Welcome on “The Camping Life” blog entry. 

In that  part of the blog you’ll be able to find arlicles linked to the way of  living in the campsite,  articles about beekeeping, and all of this in the heart of the “Pays D’auge” in Normandy. 

Our wine producer: Le Père Manu in the Beaujolais region.

2022-12-08T13:42:35+00:0010 Jan, 2019|Our Favourite interrests, Permacultre, The Camping Life|

Our wine producer: Les Caves du Père Manu Father Manu is a wine producer in the Beaujolais region. He delivers the camping regularly but we were never at home… When we returned from our family holiday in Italy, we went to visit him. So the winery is located 10 km west of Villefranche-sur-Saône, [...]

Our Favourite Producers: Les Bruyères Carrées.

2018-07-07T08:23:52+00:0007 Jul, 2018|The Camping Life|

    Today, let’s talk about our cider, calvados, poiré… producer, Benoît Charbonneau. A local mayor but also a producer of local products, Benoît, is a long term partner with whom the Campsite still works. In between the orchards and the animals you’ll find the cella, where everything goes on, after the harvest, of cround [...]

Does the tents still exist ?

2018-06-28T07:47:36+00:0028 Jun, 2018|The Camping Life|

The little parisian that I am, persuaded that the campsite was really now “outdoor hospitality”. And who says hotel says builded/hard? accomodation, comfort and services...  Well, no ! I mean yes, but not really, and however it’s good ; really good ! In Castel Camping le Brévedent, we take pleasure to plant our tents, on [...]

The comfrey flower !

2018-06-28T07:44:53+00:0028 Jun, 2018|The Camping Life|

Today, incredible ! I have just discovered, through Raphaël, that I could eat flowers of my garden (and his) ! Not all the flowers, of course, but the flower of comfrey, yes ! And me who thought it was just a weed … It’s a fantastic how this little purple or white flower which shoot [...]

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