Les Rivages - a top-of-the-range campsite in Millau
It is by the banks of the Dourbie river, in Millau, that the Les Rivages campsite nestles. Rated 4 star, this establishment occupies a wooded campsite of 7 hectares offering an exceptional panorama over the famous Viaduc de Millau (Millau Viaduct). A perfect starting point for excursions in Aveyron, this campsite has moved upmarket year after year, offering ever more facilities and services to its holidaymakers…
A 4-star campsite in Aveyron
At the confluence of the Tarn and the Dourbie rivers, Millau is one of the towns where the modern blends perfectly with authenticity. Located at the heart of the Aveyron département and opposite the Viaduct, which has enabled Millau to win international renown, is the 4 star campsite Les Rivages. An establishment with the manifest will to each year move upmarket, to offer its holidaymakers the ultimate stay combining well being, rest, entertainment and discoveries.
The grounds upon which this campsite is established extend over a surface area of nearly 7 hectares. With more than 600 trees covering the site, it goes without saying that nature is omnipresent here. The Dourbie river flows below the campsite, and holidaymakers who wish to can even enjoy a large natural pebble beach to have a swim in clear and crystalline water. Millau town centre is 15 minutes away on foot or by taking the cycle path.
In total, the Les Rivages campsite has 314 pitches, 57 of which are occupied by holiday rentals. The remaining 257 are intended to accommodate campers and their tent, caravan and camper. The 57 holiday rentals are composed of mobile homes, a duplex studio laid out in a former attic room, canvas furnished bungalows, as well as lodges on piles with an area of 30 m², having a covered terrace. The latter enable those who wish to the chance to treat themselves to a glamping stay in the Aveyron!
A water park and beach by the Dourbie river...
In addition to the 314 pitches on this Millau campsite, several facilities and shops enable us to both meet holidaymakers’ needs and satisfy their expectations. Amongst the services and shops on the campsite, there is a grocery as well as a bar - restaurant, including the terrace which opens onto the campsite’s aquatic area. This bar – restaurant also serves as a snack – pizzeria and takeaway. You can also enjoy delicious ice creams, and the location offers both full-board and half-board.
As previously mentioned, the aquatic area is the location’s leading facility. This is made up of a large swimming pool, a paddling pool with water games for children and a balneotherapy area. All of the pools are heated from 1st May when the weather demands that they need to be. It is worth noting that each season the swimming pool accommodates aquaerobics sessions.
This establishment also has several sports and recreational facilities, such as 2 tennis courts, a multisports ground, a squash court, open-air fitness equipment, ping pong tables, volleyball, badminton and pétanque courts and other facilities. For the very young, there is a play area with play equipment as well as a trampoline on hand, so that they can all have fun together!
At the gateway to the Causses and Cévennes mountain region
Moreover, if children wish to have even more fun, there is nothing better than taking part in activities, games and other entertainment organised by the campsite’s mini-club. It is open during the high season and accommodates children aged 6 to 12. Teenagers can take part in sports tournaments and group outings. In summer, evenings are the chance to gather together holidaymakers around shows, concerts or indeed themed evenings, all organised in one of the most festive and convivial atmospheres!
In the vicinity of the campsite, various partners offer their services to holidaymakers. You can thus go down the gorges of the Dourbie and the Tarn rivers by canoe, go rock climbing, bungee jumping, canyoning, and have your first go at paragliding, treetop adventure, stand-up paddle boarding and vélo rail (a group activity pedalling on old railway tracks) and your first walks in the area…all within an area of ten or so kilometres at most around Millau!
Lastly, going to the Les Rivages campsite for a stay of a few days or a few weeks is an occasion to go out and explore the tourist treasures of the Aveyron département. As lovely as they are varied, these include, in addition to the commune of Millau and its viaduct, the templar city of La Couvertoirade and the Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux block field (formed from dolomite). Others include Micropolis (a museum inspired by the film Microcosmos), the Causse du Larzac plateau, the Peyrelade château, the Roquefort caves, the superb gorges of the Tarn and Dourbie rivers and other attractions.