L’Hippocampe (REF : C09)
Route Napoléon, Volonne, 04290, FranceView on map
Why stay here ...
Lively in high season, L’Hippocampe is a friendly, family-run site situated by the side of a river in a beautiful area of Provence. Generous pitches are mostly separated by bushes, and several overlook the river. The site is ideal for active families, with daily entertainment including aerobics, competitions, games and shows, as well as a large pool complex with slides and flumes for those who prefer to entertain themselves. Excellent English is spoken by the staff.
Within walking disctance of Volonne and just 8 miles from Sisteron, the area also provides a lot for the active: rafting, hiking, canoeing and more can all be tried close by. The site staff will be happy to book excursions for guests, such as flights over the Gorges du Verdon and pony trekking. Those looking for a more sedate excursion can visit Dignes-les-Baines and bathe in its thermal spa waters.
Around and About
Gorges du Verdon, Sisteron, Mont Ventoux, Lavender fields, Rafting, Paragliding, Zip wires, Quad biking, Horse riding, Cycling.
Latest arrival time - low: 10:00 PM
Latest arrival time - high: 10:00 PM
Earliest departure time - low: 6:00 AM
Earliest departure time - high: 6:00 AM
Is there a set arrival day? No
From Sisteron continue south on the D4085/N85 towards Digne les Bains and Chateau –Arnoux. After approx 7mile/11km turn left on to the D404 signed Volonne. Pass over the river Durance and turn right at the traffic lights on to the D4 signed Les Mées and L’Escale. The site entrance will be on the right in 450m. From the A51 take exit 21 (Aubignosc) then follow signs for Digne les Bains and Chateau –Arnoux on the N85. Turn left on to the D404 (Volonne) then as above.
- Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
- Distance to Calais: (kms)
- Lat 44.105659 / Lon 6.018137
- Michelin map no.
- Buses go to: Sisteron, Digne
- Daily public transport within 2 kms
- Nearest port: Caen (956 kms)
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