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Parque de Campismo do Paço ***

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Parque de Campismo do Paço is a campsite with 250 touring pitches. During low season, between , the nightly rate is €14,- at one of the 250 touring pitches at Parque de Campismo do Paço in Vila Praia de Âncora (Viana do Castelo). 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).

An ideal campsite for those seeking relaxation, located on the Rio Âncora with swimming opportunities. Good-quality well maintained toilet facilities. Unmarked pitches under eucalyptus trees.

CampingCard ACSI discount
  • 14
  • 3102
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Average rating: 8.2

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Mick Salter, on this campsite in July 2017


Travelling party: Seniors

Good campsite, a bit dusty, sheltered by huge eucalyptus trees. Good location, friendly staff, well worth a visit. Above all, at a great price, even into July.

Simon Colley, on this campsite in July 2017


Travelling party: Couple

As others have already said its a real gem, came here for a couple of nights but stayed a week. Met some lovely people and all did the same, stayed more than they had planned for. Thank you Phillip, Roy and Olinda all lovely people with good language skills. The site has a very handy local Intermache with a café where you can get a good coffee and a pastel de nata. I swam in the river that runs alongside the campsite beautifully clear water but quite cold and the long sandy beaches near by are totally unpopulated and well maintained.

Janet Taylor, on this campsite in September 2016


Travelling party: Couple

Great campsite. We arrived in their last week of opening so had great choice of where to pitch. Still quite a lot of campers passing through.easy cycling into town but some on the road. Beautiful beaches and a fairly busy town for the end of season. Intermarche supermarket close by .
Very clean toilets and great shower with plenty of hot water. Unfortunately the bar closed on Sunday and the small shop was closed. What value though with electric and great wifi.

Martin Waring, on this campsite in September 2016


Travelling party: Couple

Worth visiting just for the showers. Best showers this side of the Atlantic! Great to wake up with the smell of pine trees.

Lawrence Kenward, on this campsite in June 2016


Travelling party: Couple

A quiet peaceful site, with good clean toilet facilities. River is pretty but there is no room to walk alongside. An easy walk to a large supermarket.

Brian Maxwell, on this campsite in June 2016


Travelling party: Seniors

It's all been said. Nice site, surroundings and staff. fairly casual camping in woods. 15/20 slow walk on flat to supermarket. Another 20 mins to town. Taxi's available. Train last town audible at times but not intrusive. A few Portuguese families at weekend,- well it is Portugal. less noise than in Spain. Return visit when in area. Replay nice and a well done to warden Rui.
Big note: Do not let sat have take you off the main road before reaching the traffic lights or you'll be in nightmare alley. From lights is cobbled for a bit but plenty wide. just follow the signs and enjoy it.


General information

Period of opening *
15-04-2020 till 30-09-2020
4 ha
Number of touring pitches

* The opening period may vary due to the measures surrounding the coronavirus.

** 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
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
    • wifi 80-100% coverage free
  • Caravans allowed
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:3G
  • 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:Amex | Diners Club | MasterCard | Visa Card
Campsite rules
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:12
    • weight:6000 kg
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:charcoal | gas
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
Water and toilet facilities
  • Showers: hot water
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • 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)
  • Dryers
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
    • period:01-06/15-09
  • Bar
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
  • River/stream swimming (max. 0.1 km)
  • Sandy beach
  • Rocky coastline
Sports and play
  • Table tennis table
  • Children's playground: small
Recreation (adults)
  • Games room
  • Television
Ground and vegetation
  • Grass
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
Situation of campsite
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0,5 km
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:8 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0,5 km
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:1 km
  • Located in the woods
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:6 ampère
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds


The weather on this campsite

Average temperature


Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 85% 230 3
Feb 82% 174 5
Mar 74% 155 7
Apr 80% 194 6
May 80% 128 7
Jun 76% 67 9
Jul 78% 46 10
Aug 79% 35 9
Sep 81% 109 7
Oct 85% 237 5
Nov 85% 224 4
Dec 87% 313 3

Weather forecast


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Max. 13.1° 16.3° 16.7° 15.8° 16.7° 16.9° 16.4°
Min. 9.4° 7.3° 8.6° 7.1° 8.8° 7.2° 7.3°
Precipitation 85% 50% 5% 20% 25% 10% 10%
Wind direction S ZO E ZO E E NO
Wind speed 3 2 2 1 2 2 2


  • Parque de Campismo do Paço
    Rua do Paço
    4910-024 / Vila Praia de Âncora
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    41°48'9"N 8°50'52"W
  • A28, exit Moledo/VP Âncora. Approach campsite via coastal road N13 Caminha-Viana do Castelo. At traffic lights turn inland and follow signs. Don't use SatNav.



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