African Safari Tent 1

Europe France Midi-pyrénées Haute-Garonne Country Camping

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
This well-equipped and spacious safari tent has a shaded veranda offering views of the rural Midi-Pyrénées region of France.

  • A safari tent with two separate bedrooms and all linen provided
  • A roomy kitchen living area with gas hob and refrigerator
  • Situated in a secluded hideaway on a large campsite with plenty of facilities

The Owner Says

Our popular large two bedroom safari tents are set within secluded private hideaways overlooking the surrounding countryside. Each have a large living kitchen area with gas hob and refrigerator. The safari tents also offer a spacious shaded veranda and can accommodate up-to 5 people. They are permanently pitched on plush varnished decked platforms with splendid views of the French countryside. Each Safari-tent comes complete with bed-linen comfortable duvets and pillows. Cooking and eating utensils are also provided, all that you need for a luxury self-catering holiday.A mandatory cleaning fee of £25 is added to the price of your stay.

Features & Facilities

All pitches have electrical hook-ups available. There are 3 large, 2-bedroom safari tents. Each have a living kitchen area with a gas hob and refrigerator, a shaded veranda and can accommodate up to 5 people. Bed linen and cooking utensils are provided. There are 2 shower and toilet buildings, washing-up facilities, a disabled shower and toilet and a washing machine (€5 per wash). The campsite has a swimming pool with decked sun terrace, a children’s paddling pool, boules court, bar and terrace, BBQ area, sauna (€15 per 2-hour usage), volleyball court, children’s playground with outdoor table tennis and Tarzan rope swings. Childrens' activities are sometimes run. They include painting, clay modelling, treasure hunts, boules competitions, glass painting and jewellery making. Wi-Fi is available.

Activities

The region has a host of interesting cities, towns and villages to visit, lively and beautiful Toulouse (1hr drive) and historic Foix (50mins drive) overlooked by an ancient castle (0033 5 34 09 83 83) are amongst them. Closer at hand the nearby fortress villages such as Saint Ybars (10mins away) and Carla-Bayle (25mins away) are also worth a visit. Take the family White-water canoeing on the Garonne, challenge yourself to climb the areal walkways of Sequoya adventure park (0033 5 61 68 51 51) or try horse riding through the local countryside. For the best of it head to Parc Naturel Régional des Pyrénées Ariégeoises (0033 5 61 02 71 69) a half hours drive away and the most scenic spot for outdoor pursuits and wildlife watching.

Food & Drink

Country Camping has a cheerful bar that provides a variety of drinks. On Saturday's they provide a BBQ held on the terrace overlooking the swimming pool where campers can enjoy a selection of meats and fish. Thursday is pizza night cooked in their outdoor wood fired pizza oven and Tuesday sees a freshly prepared 3-course repas, usually served in the bar or under the sun shades outside. Elsewhere there are nearby markets in Auterive and Carla-Bayle, the best places to go for fresh local goods.
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Location

Getting There

Country camping is located near the village Gaillac-Toulza which is situated in the Haute-Garonne (Midi-Pyrenees region) in the south of France 39 km from Toulouse, the department capital. It is approximately a 9–10 hour drive from Calais, a 4 hours’ drive from Bilbao Spain, 6 hours drive from Santander Spain. It is an hour and 15 minutes’ drive from Carcassonne airport and 45 minutes from Toulouse airport which are served by Easy Jet and Ryan Air. Major hire car companies are represented at these terminals. The nearest train station is in Saverdun (approx 10mins by car) and Auterive (approx 15 mins by car). The nearest transport link via bus is Saint Ybar (approx 20 mins walk).