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Why Camping L'Hippocampe?

  • Mmmm, completely surrounded by the lush, green mountains of Provence
  • Swimming pool? Check! Kids clubs? Check! Spacious pitches? Check!
  • Explore the beautiful surroundings and enjoy all those outdoor activities!

Reviews: Guests love it

Guests love it

8.3
Very GoodOverall average score of 1 reviews by Vacansoleil guests
  • Swimming Pools
    Excellent
  • Surrounding area
    Excellent
  • Swimming Pools
    Excellent
  • Surrounding area
    Excellent
  • General maintenance of the campsite
    Excellent
  • Campsite staff
    Excellent
  • Quality of the entertainment
    Excellent
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Campsite information

Camping L'Hippocampe

Camping L'Hippocampe is located in lovely countryside between olive groves and cherry orchards. From the campiste there's a pleasant view of the nearby picturesque village of Volonne. Enjoy a good mix of nature during the day and fun at night. There's no chance of being bored here.

  • The surrounding mountains are a pleasant sight.
  • Although it's not permitted to swim in the river, the campsite has an excellent swimming pool complex with 2 separate pools.
  • There's plenty of entertainment. Join in with cabaret, karaoke, dancing, themed nights and games. These are held in a large soundproof tent in the middle of the campsite.
  • Older children will enjoy the campsite's underground disco.
  • There are outdoor activities to suit everyone (For a fee). Such as, karting, biking, canoeing, sailing, quad bike riding, night walks, climbing, rafting, canyoning, hydro speeding ( Rushing down the river on a body board) paragliding and sky diving.

The surrounding of Camping L'Hippocampe

In the heart of Haute Provence, the village of Volonne is situated beside the Durance river. It's easy to reach from the A51 or N85, the famous Route de Napoleon. A dam has been built here, creating the reserviour of Lac de l'Escale. The region of Provence offers plenty of choice for pleasant excursions. In addition to the lovely nature, you can also take in the culture of the Roman churches, museums, Provencal markets and gastronomic specialities.

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Recommended by our region specialist

"A family campsite with good facilities situated close to the lovely village of Volonne. Good swimming pool area with an entertainment programme for all ages."

Accommodations offered on this campsite:

Accommodations offered on this campsite:

    Swimming & Pools

    Swimming and waterfun

    • Children's pool: 1
    • sunbeds in the pool area are free of charge
    • swimming shorts not allowed
    • outdoor pool: 2
    • several playsets in swimming pool

    Extra Water fun

    • waterslide: 5

    Spa and Wellness

    • whirlpool: 1
    • massages (to be paid)

    Facilities

    Eating and drinking

    • bar
    • Take away meals
    • Snack bar
    • ice-cream bar

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    • charcoal barbecue not allowed
    • wifi: on the whole campsite (to be paid)
    • laundrette
    • Disco
    • Grocery shop
    • dryer
    • gas barbecue allowed
    • electric barbecue allowed
    • credit cards are accepted: Mastercard and Visa
    • barbecue equipment available(to be paid)
    • Giant screen for sports events

    Activities & Sports

    Sports and Playing

    • fishing
    • volleyball
    • jeu de boules
    • several small playgrounds
    • pony riding: in the neighbourhood
    • canoeing: on the campsite
    • guided mountainbike tours
    • Multisport area: 1
    • table tennis
    • basketball: 1
    • archery range (to be paid)
    • Bike rental (to be paid)
    • golf: in the neighbourhood
    • Manage <10 km
    • beach volleyball
    • tennis: on the campsite: 1
    • electronic games

    Entertainment

    Animation

    • entertainment: English
    • Entertainment: Dutch
    • entertainment: French
    • Entertainment for toddlers
    • Entertainment for children
    • Entertainment for teenagers
    • Entertainment for adults

    Ratings & Reviews

    8.3
    Overall average score of 1 reviews by Vacansoleil guests
    • Swimming Pools
      Excellent
    • Surrounding area
      Excellent
    • General maintenance of the campsite
      Excellent
    • Campsite staff
      Excellent
    • Quality of the entertainment
      Excellent
    • General standard of the accommodations
      Excellent
    • Restaurant facilities
      Good
    • Play facilities for children
      Excellent
    • Standard of sanitary buildings
      Excellent
    • Size of the pitches
      Excellent
    • 10Excellent
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      Nigel

      Mobile home Waikiki 2

      Family with children under 18 years old

      • Recommends this resort

      The camp was great the staff outstanding. If anything I would like more bins for people to put there rubbish. Other than that we had a fantastic family holiday.

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    Ratings & Reviews

    8.3
    Overall average score of 1 reviews by Vacansoleil guests
    • Swimming Pools
      Excellent
    • Surrounding area
      Excellent
    • General maintenance of the campsite
      Excellent
    • Campsite staff
      Excellent
    • Quality of the entertainment
      Excellent
    • General standard of the accommodations
      Excellent
    • Restaurant facilities
      Good
    • Play facilities for children
      Excellent
    • Standard of sanitary buildings
      Excellent
    • Size of the pitches
      Excellent
    • 10Excellent
      Flag

      Nigel

      Mobile home Waikiki 2

      Family with children under 18 years old

      • Recommends this resort

      The camp was great the staff outstanding. If anything I would like more bins for people to put there rubbish. Other than that we had a fantastic family holiday.

    1-1 from 1 reviews

    1. 1

    Surroundings

    In the heart of Haute Provence, the village of Volonne is situated beside the Durance river. It's easy to reach from the A51 or N85, the famous Route de Napoleon. A dam has been built here, creating the reserviour of Lac de l'Escale. The region of Provence offers plenty of choice for pleasant excursions. In addition to the lovely nature, you can also take in the culture of the Roman churches, museums, Provencal markets and gastronomic specialities.

    Some tips for your holiday at Camping L'Hippocampe in Volonne

    • The lake is well known for its wide range of birdlife. You can hire a water bike, go canoeing or enjoy a spot of fishing.
    • In the surrounding area you can take part in activities like canyoning, rafting, paragliding, horse riding and mountain biking.
    • Nearest airport: Marseille (MRS) at 125 km
    • Second nearest airport: Avignon (AVN) at 145 km
    • Third nearest airport: Nice (NCE) at 160 km
    • Train station: 6 km
    • Bus station: 2 km
    • Area: flat and wooded
    • Nearest city/village: 600 m
    • Nearest river: directly next to Durance
    • Supermarket: 2 km

    Surroundings

    In the heart of Haute Provence, the village of Volonne is situated beside the Durance river. It's easy to reach from the A51 or N85, the famous Route de Napoleon. A dam has been built here, creating the reserviour of Lac de l'Escale. The region of Provence offers plenty of choice for pleasant excursions. In addition to the lovely nature, you can also take in the culture of the Roman churches, museums, Provencal markets and gastronomic specialities.

    Some tips for your holiday at Camping L'Hippocampe in Volonne

    • The lake is well known for its wide range of birdlife. You can hire a water bike, go canoeing or enjoy a spot of fishing.
    • In the surrounding area you can take part in activities like canyoning, rafting, paragliding, horse riding and mountain biking.
    • Nearest airport: Marseille (MRS) at 125 km
    • Second nearest airport: Avignon (AVN) at 145 km
    • Third nearest airport: Nice (NCE) at 160 km
    • Train station: 6 km
    • Bus station: 2 km
    • Area: flat and wooded
    • Nearest city/village: 600 m
    • Nearest river: directly next to Durance
    • Supermarket: 2 km

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