AIRE of the MONTH   September, 2020

Questembert

in

Morbihan(56)

Each month we select an aire that we feel deserves recognition as one of the nicer aires in France & this month's "Aire of the Month" is  :

Aire of the Month: QUESTEMBERT in Morbihan (56)

ADDRESS:  OFF D1C

TEL: 02 98 53 75 85

EMAIL: contact@aireparkreservation.com

TYPE OF AIRE: PRIVATE

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY & BLACK DRAIN / TOILETS/ ELECTRIC/ WIFI

LOCATION: SEMI-RURAL      NO. OF SPACES: 27

PRICES/ RATES: CREDIT CARD

PARKING: 8€ /24HRS         SERVICES: INCL

OPENING TIMES: ALL YEAR

GPS COORDS: N47.66252 W02.46988

DIRECTIONS: Follow signs off N122 in MURAT to AIRE/ CAMPING

SITE DESCRIPTION: The aire is sited in a former Municipal campsite on the west side of town, 400 m from the shops/ town centre. The parking is on grass opposite a large lake, there is good shade here, lit at night & a quiet location with an AireServices borne, drainage platform & ehu’s, access via automatic barrier with CCTV.

This place is handy as a stopping place if you want to visit the beaches (15 kms) & a nice spot to visit the Gulf de Morbihan, whilst there is also a 50 km cycle-path along a former railway line. Interesting historic town with 16th C market halls, good range of shops/ services & a large market.

 

Previous Aire of the Month: MURAT in Cantal (15)

ADDRESS: STALAPOS, OFF N122

TEL: 01 83 64 69 21

EMAIL: contact@campingcarpark.com

TYPE OF AIRE: PRIVATE

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY & BLACK DRAIN / TOILETS/ ELECTRIC/ WIFI

LOCATION: SEMI-RURAL      NO. OF SPACES: 120

PRICES/ RATES: CREDIT CARD

PARKING: 10-15€ /24HRS         SERVICES: INCL

OPENING TIMES: ALL YEAR

GPS COORDS: N45.10266 E02.86528

DIRECTIONS: Follow signs off N122 in MURAT to AIRE/ CAMPING

SITE DESCRIPTION: The aire here is in the former Municipal campsite on the south side of Murat about 600m to the centre of town. There is good shade on many of the spaces here & public toilets/ showers are nearby (open 1/05 - 30/09). There is an Artisanal service point with platform drain, ehu’s & wifi as well as a play area, laundrette & recycling bins nearby. Access via automatic barrier, CCP card required.

Located in one of the most picturesque sites in the Cantal, this ‘Small Town of Character’ lies on the side of the valley with groups of lauze-roofed houses under the enormous Bonnevie Rock, which hangs over them. This rock is part of a set of three sharp volcanic spears lined up on either side of the town. Murat was fortified several times throughout its rich history; at least three successive walls protected the various quarters of the town.

A very nice town with a well-situated & clean CampingCarPark 'village' aire within easy walking distance of the town centre. Quiet rural spot with ample large grass or tarmac spaces next to the small river with walks nearby. Good range of shops/ eating places in town & an InterMarche near to aire. 

Previous Aire of the Month: STE EULALIE DE CERNON in Aveyron (12)

ADDRESS: NORTH OF VILLAGE, OFF D77

TEL: OT: 05 65 62 79 98

EMAIL: commanderie@sainte-eulalie.info

TYPE OF AIRE: MUNICIPAL

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY & BLACK DRAIN / TOILETS/ ELECTRIC/ WIFI

LOCATION: SEMI-RURAL NO. OF SPACES: 20

PRICES/ RATES: CREDIT CARD

PARKING: 10€ /24HRS SERVICES: INCL

OPENING TIMES: ALL YEAR

GPS COORDS: N43.98531 E03.13833

DIRECTIONS: Entering village from EAST on D77, turn 1st RIGHT @ AIRE sign & follow road to AIRE.

SITE DESCRIPTION: The aire in Ste Eulalie is in a modern medium sized gravel car park on the northern outskirts of the village (400m from centre) where there are ample level spaces in an enclosed area controlled by an automatic barrier which is operated by a credit card machine. The aire has toilet/ handicapped & shower. There is good shade with grass areas & it is close to the ancient village centre. Flot Bleu service point with platform drain & ehu’s/ wifi for each space.

An excellent little aire in a lovely setting, quiet, well maintained & secure with a resident caretaker who lives adjacent. 16A hook-ups included in the rate as well as wifi & use of the toilets/showers. Aire is a short walk into village where there is a grocery shop, bar & restaurants in village. Beautiful little village with Knights Templar Commandery, church & remains of fortifications with walks/ cycle path nearby.

 

Previous Aire of the Month:   SALLES CURAN in Aveyron (12)

ADDRESS: OFF D243

TEL: 05 65 46 35 21(MAIRIE), OT: 05 65 74 31 73

EMAIL: ot.salles-curan@wanadoo.fr

TYPE OF AIRE: MUNICIPAL

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY DRAIN/BLACK DRAIN/ TOILETS/ ELECTRIC

LOCATION: RURAL/ LAKESIDE NO. OF SPACES: 70

PRICES/ RATES: CASH

PARKING: 11€ /24HRS      SERVICES: INCL

OPENING TIMES: 01/05 – 31/10

GPS COORDS: N44.20025 E02.77530

DIRECTIONS: From SALLES-CURAN take D993 NORTH & then D243 to AIRE (located on Left side of road).

SITE DESCRIPTION: The aire here is located in the former municipal campsite in a pleasant situation overlooking the lovely Lac de Paraloup. There are 70 level spaces (35m2 each) on grass accessed by a gravel track. A Flot Bleu service point with platform drain with heated toilets/ showers nearby. A quiet & clean aire close to the large artificial lake with a nice beach – fishing, swimming & boating allowed in season. Basically a municipal campsite at a good price that includes electric, services, toilets & showers – entrance via automatic barrier (credit card only). Close to the small hamlet of Les Vernhes but about 3kms from Salles-Curan (shops & services). Walks around lake. Boulangerie van calls in July/ Aug.

 

Previous Aire of the Month:   PONT D'OUILLY in Calvados (14)

ADDRESS: RUE DE LA LIBERATION (D167)

TEL: 02 31 69 26 26

EMAIL

TYPE OF AIRE: PRIVATE

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY DRAIN/BLACK DRAIN/ ELECTRIC/ RUBBISH

LOCATION: RURAL/ RIVER     NO. OF SPACES: 50

PRICES/ RATES: CREDIT CARD

PARKING: 16€/ 24 HRS     SERVICES: INCL

OPENING TIMES: FEB-NOV.

GPS COORDS: N48.87792 W00.41262

DIRECTIONS: Entering TOWN from NORTH on D167, AIRE is immediately on RIGHT.

SITE DESCRIPTION A large aire in a rural location alongside the river Orne where there are 50 large spaces on gravel, each space is separated by low hedges & adjacent to large grassy areas with picnic tables & barbecue. The aire is on the northern edge of the town accessed off the main road by means of a gravel track. Flot Bleu service point with drainage grid. Access by automatic barrier, payment by credit card. Excellent private aire, prices includes electric, each of the 50 spaces has a hook up. Short walk into town (400m) & its shops. Fishing in river, walks nearby.

 

Previous Aire of the Month:   LA CONTENTIN in Cotes d'Armor (22)

ADDRESS: RUE DES BASSIERES, OFF D59

TEL: 02 98 53 75 85

EMAIL: contact@aireparkreservation.com

TYPE OF AIRE: PRIVATE

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY DRAIN/BLACK DRAIN/ ELECTRIC/ RUBBISH

LOCATION: RURAL/ COAST     NO. OF SPACES: 30

PRICES/ RATES: CREDIT CARD

PARKING: 10€/ 24 HRS     SERVICES: INCL

OPENING TIMES: APRIL-NOV.

GPS COORDS: N48.54828 W02.59711

DIRECTIONS: From PLANGUENOUAL take D59 NORTH bear RIGHT to AIRE at ST MARC.

SITE DESCRIPTION This private aire managed by AireParkReservation is located in the former Municipal campsite where there are 30 level spaces on grass with ehu’s, separated by high hedges & accessed by a tarmac track. Aire is on south side of this small coastal village close to walks & 400m from the coast. Lighting at night with shade in places. Access is via an automatic barrier (credit card) with an AireServices service point & platform drain. A very pleasant conversion of a campsite into an aire, well maintained, quiet with good walks & nice surroundings. Possible to reserve a space online at aireparkreservation.com.

 

Previous Aire of the Month:   SEDAN in Ardennes (08)

ADDRESS: BVD FAUBERT

TEL: 01 83 64 69 21

EMAIL: contact@campingcarpark.com

TYPE OF AIRE: PRIVATE

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY DRAIN/BLACK DRAIN/ ELECTRIC/ WIFI/ RUBBISH

LOCATION: SEMI-URBAN/ RIVER NO. OF SPACES: 20

PRICES/ RATES: CREDIT/ CCP CARD

PARKING: 14€/ 24 HRS    SERVICES: INCL

OPENING TIMES: ALL YEAR

GPS COORDS: N49.69870 E04.93807

DIRECTIONS: From WEST take D8043 into SEDAN, cross river & turn RIGHT into Bvd Faubert & AIRE.

SITE DESCRIPTION The private aire in a former campsite, run by the Camping Car Parks company, is located close to the centre of Sedan on an island in the Meuse river, with parking on grass/ gravel pitches with lighting & reasonable shade – in a semi-rural location bordered by the river. There are 20 spaces with 20 ehu’s and wifi, the aire is convenient for the town, being 400m from the centre & 1.5km from the chateau. The aire is bordered by grassy areas & has a Euro-Relais service point with a drainage platform. Access is via an automatic barrier operated by the CampingCarPark membership card topped up by credit card . A pleasanrt, quiet riverside location with shade in places & close to the cycle tracks along the Meuse. Market in town on Wed & Sat.

Previous Aire of the Month:   MOULINS in Allier (03)

ADDRESS:            CHEMIN DE HALAGE

TEL:04 70 44 14 14   EMAIL: bienvenue@pays-bourbon.com

TYPE OF AIRE: MUNICIPAL

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY DRAIN/ BLACK DRAIN/ ELECTRIC/ RUBBISH

LOCATION: URBAN/ RIVER             NO. OF SPACES: 80

 PRICES/ RATES: JETONS from MACHINE (by Credit card)

PARKING: 0.1€/HR               SERVICES: 2€ WATER or ELECTRIC

OPENING TIMES: ALL YEAR             GPS COORDS: N46.55832   E03.32453

DIRECTIONS: Entering MOULINS from WEST on D945 – turn RIGHT at R/bout just before river & then take next LEFT to AIRE (signposted).

SITE DESCRIPTION: The Aire of the Month for February, 2020 is the large Aire located on the west bank of the Allier River just across from the city of Moulins in the Allier (03) department of the Auvergne. The aire is in the former municipal camping where there are numerous level pitches on grass accessed by tarmac tracks some shaded & some in the open, all lit at night. A Flot Bleu service point with a drainage platform & hook up points, jetons available from machine at entrance. Parking paid at automatic barrier on exit. This is an excellent & very popular aire, awarded “Aire of the Year 2014”, in the former municipal campsite where there are many quiet, pleasant pitches (most with ehu's) overlooking the Allier river yet only a short level walk across the bridge to the centre of Moulins where there are all the shops, services & eating places that you could need. 3 museums in town, an old “quarter” as well as the cathedral to visit. Aire is well signposted in town. Walks along river & cycle path. Local shops & InterMarche supermarket within 150m of aire.

Previous Aire of the Month:     ST SAUVANT in Vienne (86)

ADDRESS: RUE DU FOUR

TEL: 01 83 64 769 21            EMAIL: contact@campingcarpark.com

TYPE OF AIRE: PRIVATE

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY DRAIN/BLACK DRAIN/ ELECTRIC/ RUBBISH/ WIFI

LOCATION: SEMI-RURAL NO. OF SPACES: 16

PRICES/ RATES: CREDIT CARD,   PARKING: 10€/ 24HRS SERVICES: INCL

OPENING TIMES: ALL YEAR        GPS COORDS: N46.35964 E00.05026

DIRECTIONS: Entering town from West on D29, AIRE is on RIGHT as you enter town, close to the water tower.

SITE DESCRIPTION: The Aire of the Month for January, 2020 is the private aire in St Sauvant in Vienne (86), Poitou Charente. The aire is run by CampingCarPark & is located in the former municipal campsite, within 500m of the little town centre where a small selection of shops can be found. The 16 individual pitches are on grass, bordered by hedges, accessed by a gravel track, with a little shade & lighting at night. Artisanal service point with drainage platform & wifi/ ehu's on each pitch.

This is a very good aire within the former Municipal Camping which is located on the west side of the town. Quiet spot with swimming pool adjacent. 16 large pitches each with ehu & wifi. Small range of shops & a restaurant in town. Large forest to the east of the town with walks, play area & picnic tables.

Previous Aire of the Month :     SEVREMONT in Vendee (85)

ADDRESS: RUE DES PONTS, LA POMMERAIE SUR SEVRE

TEL: 02 51 57 22 19

TYPE OF AIRE: MUNICIPAL

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY DRAIN/BLACK DRAIN/ TOILETS

LOCATION: RURAL NO. OF SPACES: 12

PRICES/ RATES:     PARKING: FREE SERVICES: FREE

OPENING TIMES: ALL YEAR

GPS COORDS: N46.83785 W00.77477

DIRECTIONS: In LA POMMERAIE, take D43 NORTH & AIRE is on LEFT as you leave village.

SITE DESCRIPTION: The Aire of the Month for December, 2019 is the municipal aire in Sevremont in the Vendee (85). The aire is in a small gravel/ grass parking area, a former campsite, with 12 spaces, bordered by grass areas with good shade, lit at night & near to the river, about 150 m north of the large village centre of La Pommeraie. The village has a few shops & a restaurant. There is an artisanal borne with a platform drain, water & toilets.

         A nice basic aire with free services & parking, a short walk into the village & close to a fishing river. Quiet spot in a former municipal campsite next to a park area with picnic tables.

Previous Aire of the Month:     SURZUR in Morbihan (56)

ADDRESS: ALLEE DU PETIT TRAIN

TEL: 02.97.42 12 52    EMAIL: mairie@ surzur.fr

TYPE OF AIRE: PRIVATE

FACILITIES: WATER /GREY DRAIN/BLACK DRAIN/ ELECTRIC/ RUBBISH

LOCATION: URBAN     NO. OF SPACES: 43

PRICES/ RATES: CREDIT CARD          PARKING: 8-12€ / 24 Hrs SERVICES: INCL

OPENING TIMES: ALL YEAR      GPS COORDS: N47.58313 W02.63285

DIRECTIONS: In SURZUR follow signs for AIRE.

SITE DESCRIPTION: The Aire of the Month for November, 2019 is in Surzur, Morbihan (56) in Brittany & is also the Aire of the Year, 2019. It is in a nice location, a former municipal camping, which is 600m north of the town centre. Parking is in a large wooded area with good shade & lit at night, 17 of the pitches are on hard standing & 25 on grass with some larger spaces for long vehicles. Access is via automatic barrier. AireServices borne with platform drain, electric hook-ups, laundrette & rubbish bin.

     Very enjoyable place, quiet, well laid out & maintained with large spaces separated by hedges each with ehu & access to a free laundrette with tourist info. Close to the Gulf de Morbihan with a supermarket, boulangerie, pharmacy, butcher & Poste in town. Play area & sports ground within 200m. This aire was named Aire of the Year 2019 by CampingCar magazine - see video below (in French).

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