- Animals welcome
- Drinking water
- Independent dry toilets
- Independent solar shower
- Horses welcome
- Parking onsite
- Picnic table
- Independent access
We are Marion and Thierry.
Thierry has always worked on the family farm, and has been an organic farmer since 2001.
Marion, partner and daughter-in-law, settled on the farm in 2009, state-qualified equestrian teacher with the certificate of practice for the disabled, is more particularly involved in equestrian, educational and creative activities....
Today, we are winegrowers for our village's wine cooperative. We also grow vines for table grapes from August to October, and black olive trees of the Tanche variety for local oil and retail olives. Since 2021, we've been producing our own T80 semi-complete flour from our soft wheat, and rounding out our range with petit épeautre, a local specialty in grain and flour. We make all the hay for our 2 horses and 2 donkeys. The horses and donkeys are used for educational, equestrian and leisure activities, gently and in step with the animal, proposed and supervised by Marion. We are members of the "Racines PACA" network of rural environmental education farms.
After a hiatus in our equestrian and educational activities, we'd like to get back to work in a broader and more varied form with complementary practices. We've long been keen to welcome overnight guests to our grounds. As well as welcoming campers and riders in all simplicity, we offer a number of activities for those who feel like it:
*educational workshops and artistic creations around the living world, with a sensitive approach to rural ecology.
*activities based on our profession as farmers.
*Discovery of the animal world, learning activities, sensations and emotions with horses and donkeys.
2023 is our first real year of hosting guests at the campsite, and we're very excited about this new adventure, which we're offering to all nature lovers, those curious about the world of agriculture, campers just passing through and all those who just want to camp freely in a wide open space.
To get you started on this 2-hectare site, the facilities are simple and basic, in a pretty, slightly wild wood extended by a partly fenced-in meadow to share the reception area with campers, riders and horses...
All fixtures and fittings are homemade, using only recycled materials. This beautiful place will continue to develop and reveal itself over time, while retaining its natural character.
We're doing our utmost to ensure that our new seeds of hospitality... will bring you and us... pleasant shared moments and happy memories.
We look forward to meeting you at the crossroads.
Thierry and Marion
This small wood bordered by its meadow is fairly easy to access, as the small local road runs alongside the wood below.
*2,000 m2 of wooded space is available for small and medium-sized tents, plus the 18,000 m2 fenced-in meadow for caravans, vans or large tents, and of course horses. This year there are no horse shelters.
*Traffic is relatively calm here, as the road ends in paths. It is therefore used by local residents and farmers. However, you should be aware that farmers can be early risers.
*The area is still wild and home to many birds.
*We're in the south, so we're lucky to have a lot of light, the chance to be lulled by the song of the cicadas on the pines and oaks, and the chance to marvel under a beautiful starry sky.
*The landscapes are very varied, passing through vineyards, olive groves and forest, on the slopes of our beautiful hills on the border with the Drôme, or descending towards the river. A Provencal country atmosphere in the famous sunshine.
*We offer tented pitches in the heart of the little wood and under the trees, in the shade or in the sun.
*For ease of access to the trees and other parking areas, also between sun and shade, vans, camper vans, caravans and large tents can be parked on the edges of the wood on the meadow side.
*2 parking spaces are provided 20m from the small wood to preserve the site and the peace and quiet of campers. A nomadic wheelbarrow is available to help you settle in.
*Some small natural areas are protected and marked out.
The sanitary facilities
At the start of this adventure, we're very simple. Back to basics!
*You can use the dry toilets and have access to a solar shower, washbasin and sink for all your household needs. A large table is also set up for added comfort.
A tank of solar-heated water is in place for the shower and sink. This water is not running and therefore not drinkable.
-Drinking water jugs are placed on the sink at will for cooking, washing up, drinking...
-Another separate tank is used for watering the horses in their dedicated park a little further on.
*Recycling garbage cans are also available.
*All the facilities are outside. They are grouped into different small islands by gender on a defined common space.
*We ask you to be self-sufficient in internet and electricity. There is fairly good network coverage.
*Everyone should bring their own camping kit for cooking, bearing in mind that fire is strictly forbidden for fire safety reasons. We are considering the installation of a small barbecue.
*For grey water from motorhomes, there is the possibility of emptying at Vaison-la-Romaine, 10 minutes away, in the area provided for this purpose behind the Cave Coopérative.
You can take part in all the activities we offer. We've organized them into several categories for greater clarity.
*Please note: Accompanied outings and activities must be booked in advance. Prices on request. Here's what you can do:
ON THE SPOT:
* Accompanied educational outings:
°°°° Environmental Education outings in rural areas. Discover local flora and fauna, natural spaces, landscapes and terroirs, reading landscapes, farmers' footprints, different soils and humus, water, insects, life cycles, notions of ecosystems and biodiversity, what it means to be an eco-citizen, the role of animals on a farm, bees, the 5 senses...
Tasting of olives on the way home.
=> half-day package (3h). Minimum 10 people, maximum 20 people
°°°°Farm visit, what does it mean to be a farmer today? From production to consumption, a surprising journey to understand the fragile relationship between Man and Nature that accompanies the profession of Paysan.
=> duration 1h30. Up to 20 people
°°°° 1 day with your farmer. Immerse yourself in the life of a farmer and discover the skills and know-how he shares with you...
=> free duration. 1 to 3 people
*Guided activities and creative workshops:
With the elements of nature, awareness of the magic of nature and a sensory approach to living things. A time, a journey with the earth and with oneself. Discover land-art, stone painting, simple wood carving, ephemeral paintings of nature...
=> duration 1h30. Between 2 and 5 people
* Around horses and donkeys, accompanied:
°°°° Rides (also for adults) or accompanied rides. All levels and ages, for (email hidden)A real stroll through our beautiful Provence countryside.
=> duration 1h. 1 to 2 people
°°°°Outdoor courses for all on an educational stroll.
=> duration 1h30. individual
°°°°Mildly physically and mentally handicapped, as well as visually impaired. 1st contacts, comfort sessions based on feeling, emotion management, self-awareness and awareness of others with animal mediation, ...
=> duration 1h or 1h30
°°°°Voltige, a moment of relaxation using exercises and positions to learn how to let go, breathe consciously, perceive your own body and that of the horse, etc.
=>lasts 1 hour. For up to 4 people
°°°°Anniversary and/or environmental education program with a donkey. Games in nature and snack.
=>lasts 3h. 2 to 8 children
°°°° Man-Horse encounter. Painting, clay, music and/or handling courses, complicity, mutual and attentive listening, mirroring emotions, feelings of horse and donkey, different professions, feeding and care, the 5 senses, verbal and non-verbal communication, immersion in their territory and energy. Body to body, soul to soul, mind to mind, let yourself be guided by what they have to say.
=> duration 2h30. 2 to 4 people
From 12 years old
* Free activities:
° Walks around the site between Vaucluse and Drôme, hills and river. A change of scenery from the 1st km.
Artistic co-creation by campers of the giant dream-catcher installed on the site, according to your desires and inspirations.
* Theme evenings once a week, whenever possible for us:
Palavers, storytelling, sketches, disguises, discovery of musical instruments, the cauldron and its fire.
* Villedieu, our village: 1.5 km away
At the heart of many magnificent sites to visit within a radius of 20 kms, Villedieu is a lively, festive village perched on the Templar hill, with its ramparts and other secrets. Renowned village square, bar/tapas, restaurant, crêperie, craft brewery, pizza truck on Sunday evenings, grocery store, cooperative and private wine cellars, Provencal store and art exhibitions, summer entertainment, nurse, osteopath, skatepark with 2 tennis courts and soccer pitch, river refreshment 3 kms away, walks and mountain bike rides in the Adrets forest from 500m...
-> Vaison-la-Romaine: 8 kms away
Reference Roman town, archaeological sites, ancient theater, heritage, tourist office, Provencal market Tuesday morning, small producers' market Saturday morning, arts farm, media library, municipal swimming pool, accrobranches, Ouvèze river with swimming at the Roman bridge, cinema, all shops, children's park and health trail, hospital, doctors, ...
-> Buisson: 9 kms away
Walks on the ridges of the Bois des Abrigeaux hills, pretty village to visit...
-> Nyons: 15 kms away
Medieval town, starting point for beautiful hikes, water park, Drôme-Provençale market on Thursday morning, Aygues river, swimming at the Roman bridge, annual and summer events, cinema, all shops, hospital, doctors, tourist office,....
->Mollans sur Ouvèze: 17 kms away
Village at the gateway to the Baronnies, popular site of the Toulourenc gorges...
-> Malaucène: 18 kms away
Starting point for Mont-Ventoux (famous Vaucluse mountain), SPA balneotherapy, Groseau spring (karstic resurgence) with restaurant, climbing, hiking, ...
-> Entrechaux: 15 kms away
Swimming at the 3 rivers site, walks, ...
-> Gigondas: 18 kms away
Departure for the Dentelles de Montmirail site, climbing, hiking, cycling, ...
-> Saint-Maurice sur Aygues: 8 kms away
Opposite Villedieu on the other side of the river, summer activities, walks, etc.
-> Suze-la-Rousse: 19 kms away
Magnificent castle to visit, medieval fortress, wine university, ...
a little further...
-> Sérignan du comtat: 24 kms away
Pretty village, Jean-Henri Fabre's Harmas, naturoptère, ...
-> Orange: 30 kms away
Roman city, the famous Théâtre Antique, Arc de Triomphe, Colline Saint-Eutrope park in the heart of the city with guinguette, ...
A simple, friendly place for travellers.
*Please note: all animal and plant allergens are present.
*Pets are of course welcome. We ask that any "little gifts" left in the grass or elsewhere be collected and put in the household garbage can, out of respect for the campers and yourself, for the other animals, for the site and also for us... your hosts... So we can continue to welcome your beloved pets.
*There are days when Marion will not be present to provide activities and entertainment. This will be made clear to you at the time of booking.
*Please take a look at our profile to find out more about us, what we grow and what we offer.
*Opening hours: Arrival from 2pm, departure from 1:30pm. Arrival until 6 p.m. if possible for your convenience. If you wish to extend your stay, please book in advance to check availability.
*Circulation: An access road is provided for your tent, and parking is compulsory for your vehicle.
*Fire: Totally forbidden. We will try to organize a fire in a secure cauldron once a week.
*Children: Large open meadow for safe play. Bikes and various games are welcome (petanque, badminton nets, slackline, ... bring what inspires you to play and relax, equipment is not provided).
*Noise: Respect the sleep and privacy of campers and neighbors. Quiet in the evening.
*Place: Respect cleanliness, garbage cans available. Take care of facilities and vegetation.
*Woods: Please do not climb trees.
*Miscellaneous: Joy, relaxation, sharing, exchanges, discoveries, well-being... vacations... ;-)
- Bar / Restaurant
- Cultural visits
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
Welcomed by Marion, who takes great care and listens attentively!
And offers many activities beyond just camping...
I was delighted with the camping service but didn't stay long enough to go horseback riding...too bad.
Thank you and if I'm back in the area I'll be sure to come back.
Hello I was 15,000 thousand comments late !!!! Lol
See you soon Marion, get ready I'm coming....
as usual in the middle of fields like on the picture...
Marion as pleasant as ever.
I went in January, March and May.
I'm going back in September and October.
And in November and December I'm staying at Marion's for my work. It's great to come home in the evening to peace and quiet in the middle of nowhere....
As usual, Marion is very welcoming.
She does everything possible to improve the comfort of her campers.
I'm her Number One camper.
Her site is quiet, with plenty of space between campers.
I'm going back in May, I go there regularly to stay while I'm traveling. (I work)
Don't change a thing Marion.
See you soon.
Great stay with Marion and Thierry, a super nice host, cool, attentive Marion is passionate about her work.
The setting is magnificent, calm, in the middle of nowhere... Olive trees... Vineyards...
Ideal for people who love nature, sleeping in peace, walking...
Ample space for all types of campers...
* Motorhomes of all sizes????
I invite you to go there, open all seasons.❄⛱
Thank you very much Marion.
Best wishes Nadina.
Total relaxation, walks in the vineyards, crickets and cicadas singing. Village 20 mns walk away, bar-restaurant-fountain for water bottles. Marion is warm and jovial. She took us around the site to show us the facilities and where to put our tent.
1st stay, Marion gave us a warm, friendly welcome and showed us around the property to see the facilities.
Hello, we were welcomed by Marion who is jovial and warm. She gave us a tour of the facilities. Shady area for tents. Many walks to do. Thank you for a vacation with crickets and cicadas.
A great week in this large space with shade, everything you need and Marion who is extremely kind!
So good that we'll be staying for at least 3 weeks ????
Thank you Marion ????????
Very warm welcome, beautiful view of the vineyards and the village of Villedieu. Bonus: the cuddles and curiosity of the horses and donkeys. Thank you very much!
Hi Marion and Thierry,
With my 2 children we immediately felt at ease in this family cocoon nature space, where we could live a few days in a semi-wild space with basic facilities well thought out to be autonomous. An original place that offers many possibilities by listening! I hope to be able to come back longer and share together! See you soon, thank you from the heart! Sophie
A beautiful space and a nice meeting with Marion, always available to listen to you