Chez Gendron, an ecological camping in Gironde

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Vegetable garden and/or farm for the restaurant
Bottle or filtered drinking water
Electricity and/or hot water from renewable energy sources
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Reasonable washing of sheets and towels
Reasoned cleaning with eco-friendly products
No single-use plastics

Discover Chez Gendron, a family campsite in Saint-Palais, near Blaye. Treat yourself to a relaxing stay in this ecological campsite in Gironde open from the beginning of March to the end of October. Conviviality, relaxation and authenticity are the key words. Take advantage of the pleasant swimming pool, the numerous sports facilities, the restaurant featuring local products and the committed and educational activities. Located not far from Bordeaux, Royan, Saintes and Angoulême, take the time to discover the riches of this beautiful French region during your stay.

Why come to Gendron? >

Accommodations for all tastes and budgets

Chez Gendron offers accommodation solutions for all tastes and budgets.

Book one of the 46 pitches to pitch your tent, park your caravan, your van or your motor home. With a surface area of 100 m² and connected to electricity, they are terraced and generously planted with trees to provide shade and privacy to each holidaymaker.

Or perhaps you will be tempted by a comfortable accommodation to rent? Here again, the offer is varied and adapts to your vacation style. Choose from : 

  • A spacious and warm chalet, all made of wood for 4 to 6 people. Offering 2 bedrooms, a sofa bed in the living room, a shower room, a fully equipped kitchen and a large terrace with garden table and chairs, it is the ideal cocoon for a vacation with family or friends;
  • A chalet for 5 people with a double bedroom and a bedroom with 3 single beds. The living room and the equipped kitchen promise pleasant moments of conviviality;
  • A canvas lodge tent with 2 bedrooms. Designed to accommodate up to 5 people, it offers a bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen for a great glamping experience;
  • A Coco Sweet canvas mobile home. Functional, cosy and welcoming, discover a pleasant cocoon for 2 or 4 people, with a modern equipped kitchen, as well as a living room and a terrace;
  • DK'Bane. This small canvas accommodation mounted on a wooden terrace can accommodate 2 travelers. It is ideal for cyclists or walkers stopping at Gendron;
  • A comfortable and pleasant mobile home for 4 people.

A choice of services for the whole family

Treat yourself to a vacation between calm and conviviality in this ecological campsite in Gironde. Take advantage of the services at your disposal to imagine the stay that makes you dream: 

  • The swimming pool to refresh, have fun and relax;
  • Sports facilities (petanque, soccer, volleyball, ping-pong, home ball) for moments of sharing;
  • A playground and a trampoline for the happiness of children ;
  • A games room with board games, a piano, books, table soccer and a pool table, to keep you busy even when the weather is gloomy;
  • Bicycles, some of which are electrically assisted, to explore the surrounding area;
  • A collective barbecue;
  • The restaurant where delicious dishes prepared from local and organic products or from sustainable agriculture are served

Committed and educational activities

Chez Gendron is also committed to offering activities that highlight local producers and artisans and provide a beautiful connection to nature: 

  • A farmers' market once a week to discover local artisans and merchants;
  • Organized cellar tours;
  • Yoga classes
  • Nature games and creations planned for children

Discovery of local biodiversity with a guide.

What to do around this ecological campsite in Gironde ? >

Enjoy the activities around the campsite

Around the campsite, discover a whole range of activities to explore the region and soak up all the richness that the Gironde has to offer: 

  • Those who are interested in oenology will be tempted by a visit to the chateaux to discover the wines and cognacs of the region;
  • young and old walkers will set off on one of the hiking trails of the region. Did you know that Chez Gendron is only 500 meters from the Santiago de Compostela trail?
  • For those who prefer to ride a bike, the hilly region is very pleasant to discover by bike. Explore the banks of the Gironde, home to many species of birds, and pedal between forests, vineyards and marshes in the fresh air;
  • Do you prefer water activities? Only 5 km away, go to the port of Callonges which has a launching ramp for a boat ride or a fishing session, with your own equipment. A little further away in Royan, rent a canoe or take a windsurfing course.

Explore the Gironde

Chez Gendron is located 5 km from the famous Gironde estuary at the confluence of the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. The two banks offer multiple riches.

First of all, the right bank, on which the Green Route runs, awaits you with many visits not to be missed: 

  • The towns of Bourg and Blaye, famous for their wine appellations. The wines of Blaye are fruity while those of Bourg are more full-bodied;
  • The Citadelle of Vauban in Blaye dating from the 17th century, perfectly preserved. Today it houses the works of several artists and craftsmen;
  • Talmont-sur-Gironde, one of the most beautiful villages in France, with notably the 12th century church of Sainte-Radegonde;
  • Royan. This pleasant seaside town known for its beautiful baroque houses offers a pleasant lively market and a large beach ideal for enjoying the ocean;

In Blaye, board the ferry to reach the left bank of the Gironde. On this side of the estuary, discover the vineyards of the Médoc and the seaside towns facing the Atlantic Ocean. Don't miss Lacanau and Hourtin, ideal for lovers of large sandy beaches and surfing.

The ecological commitment of Camping Chez Gendron >

The Chez Gendron campsite has the Green Key label and is part of the Via Natura campsites. The owners have set up many actions to allow you to enjoy a vacation fully committed to sustainable tourism: 

  • Short circuits are privileged, notably thanks to collaborations with local producers;
  • Hot water is produced from solar panels;
  • Faucets with flow limiters for the sinks and showers have been installed;
  • Lighting with LED lamps and timers is found in the common areas;
  • Outdoor lighting is limited in the campsite to cause as little inconvenience as possible to the local biodiversity ;
  • A composter is available to users as part of a zero waste approach;
  • The campsite is managed without pesticides or chemical fertilizers;
  • Aromatic plants have been planted and are available to travelers to decorate their meals;
  • A purified water fountain has been installed to limit the use of plastic bottles;
  • A shared cabinet and library allow you to drop off and pick up objects or books.

For a responsible vacation in the South-West, head to Chez Gendron! Book your stay in this ecological campsite in Gironde.