Camping La Grainetiere, La Flotte, Île de Ré, Poitou-Charentes, Charente-Maritime

Good things:

  • swimming pool complex – outdoors but can be covered when cool, beautifully clean, and safe enough to let little Lola run around in without worry
  • restaurant, bar & shop, and speciality cuisine nights (the mussels were excellent)
  • lovely big pitches under pine trees
  • short bike ride to the lovely port of La Flotte
  • great facilities (washing machines, etc.)

Bad things:

  • everywhere else was a long cycle ride away, and despite some good tracks there were some fast roads to deal with too
  • I can imagine it would be hard to get a pitch during peak season
  • not exactly the real France that we know and love… a bit too much like another country – maybe a dutch version of France?!
  • not much else

Campervanman star rating:  stars-4.5 4.5/5
Website: la-grainetiere.com
Address, long/lathttp://www.la-grainetiere.com/ Route de Saint-Marin Chemin des Essarts 17630 La Flotte en Ré. 46.187497, -1.344033.Google maps link.

Great swimming pool at Camping La Grainetiere

Great swimming pool at Camping La Grainetiere

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