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Visitor Reviews - Camping La Grappe Dor

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Camping La Grappe Dor
2 Route De Volnay
Meursault
Cote Dor
Burgundy   (Browse area)
21190   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 0033 380 212248

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Pitches: 70
Open: April To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 7 Reviews
              7/10 from 7 Reviews


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Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Coquelicot 5 reviews from this member

We stayed overnight at this site on our way home from the South of France. I had emailed in advance to reserve a pitch but had been told we could not reserve a pitch for one night only but that they would not be full this time of the year. The site is ideal for a stopover as it is not far from the autoroute. We found the staff in reception to be very friendly and helpful and they spoke very good English. We were offered a large pitch near the entrance which suited us perfectly as we have an 8 metre long twin axle caravan. However, I think a lot of the other pitches on the site would have been too small and difficult for us to get on due to the size of our outfit. The campsite is on a hillside and the pitches are on terraces but are mainly flat. They have 12 amp EHU. Most of the pitches have magnificent views of the vineyards and you can see for miles. Only one of the shower blocks was open when we were there but this was spotlessly clean and the showers a good size and lovely and warm. The pool was not open but the restaurant opened in the evening and we had a very nice meal. There is also a hotel/bar/restaurant just along the road from the campsite and the village is only a few minutes walk. There was no shop on site when we were there but we were able to order French bread or croissants in the morning. We liked this site and its location so much we plan to stop here again for a couple of nights later in the year. All in all a lovely site for a stopover or to stay for longer.

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Elgin1 5 reviews from this member

This is a great site. Ideal as a stopover for travelling south or discovering the vinyards of the Cote d'Or. Friendly staff with good English. Very clean WC facilities with great showers. The pool is small but ideal to cool off and sunbathe around. You need to book to eat in the restaurant but there is plenty of choice in the beautiful village of Mersault. Pitches are good sized and either in a tiered tree shaded area, which is easy to access or in very sunny open areas.

Will definitely use this place again.

Date of Visit: September 2011 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Grandslam1 3 reviews from this member

We booked this for our large motorhome as we could not get into the Beaune municipal site. We travelled throughout Europe covering almost 3000 miles and this was one of the poorest kept sites on our trip. The toilet/shower blocks were ok, but that is where the positives ended. The site is on a big slope and it was impossible to get level even on our maximum height ramp, so we left after a night. Booking in was so slow, although the English lady was very pleasant, it was quite expensive and it was almost impossible to get fresh water as all they had was an ordinary tap with no way to suitably connect to it. The motorhome waste point was impossible to gain access to as the trees were so badly overgrown. The electrical hookup facility did not look safe, so we did not connect to it.

We would not recommend this site, even though it was in a pleasant area, very run down as most of the French sites seem to be around this area.

Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Other
Reviewer: Morgaine 5 reviews from this member

We rented a mobile home for a very reasonable price direct from this campsite. We had a pleasant stay, the reception was friendly and helpful and the pool was very nice, but cold. Annoyingly, it shuts at lunchtimes, so you have to keep an eye on the time. We took a look at the pitches, they seemed a bit small and hard, but the lower ones had lovely views over the vineyard. Some pitches on the upper terraces backed onto the road, so were a bit noisy. We would stop over here again maybe for a couple of nights with our tent, but not for a whole week.

Date of Visit: September 2005 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: LizzyB67 4 reviews from this member

We've stayed here a number of times over the past ten years or so as it makes a great stop-off on the way to and from the south of France as it's only 10 minutes from the motorway.

As it's a Eurocamp site the facilities are good and reasonably clean, and the site is well-run. There's a small swimming pool, although it only opens in high season. However, on the occasions we've tried to eat in the restaurant, we've waited ages to be served and given up! It's not easy to find a table in a restaurant in Meursault if you don't book ahead, so pre-planning is essential for evening meals (there is a Petit Casino in the village if you don't want to drive out the the supermarkets in Beaune). Pitches are fairly small (and rock-hard!) but the site is terraced, with lots of trees and bushes, so you do have some privacy and it's a quiet site anyway (although there is always distant motorway noise). In particular, the pitches on the very far top right of the site (as you look from the entrance) have lovely views over the vineyards (and the motorway in the distance) and are worth seeking out. Be warned though, at cépage time the pickers start work very, very early and work late so it can be quite noisy in the vineyards!

The best thing to do in the area is wine tasting and although I don't usually like to pay for tastings, the ten euros spent visiting Chateau Meursault in the village are well spent - not only do you get to visit a stunning chateau and see its art galleries and cellars, but you also get a chance to drink some amazing wine . Tip - don't drive. The Chateau is within walking distance of the campsite and there is a cafe (with an amazing revolving toilet seat) if you can't manage the return journey all in one go .

Date of Visit: August 2006 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: NickW 12 reviews from this member

The site is friendly , and well located for visiting the area although we found it quite difficult to find.

Facilities are adequate but in part could do with upgrading and perhaps modernising.

We found it very pleasant for a shortish stay but would probably look elsewhere if we were staying for a long period.

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