Domaine des Ormes
Domaine des Ormes campsite is in our opinion one of the best campsites in Brittany, if not France.
Set in around 400 acres of wooded parkland in the grounds of the Chateau, the family run campsite has a range of facilities and activities which offer something for every type of family holiday.
In high season, Domaine des Ormes campsite can be quite busy. However, the pure size of the campsite means that there’s plenty of space for all to enjoy.
Why we recommend booking Domaine des Ormes:
- A quality landscaped campsite.
- Great on-site swimming pools with slides.
- Excellent range of activities.
- Close proximity to St Malo ferry.
- Lots of things to see and do nearby.
Activities on offer include a 4 pool water complex with slides, sauna and jacuzzi. Horse riding, pony trekking, fishing at the onsite lake. Cycle hire, a driving range and to top it off, an 18 hole golf course.
For the evenings, there’s plenty of choice with a restaurant, take away, and pizzeria for food, 3 bars and a variety of evening entertainment including discos for all ages.
Distance to the campsite:
- Zeebrugge: 613km
- Caen Ouistreham: 154km
- Calais: 491km
- Dieppe: 334km
- Le Havre: 247km
- Oostende: 581km
- St Malo: 32km
- Roscoff: 209km
- Santander: 911km
- Bilbao: 818km
Things to see near Domaine des Ormes
Whilst staying at Domaine des Ormes campsite why not find out what the local area has to offer. Exploring nearby towns and places of interest is a great way of making the most of your holiday in France.
Read on to find out more about some of the great things you can enjoy nearby!
Le Grand Aquarium St Malo
Le Grand Aquarium St Malo is only 31km from Chateau des Ormes and is well worth a visit. A large variety of sea creatures can be found at the aquarium. Three of the most popular features being the 360 degree shark circle, a large touch pool where you can get right up close to the animals and a mini submarine which allows you to get underwater with them.
Mont Saint Michel
Mont Saint Michel is undoubtably one of the most recognised tourist attractions in France. The Benedictine monks made Mont Saint Michel their home back in the 10th century. However, it became religiously important as far back as the 8th century. Mont Saint Michel is a mecca for tourists and pilgrims even today with the abbey and it’s museums being very popular.
Fort National once protected the port of St Malo from attack and can be found 35km to the north west of Chateau des Ormes.
This impressive fort was built in the 17th century to prevent enemy ships attacking St Malo from deep water and can be reached by foot at low tide. Within the fort, the museum provides a look back into what life would have been like and what part the fort played in St Malo’s history.
Cancale lies around 30km to the north of Chateau des Ormes and should be visited if you like seafood. Known commonly as the oyster capital of Brittany, the waters around Cancale have been producing the aphrodisiac since Roman times. A trip to Cancale must include a tour of the oyster farm and a trip to any of the local restaurants or cafe’s where you can try the local dishes.
Cobac Parc and Aqua Fun Parc
Cobac Parc and Aqua Fun Parc are two theme parks in one which are located only 12km from Chateau des Ormes. Visitors can choose to either enter Cobac Parc alone or buy a joint parc ticket which will allow you entry to both. It is not possible to just enter Aqua Fun Parc alone. Cobac Parc features a variety of activities such as rope bridges, roller coasters, slides and bouncy castles and Aqua Fun Parc has a a large variety of water slides, chutes and water jets for younger children.
Alligator Bay lies just to the south of Mont Saint Michel around 27km to the north east of Chateau des Ormes.
A variety of animals await you at Alligator Bay including snakes, lizards, tortoises, crocodiles and as the name suggests alligators. A clever system of walkways and viewing platforms allow you to get close to these prehistoric looking creatures which will excite children of all ages.
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