Le Grand Dague - a prestigious location in the Dordogne
Ten minutes by road from Périgueux, the prefecture of the Dordogne and the tourist capital of the Périgord Blanc (White Périgord) the Le Grand Dague campsite is located. Rated 5 star and a member of the Sandaya group, this establishment with multiple attractions each year welcomes holidaymakers from April to September, for exceptional stays at the heart of the Isle Valley…
Le Grand Dague - a green setting for a dream holiday…
A few kilometres to the south of Périgueux, the village of Atur, in the commune of Boulazac Isle Manoire, accommodates within its countryside one of the loveliest campsites in the Dordogne. Le Grand Dague, yes that is its name, has numerous attractions to delight holidaymakers. Its wide choice of holiday rentals, as well as its spacious and green pitches, splits up a campsite with impressive dimensions dominating the Périgord countryside.
The holiday rental accommodation of this establishment has certain similarities to small cosy nests able to accommodate, depending upon their layout, up to a maximum of 6 persons. Fully equipped, the mobile homes consist of 2 or 3 bedrooms, 1 or 2 bathrooms, a living area and a kitchenette. Furthermore, all are equipped with a terrace, which enables you to enjoy life in the great outdoors during your holiday in the Périgord.
Le Grand Dague also has a glamping offer, taking the form of Safari Lodge furnished tents available for hire. Located in a pedestrian area on the edge of the forest, these authentic and modern tents entice holidaymakers to spend unusual holidays in excellent holiday conditions
A perfect aquatic area, which is a stone’s throw from Périgueux
Quality services and exceptional facilities contributing to making the Le Grand Dague campsite one of the best open-air establishments in the region. Amongst its many services we find, for example, a grocery, a restaurant, a snack bar - takeaway service, a pizzeria, a bar, an ice-cream seller, as well as a laundry and a bicycle hire service. Moreover, the Wi-Fi network covers all of the campsite and enables everybody to remain connected during their stay.
There are numerous leisure facilities within this 5-star campsite in the Dordogne. Renowned for being the largest in the Périgord, the Le Grand Dague aquatic complex consists of several swimming pools for pleasure swimming and serious swimming, an area for aquatic games dominated by the replica of a pirate ship with a mini-water slide, water slides including a rubber-ring water slide, a 2-lane multi-slide and others. Enthusiasts can also relax in the whirlpool bath of the lagoon swimming pool and get a tan by settling on to one of the numerous sunloungers on the sunbathing areas running alongside the pools.
Amongst the other campsite facilities, we should mention the presence of a multi-sports ground, several children’s play areas, petanque grounds, ping-pong tables, a trampoline and others. Close to the site holidaymakers, and notably the youngest of them, can take advantage of a treetop adventure course, a riding school and even a paintball field.
Activities for all ages
There is no shortage of activities within the Le Grand Dague campsite. All season, qualified activity leaders look after young children and teenagers in the campsite’s free mini-clubs. Three on-site mini-clubs are present offering the very young activities thought out for their age group, such as sports tournaments, creative workshops and even “mini-disco” evenings. Teenagers can join the Teens club where they can indulge in sporting challenges, outdoor games and themed evenings.
Furthermore, in the mornings one of the swimming pools accommodates holidaymakers during aquaerobics sessions. The evening is the perfect time to create unforgettable holiday memories by attending games and themed evenings as a family. Lastly, the reception staff offer tourist advice and recommendations to those wishing to make the most of the campsite location to go off and explore the surrounding area.
In the surrounding area, there are many ideas for trips out and tourist activities. From the unusual descent of the Isle river in a gabare (traditional flat-bottomed boat) to canoeing on the Dordogne river including a visit to Périgueux and its medieval alleyways; the department is one of the loveliest in France. A department which, in addition, has nearly 200 kilometres of designated trails, enabling access to charming villages, magnificent castles and even prehistoric caves.