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Things to do near the Drôme campsite

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Discover the Nyons soap factory

La Savonnerie de Nyons reflects a rich heritage of craftsmanship. For generations, we’ve been making handcrafted soaps fromnatural ingredients chosen for their beneficial properties.

Each soap is an ode to Provence, combining tradition and quality. Craftsmen passionately perpetuate a unique know-how, offering an authentic sensory experience through products that evoke the fragrances and essence of this emblematic region.

On the wine route

The Drôme Wine Route is an invitation to discover the region’s winegrowing treasures. Winding through the heart of the vineyards, this route takes you from cellar to cellar, offering you the chance to taste the region’s different appellations, such asHermitage and Crozes Hermitage.

Drôme Provençale, in particular, offers a rich palette of wines. These include Côtes du Rhône, including the premier cru “Vinsobres”, AOP Grignan-les-Adhémar, Coteaux des Baronnies, Vin de la Valdaine and Comté de Grignan. Each of these wines has distinct aromas, reflecting its terroir of origin.

Vinsobres is a remarkable cru, distinguished by its singularity. To taste a Vinsobres is to take an unexpected gustatory journey, combining freshness and finesse. An experience that tantalizes the taste buds and invites you to discover a unique terroir.

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The Drôme wine route also offers a number of tourist attractions. In Bollène, for example, you can visit the collegiate church of Saint-Martin, in Bouchet, the Cistercian abbey, and in Barry, a troglodyte village.

TheAbbaye du Barroux, nestled in Provence, is famous for its monastic jams, among other things. Crafted with passion by the nuns, these delicacies reflect the terroir of Provence. From black fig to golden apricot, each jam is a gustatory journey, testifying to the ancestral know-how of this dedicated community.

In short, the Drôme Wine Route is much more than just a wine itinerary. It’s a complete experience that combines tasting, cultural discovery and breathtaking scenery.

The Saint-May Vultures: a breathtaking natural spectacle

Just 24 km from Nyons, the small village of Saint-May is becoming a must-see destination for nature and wildlife lovers. It’s here, in the steep cliffs and open skies of the Drôme Provençale, that vultures make their home, offering visitors a truly breathtaking natural spectacle. France’s four species of vulture – the griffon, black vulture, Egyptian vulture and bearded vulture – can be seen soaring gracefully through the skies or nesting on rocky escarpments.

A visit to Saint-May also means understanding theimportance of conserving and respecting biodiversity. Guided tours and viewpoints allow you to admire these majestic birds without disturbing their peace and quiet, while learning about their biology, ecology and the efforts being made to protect and reintroduce them to the region.

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Sports activities

Our Les Clos campsite is located in the heart of the Drôme, a land of adventure and discovery.

With its varied landscapes, hiking trails, mountain bike trails and sporting activities, it offers a multitude of opportunities for nature and outdoor enthusiasts. With its limestone cliffs and varied routes, the Drôme is a prime climbing spot .

Take to the skies in a paraglider and soar over breathtaking scenery.

The most beautiful walks in the Drôme

The Drôme is a paradise for hikers. With its well-marked trails and exceptional panoramas, it offers an unrivalled hiking experience.

  • Montagne de l’Essaillon: an invitation to soar above the valley. Each step brings you closer to breathtaking panoramas, where the Baronnies hills loom on the horizon, offering an unforgettable natural spectacle.
  • The Col d’Aubenas: starting from Nyons, this loop takes you through winding paths, with a rewarding climb that offers panoramic views of the region.
  • Le Saint-Jaume and Garde Grosse: these two natural gems are not to be missed. The trails wind through lush vegetation and offer views of wild, unspoilt landscapes.
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  • Tour du Cougoir from Aubres: this hike plunges you into the rural charm of the Drôme. Aubres, with its authentic character, is the starting point for an exploration that blends nature and history.
  • Around Châteauneuf-de-Bordette: this trail takes you to the hidden wonders of Châteauneuf-de-Bordette. The trails pass through olive groves, dense forests and views of the hilltop village.
  • Col de Croix Rouge: an adventure through varied landscapes, from Saint-Michel to Col de la Croix. Each turn reveals a new facet of the region’s natural beauty.

Every trail around Nyons is a promise of wonder, an opportunity to reconnect with nature and discover the hidden treasures of the Drôme provençale. So lace up your shoes, breathe in the fresh air and let Nyons reveal its wonders with every step.

Mountain biking in the Drôme

For seasoned mountain bikers, the Circuit de la Montagne de Cougoir is a challenge. Stretching over 33.4 km with a vertical drop of 960 m, this route offers technical descents and demanding climbs, all enhanced by breathtaking panoramas of the Baronnies. In the same vein, the Circuit de Découverte des Baronnies provençales plunges cyclists into the heart of varied terrain, from dense forests to rocky ridges, over a distance of 38 km.

For those who prefer a more leisurely stroll, the Au fil de l’Eygues circuit is ideal. Following the gentle course of the River Eygues for 15 km, this trail is perfect for a family outing or for beginners. Likewise, the Old Railway Route offers a 14 km historic walk through the Provencal countryside, recalling the days when trains criss-crossed the region.

The Circuit Autour de Nyons is an invitation to discover the local beauty. For 16.7 km, cyclists can admire olive groves, vineyards and charming hilltop villages. For those looking for a little more challenge, the Montagne de Garde Grosse and Essaillon circuits and the Tour de la Montagne de Vaux offer challenging climbs and thrilling descents over distances of 16 km and 21.5 km respectively.

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Fishing at Lac le Pas des Ondes

For fishing enthusiasts, Lac le Pas des Ondes is a haven of peace in an enchanting setting. Rich in fish, it’s the ideal place to spend a quiet day with your fishing rod. At the end of the hook, chub, carp and trout from the Baronnies Provençales!

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you’ll appreciate the serenity of the fishing grounds near the campsite. Please respect the local flora and fauna and release fish after catching them. Enjoy this relaxing activity in the heart of the Drôme Provençale.

Water sports in the Drôme

For water sports enthusiasts, the Lac du Pas des Ondes is a true paradise.

Whether you’re a fan of canoeing or kayaking, or prefer a leisurely pedal-boat ride, there’s something for everyone.

The river’s nautical base offers a variety of activities for all ages and levels.

Take advantage of the lake’s crystal-clear waters to cool off after a day exploring Nyons or the Drôme Provençale.

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Frequently asked questions,
Is the campsite close to the town center?

Yes, within walking distance (approx. 15 min)

Where is the nearest tourist office?

In the center of Nyons

Is the campsite served by public transport?

A free shuttle bus runs 4 times a day

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What do our customers think of the pool?
Charlotte B

Super friendly atmosphere and welcome, well located, we had a lovely stay in the middle of nature… the quality of the common areas and maintenance is very satisfactory! See you next year for more walks and meetings. Thank you to the whole campsite team and see you soon…

Pierre M

Pleasant campsite with trees, on the banks of the river, ideal for relaxing… It’s clean and the bar-terrace prices are reasonable. Some activities for small children

Bernadette M

Excellent welcome. Very clean washrooms.
Spacious, hedged riverside site.
A short walk or bike ride will take you to the village.
Nyons. very pleasant pool. We feel so at home in this campsite that we come here every year for the cousinades in May, and even several times a year when possible.

Discover the river, our services
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