Environment and Nature

The campsite Vallée de la Creuse (before LA GARENNE) is located in EGUZON CHANTOME in the Indre, in the Centre, where you can set off to roam the trails of the Brenne national park, the land of a thousand lakes and discover the "garden of France". The campsite in Eguzon is located 2 km away by the River "la Creuse", 4 km away by the Lake d'Eguzon,  and 4 km away near a water sport centre: Base de plein aire d'Eguzon

In the south of the department (36) Indre, between the provinces of the Berry and Limousin you will find here Eguzon and the Valley of the Creuse. Located in the foothills of the Massif Central mountain range, you will find a protected and authentic nature. Inspiration for famous French painters and writers such as Monet and Guillaumin, George Sand and Rollinat.

Lac Eguzon and the irrigation dam

In 1926 there is a lake created of 312 hectares, by putting an area under water just outside Eguzon, this after building the biggest dam in Europe at that time. Eguzon and Valley Creuse offer a wide choice in the tourist industry such as water sports, cycling, hiking and many, sometimes hidden culture.

The Lac Eguzon is just 4 km from the campsite. Here you can among other things:

  • swimming
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • water skiing
  • Water Cycling
  • Behind the speed boat

a great holiday for everyone


Families with children

A trip to the climbing park, the zoo or the large labyrinth: you will certainly not be bored here. The beautiful nature is also very suitable for a family holiday.

Sports enthusiasts

Many sports activities, close to the campsite: mountain biking, cycling and hiking through the beautiful nature. Or water skiing, canoeing and windsurfing on Lake Eguzon


Vissen doe je op onze eigen vijver, of op één van de vele meertjes, rivieren en beekjes. La Vallée de la Creuse is een waar paradijs voor vissers!

Uitstapjes voor het gezin

Een uitstapje voor het hele gezin naar bijvoorbeeld het klimbos; Tarz en arbre, een avontuurlijk klimpark voor het hele gezin, midden in het bos met 7 verschillende parcoursen.
Bijzonder is ook het Parc Animalier des Monts de Gueret waar verschillende soorten wolven leven. Of het enorm grote labyrint in het hart van het Guéret-gebergte, het prachtige gebied van de Creuse, heerlijk om een uitstapje te maken omdat eguzon zich op de grens van de creuse bevindt, een prachtige route om van de mooie natuur te genieten


Vele sportieve activiteiten

De sportliefhebber hoeft zich op onze camping niet te vervelen. In het gebied van La Vallée de la creuse en in het lac d'Eguzon kun je onder andere waterskiën, kanovaren en windsurfen.  Ook kun je hier prima mountainbiken door de verschillende gebieden. De wandel- en mountainbikeroutes zijn verkrijgbaar bij het Office de Tourisme. Ook zijn er ludieke routes voor kinderen met raadsels oplossen voor de leeftijden van 4/6 jaar, 7/9 jaar, 10/12 jaar en voor de ouders.

  • Genieten van het waterpark of zwemmen in Lac d'Eguzon 
  • Wandelen:  meer dan 1000 km gemarkeerde wandelpaden
  • Rondvaarten bij Hotel du Lac 
  • Vissen/vistochten
  • Paardrijden -manege in Saint Sebastien, op 16 km vanaf de camping
  • Fishing

    For anglers it is a true paradise! The lakes, rivers, streams and lakes offer great fishing spots. Example, you can fish for trout in rivers in la Creuse, la la Clavière and Gargilesse. Eguzon itself you can buy the necessary fishing license.

    But also ...


    In the cultural sphere there is much to see in the area. For example, among other castles in Parnac, Gargilesse, museums in Argenton-sur-Creuse, Chaillac, Saint-Marcel and ruins of the castle in Crozant.

    Shopping and markets

    Every Wednesday there is a small market in the morning with various regional products, clothing, etc. In July and August there is on Friday afternoon / evening a market with regional products. You are also welcome in november The Chestnut Festival: 3 days of themed walks on the banks of lakes and Creuse. 2 days of celebration around the chestnut gastronomy with 2 days a market near the church.



    Brocantes and weekly markets

     Producers set up in the heart of the moat every Friday in summer, from 5.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m in the centre of Eguzon.
    Or look for cozy brocante and other events in Eguzon and surroundings 


    Fête de la Batteuse et de l'artisanat 

    CHAMORIN - Municipality of BARAIZE (Indre) - 4th Sunday in August
    Animals, work in the fields, demonstrations of craftsmen will immerse you in the rural atmosphere of a century ago.
    Exhibitions of cars, motorcycles, tractors and various old machines
    Threshing meal lunch and dinner
    Free ball and fireworks on the pond ... and many other surprises

    Annual Chestnut Festival - Late October / early November

    4 days of marked walking routes run in beautiful surroundings, after which you can enjoy a delicious French meal in tents that have been set up in the old city canal for this event. You are very welcome if you book in advance. A celebration based on nature, the land and know-how, but resolutely turned towards dynamism, modernity and originality!