Ed te Loo and Elvire Dirx
Le Marconnes 1
43420 Saint Arcons de Barges
tel: +33 (0)4 71 01 01 16
e-mail: info@lemarconnes.com
website: www.lemarconnes.com

Open: 1 April to 1  November
Capacity: 25


The camping
Camping Le Marconnès is beautifully situated in the south of the Auvergne, known for its blue cheese Bleu d’Auvergne and the lentils from Le Puy.
The thick walls of the buildings, such as the restaurant, auberge and sanitary facilities, are made of large irregular stones of various sizes. Here and there succulents grow out of the wall. The distinct architectural style indicates a year of construction from around 1600. There are still loopholes in the walls and there is a bread oven.
The view is unique and wide, with a beautiful view of valleys and mountain peaks. On the horizon you look out over a mountain range including the famous 1800 meter high Mont Mézenc. This mountain is 60 km away.
From spring until well into summer, the meadows around are full of wild flowers. At the edge of the meadows (within a 10-minute walk), the woods begin with cedars, fir trees and firs. Wild boars and deer are hunted here in the autumn. The enormous birds of prey are always impressive to see.

We have a restaurant that serves daily cooking and you can enjoy a tasty dish of the day or menu.
We also offer a bread service and you can get a snack in the bar all day long (drinks, ice cream). Adjacent to the restaurant is a small flea market and of course we have a swimming pool to cool off from the wonderful day or to relax lazily.
For enthusiasts there is an opportunity to use the sauna.

Le Marconnès is located at an altitude of 1100 meters, on the border of the departments of Lozère, Ardèche and Haute-Loire. The rivers Loire and Allier flow 10 km away. Here you can still see many old castles.
The beautiful nature, the many relaxation options and sights make this area a wonderful place to spend a holiday.
At 6km, in Landos is a small supermarket, in the larger towns a little further away, you will find larger and several supermarkets and shops. There is a nice market to visit in the area on almost every day of the week. You can also make beautiful cycling and walking tours from the campsite and in the area (routes available), visit waterfalls or gorges. But cayoning, paragliding, canoeing and rafting are also possible (within a radius of 30 km). In the city of Le Puy en Velay is the starting point of the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compestella. The city is Unesco heritage, including the Statue Notre Dame de la France and the basilica, well worth a visit. There are three lakes nearby for recreation, and fishing is also possible.

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