Welcome to Clara Lemonnier
The very best of French food and wine in a beautiful setting.
Beautiful countryside, fine food and wines Set under the trees on the banks of the river Loire, this leafy campsite, ideally located in the Cher, offers peace and quiet in a beautiful environment. Set at the foot of the slopes of the Sancerre wine region, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to sample the great local food and wine, including the renowned Crottin de Chavignol goats’ cheese. Just two hours’ from Paris, it’s the ideal place for a relaxing, gourmet break!
The exceptional location on the banks of the Loire.
The bike rides along the banks of the Loire to discover the many delights of the Sancerre region.
Free WiFi across the campsite
Pets allowed on camping pitches(€)(conditions apply)
Fresh bread delivered daily
Motorhome service point
Rental accommodation accessible to people with reduced mobility
Pets allowed in rental accommodation(€)(conditions apply)
Mister Flower Club
River (direct access)
The marshes of Bourges: situated at the foot of the old town, these marshlands provide a natural area close to the city where you can relax and discover the fauna and flora.
A trip with friends or family on the Cyclorail - a sort of bicycle-operated variation on the old railway handcar - along a restored railway line. Starts in Cosne-sur-Loire (12 km).
The pearl of the Sancerre area is undoubtedly the capital itself, Sancerre; a beautiful village built on a rocky outcrop surrounded by vineyards. The town is home to its now world-famous wine... The whites, of course, but also reds and rosés....
Follow "Ariane's" thread in the village of Sancerre; it will lead you through the different historic districts of winemakers, bakers etc, as well as 15th century buildings, and the many art galleries. From St. Satur, beautiful cycle tracks run along- side the Loire to Couargues, the end of the route. A connecting path takes you to Pouilly- sur-Loire on the opposite bank.
From the wine-cellars of Sancerre to the cheese dairies of Chavignol, taking in a gourmet stop in Pouilly-sur-Loire!
Set in the heart of the AOC Sancerre vineyards, Les Portes de Sancerre is the ideal place to learn all there is to know about the region’s wines. Working in partnership with Vinitour, the campsite organises wine tastings on site and sells a range of local grands crus – red, white and rosé – in its shop. You’ll find full information available at reception.
The locals at Les Portes de Sancerre cordially invite you to explore the Loire by bike! Rent all the equipment you need just 100m from the campsite and set off for a magical ride through a region packed with stunning views and places of historical interest, such as the Château de Montreuil-Bellay. For experienced cyclists touring the region, the site also rents out a number of Trek tents. To help visitors make the most of the Loire’s splendid countryside and heritage, Les Portes de Sancerre has become a specialist in cycle tourism, achieving French “Accueil vélo” status in 2016.