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Camping El Astral
Camino De Pollos 8
Spain   (Browse area)
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Tel: 0034 983 77 09 53

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Pitches: 132
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 6 Reviews
              9/10 from 6 Reviews

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Date of Visit: October 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: JackieHarvey 4 reviews from this member

Wonderful site. Toilet, showers, elsan point all spotlessly clean. Swimming pool, but shut when we visited. Sports courts. Excellent Bar/restaurant, great food. Town about 1 km away, went in motor home and were able to park. Helpful staff, well marked pitches. Weather was unseasonably hot for October, which was nice.

Excellent value after paying through the nose for a coastal campsite before leaving the UK. Will go again.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Bbwales 3 reviews from this member

Can not fault the staff or the site even though we only stayed here for 1 night and were very hot when we arrived.

The facilities were clean and the pitches were large enough, some are suitable for tents only though and we had to change our pitch.

The town looked interesting but we did not go into it as we didn't have the time. It is on our list of places to visit again.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Barry915 15 reviews from this member

Stayed here just 2 nights and it is a very nice site, large pitches and clean amenities. The toilet blocks are modern, clean and have ample space within. Located about a 10 minute walk from the lovely town of Tordesillas where there are some nice bars and restaurants.

There is a bar on site reasonably priced and another on the 'beach' area of the river which runs beside the campsite. The site shop is very basic but probably stocked enough of those things you tend to run out of. On site staff were extremely helpful.

Date of Visit: September 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Thowdcodger 20 reviews from this member

This was a well laid out campsite with good facilities. Plenty of space on our visit in September, even though the Bull Running was due. We left the day before the bull run, (I think that could be difficult as the run looked to be going past the site.

Short, (if uphill!), walk into very interesting old town.

Toilets and showers were clean and tidy.

Not able to find fault with the site or staff, will be back in 2013.

Date of Visit: April 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Sgcarn 15 reviews from this member

The facilities have been upgraded and are now very good but not heated when we were there although it was cold that April. The pitches are well-spaced with electric hook up available. Reception has many leaflets about the area and staff speak excellent English and many other languages.

Tordesillas is very interesting historically and has good value restaurants for a traditional menu del dia, just across the bridge. The site itself also has a restaurant but not all facilities were open in April. A great place to stop when travelling through Spain. Reasonable prices and cheap if you have Camping Cheques.

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Iwalani 150 reviews from this member

This is a pleasant site beside the River Duero (which becomes the Douro in Portugal.) It has recently been taken over by the Dutch chain, Kawan, and major refurbishment of the shower block is planned, though the existing one was perfectly ok, if a little tired. It's quite a large site, with pitches of varying sizes, shaded by white poplars. Unfortunately in May they shed lots of white, fluffy seeds, so it looked as if there'd been an explosion in a pillow factory! This is only a problem if, like me, you suffer from hay fever. There's a pleasant swimming pool, restaurant and bar, lots of hot water for washing-up and laundry, and washing machines for 3 euros 80. There is wifi all over the site for a small charge.

It's a short walk into the small but very interesting and historical town of Tordesillas. Must-sees are the House of the Treaty where in 1494 Spain and Portugal divided the New World up between them; the Church of San Antolin: and the Convento di Santa Clara, once a Moorish palace, where Juana la Loca (Joan the Mad) spent her last years. Within an easy drive of Tordesillas there are several fascinating places to visit - the ancient cities of Salamanca and Valladolid and some splendid medieval castles at Medina del Campo and Coca.

The surrounding countryside is unspectacular, being the archetypal 'plain in Spain', but the wonderful historic buildings stand out all the more for the lack of surrounding scenery! It's an interesting and very different area from those usually visited by tourists, but typically Spanish. Highly recommended.

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