Glamping on a 16th-century castle campsite at Camping Château de l'Epervière

At Château de l'Epervière, stay in luxury safari tents surrounding a castle in Southern Burgundy, France. With vast vineyards and beautiful villages and towns nearby, there's plenty to do. At this 5-star glamping you will find a restaurant, an outdoor and indoor pool, a wine cellar and more fine facilities. Especially for families with children up to about 12 years old and lovers of peace and quiet, this is the right option!

  • Beautiful castle campsite
  • Swimming pool with paddling pool
  • 5 star campsite
  • Camping store
  • Outdoor and indoor heated pool
  • Table tennis
  • Miniclub
  • Animation
  • Playground
  • Boules court
  • Bicycle rental
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bread service
  • Free WiFi at the bar

Facilities and activities at Château de l’Epervière

(Sports) activities

  • Bicycle rental
  • Petanque court
  • Sports field
  • Ping pong table
  • Fishing pond

Activities in the area

  • Cycling
  • Golf course (<20 KM / 9.3 MILES)
  • Canoeing
  • Treetop adventure park
  • Museums
  • Nature park (<20 KM / 9.3 MILES)
  • Horseback riding
  • Picturesque villages
  • Michelin star restaurant (<20 KM / 9.3 MILES)
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Winery (<20 KM / 9.3 MILES)
  • Tennis
  • Zoo (<30 KM / 12.4 MILES)

Kids and teenagers

  • Entertainment
  • Kids club
  • Playground (outdoor)

Location

  • By the water

Park facilities

  • Reception
  • WiFi in public area (free)
  • Shop
  • Free parking nearby or at the park

Spoken language

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French

Swimming pool

  • Swimming cap not required
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Paddling pool

Unique properties

  • 4 / 5 star campsite

Food & Beverage

  • Bar
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant

Holiday park

  • Villatent
Château de l’Epervière

Surroundings

La Roche de Solutre

60 km from the campground is La Roche de Solutré. In the hilly landscape of the Mâconnais, its silhouette stands out against the vast vineyards. A footpath allows you to easily reach the top where a magnificent view of southern Burgundy and the mountains of the Beaujolais awaits you. Traces of human habitation dating back 57,000 years have also been found in Solutré.

Discover the history and gastronomy of Tournus

A few minutes from the campsite, on the banks of the Saône, the beautiful town of Tournus awaits you. The image of this charming town is marked by the towers of the imposing Saint-Philibert abbey church built in the 10th century. It is also considered a masterpiece of Romanesque art and the area around the church is considered the oldest and most beautiful part of the town. But that is not the only thing the city has to offer. In fact, it is also one of the best gastronomic destinations in Burgundy. It has several Michelin-starred restaurants and several other very good restaurants.


Cycling on the Voie Bleue along the Saône River

The Voie Bleue is a 700 km long bike path that runs from Luxembourg to Lyon, right through eastern France. The bike path runs along the Saône River, just a few hundred meters from the campsite. Via the Voie Bleue, you can easily reach Tournus or Chalon-sur-Saône, while enjoying the beautiful surroundings. And if you don't have your own bike, you can rent one at the campsite reception.

The Abbey of Cluny

The Abbey of Cluny in the heart of Burgundy is considered the jewel of medieval Christianity. Built in the 10th century, the abbey was the largest and most prestigious abbey in the Western world. With more than 1,000 priories across Europe under its control, it had considerable influence. Unfortunately, the Abbey of Cluny was badly damaged during the French Revolution, and did not survive. The remains are still impressive enough and worth a visit. There is a 3D digital rendering that shows a perfect reconstruction of what once was this colossal monument. The abbey is a 45-minute drive from the campground.

Practical information

ground plan

Scored with a 8.2

109 reviews

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  • 25 Sep 2023

    Het binnenbad was een fijn zwembad. Water op prima temperatuur. Winkeltje had de nodige boodschappen. Erg praktisch. Tent was super. Ik kon goed vergelijken omdat ik de dagen ervoor elders een villatent had. Van de vorige vond ik het hoofdbord bij het bed fijn. Zo kon ik in bed zitten lezen. Bij de laatste villatent zat de schakelaar van het lampje bij het bed lager en daarom praktischer. Hangmat echt super. Veel plezier van gehad. En de potloodjes in het welkomstpakket kwamen goed van pas.
    Monique K.

  • 21 Sep 2023

    Vriendelijk personeel Prachtig onderhouden terrein Rustige sfeer op het terrein Gezellig ingerichte tent
    Sabine V.

  • 10 Sep 2023

    Prima camping en facaliteiten
    Michael D.

  • 09 Sep 2023

    Reuring van de camping
    Han E.

  • 05 Sep 2023

    Mooie en gezellige tent op een mooie camping. Lounge stoelen en hangmat waren heel fijn.
    Frederique V.

  • 05 Sep 2023

    Opzet van de tenten is ideaal voor gezinnen. Super gezellig en overzichtelijk. Hangmat en gas bbq is top. Grote koelkast in de tent is geweldig. Hebben een top tijd gehad.
    Tom H.

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Frequently asked questions about Château de l’Epervière

  1. Is this glamping in Gigny-sur-Saône popular with families and young couples?

    The Villatents at Camping Château de l'Epervière are widely booked by families and young couples.

  2. Does Camping Château de l'Epervière have its own restaurant?

    Camping Château de l'Epervière has a cozy restaurant where you can enjoy traditional dishes and delicious Burgundy specialties, and Burgundy wines. At the Chateau's atmospheric restaurant, you can dine inside the beautiful, authentic room or outside on the terrace.

  3. Does Camping Château de l'Epervière have a swimming pool?

    There is a heated swimming pool on the campsite with a fun paddling pool for children. There is also an indoor pool. You can also relax in the sun at the heated outdoor pool opposite the castle.

  4. Is there a campground store?

    In the campground store you can get your daily groceries and delicious wines. You can also order fresh bread rolls here daily.

  5. What activities are there on the campsite?

    The campsite offers plenty of water fun for the whole family in one of the swimming pools. At the restaurant, located in the castle, you can enjoy Burgundian specialties. For children, there is a playground and a mini-club. The campsite also has a bar where you can enjoy a drink on the terrace, watch the broadcasts of major sporting events or play a game of billiards. In high season, the bar's terrace hosts a weekly concert.

  6. How often is the wine tasting held?

    Twice a week a wine tasting is held in the cellar of the Château de l'Epervière. The 14th century cellar of the château opens its doors to free wine tastings organized by the winemakers of Southern Burgundy and Beaujolais. From late May to mid-September, they will share their passion and let you taste their best wines.

  7. Is there a mini club every day?

    During the high season, from Monday to Saturday, children can have fun every morning at the Kidsclub. There is an animateur/trice who will do crafts and play games with them.

  8. How far is Camping Château de l'Epervière from a town center?

    The nearest town center is Tournus, 13 km from the campsite.

  9. How far is the nearest supermarket?

    On the campsite you can go to the store for your daily groceries. The nearest Intermarché is an 8-minute drive away.

  10. What activities are there to do near Camping Château de l'Epervière?

    Camping Château de l'Epervière is not only a perfect place for glamping in a beautiful castle setting, it is also a great base for exploring Southern Burgundy. The campsite is centrally located between Beaune and Mâcon, not far from vineyards, picturesque villages and historic towns. Rent a bike at the reception and head out into nature or discover the area on foot.

  11. Is there Wi-Fi available at Camping Château de l'Epervière?

    There is free WiFi at the bar. Please be aware that this is a small broadband and the internet may be slower than you are used to at home.

  12. Do I need to bring my own bed linen?

    It is possible to book bed linen in addition so you do not have to bring your own.

  13. Which Villatents can be booked at Camping Château de l'Epervière?

    Villatent Wood is a luxury safari tent at this glamping in France that is fully equipped and can accommodate 5 people. An ideal accommodation for glamping in Gigny-sur-Saône.

  14. Are pets allowed in the Villatents?

    Dogs are allowed in the Villatents.

  15. Are the Villatents suitable for disabled people?

    The Villatents are not suitable for the disabled.

  16. Where is Camping Château de l'Epervière situated?

    The glamping is located in Southern Burgundy, between Chalon-sur-Saône and Tournus.

  17. How to reach the campsite by car?

    Château de l'Epervière is located in the south of Burgundy. On the A6 from the north, take exit 26 Chalon Sud, then follow the D906 towards Macon/Tournus. Arriving at the village of Sennecey le Grand, turn left onto the D18 towards Gigny sur Saône. From here follow the signs "Camping". On the A6 from the south take exit 27 Tournus, then follow the D906 towards Chalon sur Saône. At the end of the village of Sennecey le Grand, turn right onto the D18 towards Gigny sur Saône. From here, follow the "Camping" signs.

  18. What are the check-in and check-out times for Château de l’Epervière?
    The check-in at Château de l’Epervière starts at 16:00. The checkout should be done before 10:00.
  19. Is Château de l’Epervière open all year round?
    No, Château de l’Epervière is open from 1 April until 30 September.
  20. Is there an entertainment team at Château de l’Epervière?
    Yes there's entertainment at Château de l’Epervière.
  21. Is there a bike rental facility at Château de l’Epervière?
    Yes, at Château de l’Epervière you'll find a bicycle rental.
  22. Is fishing allowed at Château de l’Epervière?
    Yes, at Château de l’Epervière you'll find a fishing pond.

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