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Camping Les Ripettes
St Benigne
Chavannes Sur Reyssouze
Pont De Vaux
Rhone-Alpes   (Browse area)
01190   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 33 3 85 30 66 58

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Pitches: 54
Open: April To September

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 20 Reviews
              9/10 from 20 Reviews

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Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Derekcbr 15 reviews from this member

If you read the reviews they say all that can be said. This is truly a great site and I can't think of anything more to add that has not been already said. Just go here and marvel at the size of pitches and the friendly welcome. Supermarket close for all your needs and an interesting town close by. A visit to Macon is not out of the way and plenty to see in the region. A great site well worth a stop on your way south or back up north and a stay longer is well worth it. Very good site.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: JiLLIan 10 reviews from this member

This is the second time we've been to this site and it won't be the last. We managed to book the same pitch. We love everything about this site and it's owners. They very kindly lent us some tent pegs as we were short. It's a fab site for a couple of nights or even longer. Love the pitch sizes and the chilled atmosphere on site. Facilities on site are very good. We didn't have kids with us but I'm pretty sure if we did they would have been fine on site. Plenty of room to play. Great for shopping around the area. Will definitely return.

Date of Visit: September 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Parlourbarn 9 reviews from this member

We visited in September and the site was still busy initially. Very well used by the British it seems, there were many there and even the hook ups were British plugs not French! The pitches are of a very good size with some extremely big, most with 10 amp electrics however we managed to fuse ours twice and the owner got quite grumpy! The site advertises it has Wi fi but this is only immediately next to reception and is quite intermittent. We had a fair amount of rain, and the grass is not kept short on the pitches and therefore your feet get very wet very quickly. Equally the trees between the pitches are all overgrown both in width and height and therefore you see very little of the sun. Pont-de-Vaux is only a mile away with a supermarket, petrol and all the shops you will need and there are some lovely villages nearby.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Becks173 5 reviews from this member

This is the only French campsite we've ever gone back to for a second holiday. It's still as lovely as ever - quiet, spacious, well maintained, lovely atmosphere. We cannot recommend this site too highly. All the points in our 2011 review still stand.

We would only add - do take a drive over to Cluny and enjoy the vineyard countryside. Mont St Romain has breathtaking views and a badly maintained approach road! We also had a long day out driving towards Gex and enjoying stunning views of Mt Blanc, Lake Geneva and Geneva itself.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Green wellies 4 reviews from this member

What a lovely site! Friendly helpful owners, far away enough from the motorway to be quiet, but convenient to get back on to continue your journey. The pitches are huge, ours was very private, in a corner, backing onto farmland. There had obviously been a lot of rain prior to our arrival, some of the pitches were very soft, and one van had problems getting off the pitch. The toilets are clean and well cared for, the swimming pool is small but clean and well maintained. The owners are very eco aware, and only allow green toilet fluid. No shop on site, but fresh bread available each morning. It did seem to be a popular one night stop, we had new neighbours each night we were there, some leaving very early the following morning.

The local town of Pont de Vaux is interesting, and we drove to the top of Mont St Romain for some stunning views.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Snowyvan 5 reviews from this member

What a great site. A small site with a selection of different size pitches, some of which were huge. It's got a small outside pool, chips cooked 3 times a week, whiteboard with weather & what's on locally, and just a really good vibe to the whole site. It's got free wifi and a very helpful owner. Shopping is a car/van ride away as site is in middle of countryside. The toilets/showers are in a very well converted portacabin type building but all v clean & fine. We loved this place!

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