Les Forges - a 5-star Vendée campsite
Located in the Avrillé commune, the 5-star campsite Les Forges welcomes you within the amazing setting of a wooded and green park of a delightful country house dating back to the 16th century! A stone's throw from the beautiful beaches of the Côte de Lumière coastline, treat yourself to a luxury stay within one of the Vendée department's loveliest campsites.
An ideal location between the land and the sea
The Les Forges campsite, a member of the Capfun group is located just nine kilometres from the wide sandy beaches of the coastal resort Jard-sur-Mer to the south of the seaside town, Les Sables-d’Olonne, and less than a quarter of an hour by road from Talmont-Saint-Hilaire. This campsite, with a multitude of benefits, thus enjoys one of the most optimal geographical locations, making it possible for you to take advantage of both the peace and countryside typical of inland areas, whilst remaining close to the seaside.
Furthermore, this top-of-the-range campsite enjoys one of the most delightful settings, as it has developed around a superb country house, dating back to the 16th century. The campsite stretches over more than 14 hectares of a peaceful wooded and green park, barely 950 metres from the centre of Avrillé, which has shops and restaurants.
Moreover, seeing that services are provided on the Les Forges campsite, you should know that you will be able to find a restaurant, a snack bar-takeaway service, a bar, a grocery, as well as a launderette on-site. At reception, tourist advice and information can be provided, whilst free Wi-Fi Internet access is also available there. It is also possible to access the Internet from your accommodation although this is charged for.
An idyllic holiday spot in which to rest and have fun
The 14-hectare top-of-the-range Vendée campsite provides a multitude of accommodation solutions. As a camper you are thus able to set up your tent, your caravan or your camper, on one of the grass pitches designated for this purpose. For an increased level of comfort, you can also book your stay in holiday hire accommodation.
There is a large choice of such mobile homes on offer to you. These can accommodate between 2 to 12 people, depending upon the given unit's surface area and layout. For lovers of unusual accommodation, the Les Forges campsite also offers you chalet tents, caravans and so-called “Ecolodges.” There is even the possibility of staying in bedrooms within the keep, located next to the country house!
Amongst the leisure facilities on this campsite, you'll love the aquatic park! The latter includes two large heated outdoor swimming pools and a large indoor heated swimming pool, also equipped with a spa bath. There is also a paddling pool and a splash pad for children, as well as four large water slides, one of which is a SpaceBowl!
A stone's throw away from the Vendée coast beaches
On-site, you and your family can also take advantage of a games room, a TV room, a play area and an inflatable game. You can all also make the most of a multi-sports ground, another one for football, an area for playing boules, a mini-golf course, ping-pong tables and even a cinema!
Moreover, in high season the campsite opens four mini-clubs for your children, including those who are teenagers. Thus the Clapou club accommodates 4 to 6 year olds, the Politicator club those aged 7 to 10 years, the Dragonicums club 11 to 14 year olds and the Nobodys club those aged 15 to 18 years. There are sports tournaments, play activities, fancy dress and other activities. Each week in July and August, a programme which is as varied as it is entertaining, is offered to young holidaymakers staying at Les Forges.
Although it is entirely possible for you to spend your holidays in Avrillé without getting bored or leaving the campsite, all the same feel free to take advantage of your stay in the Vendée to go out and discover the department's incredible treasures! The entrance to the famous Marais Poitevin (a wetland known as France's ‘Green Venice’) is only nine kilometres from the campsite. The Zoo des Sables-d’Olonne (a zoo focused upon environmental protection) is located 30 kilometres from the campsite, whilst the Aquarium de La Rochelle (a family tourist aquarium) and the Grand Parc du Puy du Fou (a historical theme park) are respectively 67 and 85 kilometres away.