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Visitor Reviews - Camping Les Genets D Or

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Camping Les Genets D Or
Kermerour
Pont Kereon
Bannalec
Brittany   (Browse area)
29380
Tel: 0033 298395435
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Pitches: 25
Open: April To September

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 8 Reviews
                9/10 from 8 Reviews

 Tent Pitches   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches  Caravan Storage Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   No Hardstandings   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   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport   No Dog Walk 

Reviews:

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Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: JCamping 7 reviews from this member

Nice site and within walking (or cycling) distance of the village. Very nice creperie (it gets busy so go early). Toilet facilities were fine but the taps only gave a short burst of water and would do with upgrading. Also paid for wifi but very difficult to get it going. Staff very friendly. Good quiet location but within easy distance of the coast and local towns/attractions.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Chris Osborn 7 reviews from this member

Quite a quiet site. Really nice pitches, and you can roam around and choose your own. A decent amount of shade from trees and hedges. English hosts who are very friendly but not too 'in your face'. They have lots of regular visitors and several mobile homes on site, but they treat first-time visitors with just the same warmth as those they have known for years.

The facilities are all clean and tidy.

The site is quite a good centre for visiting Pont Aven, Fouesnant, La Forêt Fouesnant, Quimper, Concarneau and Locronan, which are all well worth a visit. The actual town of Bannalec is not a great tourist attraction, but you can get a decent meal there and the church is worth looking at. There is a supermarket about 1km from the site, which makes up for the lack of a shop on-site.

All in all a very relaxing place to be.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Nige 38 3 reviews from this member

Les Genets d'Or is an easy 80 mile drive from Roscoff. The site itself has an abundance of trees and hedges, and very large pitches. We had a very warm and helpful welcome from Alan and Judy, even though we were early arriving, and this continued throughout our stay. The sanitary block is clean and well kept, and there is a thoughtfully organised guest facility next to reception which adds to the character of the place. Les Genets d'Or is in a quiet location, but close to some very pleasant towns and villages close by - notably Pont Aven which has lots of attractively preserved old stone buildings and a nice harbour. The wonderfully peaceful and natural headland, beach and coastal path at Raguenez are also near. In summary, a well organised and very friendly site in a tranquil area.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Jennyr50 8 reviews from this member

Immaculately maintained site with spacious pitches, some separated by mature hedges, most slightly sloping. Friendly, helpful English owners. Toilets always clean with handwash provided. Free showers always hot. Rotary driers available. 15 minute walk to pleasant town of Bannalec. Excellent coffee in Café de la Mairie! Very good patisserie, creperie and pizzeria all in main town square. Visits to Pont Aven, Concarneau, Quimper, Benodet, Quimperle all recommended and several small fishing ports also worth the effort.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: John+judy 101 reviews from this member

Camping Les Genets d’Or is conveniently close to the N165/E60 expressway, and only a couple of hours from the Roscoff ferry. When following directions to the site, be careful not to take the very first turn after the level crossing in Bannalec - this leads into the supermaket! Take the turn to the site down the lane immediately after the large fire station just outside the town. The site itself is very neatly laid out in well demarcated and neatly hedged good-sized pitches. The toilet block is excellent, with separate washing-up room, plus washing machine/drier. Everything is immaculately maintained by the English owners. Electricity supply is 6-amp, in common with most continental sites, but we had problems tripping the fuse even using one item at a time. We think our microwave must have a high initial loading, so we avoiding using it. Around the area we visited Pont Aven - pretty but a bit touristy, and did an excellent circular walk along the GR34 starting from a beach car park near Tregunc using a local walks book from the tourist office in Pont Aven. This walk included visiting a couple of extremely pretty villages of thatched cottages. (Villages chaurmiere). We also visited Concarneau during our very short stay in the area - it is a big town with a large fishing port, not entirely to our taste, but the old fortress (Ville Close) is pleasant, if very touristy.

Date of Visit: July 2010 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Lynn Patterson 1 review from this member

My husband and I stayed in the campsite's own accommodation. A converted cottage for 2. The cottage was amply large enough for 2. Bedroom, kitchen/living area, bathroom with shower and private patio area. Excellently equipped with patio furniture and barbeque. Every item of kitchen equipment was available from tin foil to matches!

The site itself is small and set in a quiet rural area with large trees and hedges surrounding all pitches. The location of the site was excellent for touring around and visiting all the nearby villages and towns.

The toilets and washing facilities are very adequate and very clean.

The owners of the site make a great effort in being welcoming and were very helpful in terms of informing us of local spots of interest and beaches worth visiting.

I would certainly recommend this site to other couples wanting a quiet relaxing break in Brittany.

Date of Visit: June 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: RevRoger 9 reviews from this member

As previous reviewers have found this is a quiet and relaxing site with most friendly owners.

Peace and quiet are the great beauty along with a wonderful bird life amongst the trees. The facilities are very clean if on the modest size. The pitches are arranged in pairs and of a generous area.

A site I shall use again. The area is full of interest and the beaches not that too far away.

Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: 2kias 10 reviews from this member

This is a lovely quiet small country site with large pitches surrounded by hedges.

There are some static vans but most of these are privately owned and most were empty when we were there.

The owners are English and very friendly and helpful. There is a small games room but alas no swimming pool.

The facilities are not large but are clean and adequate.

If you want a quiet holiday away from it all then this is an excellent site. They also store vans for people who do not want to tow them back home. The rates for both storage and pitches are very reasonable.

There is asmall playground for children but I would not suggest that is is a children's site as it does not provide extra facilities for them. Having said that there were some children there at the time we went.

If your French is poor then this is the site for you. It is near to the coast but not so close that you can just go for a quick swim.

We will go again.


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