Camping de l’Arche in Anduze, southern France

Camping de l’Arche is a well-maintained four-star campsite, located on the Gardon River in the attractive Anduze in the south of France. Anyone who enjoys camping in sunny atmospheres, in a beautiful environment full of natural beauty and without mass tourism, on a shady campsite with extensive facilities, will feel at home at Camping de l’Arche. The campsite is child-rich yet quiet and is frequently visited by many compatriots. All ingredients are present for a pleasant stay. The campsite mainly offers pitches, but also a number of rental accommodations.



Anduze, known for its potteries, is a picturesque medieval town located on the Gardon River in the Gard department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Anduze has an old city center with picturesque narrow streets and many terraces and restaurants and a pleasant market. A walk from Camping de lArche to the center of Anduze takes about half an hour.


Anduze is located at the foot of the Cévennes. The landscape in the Cévennes is very varied: mountains, deep gorges, caves, mountain rivers, small streams, forests and grasslands, it’s all there. The nature is still extremely unspoilt and you will still find authentic villages. The area is ideal for the most beautiful walks, bike rides and car rides.


The campsite is located at an altitude of 130 m and extends over 10 hectares. The campsite is beautifully situated and borders its entire length directly on a beautiful river. Due to its quiet location, the campsite is not bothered by ambient noise. The campsite is partly a terraced campsite, but without significant height differences. Most places on the campsite are shaded, but there are also some places in full sun. The pitches vary considerably in size and in some parts of the campsite you are somewhat close together.
You can stay at this well-maintained campsite from approximately mid-March to September. The reception at the campsite is hospitable. All camping guests receive a wristband upon arrival . After 10 p.m. in the evening, silence is required at the campsite and this is strictly enforced. The campsite does not have an entertainment program in the evenings, such as shows or performances by live bands. Organized sports activities do take place in the evening, but this stops no later than 10 p.m. The campsite has many annually returning guests. The ANWB rating in 2016 is 4.5 stars (maximum is 5 stars).


The campsite has 260 pitches (status 2016). The pitches have a water connection, sewer connection and 10 amp electricity connection. Dogs are allowed on the pitch. Dogs must be on a leash at the campsite. The pitches are not car-free.

Rental accommodations

The campsite also has about 40 mobile homes and chalets (status 2016), which are fully equipped. The campsite also rents out camping beds and sheet sets. Dogs are not allowed in the rental accommodations. The places are not car-free.


The campsite is located directly on the Gardon River, a tributary of the Rhône, and is the campsite’s greatest asset. The river with clear water is wonderful for cooling off, floating on the water and very suitable for fishing. Children can build dams and ride the rapids on an air mattress or large swimming pool. Near the campsite, the Gardon also has a deep section with (meters) high rocks from which you can jump or dive. The youth regularly sit together on the large rocks during the day and in the evening to chill. The pebble beach near the campsite is a private beach. Security ensures that no strangers use this beach, only guests of Camping de lArche.

Swimming pool

The campsite has a swimming pool with a heated indoor pool, the sliding roof of which can be opened in good weather conditions. In the indoor pool you will find a river with rapids and a jacuzzi. The outdoor pool has a shallow end and two different water slides, including a three-lane slide. The swimming pool is not large, but offers a lot of water fun, especially for children. There is no room to swim laps. There are sunbeds at the pool. Long swimming shorts are not allowed in the pool (quite common in France).

Spa and wellness center

For those who would like to relax for a few hours, there is a spa and wellness center on the campsite, with a sauna, hammam, solarium, heated relaxation chairs and a massage salon.

Sports, games and animation


The following facilities are available at the campsite:

  • Multi-sports field
  • Football field
  • Table tennis
  • Jeu-de-boules area
  • Large trampolines
  • Squash hall (material free in low season)
  • Playground
  • Bouncy castle in the afternoon on private beach near the river



Various sporting activities are organised, such as:

  • Aqua gym
  • Aerobics
  • Line dancing
  • Sports tournaments, for example football and table tennis tournaments
  • Weekly pony rides (for a fee)



Camping de lArche is a child-friendly campsite. In the high season there is a kids’ club with a Dutch-speaking entertainment team, which organizes craft activities, water games and a children’s disco, among other things.

Other facilities and amenities

  • Free WiFi throughout the campsite (sometimes slow connection).
  • Shop, only open in the morning hours, with a small range, including artisan bread, baguettes, croissants and newspapers. You will find a few large supermarkets within a 5-minute drive (walking distance of more than 20 minutes).
  • Bar-restaurant, with a pizzeria and with the possibility of takeaway meals.
  • Snack bar by the pool.
  • Five modern and well-maintained sanitary buildings, two of which are heated.
  • Laundry with washing machines and tumble dryer.
  • Service area for campers.
  • Refrigerator rental.
  • Internet corner.
  • Covered caravan storage near the campsite.




Camping de l’Arche
Route de Saint-Jean-du-Gard30140 AnduzeFrance


Phone +31 (0) 4 66 61 74 08
Email [email protected]

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