Camping des Gayeulles, réception ©Simon Bourcier
Practical info & FAQ

All about the Gayeulles campsite

01Practical information

Opening hours
1 January to 28 March

9am-11am / 2pm-7pm

29 March to 31 May

9am-12pm / 1pm-7pm

From 1st June to 30th September

8am – 7pm

9am-12pm / 1pm-7pm

From 1st November to 31st December

2pm – 7pm

Open every day except

1 January – 11 November – 25 December

Camping des Gayeulles, réception ©Simon Bourcier
Late arrivals

Our reception closes at 7pm.
Late arrivals are possible until 10pm.
You can access your pitch/accommodation by yourself.
In the event of an access problem, you can contact our on-call service (located in the town centre) using the intercom system at the barriers or the red telephone.

  • With reservation

Our gates open by number plate recognition.

Remember to register your number plate in your customer area, or to let us know by email or telephone before you arrive.

If you forget, you can always validate your arrival and register your number plate at the self check-in kiosk outside reception.

If you have booked an accommodation, you can also validate your arrival at the self check-in kiosk. This will give you the code for the key box in which you will find your access badges.

  • Without reservation

You can reserve a camping pitch until 10pm from the self check-in kiosk located outside reception (subject to availability).

Reservations for accommodation cannot be made from the terminal.

Rue du Professeur Maurice Audin
35700 Rennes

+33 (0)2 99 36 91 22

How to get there
+ By car

The campsite is located about 1 hour from Saint-Malo, Cancale, Dinard and Mont Saint-Michel. Access is via the north ring road (rocarde Nord) – Exit 14 – Base de loisirs des Gayeulles. Camping des Gayeulles – Rue du Professeur Maurice Audin – 35700 Rennes. GPS coordinates : L : N48°08’07 l : W01°38’40

+ By train / bus

Railway and bus station 6 km from the campsite. Take the metro to the “République” station and then the C5 bus to the “Gayeulles Piscine” stop.
The campsite is located 500 metres from the bus stop.

+ With the underground

Currently out of service.

The campsite is located 1,3km from the station “Les Gayeulles” of the line B of the subway .

+ By plane

Rennes Bretagne airport is situated at the West of the city of Rennes, 15 km away from the campsite.

Take the Bus C06 at the airport until the stop « République ». then the C5 bus to the “Gayeulles Piscine” stop.
The campsite is located 500 metres from the bus stop.

+ By bike from the Ille-et-Rance canal

There are traffic signs along the canal when you arrive in Rennes. Coming from Redon, you are on the right side of the canal. When you arrive at the city centre, continue along the towpath to the north of the city and leave the canal at Sibiu Park following the campsite signs. Coming from Saint-Malo, to be on the right side, you need to cross the canal at Saint-Grégoire at the Robinson lock. There are no more bridges after that. After crossing, continue along the towpath towards Rennes and leave the canal at Sibiu Park. Follow the signs to the campsite.

+ En taxi

02Means of payment

Here is the list of accepted payment methods:

CB Visa Mastercard MaestroCB Visa Mastercard Maestro
ANCV Chèques vacances ConnectANCV Chèques vacances Connect
ANCV chèques vacancesANCV chèques vacances
iDEAL (coming soon)iDEAL (coming soon)
Paypal (coming soon)Paypal (coming soon)
Bank transferBank transfer
Bank checkBank check

03Contact us

Do you have any questions or a special request? You can also contact us using the following form




    Is a deposit required? +

    For rental stays, a deposit of €200 for city lodges and €40 for cabanétapes will be requested by e-mail before the start of your stay. This must be paid online via our partner SWIKLY’s platform. This deposit is made by a simple credit card imprint, with no debit and no impact on your credit card limit. Cheques and cash are not accepted as a deposit.

    The security deposit is automatically closed after your departure within 30 days if the accommodation is left clean, after deduction of any compensation for damage, unpaid services or loss of keys given to you on arrival.

    Camping pitches
    What size are the pitches? +

    Our pitches are between 80m² and 100m².

    Can I choose my location? +

    We take everyone’s preferences into account as much as possible. However, the reservation only guarantees the dates and the category of accommodation or pitch requested.

    Is a deposit required? +

    Pour les séjours en location, un dépôt de garantie vous sera demandé par mail avant le début de votre séjour, d’un montant de 200€ pour les citylodges.
    Celui-ci devra être effectué en ligne via la plateforme de notre partenaire SWIKLY. Ce dépôt est effectué par simple empreinte de carte bancaire, sans débit et sans impact sur le plafond de votre carte bancaire. Les chèques et espèces ne sont pas acceptés comme dépôt de garantie.

    Le dépôt de garantie est clôturé automatiquement après votre départ dans un délai de 30 jours si l’hébergement est rendu propre, déduction faite des indemnités retenues pour les éventuels dégâts occasionnés, prestations impayées, perte de clefs remises lors de votre arrivée.

    Is there a fixtures inventory check on arrival? +

    Your Citylodge is checked by our team before your arrival. Any anomaly or missing items must be reported before 10am the next day.

    Am I allowed to invite outsiders to my Citylodge? +

    We allow visitors to the campsite without extra charge during the day. You can invite a visitor to sleepover in your accommodation, provided you do not exceed the maximum capacity of your Citylodge. Your visitor must also register at reception and pay the tourist tax.

    What is the departure procedure? +

    The inventory and the state of cleanliness will be checked by the campsite team after your departure, taking into account any remarks made on the day of arrival. Any missing items or damage to movable or immovable property will be charged.

    Do we have to clean up before we leave? +

    End-of-stay cleaning is included for Premium Citylodges (excluding the kitchen area: dishes must be washed and put away, rubbish disposed of and fridge emptied).

    For Citylodges Confort, cleaning must be carried out before your departure. An end-of-stay cleaning option is available for €40 (excluding kitchen area).

    Reservation and payment
    How can I book my stay? +

    You can book online or by telephone by paying a deposit of 30% of the total cost of your stay. You can also choose to make a stay option, giving you 48 hours to confirm your booking by paying a deposit.

    For citylodges booked less than 7 days before arrival, the balance must be paid to confirm the booking.
    For pitch bookings within 2 days of arrival, payment of the balance is required to confirm the booking.

    On receipt of your payment, we will send you a confirmation of your stay, which cannot be transferred to a third party.

    What are the conditions for cancellation or modification of the stay (late arrival, early departure)? +

    These are specified in our general terms and conditions of sale.

    Can I take out cancellation insurance? +

    The campsite offers a cancellation option (see general terms and conditions of sale).

    Is the campsite VACAF approved?

    No, the campsite is not VACAF approved.

    Are there facilities for people with reduced mobility? +

    The reception, one sanitary block and the Saint Pierre Citylodge are accessible to people with reduced mobility. We also have a reserved parking space at the entrance of the campsite.

    Are there any activities organized for children? +

    We don’t organize activities at the campsite but in Gayeulles Park there are a lot of activities to occupy children (playgrounds, mini-golf, accrobranching, swimming pool, ice rink, etc.). These activities are not managed by the campsite.

    Is there a swimming pool on the campsite? +

    We don’t have a swimming pool on the campsite but there is a municipal indoor swimming pool 500 metres away in Gayeulles Park.

    Are barbecues allowed? +

    For safety reasons, the use of charcoal barbecues is strictly forbidden in Gayeulles Park and on the campsite. Only collective barbecues set up in the park, in safe areas, can be used by the general public (about 200m from the campsite). It is also possible to rent WEBER electric barbecues at the campsite reception (these are reserved for campsite guests). A deposit of €150 is required for all barbecue rentals.

    Are there any shops at the campsite? +

    No, but the nearest supermarket is 1.5 km away. At reception we offer hot and cold drinks, ice creams, a small grocery shop and a bakery service by prior arrangement in summer.

    Is it possible to rent bicycles at the campsite? +

    We do not offer bike rental on the campsite but you will find several rental companies in the city centre as well as at “La Maison du Vélo” at the Rennes train station.

    Practical information
    Can I rent a pitch or a Citylodge all year round? +

    Pitches and Citylodges are only intended for recreational use. According to the provisions of article D 331-1-1 of the Tourism Code, taking up residence in a campsite is forbidden. Consequently, the duration of stay is limited to 90 nights each year. The campsite may ask you for proof of residency at any time.

    Does the campsite accept groups? +

    Any booking for a stay of more than 3 accommodations or 7 people for pitches is considered as a group. For all group booking requests, please contact reception at or by telephone on 02 99 36 91 22. The Camping des Gayeulles reserves the right to examine the reservation request before accepting or refusing it.

    Is it possible to enter the campsite by car late at night? +

    The gates are closed from 11pm to 6am. After 11pm, you can park your vehicle outside the campsite (parking under video surveillance).

    My son is a minor and wants to come to the campsite with his friends, is this possible? +

    For obvious reasons of safety and responsibility, minors not accompanied by their parents (or legal guardians) are not allowed to stay at the campsite. Minors, must be accompanied by their parents (or legal guardians) for the entire duration of the stay and are placed under their full responsibility. It is strictly forbidden to leave them alone and unsupervised on the campsite.