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Camping De L Ile Cherlieu
Route De Chalons N77
Arcis Sur Aube
Champagne Ardenne   (Browse area)
Tel: +33 3 25 37 98 79

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Pitches: 80
Open: 01/04/2022 to 30/09/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 13 Reviews
                8/10 from 13 Reviews

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 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming On Site   Indoor Pool <1 mile   Outdoor Pool <1 mile 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 Beach On Site   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   Campfires Allowed 
 Coastside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

Reviews:  13 in total, now showing 1 to 10                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: June 2022 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Himwotdus 17 reviews from this member

 Agree with previous reviews in that the site is lovely and the location is very nice.

The facilities are old but they are clean and in June we did not have to wait to use them.

This is our third visit and we will return. 

Date of Visit: August 2022  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Young couple
Reviewer: Shelle 1 review from this member

 Absolutely delightful campsite manager. We arrived late. He was very welcoming, pitch was perfect for our small tent and car.

It had a little bistro set so we could sit and relax as we had minimal kit.

Perfect stop over spot if driving through France.

Clean facilities, I really liked having separate toilet cubicles. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Cather 1 review from this member

 Lovely campsite in a beautiful setting. Set on a island in the river connected by a bridge. Owner very helpful and jolly.

Try the st hubert Hotel for a lovely meal. 
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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Djgrumpy 4 reviews from this member

 Pleasantly surprised as reviews elsewhere underwhelming.

Luckily Troyes municipal is closed this year otherwise we would have missed this quaint campsite.

Easy to find, owner delightful and facilities fine for our overnight stop.

So good booked for return journey. 
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Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Swapeman 13 reviews from this member

 This was our second visit to L'Ile Cherlieu; a lovely site on the Aube with friendly and welcoming wardens. While were were there the site was nowhere near full and the fact that there are only three toilets for 80 pitches was never an issue.

However I would think that there might be difficulties in the high season. The only other slight niggle was that it was almost impossible to wash dishes at night as one has to keep going outside to switch on the light every two minutes.

That said we would return. 


Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Tenohfive 4 reviews from this member

 Spent 4 nights here in mid-July during the French school holidays. Arrived with no booking and there didn't appear to be any crowding issues during our stay, there were always plenty of empty pitches.

The site itself is very pleasant - it's very well shaded by trees, the pitch sizes are generous and nowhere in the top half of the sight (the bottom part appeared out of use) was far to the amenities block. EHU within easy reach with both UK and continental connection points. It's a very nice environment.

Arcis sur Aube itself has all the shops you'd need but seems a little run down. It's not the sort of place you'd visit but supermarkets, banks, pharmacy etc were all within walking distance of the site. And I struggled to find much to do locally without heading to Troyes or the Foret de Orient areas.

The staff were helpful and friendly and made a point of finding a shaded pitch for us. The amenities block is basic (pull chain showers are a new one on me) and were generally clean.

There were no issues with noise on the site, it seemed to attract a lot of one-night-only visitors rather than families. Very peaceful in that sense.

There were two slight negatives for me:

1. Mosquitoes. The site is next to a river - at the beginning of the stay they were an issue after 7pm, but due to the weather they were out in force all day later in the stay. Not specifically a campsite related problem and the staff did warn us on our arrival, but worth being aware of (I was eaten alive by them. )

2. Road noise. It's not terrible but the campsite is close to a crossroads that seems to get a lot of HGV traffic. It's a quiet site so the passing traffic is especially noticeable.

Overall a good stopover site, don't think I'd go back for any sort of extended stay though. 

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Eggsandbacon 7 reviews from this member

 Overnight stay. Charming site entirely occupying a small island on the River Aube. Welcoming entrance bedecked in flowers, reception friendly - English spoken and my useless French understood! Easy access over a bridge.

Town centre with shops / restaurants etc ten minute walk. Supermarket on main road in / out of town. Wash block spotless, good showers. Used as a stopover on way south from Belgium. Really easy to get to from A26 / E17 motorway.

Flat pitches amongst trees. Reception had a little outdoor snack bar and beers. We arrived about 3. 00 pm and site was empty.

Site filled up quickly after 4. 00pm. 

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Longtimecaravaner 27 reviews from this member

 Really lovely site so well maintained and in an idyllic position on an island in the middle of a river.

230 Miles from Calais and only a couple of miles from the peage it made a convenient stopover on the way south but I could have happily stayed there for some time.

The facilities were very clean and the pitches varied in size but there were some larger ones. 

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: MamaD 1 review from this member

 We stopped overnight here on our way to Calais. The site is very convenient to the Autoroute A5 situated in Arcis, by the river.

The site is small and peaceful with lovely well maintained pitches surrounded by flowers.

The sanitary facilities are clean and in one block. Close to local shops, restaurants, banks boulangerie Owner helpful and speaks English.

Good for visiting city of Troyes nearby. 

Date of Visit: May 2013 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: BrianBW 11 reviews from this member

 Agree with all the reviewers about this site. Regarding the breakin of the Motorhome, this must be a 1st as we have overnight stopped there for many years with no problems.

French squat toilets are now permanently locked out of use. This makes the 2 UK toilets busy in the mornings. Very hot water for showers and dish washing always available.

Motorhome facilities are at the end of the toilet block where grey water drainage is in the roadway. Water, with extended piping is on the wall opposite. Toilet cassette drainage is in one of the French squat toilets now used for this purpose.

While the camp site facilities are similar to a French Municipal, the overnight price is not, in May 2013 we were charged 21Euros for two people and electric! 

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