Indigo Les Châteaux
Our ambassadors liked
> The ideal location of the campsite, 8 km from Chambord
> Swimming in the new covered pool whatever the season
> The spacious and comfortable central lodge with its warm atmosphere
> Hiring bikes and exploring the many cycle routes
Open from 24/03 to 02/11/2016
Welcome to the heart of the Loire Castles!
Indigo Les Châteaux***, an idyllic setting for visiting the unmissable Loire Castles.
Enjoy a peaceful holiday on a beautiful natural site in Bracieux, between the castles of Chambord (8km) and Cheverny (9 km).
From 24 March 2016, stay amidst the castles for a weekend break or a nature holiday with family or friends.
Sit back and relax after a busy day out exploring... Come back to a calm setting, in a natural environment, and make the most of the new heated covered pool and the central lodge.
At the gateway to the Sologne
20 km from Blois
Between Chambord (8km) and Cheverny (9km)
8 hectares of nature 300 metres from the village
Choose a nature holiday with all the comforts
- Camp on a beautiful pitch in the heart of a magnificent natural park bordered by two rivers and enjoy high quality services and facilities.
- Discover accommodation with all the comforts for 4 to 6 people: Wood & Canvas tents, mobile homes, wood trailers, or chalets... the choice is yours!
A perfect place to relax, visit the Loire castles and make the most of the surrounding nature with all the activities it has to offer!
Camp just near to the Châteaux of Chambord and Cheverny in the heart of a beautiful natural park, on one of its 282 pitches.
Camping Caravaning in the Loire castles
You can set up your tent, caravan or motorhome on a flat and spacious pitch that is in the shade, part-shade or sun, in the heart of a woodland of oak and Douglas-fir trees....
Are you going on a tour of the Loire castles in a motorhome? A motorhome service point is available on the Châteaux Indigo Campsite.
Pedestrians and cyclists
The Indigo les Châteaux campsite is certified bicycle-friendly, having been awarded the "Accueil Vélo" label, and offers accommodation and services suitable for holiday-makers with bicycles.
Take advantage of our rambling/bicycle package if you are travelling by foot or bicycle.
Indigo Les Châteaux campsite has a range of services designed especially for campers to make your stay even more practical:
- Barbecues and fridges for hire
- A camper's corner at reception in case you've forgotten any camping items
- A bread service so you can enjoy a real French breakfast…
Enjoy the shower blocks that were renovated : the campsite has 4 comfortable shower blocks for your use. The shower blocks are ideal for families and have baby changing areas and family cubicles.
The shower blocks are checked and cleaned several times a day.
Enjoy accommodation with all the comforts, in the midst of the castles of the Loire, between the Châteaux of Chambord and Cheverny! You can rent a Wood & Canvas tent, a mobile-home, a chalet or a gypsy caravan for a comfortable and revitalising holiday in the heart of nature!
Five models of "Wood and Canvas" tent are available on the Châteaux Indigo Campsite :
- Classic IV Wood & Canvas tent
- Classic V Wood & Canvas tent
- Cosy Wood & Canvas tent
- Sweet Wood & Canvas tent
- Zenith Wood & Canvas tent
Classic IV & Classic V Wood&Canvas Tents
Designed with a wooden frame and floor, they are fully equipped. They have a living area that opens onto a wooden terrace and two separate bedrooms that can accommodate up to 4 or 5 people.
Sweet Wood&Canvas Tents
The Sweet Wood & Canvas tent, sleeps up to 5 people and offers even greater comfort with its bathroom area.
Cosy Wood&Canvas Tents
The Cosy Wood & Canvas tent, for 5 people, also has a log stove, for you to enjoy cosy evenings around a fire!
Zenith Wood&Canvas Tents
Are you tempted by the comfort of a chalet with the pleasure of a canvas roof for a holiday in close contact with nature? Then discover the Zenith tent.
This large tent with a wood stove and bathroom area sleeps up to 6 people.
At the Châteaux Indigo Campsite, it is also possible to stay as a family in a mobile-home. Four models of "Mobile-homes" are available on the Châteaux Indigo Campsite :
- The 4 people mobile-home (21m²) have a kitchen area, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom with shower and toilets.
- The Lodge mobile-home, that sleeps up to 5 people
- The 2 bedrooms mobile-home, that sleeps up to 6 people
- The Cottage mobile-home, wooden mobile-home, that sleeps up to 6 people
The Lodge mobile-home
The cottage mobile-home
For a different kind of holiday, you can stay in one of the gypsy caravans at the Châteaux Indigo Campsite.
This original style of accommodation can accommodate up to 4 people, and has 2 bedrooms, a kitchen-living area and a bathroom with separate toilets.
The Discovery chalets
You can choose a Discoery chalet, a wooden chalet that can accommodate up to 4 or 6 people, depending on the model.
The chalets have a kitchen / living area, 1 or 2 bedrooms, a bathroom with shower and toilet, and a semi-shaded terrace.
Useful information: remember to take your duvet or sheets and pillowslips! Sheets are not provided. You can borrow sheets in situ (sheets and pillowslips) : 9,50 Euros per bed.
New for 2015: towels for hire. €4.50/person.
At the Châteaux Indigo Campsite, you will find:
- A friendly reception area with all the information that you need for a great stay and a free Internet point. The campsite has an excellent tourist information service and sells tickets for you to visit Chambord castle, Cheverny castle, Beauval zoo...
- A cosy central lodge (open all season), where you can enjoy a coffee, read a book on the region or play a board game with family and friends.
- The campers' corner at reception in case you have forgotten any camping items
- Free wifi in the central lodge.
- A bar-restaurant where you can enjoy a drink on the terrace or try a salad or homemade pizza...
The bar restaurant is open over the May public holidays and in July and August.
- A laundry area with washing machine and dryer (tokens on sale at reception)
- For a real French breakfast, bread and croissants are available (order in advance).
- The Châteaux Indigo campsite also has bikes for hire for family excursions to castles such as Chambord and Cheverny.
- The campsite has ben awarded the "Accueil Vélo" label and offers an array of services to help you visit the Châteaux of the Loire by bicycle.
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Rentals (subject to availability) :
- Baby kit rental (crib + high chair)
- Linen hire (sheets + pillow case)
- Fridges and barbecues
- Towel hire
A whole range of useful services are available in the nearby village of Bracieux:
- Tourist information 50m away
- Bank 150m away
- Bakery 300m away
- Small supermarket 300m away
Also in the village of Bracieux, 300 m away: butchers, restaurants, garage, doctors, chemists…
Activities and a chance to relax on the campsite
New : a covered swimming pool !
Make the most of the new covered swimming pool to swim in any season!
Located near the central lodge, you will be able to appreciate the joys of swimming from 01/04 to 02/11/2015! And your little ones can have fun in the new paddling pool.
You can still enjoy access to the municipal swimming pool situated just beside the campsite as well (outdoor swimming pool open from 15/06 to the end of August).
And enjoy some leisure time with family and friends: a game of volleyball, ping pong, or tennis... The choice is yours. Your little ones can make new friends in the children's playground.
The Activity programme
In well preserved natural surroundings, in the heart of the Loire, the Châteaux Campsite is ideally situated for a holiday rich in outdoor and cultural activities. In the summer,Les Châteaux Indigo Campsite organises a simple and friendly activity programme giving you the chance to take part in some great activities on the campsite and discover the Sologne.
The children's workshops
Every morning in the summer, from 05/07 to 29/08, fun, discovery and manual activities are organized for children aged 5 to 11 at Les Châteaux campsite.
In the daytime
Take part in some friendly activities organized on the campsite: archery workshops for all the family, children's donkey rides...
You can also head out and discover the region with our partners: walks or bike rides, visiting the castles of Chambord (8 km) and Cheverny (9 km)... a visit to the Sologne sheepfold or the Max Vauché chocolate factory, one of the best in France, located at the entrance of the campsite...
The Indigo les Châteaux campsite has been awarded the "Accueil Vélo" label.
Contact reception for more information about the bicycle excursions on offer around the campsite!
You can also join in our sports tournaments: badminton, table tennis,...
Every week in the summer we hold the unmissable Indigo Games (Olympiads) with all sorts of challenges for you to do with family or friends.
In the evenings
Watch a magic show, an outdoor film, a concert, take part in an evening canoe trip on the Loire, a petanque tournament, or a games night.
Every day from 7.30 pm you can come along to the information point for a full presentation of the activity programme.
Explore the Loire castles!
Camp on the Châteaux Indigo Campsite amidst the castles, and nestled between the Loire river and the forest, and discover the charming village of Bracieux set in lush, green surroundings and all the activities it has to offer.
The Loire Châteaux
Discover a region rich in historical, cultural and architectural heritage. The Loire Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Situated between Château of Chambord (8km away) and the Château of Chevergny (9km away), the campsite is nestled in the heart of the Sologne region and is an ideal place to stay as a family and visit the famous châteaux of the Loire: Blois (18km), Villesavin (3km), Beauregard, Chaumont, Chenonceau, Amboise..
The village of Bracieux
The centre of the green village of Bracieux is only 150 metres from the campsite and can be reached by a footpath.
In the village there are a range of shops and an old covered market dating from the 15th century, where there is a traditional market every Thursday morning, a market for regional produce on Sundays and a craft market in the summer time. You will love the charm of the Loire Valley with its vineyards, its local produce and its crafts....
Maison du tourisme de Bracieux
Tél : 02 54 46 09 15
For nature lovers…
The châteaux aren't all there is to the Loire Valley. It is also a real adventure park for people who love outdoor activities, with canoeing down the river Loire and river Cher, outings in futreau boats (traditional boats of the Loire region), horse riding and rides in horse-drawn carts, an 18 hole golf course, a wildlife observatory, an adventure park, swimming in natural waters, fishing in rivers and lakes, visiting farms and sheepfolds, an astronomical observatory,...
Make the most of the chance to discover one of the best zoological parks in Europe: the Beauval Animal Park is located less than an hour from the campsite.
Visit the region by bike or on foot
The Châteaux Indigo Campsite is an ideal starting point for the numerous footpaths and cycle trails (400km of cycle paths) which give nature lovers the chance to enjoy the local wildlife, pass through forests and visit the châteaux of the Loire, whether it be the most famous or the least known of the castles of the Loire valley.
You can also go down to the Loire river and even enjoy a picnic on its banks...
The campsite has ben awarded the "Accueil Vélo" label and offers an array of services to help you visit the Châteaux of the Loire by bicycle.
RCS Blois - 515 375 970 00024/ AC N°2011 Blois, le 19/10/2011