Site no: MC012

Les Tours, St Amans-des-Cots, Ardeche & Auvergne

 
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Overview

  • Great for Explore & AdventureGreat for Explore & Adventure
  • Great for Authentic Europe Great for Authentic Europe
  • Eurocamp ActiveEurocamp Active
  • WaterslidesWaterslides
  • WatersportsWatersports
  • FootballFootball
  • Sports Sports
  • FishingFishing
  • Near LakeNear Lake
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  • Great for Explore & AdventureGreat for Explore & Adventure
  • Great for Authentic Europe Great for Authentic Europe
  • Eurocamp ActiveEurocamp Active
  • WaterslidesWaterslides
  • WatersportsWatersports
  • FootballFootball
  • Sports Sports
  • FishingFishing
  • Near LakeNear Lake
  • Golf Golf
  • WalkingWalking
  • CanoeingCanoeing
  • Dog FriendlyDog Friendly
  • Table TennisTable Tennis
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Parc reviews

Parc highlights

  • Set in the rolling hills surrounding the beautiful Lac des Selves

  • A great place to indulge in water sports like canoeing

  • Eurocamp Active - walking notes and downloadable routes available

How does direct access to a stunning lake in the middle of rustic, French countryside sound? Come along to Les Tours and you’ll be in for wonderful views of gorgeous Lac du Maury, a good-sized lake surrounded by nature trails.

The parc is situated between the Auvergne and the Lot valleys and is the ideal base to get out and explore. Water is something of a recurring theme here - with the Truyere gorges and reservoirs offering canoeing, fishing and boating opportunities at every twist and turn of the river.

Then, when dry, you’ve all those riverside châteaux, village bistros and vineyards to explore. Back on parc, you’ll find a pool complex with three pools, a water slide and a modest lazy river. Then, spend an evening tucking in at the restaurant or having a drink at the cosy bar. Hard work, this holiday business…

Available with Eurocamp

  • Welcome Pack
  • Linen Hire
  • Free Canoe Hire
  • Charcoal BBQ Provided

On parc

The following facilities are available:

Reception

  • Languages spoken: English, French and Spanish
  • Other services: Phone cards, washing tokens, fax machine, tourist information, postbox
  • Internet available
  • Wifi available at a charge
  • Credit cards accepted: Mastercard and Eurocard
  • ID Cards or bracelets given on arrival

Shops

  • Minimarket: Open 01/07/2014 - 31/08/2014
  • Main shop: Open 01/07/2014 - 31/08/2014

Dining

  • Restaurant: Traditional rustic style serving basic, simple food. Childrens Menu. Regional Specialities. Location: Overlooking play area and lake Open 22/05/2014 - 06/09/2014
  • Take-away: Pizza, snack, chips Open 22/05/2014 - 06/09/2014

Bars

  • Bar Bar with snack bar available all day. Large room with tables and chairs, 2 pool tables and arcade games. Open 22/05/2014 - 06/09/2014 Location: Overlooking the pool, lake and play area.

Discos

  • Children's Disco: Open 01/07/2014 - 31/08/2014

Other

  • Animation Team: Sport, karaoke, dancing, cabaret, activities and quizzes.. Open 01/07/2014 - 31/08/2014
  • Television Room: tv
  • Games Room: Pool, table football, arcade machines.

Laundry

  • Washers: 3 x machines €5.00 per load
  • Dryers: 2 x machines €3.00 per load

Sanitation

  • Hot Showers
  • Baby Baths
  • Toilets
  • Children's Toilets
  • Dish Washing Sinks
  • Irons

Additional Information: Irons available from reception

Some facilities remain closed in low season, please check at the time of booking if there is an activity or facility which is key for your holiday.

Pools

With heated pools and a lazy river that weaves between the trees and turns into a waterslide, this pool complex is great for adults and children alike. Surrounded by magnificent greenery, these pools are a blue haven for all the family, with a luxurious lakeside location and a whole host of sunloungers to relax on. For the little ones swimming lessons are available between July and August.

Suitable ForLocationHeatedFreeOpening Dates & Features
Swimming
Pool 1All the familyOutdoor

28/04/2014 - 29/09/2014

Pool features

Pool 2ToddlersOutdoor

Pool features

Pool 3Slide/Chute poolOutdoor

Pool features

Number of SlidesFeaturesRestrictions
Waterslides
Pool 32

Half lazy river, half water slide. Open only in high season and then only in the afternoons

Must be over 1 metre tall

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Pool features

Size: 625m²

Depth: 0.00m - 1.80m

    Size: 36m²

    Depth: 0.00m - 0.40m

      • 2 Waterslides: Half lazy river, half water slide. Open only in high season and then only in the afternoons
      • Must be over 1 metre tall
      • Lazy river

      Extra information

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      • Sunloungers
      • Sun Terrace
      • Swimming lessons available in July and August

      Regulations: Bracelets required, Shorts not allowed, T-shirts not allowed, Inflatables not allowed, Parental supervision required

      Charge for pool pass: Free

      Accommodation

      Our stylish accommodation offers all the charm of camping without the compromise on comfort, with the majority of our mobile homes featuring decking, allowing you to make the most of al fresco living. 

      Details of accommodation which can found on this parc is listed below. Use the search form to check availability of accommodation (with or without decking/air conditioning) for your chosen holiday dates.

      Accommodation on sale for 2014 Holidays

      • Espirit 3 Bed

        Esprit 3 Bedroom

        • 3 end bedrooms - 1 double bed, 2 twin bedrooms
        • Sleeps 8 (Max 6 adults)
        • Central living/dining area with double sofa bed
        • Oven, grill and gas hob
        • Full size fridge-freezer
        • Modern bathroom
        • Mosquito nets and blackout blinds/curtains in all bedrooms
        • Stereo iPod dock
        • Microwave
        • Hairdryer

        More info

      • Espirit 2 Bed

        Esprit 2 Bedroom

        • 2 bedrooms - 1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom with bunk beds
        • Sleeps 7 (max 6 adults)
        • Living/dining area with double sofa bed
        • Oven, grill and gas hob
        • Full size fridge-freezer
        • Modern bathroom
        • Mosquito nets and blackout blinds/curtains in all bedrooms
        • Stereo iPod dock
        • Microwave
        • Hairdryer
        • BBQ where permitted

        More info

      • Classic 2 Bed Plus

        Classic 2 Bedroom Plus

        • 2 bedrooms - 1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom with bunk beds
        • Sleeps 7 (max 6 adults)
        • Living/dining area with double sofa bed
        • Oven, grill and gas hob
        • Full size fridge-freezer
        • Modern bathroom
        • Mosquito nets and blackout blinds/curtains in all bedrooms
        • Stereo iPod dock
        • Microwave

        More info

      Pitches

      There are 250 pitches on this site.

      Pitch sizeSurfaceInfo
      Mobile Homes80-100m²Grass.

      22/05/2014 - 06/09/2014

      Shade: Some have some.

      Hedges separate the pitches.

      Getting to Les Tours

      Getting to mainland Europe is now easier than ever before, thanks to the Eurotunnel and a vast choice of ferry crossings and many of our parcs are conveniently located close to airports serviced by low-cost airlines, which means you can be on holiday in no time at all.

      At Eurocamp we believe in making our holiday parcs not only easy to enjoy, but also simple to get to. So whether you decide to self drive or fly drive, we'll help to make sure your journey is as hassle-free as possible.

      Address

      • Camping Les Tours
        12460 ST AMANS-DES-COTS
      • GPS Co-ordinates
        N 44° 40' 0.5592''
        E 2° 40' 49.2708''

      Airport(s)

      • Rodez (RDZ): 68km

      Public transport

      • Local Railway: Rodez SNCF, 60km
      • Services to: Paris and Toulouse

      Planning your route

      • Self-drive

        Are we nearly there yet?

        Getting to mainland Europe is now easier than ever before with a vast choice of self drive or fly drive options.

        More info

      • Guide to driving abroad

        Your driving guide

        Our guide to driving abroad is full of useful tips to help make your journey as smooth as possible.

        More info

      • Car hire

        Car Hire

        Whether we’re helping to arrange your flights for you or not, we can help you find a super deal on car hire, because we’re great mates with Europcar. You’ll even be able to pick up your wheels up from the airport or large train stations

        More info

      Activities

      The following activities are available:

      On ParcNearbyInfo
      Activities
      Playgrounds1 playground
      Horse Riding25km from the campsite
      Fishing

      Fresh water fishing (Trout, perch and carp.)

      A permit is required

      Golf9km from the campsite
      Scuba Diving30km from the campsite
      Rafting30km from the campsite
      Sports
      Tennis

      2 full size courts, Hard court.

      Table Tennis

      4 tables

      Football

      1 five-a-side pitch

      Badminton

      Open 20/05/2014 - 07/09/2014

      2 courts

      Basketball

      1 size court

      Volleyball

      Open 20/05/2014 - 04/09/2014

      2 courts

      Boules

      Site arranged tournaments available

      Watersports
      Canoeing

      Charge is per hour

      Open 29/03/2014 - 01/09/2014

      Pedalos

      Open 29/06/2014 - 31/08/2014

      Kayaking25km from the campsite

      Equipment hire

      Cycle hire

        Specialist activities

        • Tree climbing, aquagym, gymnastics, zip-wire

        Some facilities remain closed in low season, please check at the time of booking if there is an activity or facility which is key for your holiday.

        Kids' Clubs

        Eurocamp kids clubs do not operate on this parc, however there are activities which are organised by the parc themselves, which you can take advantage of whilst on holiday.

        Parc run children's activities

        Arts and crafts, games etc.

        Languages spoken: English and French

        • Open 01/07/2014 - 31/08/2014

        Local attractions

        The following local attractions are available:

        Out and about

        Visit the renaissance Château de Calmont, about half an hour away from the parc in the town of Espalion. Further afield, for art lovers there's the Museum of Art and Archeology, 54km away. Closer to parc are of course the watersports and fishing opportunities in the Truyère gorges and reservoirs. There are also many pretty villages close by.

        Nearby

        • Nearest lake: Direct access

        Shopping

        • Nearest town/village: St Amans: 5.0km

        Places of interest

        • Laguiole: 20km
        • Estaing: 21km
        • Espalion: 30km
        • Conques: 41km
        • Aurillac: 53km
        • Rodez: 56km

        Attractions

        Château du Colombier

        Medieval garden with walk through bear and wolf park

        Chateau de Calmont

        Perched on a volcanic rocky peak, The Chateau named Calmont d'Olt is the centre of an exceptional Beauty spot. It is about 1000 years old and around the year 1400 because of Ravages resulting the one hundred years war in Rouergue, and the advent of new weapons, the outer wall fortifications were built. It is now a place of animation based on the chateau's past battles. Also received the trophy of tourism

        Find out more about Ardeche & Auvergne

        Parc information

        Exceptions

        • Max. 8 per mobile home
        • Charcoal barbecue: provided

        Vehicles

        • Vehicles are allowed on pitches

        Dogs

        Dogs are allowed on this site. Must be kept on a leash. Maximum of 2. Dogs are allowed in : All accommodation types except Aspect, Vista, Espace, and Safari tent.

        Pitches

        • Number of pitches: 250

        • Shade: Some have some.

        • Surface: Grass.

        • Pitch size: 80-100m²

        • Mobiles privacy: Hedges separate the pitches.

        Walking

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        Camping Les Tours is located in an area of lakes, deep cut gorges and has a wealth of picturesque Medieval 'Plus Beaux' – or ‘extra beautiful’ - villages not far away, where the famous Pilgrimage of Saint Jacques de Compostella passes through. Just about every hilltop here is topped by an Oratory, and also rewards you with 360-degree views of stunning volcanic mountain ranges. The roads are quiet too, so it's easy to get around and also to wander at your own pace and in peace. Agriculture is very diverse here, with small-scale farming, orchards and even a few wineries set on ancient terraces. Visit in May and you’ll see the lovely festival of Transhumance, when the cattle are moved to higher pastures decorated with flowers and the plateau is full of wild meadow flowers.

        Self guided walking parc

        This Eurocamp Active parc is a self guided walking parc. To help you plan your walking holiday in advance, we offer free handy walking extras, and your Holiday Courier on parc will be able to assist you with any queries. You’ll also find useful information about walking in your region in the Eurocamp reception area on parc.

        Walking Extras

        To help you make the most of your Active Walking Parc, we offer these useful extras on all of our walking parcs:

        • Bespoke Eurocamp Walking booklet with 6 walking routes £5
        • Detailed topographic maps £15
        • Downloadable walking routes for your own GPS unit £5


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        Walking Map

        The map shows the region around your Active Walking Parc and where our 6 exclusive Eurocamp walking routes start. For more information about these walking routes, see the overviews below.

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        Walk #

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        ChallengingThe ‘Dog Rock’ circuit
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        ModerateLa Capelle and the Lac de Selves
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        LeisurelyLac de Saint Gervais circuit
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        ChallengingAveyron countryside and Château de Bousquet
        cs_active_walking_moderate_marker_5
        ModerateLe Fajol and Campouriez circuit
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        LeisurelyAn Evening stroll

        Overview of our 6 exclusive Eurocamp walking routes

        Walking route nameGradeDistanceHighest PointHeight ChangeWalking TimeAccess
        The ‘Dog Rock’ circuitChallenging5.5 km734 m180 m2.5 hrs (approx.)20 minutes drive from parc
        La Capelle and the Lac de SelvesModerate8.7 km783 m178 m3 hrs (approx.)10 minutes drive from parc
        Lac de Saint Gervais circuitLeisurely2.9 km727 m24 m1 hr (approx.)25 minutes drive from parc
        Aveyron countryside and Château de BousquetChallenging7.4 km963 m102 m3 hrs (approx.)25 minutes drive from parc
        Le Fajol and Campouriez circuitModerate8.7 km395 m123 m3 hrs (approx.)20 minutes drive from parc
        An Evening strollLeisurely3.4 km650 m76 m1.5 hrs (approx.)Direct from parc

        Graded walks

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        • Leisurely: Suitable for all ages. Some are also suitable for pushchairs (listed on terrain information for a particular walk). Total distance of track does not exceed 10km. Flat or gentle hills. No steep sections, no scrambling. Can include up to 200m of ascent/decent. Adequate signs at majority of intersections. Walkers need no previous experience but are expected to exercise normal care regarding their personal safety, especially in tidal zones.
        • Moderate: Suitable for families with children over 6 and people with reasonable fitness levels. Total distance of track does not exceed 15km. Can include up to 300m of ascent/descent. Adequate signs at major intersections. No hill walking experience required.
        • Challenging: Suitable for people with good fitness levels, not recommended for children under 10 years, unless used to uneven terrain and with experienced adults. May include some scrambling. Total distance of track does not exceed 20k. May not include signage at major intersections. Can include up to 400m of ascent/descent. Walkers may encounter natural hazards such as steep slopes, unstable surfaces and minor water crossings. Users are expected to exercise special care regarding their personal safety. Hill Walking experience recommended.

        Parc reviews

        St Amans-Des-Cots, Les Tours reviews collected by Reevoo

        Accommodation
        7.9
        Value for money
        7.1
        Parc
        7.0
        Eurocamp couriers
        8.1
        Overall rating
        7.5
        Scores 7.5 out of 10 based on 58 reviews
        Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
        10 out of 10

        John

        Parc qiet and very peacefull. Couriers are wonderfull.
        Confirmed guest: 19 September 2013
        10 out of 10

        Anthony

        Saundersfoot
        Lovely place very relaxing and beautiful scenery and the lake was very warm.
        Confirmed guest: 16 August 2013
        5 out of 10

        Anna

        Derby
        The pool is excellent but waterslides and pedaloes are only available in the afternoons. Frustrating as we had such good weather. The toilets next to the pool were very unpleasant and I never saw any paper!The restaurant was uninviting and service at the bar not very friendly - we used it once. The lake isn't quite as idyllic as it looks in the picture and there is no beach to speak of. The walks are mostly a drive away which was disappointing. We travelled so far hoping for better weather, which we got but we felt that the parc itself did not warrant such a long journey.
        Confirmed guest: 08 August 2013
        10 out of 10

        Cheryl

        Haywards Heath
        Lovely site, big pitches and beautiful scenery. Only disappointment was the on site restaurant wasn't as good as other sites we've been on. Very basic menu and food ok but nothing great.
        Swimming pool and area seemed to be busy but not overcrowded which meant you could enjoy a swim and soak up the sun
        Confirmed guest: 28 July 2013
        8 out of 10

        Sarah

        Headley, hants
        Site was good and accommodation was very clean. Couriers were pleasant and helpful but I was missing the level of service that I was trained for as a courier.

        No welcome drink
        No visit on the evening of our arrival to see if we needed anything
        No during our stay, just to say hi and no visit on the eve before departure.

        Being expected to clean our own BBQ is not nice and being expected to hire a gas BBQ seems petty.

        The returning guest gift was pitiful compared to what we received on previous occasions.

        It felt like you've stripped out all the costs and things feel cheap. Is your strategy to become Asda, rather than waitrose?

        We'd actually prefer to pay a little more and have the quality back!
        Confirmed guest: 20 July 2013
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        Information

        • Parc size:Small - 250 pitches
        • Opening dates22 May - 6 Sep 2014
        • Nearest portBilbao (BIL) - 673km
        • Nearest airportRodez (RDZ) - 68km
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