Camping Mas de la Cam in Saint Jean du Gard, southern France

Camping Mas de la Cam is a medium-sized four-star campsite with character, located on the Gardon River, 3 km from Saint Jean du Gard in the south of France. For those who enjoy camping in sunny atmospheres, in a beautiful environment full of natural beauty and without mass tourism, on a green and shady campsite, you will feel at home at the Mas de la Cam campsite. The campsite is child-rich yet quiet and is frequently visited by many compatriots. All ingredients are present for a pleasant stay. Camping Mas de la Cam is a campsite without mobile homes. There are a small number of gites for rent.


Saint Jean du Gard

Saint Jean du Gard is a pleasant village on the Gardon River in the French department of Gard in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. A large weekly market takes place every Tuesday, a farmers’ market with regional products every Saturday morning and a flea market on Mondays in the high season and an evening market on Thursday evenings. A walk from Mas de la Cam campsite to the center of Saint Jean du Gard is approximately 45 minutes.


The campsite is located on the edge of the Cevennes protected nature reserve. 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 205 meters on a wooded and flowery domain of 65 hectares. The campsite is beautifully situated, directly on a beautiful river. Due to its quiet location, the campsite is not bothered by ambient noise. The campsite is mainly flat to slightly sloping. Most places on the campsite are shaded, but there are also a number of sunny places. The pitches vary in size and in some parts of the campsite you are somewhat close together.
You can visit this beautifully landscaped green campsite from approximately May to September. The reception at the campsite is hospitable. The campsite has many annually returning guests. The ANWB rating in 2016 is 4.5 stars (maximum is 5 stars).

Camping pitches

The campsite has 200 camping pitches between 90-150 m2 and offers various packages:

  • Camping pitches with an average area of 120 m2 with a 10 amp power connection
  • Camping pitches with an average area of 100 m2 with a 6 amp power connection
  • Camping sites with an average area of 100 m2 without electricity

Pets are allowed, provided they are kept on a leash. The camping pitches are not car-free.


There are a small number of gîtes (authentic apartments) for rent. The fully equipped gites are housed in a former natural stone farmhouse, which is located at the beginning of the campsite. The gites are located some distance from the camping pitches. Pets are not allowed in the gites.


The campsite is located directly on the Gardon River. The river runs for 800 meters along the campsite. Every year at the end of June a dam is built in the river, making it possible to swim on one side of the dam. On the other side of the dam, children can build dams and ride the rapids on an air mattress or large swimming pool. The river is wonderful for cooling off, floating on the water and very suitable for fishing. The Gardon also has a deep area near the campsite where you can swim. There is a grass beach adjacent to the river, where you can relax and be healthy.

Swimming pool

The campsite has a swimming pool, one of which can be heated (in low season). The swimming pool has both a deep and a shallow end, a small rock formation with waterfall and an extensive water garden. There are sunbeds at the pool. Swimming shorts are not allowed in the pool (quite common in France).

Sports, games and animation


The following facilities are available at the campsite:

  • Playground
  • Multi-sports field (football, volleyball)
  • Basketball court
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court (free outside high season)
  • Jeu de boules area



Various activities are organized in the high season, such as:

  • Aquagym
  • Sports tournaments, for example football and table tennis tournaments
  • Weekly pony rides (for a fee)
  • Weekly disco/music evening
  • Experienced cyclists can take beautiful (and challenging) bike rides from the campsite



During the high season, craft activities or games on the playing field are organized for the children in the morning hours.

Low season

In the spring there is a pleasant tranquility at the campsite, the temperatures are comfortable and nature is in full bloom. In this setting, the campsite organizes bridge evenings and petanque tournaments several times a week in the spring under expert management.

Other facilities and amenities

  • Wifi at the bar-restaurant, some of the camping pitches also have range.
  • Shop with a small range, including fresh bread, baguettes, croissants and newspapers
  • Bar-restaurant, with a pizzeria and with the possibility of takeaway meals
  • TV screen on the terrace to follow important sporting events, such as Tour de France
  • Games room with billiards, table football and internet corner
  • Modern and well-maintained sanitary buildings
  • Washing machines and dryer
  • Refrigerator rental




Camping Mas de la Cam
Route de Saint André de Valborgne30270 Saint Jean du GardFrance


Phone +31 (0) 4 66 85 12 02
Email [email protected]

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