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Château de l’Epervière

France, Burgundy, Saône-et-Loire, Gigny-sur-Saône

+33 3 85 94 16 90
1 April - 30 September

Alan Rogers Review

Castel Camping Château de l’Epervière is a popular high quality site, peacefully situated in the wooded grounds of a 16th-century château, close to the A6 and near the village of Gigny-sur-Saône. It is within walking distance of the river where you can watch the cruise boats on their way to and from Châlon-sur-Saône. There are 160 pitches arranged over two areas separated by a small fishing lake. All have 10A electricity, some are on hardstanding and 96 are fully serviced. Close to the château and fishing lake, the pitches are hedged and have shade from mature trees; whilst the area behind the lake has a more open aspect.

Red squirrels, ducks, the occasional heron and even a coypu can be found on the campsite and the pitches around the periphery are good for birdwatchers. The château’s main restaurant serves regional dishes and there is a good range of takeaway meals. Gert-Jan and his team enthusiastically organise many activities, mainly for younger children, but including wine tasting in the cellars of the château from mid May to mid September. Here you are in the Maconnais and Châlonnaise wine regions, so don't miss the opportunity to arrange some visits to the local caves to sample their wines.Only 500 yards away is the river Saône which has a brand new cycle path running along to go for a pleasant relaxing cycle ride.


Two well equipped, very clean toilet blocks with all necessary facilities including those for babies and accessible facilities. Washing machine/dryer. Motorhome services. Restaurant with good menu (1/4-30/9), take away, basic shop (both 25/4-30/9). Cellar with wine tasting. Converted barn with bar, large TV. Outdoor swimming pool and paddling pool with slides (25/4-30/9, heated 25/4-18/9) partly enclosed by old stone walls. Smaller indoor heated pool (all season). Play areas and open field. Fishing. Bicycle hire. Free Wi-Fi in bar area.

  • Accommodation to Rent
  • American Motor Homes
  • Bar on Site
  • Bicycle Hire on Site
  • Boat Launch Nearby
  • Book Online
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Fishing on Site
  • Golf Nearby
  • Indoor Pool Heated
  • Indoor Pool on Site
  • Lake/River Beach Nearby
  • Nature
  • Outdoor Pool Heated
  • Outdoor Pool on Site
  • Restaurant
  • Riding Nearby
  • Shop on Site
  • Takeaway Food
  • TV on Site
  • Twin Axle Caravans Accepted
  • Wifi Free
  • Wifi Partial Site

Green Credentials

  • Clef Verte - Green Key

Campsite Map


From A6 heading south, take exit 26 Châlon-Sud, or from A6 heading north take exit 27 Tournus. Then D906 to Sennecey-le-Grand, turn east D18, signed Gigny. Follow site signs to site (6.5 km).

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Location Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (DD)
Latitude Longitude
46.65485 4.94463
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds (DMS)
Latitude Longitude
N46 39 17 W4 56 40


Château Gîte

2 bedrooms, sleeps 5: 1 double, 3 singles (bunk bed +1 single), pillows and blankets provided

Living central heating, TV (french channels), shower, WC
Eating fitted kitchen with hobs, oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, fridge, freezer
Outside shared terrace, table & chairs, parasol
Pets not accepted
Charges Low Season (from) €549 per week
High Season (from) €979 per week
Season 1 April - 30 September
Other Information bed linen, cot, highchair to hire

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