La Viollière 85120 Breuil Barret France
Tel : 00 33 (0)2 51 87 44 82
Situated on the edge of a small hamlet, in the lovely rolling
hills of the Vendée, the two-acre camping meadow has
beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. Tranquil and
secure, there is no road adjacent, the only access being through
our old farm courtyard. With a maximum of six vans/tents, there
is more than enough space to pitch wherever you like and a 6amp
electricity supply can be provided to the favourite areas.
There are showers, toilets, washing cubicles and dish-washing
sinks (two of each) and hot water is included in the fees, which
Pitch, 2 adults & electricity - 14 euros
Extra adult - 3.5 Extra child - 2.5 euros
(3 euro discount for non-electricity users)
Dogs (please keep on a leash) - 1 euro
20%discount after two weeks & for repeat visitors
'Self-contained accommodation also available
We are 6kms east of La Châtaigneraie and our nearest village
is Breuil Barret. You can find us on the map almost exactly
half-way between Les Sables d’Olonne and Poitiers (mostly
D949bis) and La Rochelle is approximately 1hr 10mins to the
The hamlet of La Viollière is just 2kms outside the village
of Breuil Barret, which has a bar/restaurant
with outside seating, a good boulangerie/épicerie, tennis
court, lovely old church and two hairdressers!
Several marked walks being from the village centre.
Banks, supermarkets, bars, restaurants and good outdoor swimming
pool are to be found at our nearest town, La Châtaigneraie
(6kms). The local leisure lake, for fishing and woodland picnic
area (with café & pool during high season) is just
We are very well placed for wide and varied exploring. It is
approximately1hr 15mins to the long, sandy beaches of the West
Coast, 1hr 20mins to Saumur, chateaux and vineyards of the Loire
Valley and about the same distance to Poitiers and Futuroscope.
The tranquil water ways of the Venise Verte and Puy du Fou (famous
parc of Vendée history) are both about 45 minutes drive.
There are many local activities too, such as
walking, cycling, horse riding, boating/
swimming in the forest and lakes of Mervent or, for the more
lite 'baptism' flights, go-karting and tree-top adventure courses!
The area is full of
interesting towns, villages and sites, such as the picturesque
medieval village of
Vouvant or Fontenay le Comte (ancient capital of the Vendée),
the donjon at
Bazoges en Pareds and there are chateaux, museums, weekly markets
small local wine producers to visit.
To Find Us
Taking D949bis towards Poitiers, drive through
the village of Breuil Barret.
Pass under the old railway bridge, take second turning right
(signposted La Viollière).
Drive up slight hill, past the first right-hand turn, then just
past large barn, turn right
into our courtyard. Camping meadow is straight down through
We do normally advise booking during June, July & August and
for this we ask a nominal
deposit of £10 per week.
Viollière Near La Châtaigneraie, Southern Vendée
(Sleeps 2 - 5)Tel: 00 33 (0)2 51 87 44 82
Renovated and enlarged, (two
bedrooms created on the first floor), this traditional gîte
is now an attractive character home with exposed beams, original
bread oven, wood-burning stove and has a large level garden.
In an old farm setting with distant views over the rolling
Vendée countryside, the cottage is well placed for
exploring the region, being central to la Rochelle/west coast
beaches, Poitiers, Puy du Fou and Venise Verte.Accommodation:
One double bedroom and one twin room (low head-height) for
which a third bed is available. Lounge-dining room with sofa,
easy chairs, dining table & chairs, radio/CD/cassette
player, games & books. Bathroom with 'sabot' bath/shower
and separate toilet. Kitchen with gas cooker, fridge-freezer,
microwave, coffee maker, toaster, ample crockery, cutlery
& cookware.The cottage is attached to the main house and,
at the front, faces onto the old farm courtyard and, at the
rear, the kitchen door opens straight onto the large level
garden with table/chairs, sunloungers, barbeque etc. Childrens
garden toys, boules and badminton are available. Parking is
alongside the cottage.
Available April to November from £170 to £325
Peter & Christine Woodman
Tel: 00 33 (0)2 51 87 44 82
For further information, please do not hesitate
to contact us.