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Huttopia
Saumur

Camping
Opening
14/04/2022 > 25/09/2022

Nestled on the hillside above Saumur with views over the Loire, Huttopia Saumur campsite is a real haven of peace amid the Loire castles.

Huttopia Saumur Campsite ****
1 Chemin Chantepie, Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent, 49400 Saumur

Peaceful holidays with a breathtaking view of the Loire

 

Perfectly nestled overlooking the longest river in France and on the edge of a nature park, the Huttopia Saumur campsite guarantees an authentic holiday experience between the Loire river and the local vineyards, with the opportunity of discovering the many treasures on offer in the Maine-et-Loire. On the campsite itself, two swimming pools, a friendly Central Lodge and stunning terrace are ideal for moments of relaxation before venturing off to visit the Loire Valley, which is a Unesco World Heritage Site thanks to the quality of its architectural heritage, monuments and nature sites. Vineyards, gardens, stonework and the river… the four elements which have shaped the history of this unique global landscape.

THE HIGHLIGHTS OF HUTTOPIA SAUMUR CAMPSITE

Allow yourself to be swept away by the charm of the Loire river and its many troglodyte sites

Jump on a bike and go to visit the Anjou-Saumur vineyards

Admire the breathtaking view over the Loire from your camping pitch

IMAGINE A HOLIDAY AT HUTTOPIA SAUMUR

ALL THE USEFUL INFORMATION YOU NEED TO PREPARE YOUR STAY

Swimming pool
from 06/05 to 25/09

Little Trappers

6 days a week from 03/07 to 28/08

Activities & Evening entertainment
6 days a week from 03/07 to 28/08

12
hectares

150
pitches

Disabled access

Certified as a cycle-friendly site

ENJOY A STAY IN TOTAL COMFORT ON NATURE'S DOORSTEP

All of our accommodation at the Huttopia Saumur campsite, whether wood or canvas, offer a high level of comfort and lie in the heart of nature with wonderful surroundings. Over a weekend or for longer holidays, you’ll genuinely love our fully-fitted accommodation to bask in the treasures of the Loire Valley.

OUR WOOD & CANVAS TENTS FOR A NIGHT UNDER THE STARS

SWEET TENT

5 pax | 2 bedroom | Bathroom

 

The tent with its luxury private bathroom and fully-fitted kitchen area! Perfect to enjoy a cosy stay in the heart of the Loire.

Kitchenette | Electricity   |   Terrace

CLASSIC 5 TENT

5 pax | 2 bedrooms

 

Fully functional and especially designed for families, this tent offers you all of the necessary comfort to live in total peace and harmony on nature’s doorstep at Huttopia Saumur.

Kitchenette | Electricity   |   Terrace

CLASSIC 5 TENT WITH A VIEW OVER THE LOIRE

5 pax | 2 bedrooms

 

Wake up to a stunning view over the Loire in this wood and canvas tent which offers everything you could need for an unforgettable holiday experience.

Kitchenette | Electricity   |   Terrace

CLASSIC 5 TENT

5 pax | 2 bedrooms

 

Fully functional and especially designed for families, this tent offers you all of the necessary comfort to live in total peace and harmony on nature’s doorstep at Huttopia Saumur.

Kitchenette | Electricity   |   Terrace

CLASSIC 5 TENT WITH A VIEW OVER THE LOIRE

5 pax | 2 bedrooms

 

Wake up to a stunning view over the Loire in this wood and canvas tent which offers everything you could need for an unforgettable holiday experience.

Kitchenette | Electricity   |   Terrace

CLASSIC 4 TENT

4 pax | 2 bedrooms

 

A genuinely simple and authentic holiday in this beautiful wood and canvas tent. Sleep beneath the canvas and be rocked to sleep with the sound of the wind rustling through the leaves, and dreaming of your bike excursion the next day…

Kitchenette | Electricity   |   Terrace

WOODEN CHALETS FOR EVERY HOLIDAY STYLE

EVASION CHALET

5 pax | 2 bedrooms | Bathroom

A trendy and well-lit chalet with large glazed bay windows and a homely terrace, which invites you to create perfect memories and enjoy a stay in total comfort.

Equipped kitchen | Deck | Electric heating

CHALET TORONTO

6 pax | 2 bedrooms | Bathroom

This spacious chalet with a 12m² terrace is designed to be bold, for an unforgettable holiday experience at Huttopia Saumur. What makes it so unique? Its immense glass door which fully opens and lets the natural daylight in!

Equipped kitchen | Terrace | Electric heating

ONTARIO CHALET WITH DISABLED ACCESS

4 pax | 2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Equipped kitchen

The entire living space and layout of this wonderful chalet designed alongside a specialist mobility design office.

Kitchenette | Terrace with access ramp | Electric heating

A MOBILE HOME OR WOOD TRAILER IN THE MIDST OF NATURE

WOOD TRAILER

4 pax | 2 bedrooms | Bathroom

Just a stone’s throw from the swimming pool and campsite terrace, opt for a Trailer experience for an original stay in the heart of the Loire, in absolute comfort!

Equipped kitchen | Terrace | Electric heating

VANCOUVER MOBILE HOME

5 pax | 2 bedrooms | Bathroom

A well-lit and modern mobile-home with a terrace beneath the shade of a pergola. Just like being at home!

Equipped kitchen | Terrace | Electric heating

THE LITTLE EXTRAS THAT MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE!

Sheets and towels for hire
Must be booked in advance. Subject to availability.

Optional cleaning package

BBQ hire
Subject to availability.

Free baby kit (travel cot + high chair)
Outside July and August. Subject to availability.

COME AND CAMP IN THE MIDST OF NATURE

Overlooking the majestic Loire river, on a wonderful nature site, set up your tent, caravan, camping-car or van on any of the pitches at the Huttopia Saumur campsite.

COMFORT PITCH

6 pax | With electricity


Wonderful pitches on the campsite with electricity, for a truly authentic stay at the Huttopia Saumur Campsite.

COMFORT PITCH WITH A VIEW OVER THE LOIRE

6 pax | With electricity


Enjoy a premium pitch with a view over the Loire Valley and its majestic open view of the Loire river, with all the comfort of electricity for unforgettable holidays!

COMFORT PLUS PITCH

6 pax | With electricity | Picnic table


Need a little more space? Then choose a Comfort Plus pitch, with even more space and a picnic table to enjoy meals outdoors.

4 WASHROOMS FOR YOUR COMFORT

On site there are four heated and fully renovated sanitation areas: baby and children’s areas, hair-dryer and fully accessible for people with reduced mobility.

 

Your health is our priority! 
Clear and strengthened hygiene and access procedures have been put in place for the communal washrooms. See the details of all the measures taken to guarantee your safety here. > Find out more

PRACTICAL SERVICES FOR CAMPERS

Motorhome service area

Fridge and barbecue hire
Subject to availability.

Laundry room with washing machine and dryer

Free baby kits (travel cot + high chair)

CAMPING CARD   

NOUVEAU !

Enjoy discounted prices and free nights in the early and late season at all the Huttopia Campsites and Citykamps.

*Price including 1 pitch for 2 people with electricity (+ free animal)

ALL THE HUTTOPIA SERVICES FOR A HASSLE FREE STAY

After a day cycling through the vineyards or along the banks of the Loire, you’ll certainly enjoy unwinding over a game of cards in the Central Lodge, or making the most of the sunset with a glass of wine on the wonderful terrace.

A FOOD CORNER & BAR FOR A TRUE GOURMET HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE

The Huttopia Saumur campsite serves up a selection of simple, local and premium products for a gourmet break between two outdoor activities or local visits.

Meet us at the Food corner & Bar!

Once dinner time comes around, head to the terrace, and enjoy a wonderful home-made pizza cooked on firewood, or enjoy a platter with an aperitif amongst friends, all washed down with a refreshing drink. And when the weather is a little cooler, sink in to one of our indoor sofas.

On site or takeaway, enjoy as you wish!

Fresh bread every morning

> Order your bread and pastries the day before. Because we are committed to working with local producers, the village bakery delivers to us every morning.
> Tea, coffee, orange juice, bread, jam, and pastries… Opt for a breakfast menu so you have nothing to prepare.

Grocery

PLACES TO GET TOGETHER

Reception

Already arrived? Meet at Reception to get all relevant information about the set-up of your spot. The reception team is here for your whole stay and will provide you with all the necessary tourist information about the Saumur and its surroundings, walks and outdoor activities.

The Central Lodge

All about sharing! In this cool and authentic building made from decorative stone, enjoy the library, sofas, board games and coffee machine.

Table football

Wifi

Board games & books to borrow

Television

AND TO MAKE YOUR STAY EVEN EASIER

BBQ hire

Bed linen and towels for hire

Laundry room

End of stay cleaning

Fridge hire

Electric mountain bike and bike hire

NEAR THE CAMPSITE

Post office, bank, pharmacy, supermarket and tobacconist are all available in the Saint Hilaire Saint Florent village. Just a 15-minute drive away, head to Saumur and its many restaurants.

ADVENTURES FOR EVERYONE!

Swimming

Indoor or outdoor swimming pool and paddling pool.

Summer Special

The sociable, nature-inspired atmosphere of Huttopia’s activities and evening entertainment

Nature throughout the seasons

Hikes and electric bike rides along the banks of the Loire

For kids

A few ideas of activities for kids

Sport and leisure on site

Make the most of the campsite facilities

TWO OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOLS

You’ll love dipping your toes into the campsite swimming pools, whatever the season…

On the campsite, there are two swimming pools with one indoor heated pool and a paddling pool for children to enjoy swimming whatever the season.
The terrace, with its sun loungers and parasols, awaits for a moment of relaxation over a book, a swim and a good old laze around… Holidays in every sense of the term!

 

Swimming pool open from 6th May to 25th September 2023

BEST OF THE SUMMER ACTIVITIES AT HUTTOPIA SAUMUR CAMPSITE

Nature explorations, wonderful encounters, regional heritage and new experiences are on the agenda!

Activities are organised for free or at a small charge, 6 days a week.

Medieval Show

Learn all about the world of our ancestors in the Middle Age, through a host of medieval games, combats and sketches.

Wine tasting for beginners

Vanessa from Le Secret des Papilles hosts a Saumur wine tasting workshop. She lets the wine speak for itself in this fun-filled educational wine tasting workshop.

Tuffeau Sculpture

Guided by a professional stone sculptor, learn the art of Tuffeau sculpting, this white limestone originating from the local quarries. A local craft which is not to be missed!

FRIENDLY AND FESTIVE HUTTOPIA EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

6 days a week in July and August, experience magical moments with Huttopia’s evening entertainment.

Every week
– Concerts: Gypsy jazz or folk rock? There is something for everyone!
– Shows: miming, theatre performances, magic shows…. Adults and children will all be enthralled.
– Outdoor cinema: each week, there is an ideal opportunity to (re)watch some wonderful films and make the most of the summer evenings
– Astronomy: delve deep to discover the mysteries of the night sky and conquer the stars, planets and comets, and uncover all of their secrets!

NATURE AND RURAL HERITAGE THROUGHOUT THE SEASONS

Here, along the Lore river and in the heart of the Loire-Anjou-Touraine nature park, nature is calm, peaceful and relaxing.
A host of outdoor activities are on offer throughout the seasons, and there’s most certainly something for everyone!

Bicycle tours

The campsite is perfectly located for cyclists wanting to ride along the “Loire à Vélo” Cycle Path, as well as campers wanting to visit the region. From the Huttopia Saumur campsite, nothing beats a bike ride with family or friends to discover the many treasures in the Loire Valley, including vineyards, troglodyte sites, castles and wonderful local villages.

Loire River Cruise

Enjoy a break on the river and jump aboard a Toue Cabanée, the traditional Loire fishing board, for a cruise with river lovers who will explain the history, the islands and famous fish species.

Wine production and local produce

The Huttopia Saumur campsite is located in close proximity to the Saumur wine cellars and particularly the prestigious Ackerman and Bouvet-Ladubay wine houses. Stop off in the wine estates to enjoy a wine tasting in the troglodyte cellars where the wine is matured, and leave with a traditional souvenir from the region: as a gift or to be kept for yourself!

Wine production and local produce

The Huttopia Saumur campsite is located in close proximity to the Saumur wine cellars and particularly the prestigious Ackerman and Bouvet-Ladubay wine houses. Stop off in the wine estates to enjoy a wine tasting in the troglodyte cellars where the wine is matured, and leave with a traditional souvenir from the region: as a gift or to be kept for yourself!

Water sports on the Loire River

Fancy something a little more sporty? Rent a canoe, paddle-board or windsurfing board to enjoy the thrills and spills on the wildest river in Europe!

Hikes and horse-rides

The Loire-Anjou-Touraine Nature Park has no shortage of walking or horse-riding itineraries to admire the unique landscapes of the Loire Valley, which are Unesco World Heritage sites

BIKES AND ELECTRIC BIKES

Head off to visit the Loire by bike in total freedom on an electric bike. From the Huttopia Saumur, there are a host of cycle paths and itineraries in the local surroundings.

Available for rental for a full-day or half-day.

> More info

CHILDREN’S PARADISE

Ideas of children’s activities!

Playground

Climbing, jumping, running or sliding… children need to expend their energy. The large wooden play area is close to the terrace and swimming pool.

Paddling pool

Ideal to paddle about and cool off in complete safety with your toddlers.

Table tennis

Kids and grown ups can have fun and enjoy this holiday staple. Equipment available at the Huttopia Saumur Campsite.

Paddling pool

Ideal to paddle about and cool off in complete safety with your toddlers.

Table tennis

Kids and grown ups can have fun and enjoy this holiday staple. Equipment available at the Huttopia Saumur Campsite.

The Nature Activity Book

Discover the nature through the pages of this Activity Book. An opportunity for special bonding time between parents and children!

THE LITTLE TRAPPERS IN SUMMER

Every morning in the summer (6 days a week) at Huttopia Saumur, Les Petits Trappeurs is the ideal club for 5-12 year olds. Outdoor activities, to enjoy a range of adventures, learn about nature and make new friends!

from 03/07 to 28/08

SPORT AND LEISURE ON SITE

At the Huttopia Saumur Campsite, there is no shortage of opportunities to have fun! As well as the two swimming pools, you can enjoy a game of tennis or chance your hand at pétanque. A table tennis table is also available for a quick game. You can also rent bikes and electric bikes to explore the Loire.

Pétanque court

Ping-pong

AND WHAT CAN WE DO IF IT RAINS?

Rainy days are the ideal opportunity to make the most of the indoor heated pool, or enjoy a board game whilst relaxing in the sofas in the Central Lodge.

The Maine-et-Loire Region is home to a host of indoor visits and activities including visits to troglodyte sites, a trip to the Cavalry Museum (Musée de la Cavalerie) or Tank Museum (Musée des Blindés), or even visit the Saumur or Chinon Castle… This is also a chance to take part in an equestrian show at the famous Cadre Noir de Saumur. There’s no shortage of things to do!

A UNIQUE REGION TO DISCOVER...

The treasures of the Loire Valley

The Loire Valley and Loire-Anjou-Touraine Regional Nature Park

Ideally located between Tours and Angers, the Huttopia Saumur campsite is an invitation to learn about the local traditions and heritage and enjoy unforgettable experiences. You will be taken aback by the atmosphere of the many troglodyte sites, and marvel at the serenity on offer in the Loire at sunset…

Between a boat trip on a traditional Toue Cabanée and riverside wine tasting, castle tour and hike through well-protected landscapes, fall under the relaxing spell and gentle way of life in the Loire Valley. Many sites are available to visit along the “Loire à Vélo” cycle path which runs along the river.

The Loire à velo cycle path

600m

Head to the campsite exit and join one of the itineraries along the “Loire à Vélo” cycle path. This route covers 900 km and is one of the most impressive cycle paths in France and is the start and finish of the Eurovélo 6 cycle path which spans ten countries. Easy to ride, and perfect for families, or for a first travel experience by bike, it follows the river. It is also connected to many other cycle paths (éloscénie, Velo Francette, Vélobuissonières, Vélodusée, vallée du Loir à vélo, Touraine Berry à vélo, etc.).

The mushroom museum

3,5 km

This is a unique spot in the middle of a maze of caves, and a must-visit troglodyte site in Anjou, the museum has over 250 species of mushroom, wild and farmed! Enter this world of fascinating and mysterious aromas on a unique and surprising visit.

Les jardins du Puygirault (Puygirault gardens)

3 km

Located at the exit to the campsite, and in the heart of the “Region of French Gardens” which is home to a number of remarkable parks, the Jardins du Puygirault are well worth a visit. Be swept away by the 14 gardens and 1,000 plants, and take a journey to discover the history of vegetable gardens.

Saumur

8 km

This town lying on the banks of the Loire was both a Royal town, equestrian capital and renowned vineyard and can be visited over a cultural walk full of discovery. Be sure to visit the Cavalry Museum and the castle overlooking the valley.

Stone and sunlight...

8 km

…the Loire Valley sculpted in Tuffeau stone! Over an underground visit of the troglodyte caves, you can understand the impressive and precise work of the sculptor and highlighted through 20 emblematic sites in Anjou and Touraine. Ideal for families with the children’s workshop at the end of the visit.

Le Cadre Noir

5 km

Saumur was the headquarters of the prestigious National Equestrian School, helping executives master this discipline. Gala visits, guided tours and treasure hunts for children are organised throughout the year in the big top and stables, to enjoy an unforgettable time with the horses.

Castles

9 – 45 km

During a stay in the heart of the Valley of Kings, you will be just a stone’s throw from Saumur Castle, of course, as well as the castles in Brézé, Gizeux, Brissac or Chinon… Lovers of history and culture will be bowled over by this uniquely rich heritage in France.

Fontevraud abbey

23 km

Delve into the 1000 years of history in the largest Monastic town in Europe. As a bastion of heritage, the Abbey is today home to an art museum with its exhibits, events, concerts and gastronomic events all year round!

Le mystère des Faluns

17 km

A special journey combining science with poetry in this stone quarry which offers a total immersion into the heart of geology, with the theatrics of a light and sound display sure to make your visit a genuine show-like experience.

Le mystère des Faluns

17 km

A special journey combining science with poetry in this stone quarry which offers a total immersion into the heart of geology, with the theatrics of a light and sound display sure to make your visit a genuine show-like experience.

La champignonniere Le Saut aux Loups

20 km

Both a tourist site and troglodyte site, as well as a history heritage site and artisanal mushroom farm which is still working, Le Saut aux Loups invites you into its caves sculpted into the cliff-face to enjoy tasting local specialities in a surprising décor…

Les chemins de la Rose

22 km

This luxurious nature site will lead you on a heady visit in the middle of hundreds of varieties of roses. Located in the middle of a 4-hectare rose garden, choose from the many fun itineraries, including a treasure hunt and visit in a 2 CV Citroen in the middle of a field of flowers. Simply unforgettable!

ALL SORTS OF ACTIVITIES ESPECIALLY FOR FAMILIES

Looking for activities in the region with children (and grown-ups too)? Here are just a few ideas for activities all within a 1 hour radius of the Huttopia Saumur Campsite.

Saumur Forest Aventures

In this isolated nature site in the middle of a forest, you will need several visits to take in all of the park’s activities (for 3 to 14 year olds) including bubble football, acrobranche and “troglolaser”.

Doué zoo

This zoo is dedicated to protection of endangered species and you will be lucky enough to see over 1,500 animals. The only troglodyte zoo in the world and inspired by the original habitats of the animals, the Zoo offers a diverse range of unique natural landscapes.

Loire valley small trains

Small Train for a fun-packed educational adventure in the Art and History Site with many surprising anecdotes. Saumur and Angers will no longer be strangers to you!

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