Campsites in/near Paris

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Campsites in/near Paris

Postby Slowroad » 27 Aug 2019, 5:28pm

Hi - I'm doing the Avenue Verte next week and wondered if anyone had experience of staying in campsites near to Paris, e.g., Maisons-Lafitte, Bois de Boulogne, or others further out. These two seem well thought of but sound rather expensive.
Thanks!
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Re: Campsites in/near Paris

Postby Graham » 27 Aug 2019, 5:46pm

This prior topic may be of use :-
viewtopic.php?f=42&t=114236

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Re: Campsites in/near Paris

Postby nirakaro » 27 Aug 2019, 8:58pm

There's a campsite at Lyons-la-Foret, which is a reasonable halfway point if you're doing Dieppe-Paris in two days. Nice place, but the night I was there, there were a few bars open, no shop, and no restaurant/takeaway. I had a bag of salted peanuts for dinner IIRC.

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Re: Campsites in/near Paris

Postby Slowroad » 27 Aug 2019, 10:08pm

Thanks!
I've found that the Bois de Boulogne site is 19 euros per night for a 'pedestrian' which isn't too bad for a city site.
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Re: Campsites in/near Paris

Postby Slowroad » 12 Sep 2019, 8:38pm

As it happenned I stayed at Camping International Maisons-Lafitte, 17 euros, nice site if rather noisy - trains rather than the campers.
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Re: Campsites in/near Paris

Postby robing » 13 Sep 2019, 12:08pm

I'd probably avoid campsites in a big city and go for a cheap hotel like an F1. If there are 2 or 3 of you it could even work out cheaper.
Bikes in the room and more secure.