Campsite near Grignan
Château de Grignan is one of the largest Renaissance fortresses in southeastern France. It was immortalized in the Marquise de Sévigné’s letters to her daughter. As you stroll along the cobbled streets, you’ll discover ancient houses, artisan boutiques, art galleries and picturesque café terraces. Guided tours of the castle are a must for understanding the history and culture of the region.
The village of Grignan is also a must-see. Every street corner seems to tell a story, every building exudes old-world charm and every store offers unique products and works of art, making a stroll through the village an experience in itself.
Family holiday near Grignan : things to do
Grignan is a paradise for nature lovers. The lavender fields that stretch as far as the eye can see are a magnificent sight, especially in summer.
For families, a visit to the Crocodile Farm in Pierrelatte is a must. Children will marvel at the crocodiles, giant tortoises and other reptiles.
Gastronomy and local specialities at the Grignan market
Nestled in the historic charm of Grignan, the weekly market, held every Tuesday morning, is a window onto the abundance and diversity of the Drôme Provençale.
The stalls are overflowing with fresh, local produce, offering visitors and locals alike a variety of choices, from fruit and vegetables, to artisan cheeses and local charcuterie, to locally pressed olives and olive oils .
Lovers of Provencal flavors will be delighted by the region’s herbs, spices and, of course, its unmissable nougats and honeys.
Artisans also share their skills through handmade creations, from jewelry to pottery, adding a touch of art and culture to the market.
Taste the local specialty: Truffles. Grignan is located in a region renowned for its truffles, and you’ll find a variety of delicious dishes featuring this precious mushroom in local restaurants. Whether in an omelette, with pasta or in a sauce, truffles bring a unique, refined flavor that will delight your taste buds.
Local wineries also offer tastings so you can appreciate all the fullness of the region’s wines.
Cultural events and festivities
Take part in the Fêtes Nocturnes de Grignan, a theater festival held in the château courtyard during the summer.
This event attracts visitors from all over the region to enjoy open-air theatrical performances in an absolutely magnificent historic setting.
The rooms, often linked to the history of the castle and its former residents, offer a rich and memorable cultural experience.
Campsite near Grignan
Looking for accommodation near Grignan ?
Our campsite is just 30 minutes from the pretty town of Grignan, an excellent starting point for exploring the region. Camping Les Clos is ideally situated on the banks of a river, offering a refreshing opportunity to swim and take part in a variety of water activities in a soothing natural setting.
The campsite also boasts a heated swimming pool, allowing visitors to relax and cool off in the Provencal sunshine. Whether you’re travelling in a tent or caravan, or prefer a little more comfort, Les Clos offers spacious pitches and fully-equipped mobile homes for rent, ensuring a pleasant stay tailored to your preferences. It’s the ideal place to combine cultural discovery in Grignan with relaxation in the heart of nature.