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Camping de l'Arquebuse

Camping de l'Arquebuse

A spacious and relaxing campsite, Camping de l'Arquebuse, Auxonne, Burgundy has good sized pitches and is situated on the banks of the Saône river. The campsite is only 500 metres from the centre of Auxonne. (Photograph credit : G CHP - Wikimedia Commons)

The parc has excellent facilities and is ideal as a stopover en-route south or ideally spend some time to explore this lovely area. Auxonne is located 40 km south-west of Dijon, on the border of Burgundy and Franche-Comté and is a former border town between France and the German Empire.

The campsite is only 500 metres from the centre of Auxonne.

We stayed in an Amazon style tent, but they have a variety of mobile home accommodations and also emplacements if you are bringing your own caravan or mobile home.


Campsite Facilities

  • Swimming pool - the municipal pool is next to the campsite
  • A bar-restaurant (le Pinocchio) - with pool and wide screen TV
  • Pizzeria (le Cro-magnon)
  • Shop with fresh baked bread daily
  • Campsite run children's club and other entertainments during High Season of July and August
  • Bouncy castle and playground
  • Cycle routes - cycle hire and pedalo hire and sailing club (please check up to date details with campsite)
  • Trampoline, table tennis, volleyball
  • Internet access and free WiFi available
  • Fishing and kayaking and boat launch on river
  • WiFi network

 Visit Camping L'Arquebuse website

   

Getting There

Ports

If you are going to drive then here are the distances from the Channel Ports :

  • Calais Ferry : 593 km

   

Airports

  • Dole Tavaux : 12 km
  • Dijon Longvic : 30 km

   

To come via Canal or navigable water!

The campsite is next to the Saône river -

  • Canal de la Marne à la Saône
  • Canal de Bourgogne
  • Canal du Rhône au Rhin
  • Canal du Centre
  • Canal de l’Est

   

Public Transport

  • Train Station: Gare d’Auxonne-Tillenay - TER via Dole ou Dijon

   

Things to do in the Area

   

Dijon (20 minutes)

The city of Dijon is home to museums, restaurants etc. and the countryside around is famous for Burgundy wine, with numerous wine chateaux to visit.

   

Hospice de Beaune

Worth visiting to see its wonderful coloured tiled roof. Beaune is in the heart of the Burgundy wine region.

Taizé

In Southern Burgundy you can visit the ecumenical community of Taizé which is famous among other things for its wonderful music - modern church music with haunting sounds.

Burgundy Region

The region is good for walking and cycling. The vineyards of the Mâconnais and particularly the Roche de Solutré are very suitable for nature walks and the Voie Verte (former rail road transformed into cycling path) offers more than 60 km secure and very pleasant cycling, running from Chalon sur Saône to Mâcon.

Jura Mountains (30 minutes)