It is difficult to mention camping holidays in Saint-Aulaye in the Dordogne without mentioning a unique sensory experience that characterizes this wine region: wine tasting. To everyone’s delight, you don’t have to be an expert in oenology to know that many vintages marketed all over the world were made in the vineyards of Saint-Émilion. This commune of Libournais near Bordeaux, the world capital of wine, keeps all its promises. The medieval city is surrounded by wooded hillsides, streams and vineyards that stretch over an area of 7,850 hectares. A must visit during your stay in a mobile home in the campsite with swimming pool in Saint-Aulaye, the vineyards of Saint-Émilion, with its grands crus and dozens of châteaux, enchant the curious traveler wishing to discover local products.
Saint-Aulaye and its surroundings
Our campsite being located in Saint-Aulaye, Terre de Frontières between Charente, Gironde and Périgord, its location will allow you to radiate and satisfy your curiosity, your desires as well as those of your loved ones: hiking in one of the most beautiful forests in Dordogne which extends over 55,000 ha, discovery of the most beautiful castles , circuit of Romanesque churches , encounter with prehistory, tasting of great vintages and why not a day by the sea…. La Dordogne Verte campsite has the charm of a small village integrated at the foot of a bastide, bordered and surrounded by the Dronne , which delimits the Dordogne from the neighboring Charente with the listed village of Aubeterre sur Dronne .
The Périgord Vert contains magnificent Renaissance castles such as the Château de Jumilhac, nestled in the Périgord-Limousin regional natural park. This fortress built at the beginning of the 17th century and classified as a historic monument is distinguished by its high roofs, its harmonious lines, its Louis XIII staircase and its French gardens. Remember to also include in your program of activities during your camping stay in Saint-Aulaye the visit of the abbey of Brantôme which has the oldest bell tower in France, the cave of Beaussac with its capricious concretions, the abbey of Boschaud , the Villars cave and the Château de la Chapelle Faucher in the Côle valley.
The preservation of the environment
Most of the holidaymakers who stay in a mobile home in Aulaye in our Dordogne campsite are above all attracted by the tranquility of the place, the proximity to the river and the good integration of the facilities into the surrounding nature. To preserve its natural heritage and meet the expectations of nature lovers, the community of communes of Périgord Vert carries out several actions such as:
- maintenance of waterways;
- development of water bodies;
- the protection and restoration of natural sites and spaces, in particular those containing wetlands and fragile ecosystems;
- selective sorting and responsible disposal of waste;
- raising public awareness of the ecological interest of the natural spaces of the Nontronnais;
- studies to measure the impact on the nature of planned or ongoing projects.