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Camp for €16,- a night at Camping Chantemerle in low season with CampingCard ACSI. Camping Chantemerle, located in Bédouès (Lozère), is a campsite with 66 touring pitches. With your CampingCard ACSI you can camp on one of the pitches during the following periods: 01-05-2019 - 30-06-2019 and 01-09-2019 - 30-09-2019. 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 campsite in a fantastic setting, right on the beautiful banks of the Tarn where beavers have built a lodge. Chantemerle invites you to spend a well-earned holiday.

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Average rating: 8.2

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Swimming pool
Food and drink

James Duffell, on this campsite in September 2019


Travelling party: Couple

A quiet site, right by the river (and dark at night). Staff were very friendly and helpful (and multi-lingual).
The site is open, so there\'s no privacy between pitches. Most pitches slope enough to need chocks.
Toilets and showers were a bit tired, but the toilets did have seats (no paper though).
Lots of hook-up points and water.
Most of the showers and toilets were closed, but the two showers that were open were large and had plenty of hooks.
There\'s a small shop for essentials and a small restaurant too. We enjoyed our meal there.
No wifi, except at reception.
We were charged slightly more than in the book, due to local taxes.
Would we return? Yes, but only out of season.

John Ward, on this campsite in May 2019


Travelling party: Couple

A promising site that really needs some TLC - toilets are \'dingy\' and lacking update - extremely dark, even during the day - lighting is not really adequate. There was warm water in showers but no where else
Pitches are good sized (not marked out) but not kept and grass very long. Reception friendly and helpful - did not use bar/restaurant so not able to comment

Carolyn Callanan, on this campsite in June 2018


Travelling party: Couple

This campsite really was one of the most unpleasant and dare I say it, dangerous we have experienced in the many years we have been camping in France. First it was unpleasant due to the apparent uncaring attitude of the owners/staff toward the upkeep and cleanliness of the toilets (including a toilet with a broken seat), showers (no hot water here) and washing up (no hot water) facilities. The campsite was quite full, but about half of the toilets and showers (sanitaires) were locked up, many of those that were not were in a state of poor repair and unclean. Dangerous, because at night there was no outside lighting around the shower toilet area and we watched in horror a disabled lady trying to negotiate the rough path made up of loose boulders put together in a most haphazard manner. She would surely of had a serious fall if she had attempted it at night. The pitches were uneven with a steep slope on most of them. When we selected a pitch in front of the sanitaire we went back to the reception, the owner stated we couldn’t go there as our 7m motorhome was too big and would block the view from behind (i.e. the sanitaire), we disagreed with her and she finally allowed us to use the pitch. Like all the others, it was uneven and sloping badly and the grass was extremely long another indication that this site is not loved by the owners, but indicates they are only in this business it for the money and not prepared to carry out essential maintenance on a campsite that should be a pleasure to visit. They claim in the ACSI guide to have a “restaurant (with ample choice)” that is not really correct. What they have is a marquee with plastic tables and chairs selling pizzas and only pizzas! The WIFI for which I was given a code would not work on my laptop, phone or tablet. Most other guests experienced the same problem. When I complained, they offered no solution, just ridiculous and irrelevant suggestions. In the end we all gave up trying. There is however one bit of good news. We did see beavers, but not on the campsite, but 300m downstream from the campsite at dusk, about 9.00 in the evening, and at quite a distance (about 150m).

Maybelle Wallis, on this campsite in May 2018


Travelling party: Couple

An exquisite location by the rushing waters of the Tarn; very peaceful with very little road noise despite the ease of access from Florac. We enjoyed a warm welcome and a convivial evening in the charming little bar- restaurant. The sanitaires are open in suitable proportion to the number of campers; showers are spacious with lots of hot water. There are delightful walks from the campsite: just follow the river either up- or down- stream. And we did see a beaver one quiet evening.

George Moreton, on this campsite in July 2017


Travelling party: Couple

Great campsite on the banks of the Tarn. One of the best we\'ve stayed at. We are returning this year.

Christopher Marshall Cale, on this campsite in July 2017


Travelling party: Couple

A beautiful location alongside the river. Very professional and friendly owner. Toilets old but very clean and adequate. Too bad the beaver was on holiday....maybe next time.

Roger Pratt, on this campsite in June 2017


Travelling party: Couple

Super campsite, pitches right on river bank, beavers swimming past, good food, hilly (coming back!) bike ride into Florac. Wonderful situation.

Peter John Brock, on this campsite in July 2016


Travelling party: Couple

Beautiful campsite beside the Tarn with friendly helpful staff. The site is quiet mid July. Lovely bar and restaurant overlooking the Tarn. Clear safe water for swimming. Toilet and shower block needs updating but is kept clean however I would think it could struggle in high season. We will be back to this beautiful site.

Robert Pratt, on this campsite in June 2016


Travelling party: Seniors

What a beautifully tranquil campsite in a truly breathtaking location just 3 miles from Florac. Nicole couldn't do enough to make our stay comfortable. Our pitch was right on the Tarn and we had the choice of sun or shade (the weather was fabulous!). Good restaurant with riverside seating. Clean, spacious and functional sanitary facilities, old but in good decorative order. Excellent secluded wild swimming opportunities with a mile and on site too. Take the Stevenson Trail on a mountain bike to Florac on Thursday for the market and do the 'town tour'. We will return.

David Anthony Shenton, on this campsite in June 2016


Travelling party: Couple

Facilities a little dated, but kept clean. Lady in charge more than helpful no matter what the problem.
Beautiful surroundings, well worth the very winding road that takes you there.

General information

Period of opening
01-05-2019 till 30-09-2019
2.5 ha
Number of touring pitches
66 (150 - 200m2)
Campsite suitable for disabled persons

* 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
  • Caravans allowed
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:3
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:difficult | easy | average
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • WiFi zone
    • wifi zone free
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • 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
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:3
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:electricity | gas
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:3
Water and toilet facilities
  • Showers: hot water
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Squatting-toilets
  • Family shower
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Showers: cold water
  • 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)
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Snack bar
  • Takeaway meals
  • Pizzeria
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Bar
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Bicycles
  • Electric bikes
  • River/stream swimming (max. 0.1 km)
  • Sandy beach
  • Stony beach
  • Pebble/shingle beach
Sports and play
  • Children's playground: large
  • Table tennis table
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Fishing
Recreation (adults)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:difficult | easy | average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:difficult | easy | average
  • GPS walks
  • Games room
  • Television
Ground and vegetation
  • Grass
  • Terraced site
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Sunbathing area
  • Marked pitches
Situation of campsite
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:5 km
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Panorama
  • Located in the woods
  • Door-springs light enough (3-4 kgs pressure)
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Disabled sanitary facilities only open for the disabled
  • 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
  • Campsite info app
  • Patrolled grounds
Address & Route

Would you like to book Camping Chantemerle or request more information? You can do both using the information below.

  • Camping Chantemerle
    La Pontèze
    48400 / Bédouès/Florac

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    44°20'43"N 3°36'38"E
  • A75 exit 39.1 via N106 direction Mende to Florac. Before Florac left at roundabout to Bedoues D998. Left at Roman bridge past village. Follow campsite signs.

  • 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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