Les Bois du Châtelas - a 5 star campsite near Montélimar
Located near Montélimar in the town of Bourdeaux, the 5-star Les Bois du Châtelas campsite faces undulating countryside in the Drôme Provençale region. A member of the high-end Ciela Village group, this exceptional establishment is one of the loveliest campsite locations in south-east France, with its dream water park and leading facilities…
A 100% countryside stay in the heart of the Drôme
If you’re dreaming of a holiday in an exceptional natural setting, on the Les Bois du Châtelas campsite you’ll find what your looking for! With its unique view over the Drôme’s undulating mountains, 1000 m² heated water park, wellness area, gourmet restaurant, daily activities, gym, and ultra-comfort accommodation with some having a private spa, this 5 star campsite brings together all the ingredients for a successful stay in the heart of Provence.
The Les Bois du Châtelas campsite extends over 17 hectares of greenery, near a river with mint-coloured water. This profusion of vegetation gives you a genuine feeling of relaxation, far from the hubbub of the town. You couldn’t ask for more in a relaxing holiday! In addition to these surroundings favourable to relaxation, this high end establishment also offers numerous leading services and facilities, which will only enhance your stay.
As regards accommodation, you’ll simply be spoilt for choice in Bourdeaux. If you desire adventure, look to the glamping range and its magnificent Lodge tents or even the Ciela Cabane (timber cabin), giving your holiday in the Drôme a rustic feel. For a stay with all modern conveniences where you don’t have to lift a finger, the most high-end accommodation offers hotel services (sheets and towels included), 5 star facilities (dishwasher, plancha, etc.) and private Jacuzzi on the terrace. Truly sheer luxury!
An exceptional water park in a postcard setting
For swimming, wait no longer to make the most of the 1000 m² heated water park on this Drôme campsite. With the paddling pool and 200 m² splash pad, swimming pool, 3 swirling water slides, this water playground will delight young and old in equal measure! To lounge in any season whatever the weather, an indoor pool and whirlpool bath are open to holidaymakers all throughout the season. Surrounded by lush vegetation, the crystal-clear waters of the Le Roubion river are perfect to cool down on warm summer days. Between picnics, swimming and canoe descents, this river with a magical appearance is a little piece of heaven, a few minutes on foot from the campsite.
If you don’t want to cook during your stay on the Bois du Châtelas, the campsite has thought of everything, with a complete restaurant offering. A gourmet restaurant with a large panoramic 180 m² dining area welcomes you, to enjoy delicious dishes with a commanding view over the swimming pool. On the menu are gourmet salads, but also more traditional dishes, based on regional specialities. A takeaway service also enables you to have lunch in the privacy of your accommodation.
For the very young’s greatest delight, the children’s club offers activities of all kinds for creating or learning things, all whilst having fun! In addition to the play or outdoor activities offered by the activity team (treasure hunt, archery, arts and crafts, board games etc.), play areas are scattered across the campsite. Trampolines, inflatable games and slides will no longer be a mystery to your children. There is an arcade games room for teenagers, open all day. On the Les Bois du Châtelas campsite, adults will also have no time to get bored…All throughout the day, there is a succession of sports and fun activities for your greatest enjoyment! The activity team has concocted a varied programme consisting of sports tournaments and blind tests of all kinds for you. Come nightfall, liven up the dance floor, during dance evenings or karaoke sessions!
As holidays are also conducive to relaxation, Les Bois du Châtelas has all the required facilities so you no longer even need to use your car, during your holiday in the Drôme department. For your shopping, the campsite’s grocery equally offers you fresh produce and products (fruit and vegetables, bread and sweetbreads and buns), and products needed during your holiday. Lovers of idleness will especially enjoy the newspaper kiosk, well stocked every day. A launderette area with free access is also available, which is particularly appealing during long stays.
The Drôme department, exceptional natural countryside in the Rhône Alpes region
Amongst rivers and mountains, discover the beauty of the Drôme. This vast playground, whose diverse countryside appeals to visitors time after time. At the gateway to the Vercors regional natural park, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities: hikes in the Gorges d’Omblèze canyon, cycling up to the Col de la Chaudière mountain pass and cliff climbing in the Archiane cirque. Other activities include a canoe trip on the Drôme rivers and paragliding from the Séderon base…Have a delightful breath of fresh air, making the most of all the wonders this lovely region has to offer.
The Drôme also abounds in typical villages with matchless charm, such as Grignan, Dieulefit, Crest, Nyons…Take advantage of a trip to one of these villages, to sit down at a terrace table, to discover local gastronomy. Start with Diois mountain lamb, and continue your meal with one of the area’s best known goat’s cheeses, Picodon. Do not leave without tasting the sweet Pognes de Romans, a delicious brioche cake in the form of a crown (lightly flavoured with oranges and rum).
The capital of nougat, the town of Montélimar alone epitomizes all the beauty and authenticity of Provence. To the sound of cicadas, go through the old town’s alleyways to see the magnificent Château des Adhémar castle. Dating back to the 12th century this impressive building nestles at the top of a hill, overlooking the town. It offers a superb view of the surrounding countryside. Culture lovers won’t want to miss the Saint-Martin museum of contemporary art, or even the Maison de Diane de Poitiers (being the former residence of Henry II’s mistress, now of architectural significance). If you can stop here on Saturday morning, the weekly market is located around the market square, with local produce stalls.