Camping l'Hippocampe in Volonne enjoys the perfect location on the Durance at the very heart of Haute Provence. This French campsite, situated between the national parks of Lubéron, Verdon and Mercantour, is rich with flowers and shady spots and boasts a lake of water birds as well as fantastic views over the Provençale hills.
Your holiday here is certain to be wonderful, with the campsite itself offering plenty of activities. The heated swimming pool with five water slides is great for fun in the water, or you could choose to relax around the pool with one of the free sun loungers.
If you prefer to stay active, then l'Hippocampe boasts a brand new sports field, so challenge your friends and family to beach volleyball, football or basketball. There's also je de boules, table tennis and tennis, plus archery and facilities for fly fishing.
For an even greater challenge, the information desk can provide information on supervised outdoor activities such as rafting, canyoning, paragliding, delta flying, mountain climbing, gliding and parachute jumping.
Evenings offer the opportunity to enjoy great performances in the marquee.
This campsite offers plenty for children, with six to twelve year olds catered for throughout July and August with activities tailored specifically to their age. There's also a new play area for even more adventure. For teenagers there's a well-insulated underground disco area which is open six nights a week.
Camping l'Hippocampe in Provence is a great base for discovering the area and is perfect for nature lovers. Learn about the area's rich heritage with a variety of excursions for hikers, horse-riders and cyclists. The campsite is also close to the 25-km Gorges du Verdon, one of the largest river-worn gorges in Europe with an unforgettably striking landscape.
The rocky village of Volonne is an idyllic picturesque Provençale destination, with winding streets and historical buildings and a rich architecture and history.
Connoisseurs will certainly be at home here, with a variety of well-known local products such as olive oil from Haute Provence, lavender, honey and Sisteron lamb prepared by some of the best chefs in the world. No holiday to Provence would be complete without the beautiful scent of herbs such as the lavender, thyme and rosemary that grow in the surrounding hills.
This campsite has definitely earned its name 'Camping de Rêve' or the campsite of your dreams.
Relaxation in the shade of this campsite's olive trees and outstanding facilities make this site the ideal holiday destination in Provence.