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

All about the Gayeulles campsite

01Practical information

Opening hours

From 8.30 am to 7pm

Closed on 25 December and 1 January

Camping des Gayeulles, réception ©Simon Bourcier
Late arrivals (pitches only)
With a reservation:

You can arrive at any time up until 10 pm. Our gates open with license plate recognition. This is why it is important to tell us your licence plate number before arrival.

Without a reservation:

By using the red telephone located near the reception entrance. One of our agents will carry out the registration for your stay, by telephone, and will open the barrier remotely. Please note that you cannot leave the campsite until you have paid for your stay the next day at the reception.

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

Please note that work is in progress around the Gayeulles campsite.

+ 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.

Work is in progress near the campsite, the C5 line is being diverted. More info:

+ With the underground

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

02Contact us

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




    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? +

    On the day you arrive, we will ask you for an uncashed deposit of €270, made by pre-authorizing a bank card transaction from one of the participants of the stay. This pre-authorization will block the requested amount on your bank account without debiting it. Cheques and cash are not accepted.

    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? +

    The end of stay cleaning is included for the Premium Citylodges (except for the kitchen area: dishes must be done and put away, garbage thrown away and fridge emptied). For the Comfort Citylodges, it is optional for a €60 fee.

    Reservation and payment
    How can I book my stay? +

    You can book online or by phone by paying a deposit determined according to the type of stay booked, the rate choosen and the date of booking ranging from 50% and 100% of the total amount of the stay. You can also choose to make a stay option and thus have 48 hours to confirm your reservation. You need to pay your deposit then to confirm your reservation.

    If you are doing a reservation less than 7 days before your arrival, the total amount of your booking will have to be paid.

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

    These are specified in our general rental conditions.

    Can I take out cancellation insurance? +

    Our campsite suggests a cancellation option of its own and that does not depend of an insurer. Please check our general terms and conditions for more information concerning our conditions of modification and cancellation for a reservation.

    To obtain more compensation, we suggest that you subscribe to a holiday cancellation or modification insurance.

    This will allow you to obtain partial or total reimbursement of your stay, according to the conditions set out in the insurance contract.

    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, pedal boats, 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 1,5km from the campsite. At the reception you can find different drinks (sodas, water, beers, coffee, tea…), ice creams, and a bakery service and breakfast only during summer time. You will have to book it the day before.

    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.

    How do I book multiple pitches or Citylodges? +

    Any booking for more than 12 people done by the same natural person or by different natural persons who know each other and are travelling together for the same reasons on the same dates of stay is considered as a group. For any group reservation request, you must contact the campsite. The campsite 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.