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Camping Le Vélodrome is a campsite with 75 touring pitches. During low season, between 01/04 - 26/06 and 23/08 - 11/10, the nightly rate is €15,- at one of the 75 touring pitches at Camping Le Vélodrome in Albert (Somme). At this campsite you can not only use your CampingCard ACSI for inexpensive camping, you can also use your ACSI Club ID (as an alternative ID).

The campsite is located on the River Ancre and by several well-stocked fishing lakes. There is a free practice range for golf with 5 holes next to the site. The area around Albert formed the front line during the attacks of the Somme in 1916. The many graveyards and monuments are a silent witness to this. There is a special area for motorhomes.

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Detail information about this campsite

General information

Period of opening
01/04 till 11/10
Area
1.6 ha
Altitude
65m
Number of touring pitches
75 (72 - 120m2)
Number of camper pitches
8
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

* Facilities printed in bold are not included in the overnight rate. Supplementary charges will apply. (This does not mean that facilities which are not printed in bold are free!)

Campsite rules
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length: 9
    • weight: 5000 kg
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card: MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 1
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ: charcoal | electricity | gas
Internet
  • WiFi point
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
Popular amenities
  • Caravans allowed
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 1
  • Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level: easy
Ground and vegetation
  • Grass
  • Hard ground
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
Recreation (adults)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level: easy
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level: easy
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
Situation of campsite
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance: 0,5 km
  • Shopping opportunities within %s km
    • distance: 0,6 km
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 1
Miscellaneous
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • hardened base for motorhomes
    • water supply and drainage
    • Surface area: 100 m2
    • Amount: 8
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Euro-plug required
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity: 10 ampère
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
Sports and play
  • Table tennis table
  • Children's playground: small
Water and toilet facilities
  • Showers: hot water
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Showers: cold water
  • Washbasins: cold water
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Average rating: 7.9

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Toilet facilities
7.4
Staff
8.1
Price - quality comparison
7.9
Camping pitch
8.4
Accommodation
8.2
Child friendliness
7.6
Entertainment
5.0
Sports facilities
6.4
Swimming pool
5.8
Food and drink
5.0
Surroundings
8.2

Jane, on this campsite in April 2016

Travelling party: Couple

9.0

Well located site, very calm and well organised, near to lakes and a short walk to Albert, good location for visiting WW1 sites.

Julie, on this campsite in September 2015

Travelling party: Couple

6.1

Stayed in September 2015. Only used this as an overnight stay. Unisex toilets, paper was on the wall outside the cubicles, Hot showers. Reception was closed on arrival, but just chose a pitch and settled up in the morning. Lovely short walk around the fishing lakes

Wouter M, on this campsite in September 2015

Travelling party: Seniors

6.9

Prima camping. Mooie omgeving met diverse mogelijkheden. Met name 1e wereldoorlog fietsroute. Wij wilden ook gebruikmaken van het golf-oefenterrein met 5 holes, zoals omschreven. Het oefenterrein was er, maar de 5 holes zijn niet te vinden.

Aidan Thackray, on this campsite in July 2015

Travelling party: Couple

7.0

Lovely setting next to a park/lakes. Large grassy pitches, we had our own water & drainage. Unisex toilets had no seats, very often no paper. no soap in dispenser BUT washbasin didn\'t work anyway! Chemical toilet didn\'t work so had to empty in camper van waste unit. Short walk into Albert centre. Good base for WW1 cemeteries etc. Reception very limited opening hours but if not open just find a pitch and let them know later.

Frans, on this campsite in June 2015

Travelling party: Seniors

7.8

Uitstekende doorgangscamping. Watertoe-afvoer en elektriciteit bij de plaats. Broodautomaat heeft een karig assortiment.

Lesley Motes, on this campsite in June 2015

Travelling party: Couple

6.7

A lovely site with a very nice warden. The site appears to be unmanned from about lunchtime until 6pm but you just go to the site and choose a pitch and pay the warden at 6.00pm when the office opens. Lovely pitches and well kept site and in easy reach of World War 1 sites.
Definitely worth a visit

Kim and Jimmy, Scotland, on this campsite in June 2015

Travelling party: Couple

8.2

Very nice camping beside a river. Pleasant 10 minute stroll into the town of Albert. Sanitary facilities are clean and adequate. Pitches are of a good size, with good covering of well tended grass. Wifi is free and available beside the reception, where there are chairs for users. This site is ideal for people wishing to visit the WW1 sites in the Somme and only 2 miles from the Lochnagar Cratar where the Battle of the Somme started in 1916. Highly recommended.

mark, on this campsite in June 2015

Travelling party: Couple

6.4

Campings bien mes niveau hygiène sanitaire déplorable à revoir sinon dans l\'ensemble sa va le personnel accueil à la réception après plus rien il devrait avoir plus de divertissement

Karin, on this campsite in June 2015

Travelling party: Couple

7.5

Ik sluit me bij de vorige schrijver aan. Mooie rustige camping. Idd verkeerslawaai van de rondweg als de wind verkeerd staat. Anders erg rustig. Bij mij; hollanders, belgen en engelsen. Je wordt vriendelijk ontvangen. Sanitair wat ouder maar erg schoon.

Waters, on this campsite in May 2015

9.0

This evaluation has been obtained by our inspector from a questionnaire at the camp site.

Address & Route

Would you like to book campsite Camping Le Vélodrome or request more information? You can do both using the information below.

  • Camping Le Vélodrome
    avenue Henry Dunant
    80300 / Albert
    France

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    50°0'40"N 2°39'20"E
  • Via D929 direction Albert. Then follow signs.

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