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Camping in France

Camping in France

Camping holiday in France

To say that France is a diverse destination for a fabulous campsite holiday would be an understatement. You can choose from a multitude of campsites in almost all regions of France. If you love the seaside, then head to one of our many French

. From the magnificent
Côte d'Azur
to the wild and wonderful coastline of
. Fancy an active holiday full of cycling, hiking or climbing, a spectacular mountain range on your doorstep perhaps? Then choose from one of our beautiful campsites in the
. For more outdoor activities book a campsite stay in the
. These regions are perfect for cycling, hiking or canoeing. Would you like to take in some history and culture too? Then look no further than the cities of Paris, Marseilles, Nice, Lyon or Bordeaux. Admire the iconic sights of the Eiffel tower, Le Louvre and the impressive Palace of Versailles or make all your kids dreams come true at Disneyland Paris. Our campsite,
Le Chene Gris
, is ideally located for a visit to Disneyland Paris or indeed Paris itself. Of course, France is also famous for its wine. Enthusiasts will be in heaven with a visit to some of the finest wine regions in the world, such 
, Bordeaux,
, Champagne. You simply can't go wrong with a
campsite holiday in France

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    Camping in France the ideal holiday base

    Make France your next holiday destination and let you and your family discover the country's treasures. If you stay in one of our French campsites you have the perfect base to explore what the country has to offer, along with all the great facilities of a family campsite, it's a perfect combination! France has a pleasant climate, a huge variety of landscapes and numerous sights and attractions to explore, no wonder this colourful country is one of the worlds most visited. Enjoy breath-taking landscapes, fresh mountain or forest air, the scents of blooming flowers and shrubs. If you're hungry, you'll be spoilt for choice, France is famous for its numerous local dishes and specialities; you won't be hungry for long. The best thing is, you can do all this at your own pace; after all, it is your holiday! Find the

    that best suits your holiday needs.

    Camping in France near a lake

    In need of a holiday where you can both relax under the sun and enjoy water sports? Then a campsite in France near a lake could be the ideal destination for you. Go swimming, canoeing, pedal boating and paddling. Float away under the sun, without a care in the world, all possible with a campsite stay near one of the many lakes in France. There's lots to choose from too: stay at camping

    near the refreshing waters of the Vosges. Discover the splendour of beautiful Jaunay Lake, near our campsites in
    . Our campsites in
    Les Landes
    are near Lake Léon, with its own little sandy beach. Stay at camping
    or camping
    Les Fontaines
    and try one of the many water sports on beautiful
    Lake Annecy
    . With such a large variety of campsites in France near a lake to choose from, your certain to find one that suits you.


    France meets Catalonia perfectly sums up the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Stretching from the Spanish border to Provence and the Cote D’ Azur. This diverse region is bursting with nature, culture, cuisine and much more. You get the good Spanish weather along with some of the best beaches in France, amazing wetlands, walled cities, lakes and mountains. Visit the famous Canal du Midi or the white horses of the Camargue. The bustling resorts of D’Agde, Béziers, Montpellier, Perpignan, Sète and the walled city at Carcassonne are within reach of our campsites. The region is famous for wine producing too, so make sure to include a wine-tasting tour at one of the many wineries. If you are looking for something more active this region is ideal too, you can go hiking, abseiling, river rafting and water-skiing to name but a few. More about



    Impressive castles, sprawling vineyards, mysterious caves, rustic rivers and charming, historic villages; you'll find it all in the Dordogne. This vibrant French region is known for its rich culture and historical attractions. Visit one of the many castles that grace the region or explore the prehistory rock wall drawings in the Lascaux caves. Get out and about and take in the varied landscapes on a relaxing hiking or cycling trip. Go on an adventure and canoe down the Dordogne River, stop for lunch and unwind at one of its many beaches. Dordogne has something for everyone, your sure to find a campsite that's ideal for you.


    Many people who go camping in France choose a campsite in Brittany. Camping in Brittany is a wonderful experience. The Breton landscape is truly unique, there are miles of sandy beaches, rugged coastlines, chic towns and authentic fishing villages to explore. The region is incredibly diverse and well worth a visit. Fancy seeing a shark or stingray up close? - visit L’Océanopolis, in Brest. Take on the tide at magnificent, Mont St Michel. For a day of family adventure visit, Odet Loisirs, near Quimper. Discover the ideal family campsite for you.

    Glamping in France

    For those of you who love campsite life but also enjoy a bit of extra luxury, we have you covered with our glamorous-camping range or glamping for short. This luxury range includes both glamping mobile homes and glamping Safari tent accommodation. Some extra features include dishwasher’s, larger verandas, flat screen tv’s and some cases your own on-deck Jacuzzi. Some of our Safari Tent’s even feature rain-like showers. Bed linen, towels and final cleaning are usually included. If its luxury you want, then there's no need to compromise, choose a


    Camping in France

    At Vacansoleil you get to choose the campsite accommodation that best suit you. As we have such a large variety available, you're sure to find something that's just right. Would you like to stay your own tent, caravan or motorhome or perhaps, then we have the solution, with

    available at many campsites! Stay in one of our fully equipped
    Bungalow tents
    Safari tents
    mobile homes
    . This range includes everything from economy models right up to top of the range
    Glamping units
    , and everything in-between. If you're wondering which accommodation type might best suit you, check out our accommodation page, here you'll find full details on all our accommodation.
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    Top 3 most popular campsites in France

    Our most popular campsites don't become so by accident, it's because they consistently provide holiday guests with a memorable holiday experience that has them coming back for more. The following are our 3 most popular campsites in France. 


    is a stunning 5-star campsite in Brittany. The campsite has an amazing aqua zone that's a real hit with the kids! 2,000m² of aquatic fun, specially for them! Enjoy its 120m² paddling pool, its 600m² aquatic games area with water jets, game cannons, geysers, aquatic flowers, a giant bucket! The kids can have hours of water fun while you relax on the sun terrace. There is also a heated indoor pool and spa area. Beach lovers will be happy too, as the campsite is set near the beach with a shuttle service provided. Excellent sports facilities, shop, bar restaurant and night-time entertainment and kid's clubs make this an ideal family campsite. Les Mouettes is set on the coast, in one of the most beautiful bays in Brittany. Explore the area around Morlaix, with its diverse landscape and culture.


    is situated just outside Paris and close to Disneyland Paris, its location couldn’t be better. Ideal for families who want to head to magical Disneyland Paris but also good for couples and families who want to experience the wonders of Paris itself. So, whether you want to climb the Eifel tower or experience up to 50 attractions at Disneyland Paris look no further than Le Chene Gris. After a busy day come back and relax at the pool or enjoy a drink at your comfortable accommodation. Relax while the kids enjoy the in-house kids’ clubs. The site is just 60 km Paris and 57km from Charles de Gaulle airport. The train station just outside has services into Paris. Disneyland Paris is just s 20 km drive away. Other attractions include Fontainebleau Palace: 64 km, Palace of Versailles: 82 km and Le Parc des Félins Zoo: 12 km.


    , just one look at this 5-star campsite and it's easy to see why it's so popular. Located not far from the fashionable resort of Argeles sur Mer, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, this large and lively parc is a water lovers paradise, with 4 pools including a large tropical lagoon pool and 12 waters slides. All ages, young and old are catered for with lots of activities on hand. A full range of sporting and leisure facilities as well as kids’ clubs and night-time entertainment are on offer. The site is just 30 km from Perpignan airport, 105 km from Girona and 135 km from Béziers. There is also a free shuttle bus to the nearby beach which is just 1 km away. Perfect family campsite for families with kids of all ages, including teenagers.

    Five-star campsites France

    Besides our top 3 popular campsites in France, there are also many other fantastic French campsites to choose from. In particular, our 5-star campsites, these are top of the class when it comes to campsites. Not only do they have the largest range of facilities but are of top quality too. Star ratings and park categorizations vary per country, in France, the French Tourist Office assesses every campsite and decides which ones deserve five stars. They evaluate campsites in terms of the number of attractions, equipment, recreational activities, guest facilities, cleanliness and safety standards on park. Other factors that are taken into account are, for example, parking areas, reception staff who often speak three foreign languages (including English) and a restaurant with bar. Furthermore, every five-star campsite has an on-site or nearby supermarket, one or more playgrounds, a private swimming area, an entertainment programme and extras such as a wellness centre and sports fields. Asphalted roads, internet throughout the campsite, pitches larger than 80 m2 and hot water at the shower and dishwashing facilities make campsite life even more pleasant. Are these facilities exactly what you're looking? Then book a stay at a 5-star French campsite.

    Must-dos for any holiday in France

    France is made of such variety, there's something for everyone. Thanks to its many different landscapes, unique flora and fauna, beautiful cities and diverse attractions, you're bound to discover new gems with each visit. Make the most of your French holiday and add these visitor favourites to your own to-do list. With a campsite stay in France you have the perfect base to visit one of its many great cities. Take in the atmosphere and character of each city while enjoying local delicacies. Marseille, Nîmes and Avignon, among others, are great shopping cities. If you have the opportunity, a visit the capital Paris and historic Nice or Lyon won't disappoint. If you're staying in the south on the

    r? Then the famous and exclusive Cannes or St Tropez are a must see. For a perfect family experience head to DisneylandⓇ Paris. Here the kids can meet their Disney heroes and you enjoy one of the many attractions that will get the adrenaline pumping. Our campsite
    Le Chêne Gris
    is just a 20-minute drive to this world-famous park.

    A little less known, but also great fun for the kids, are other great French theme parks such as Parc Astérix (also close to camping Le Chêne Gris), Puy du Fou theme park (in the

    ) and Futuroscope in (
    the Loire
    ). These theme parks are definitely worth a visit if you are staying in a nearby campsite.

    All over France there are so many adventurous things to do. Discover beautiful Lake Chambon, where you can try your hand at a variety of watersports. Explore the 1885m high Puy de Sancy is the highest volcano in France. You can climb it on foot or take the easy route via the gondola. Our campsite

    is nearby. If in the South of France, venture inland. Here you will find the Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon, close to the world-famous Verdon Gorges. Campsite
    Domaine du Verdon
    is not far from this special park. Or visit the French Camargue: a marshland area populated by wild horses and flamingos. Camping
    Domaine l'Elysée
    (Languedoc-Roussillon) is close to this unique natural spectacle. For those who love an active holiday the French countryside is ideal. You can go canoeing, tree climbing, hiking and mountain biking to name but a few activities. With so much on offer, a day of outdoor activities and fun is always on the cards. Canoeing down the Dordogne River is one of the top attractions. Great campsites such as
    Les Bö-Bains
    Le Daguet
    are a perfect location to enjoy the Dordogne river activities. Or take your kids to a treetop course, in Ardèche region. This region is great for sporty kids; every campsite in the Ardèche has a climbing park or treetop trail nearby. For example, camping
    Coeur d'Ardeche
    is near Aquarock Aventure and camping
    La Nouzarède
    near Indy Parc climbing park.

    Book a campsite in France?

    Planning your next French holiday and want to book one of our campsites? One of the first things to think about is which region to explore, as they all offer something different. It's useful to think about what you and your family like to do and see, what activities you like and so on. Then check out which French region best suits your holiday needs. At Vacansoleil, we have over 250 campsites in France, so we're bound to have one in a region that suits you. If your booking last minute, then you can view our entire range of French campsites and find the best option for you. Go

    and have fun!

    Holidays by the sea in France

    The sound of waves rolling onto the beach, the feel of soft sand under your feet; at a holiday by the sea, you can truly relax. Of course, it's fantastic for the kids too! The little ones can spend hours building sandcastles or enjoy some playful time in the sea. Couples can enjoy a romantic walk on the beach too. Is this just what you're looking for? Then choose a campsite in France by the sea, and stroll directly from your campsite right to the nearby beach. Many of France's beaches are Blue Flag beaches. This means that these beaches are clean and safe and have facilities, such as toilets and restaurants. Enjoy a perfect family campsite holiday with a stay in one of our