Les Portes du Beaujolais - a luxury campsite 30 minutes from Lyon
To the south of Villefranche sur Saône, 30 minutes from Lyon and at the confluence of the Azergues and Saône rivers, the Les Portes du Beaujolais campsite is located. A member of the Capfun group, this establishment rated 4-star has a water park and wellness area, as well as a large holiday rental park,
A campsite with undeniable charm by the water
Located by the Saône, in the same place as the river joins the Azergues tributary, in the town of Anse, the Les Portes du Beaujolais campsite occupies wooded and lush grounds of 5 hectares. There are also two lakes near the site, making this establishment a genuine heaven for lovers of fishing and water sports. You couldn’t dream of a better holiday resort in this region, particularly famous for its wine production.
This 4 star campsite in the Beaujolais region offers holidaymakers numerous timber holiday rentals, which fit perfectly within the site’s natural surroundings. These modern holiday rentals with meticulous décor can accommodate up to 10 persons. This is the perfect compromise for having a family holiday, with enough room.
The site’s best Premium accommodation also has a dishwasher, television and even air conditioning...High-end facilities for a holiday that goes off without incident! Good news for teens, Wi-Fi is free and included in the hire of all accommodation.
Fun and conviviality on this campsite in Anse
A genuine heaven for swimming lovers, the water park on this Capfun campsite includes an indoor swimming pool, heated to 28°C all through the season, a large outdoor pool, and paddling pool and multi-slide. Adults can fully take advantage of a moment of relaxation in the wellness area, thanks to the hammam’s hot and humid steam, and the wooden sauna’s Nordic atmosphere.
What better for discovering local gastronomy than lunching in the restaurant on this 4-star campsite. There is local produce and gourmet recipes on the menu. To eat on the go, a snack bar is open during the summer season. To cool you down, the campsite bar welcomes you throughout the entire day in an electric atmosphere. For extra shopping, a grocery is open all through the season. As for services, self-service washing machines and tumble dryers are on hand.
During the summer holidays and long weekends in May, dive into a festive atmosphere! The campsite children’s club accommodates children from aged 4 upwards, offering them activities such as play crafts and outdoor games. Also make the most of group activities and tournaments, organized throughout the entire day by the activity team. In the evening, share in convivial times during the three weekly themed nights. For even more fun, several outdoor play facilities with a slide and climbing activities are spread across the campsite. A pétanque court, football pitch, tennis court, ping pong table and vast golf course complete these recreational activities for small and big kids!
Go off to explore the wonders of the Beaujolais region
Go for a walk in the delightful villages near the campsite. Take the Circuit des Trésors Cachés (hidden treasures tour) to discover the history of Villefranche sur Saône. Using your smartphone, take a guided tour through the alleyways to learn more about the secrets of the capital of the Beaujolais region. Testament to the past, the delightful town of Anse is home to several Gallo-Roman remains, unmissable on any account.
As regards the countryside, the Les Portes du Beaujolais campsite enjoys a perfect location for lovers of hiking. The Pierres Dorées tour (enabling you to discover southern Beaujolais) is one of the Rhône region’s most sought after. Leaving from Chessy les Mines, go to the Glay quarries, by taking the trails through the trees. Upon arrival, this exceptional geological site offers you a view over the Azergues valley, Monts de Tarare (eastern foothills of the Massif Central) and Monts du Beaujolais (a mountain in Greater Lyon). To the west, explore the Route des Crêtes (a ridge road) and admire the impressive scene, which stretches out in front of you, with a 360° view of the Saône valley as far as the Beaujolais vineyards.
During your stay in Anse, remember to stop in Lyon. Only 28 kilometres from the Les Portes du Beaujolais campsite, this UNESCO World Heritage Site abounds in wonders equally architectural as they are cultural. Start your visit in the historic centre. Strongly influenced by the medieval era, numerous buildings are worth a glimpse. On the centre of the Presqu'île (peninsula), Lyon inhabitants like to meet on the Place Bellecour square, at the foot of the statute of Louis XIV on horseback. With its surface area of 62,000 m², it is the largest pedestrianized square in Europe! In the Parc de la Tête d’Or park and gardens, children will particularly enjoy the zoo which houses more than 400 animals, including giraffes, a panther and even Nile crocodiles.