74% 55
May 74% 74
Jun 69% 89
Jul 70% 66
Aug 71% 86
Sep 75% 84
Oct 80% 68
Nov 81% 64
Dec 79% 44
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