The tourist site has been under construction since it was bought by Capfun. Open to the public since May, the residence hosted Belgians and Dutch in large numbers, a few English, French from the Paris and Alsace region, as well as a few Germans.
Swimming pools and slides were part of the tourists’ routine. During the day, laser games and escape games were popular with the children. “These activities that allowed the little ones to socialize with others and discover activities that they don’t do as a family,” explains Jordan Gilbert. The Capfun Palais de Gaufrette camp welcomed almost 1,000 households during this summer period.
For the night’s entertainment, musical groups, comedians, magicians and hypnotists offered a diverse panel in terms of entertainment. High temperatures had their share of responsibility in all this attractiveness. “Sometimes we had last-minute bookings thanks to the good weather. All the planets were aligned so that the summer would be successful,” explains the camp manager.
The development of the camp takes four to five years. From year to year, other water parks with slides and playgrounds will see the light of day, accompanied by the expansion of scenic areas and leisure zones. Eventually, nearly 600 mobile homes will be available for rent on the site. Closed to residents since September 30, the 24-hectare camp will reopen to the public in April.