Camping in France

Camping holiday in France

To call France a diverse destination for a fabulous camping holiday would be an understatement. Seaside lovers enjoy the endless stretches of beautiful beaches, from the magnificent Côte d'Azur to the wild, wonderful coastline of Brittany. Fancy an active holiday full of biking, hiking and climbing? Then head for the spectacular mountain ranges of the Alps and the Pyrenees or the lush countryside of the Dordogne, Ardèche or Provence. Want a little history and culture? Then prepare to be inspired by the cities of Paris, Marseilles, Nice, Lyon and Bordeaux. Admire the iconic sights of the Eiffel tower, Le Louvre and the impressive Palace of Versailles and make all your kids dreams come true at Disneyland Paris. Gourmets and wine enthusiasts will be in heaven with infinite culinary delights and some of the finest wine regions in the world, making France ideal for a delightful family camping holiday.

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Campsite by the sea or a lake in France

When looking for a holiday at a campsite by the sea or a lake, France will truly spoil you.  From the broad, sandy beaches of Normandy, with family friendly resorts like Deauville and Granville, to the fashionable hot spots on the Côte d'Azur, such as Saint-Tropez, Cannes, Nice and Monaco. The Bordeaux region has some truly spectacular coastal areas. The Dune du Pilat is Europe’s tallest sand dune and the bay of Arcachon has sheltered beaches perfect for small children. Staying at a campsite in Brittany? Then head for the picturesque resorts of Dinand, Morgat, Quiberon , Fouesnant or Erquy. Surfers seek their thrills at the beautiful beach town of Biarritz in France's Basque country. Prefer your fun in the water by a fresh water lake? Then take your pick from Lake Geneva, Lake Annecy or the fabulous Lac du Bourget near Aix-les-Bains.

Great trips for all the family from your campsite in France

There are lots of great trips you can make near your campsite in France. When on a camping holiday near Paris visit the iconic the Eiffel tower for stunning views over the Seine or visit the fabulous  Palace of Versailles to see how the  18th century kings lived. Alternatively take the kids for an experience of a lifetime at Disney land Paris. Want to combine a little history with some beautiful surroundings? Then head for the impressive D Day beaches of Normandy.  Staying at a campsite in Brittany? Then a day out in the fabulous old pirate town of St Malo is a must.  If it’s castles you want, then the Loire Valley is where you should head to admire the sumptuous Chateau de Chambord, Château de Chaumont or the Château de Chenonceau. For one of France’s most stunning sights visit the breathtakingly beautiful Mont-Saint-Michel, a magical island topped by a gravity-defying medieval monastery.

Cultural highlights in France near your campsite in Paris, Carcassonne, Bordeaux and Nice.

France has a lot to offer culture lovers when holidaying at a campsite. Visit Paris to see the mysterious smile of the Mona Lisa and the marvellous Venus de Milo at Le Louvre or admire numerous masterpieces in the National Museum of Modern Art.  Go to Nice to see the stunning surroundings that inspired Matisse and Chagall.  Wine lovers learn all about the history of their favourite tipple in the amazingly futuristic La Cité du Vin wine museum  in Bordeaux. Interested in  prehistoric culture in France? The head for the Lascaux caves when staying at a campsite in the Dordogne and be impressed by the beautiful wall paintings there. See how the kings of France once lived and visit the Castles of the Loire valley, such as the Château de Chambord and Château de Chenonceau. Camping in the Languedoc? Then treat the kids to a fun, educational day at the fairytale fortified city of Carcassonne.

Campsites in the beautiful countryside of France

When you holiday at a campsite in France, you’ll be staying in some of Europe’s most breathtakingly beautiful countryside.  In Provence you’ll camp near the famous Purple lavender fields that come straight from an impressionist painting. Spot black bulls, white horses and pink flamingos in the beautiful natural park of the Camargue. The Pyrenees and the Alps provide a stunning snow-dusted backdrop for campsites in the fresh mountain air. Swim, canoe or kayak through the majestic turquoise-green waters of the Verdon gorge and hike through the stunning surroundings of the Cevennes National Park near Alès.  Campsites in the Ardèche provide a beautiful base in France for those looking for some real peace and quiet in lush, green surroundings. Fans of sea views can marvel at the gorgeous sophistication of the French Riviera in Nice, Cannes or Monaco. Be impressed by the giant surf of the French Basque country in Biarritz, climb the huge sand dunes of Pilat near Bordeaux and the enjoy the rugged charm of the coast of Brittany in St Malo and Nantes.