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France: Where to go on camping holidays in 2022?

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France is one of the most popular destinations for those who want to go on holiday in a campsite (camping car, mobile home, tent…).

Camping to explore a region of France!

Camping in France: From cheap and cheerful to glamping • FRANCE 24 English

If you want to discover France at your own pace, why not book your holiday at a number of different campsites. Whether you book 1 night, several nights, 1 or even 2 weeks, you will be free to travel from campsite to campsite to discover the hidden beauties of France.

Why go on a camping holiday?

Camping is the perfect place for a family holiday. Children can enjoy the activities and the swimming pool in complete safety. Or would you like to go on a couple’s holiday? The campsite is the perfect place to go on day trips and enjoy the entertainment during the day and night and the campsite pool in the evening with other holidaymakers.

Camping in Alsace

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Camping in Alsace

The campsite in the village of Riquewihr (68340)

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4 star campsite in Riquewihr in Alsace

The village of Riquewihr is located 13 kilometres from the charming town of Colmar, which is very welcoming and steeped in the history of the Alsace region

It is a living museum that will delight you with its typical Alsatian half-timbered houses, its narrow streets and its wine cellars. This small village is one of the most beautiful villages in France, with a history dating back to the 16th century. The village was built on a hilltop overlooking vineyards and orchards

It was once known as “the pearl” because of its beauty

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Riquewihr: classified as the most beautiful Alsatian village

Riquewihr is an absolutely charming place to visit, but don’t let its small size fool you. There is so much to explore and experience in this small village. You’ll find cafes with terraces on every corner, as well as beautiful parks where you can sit back and relax while enjoying a cup of coffee or tea

It’s also worth mentioning that Riquewihr offers breathtaking views of the surrounding area. Want to visit this region? Leave your bags at the charming Riquewihr campsite for a holiday with your family, friends or loved ones!

Camping in the Auvergne

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Camping in the Auvergne

Campsites in Puy-de-Dôme.

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The Puy-de-Dôme is the largest mountain range in the Massif Central

The Puy-de-Dôme is the largest mountain range in the Massif Central and covers an area of over 2,000 km²

The Puy-de-Dôme has a rich history. It was first inhabited by the Gauls and then the Romans arrived and built villages to live in. The Romans also had an influence on the language of the region by naming their land “Aquitania” meaning “land of water” which eventually became “Aquitaine” in French

The Chaîne des Puys is a chain of extinct volcanoes in the Puy-de-Dôme region of France. It was created by the same chain of volcanoes as the Monts Dore and the Puy de Sancy. The Chaîne des Puys has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in France

The Puy-de-Dôme is popular for its hiking trails and green landscapes as well as being home to many volcanoes including one of the most active volcanoes in France

Want to discover the historical secrets of the Puy-De-Dôme? Make a stopover at one of these many campsites for the holidays!

Camping in Aveyron

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Camping in Aveyron

Camping holidays in the village of Belcastel (12390)

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Camping de Belcastel (Aveyron)

Belcastel is a commune in the Aveyron department in the south of France. It is situated on a rocky spur on the edge of the Causse Méjean

The village has been classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France and is known for its medieval castle and its church, with an impressive Romanesque portal. In Belcastel you will find many medieval buildings, such as the castle and the church. But it also has a modern infrastructure including a bakery, shops, restaurants and much more

These numerous campsites are waiting for you to enjoy your holiday as a couple or with your family.

Camping in Languedoc-Roussillon

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Camping in Languedoc-Roussillon

In Languedoc-Roussillon, the sun is very often present! The regional culture is very strong and the regional heritage is important. If you go on holiday in this region of France, you won’t regret your trip. Beautiful landscapes between land and sea, close to nature.

Camping in the Camargue Regional Nature Park

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The Camargue Regional Nature Park

Are you ready for a short trip to a campsite in Provence? The Camargue nature park is a region of France with unique and spectacular landscapes

The region is marked by the presence of magnificent salt lakes, marshes and rice fields caused by the flooding of the Rhône. The Camargue Nature Park is located in the south of France. It covers more than 1,500 square kilometres. The region is known for its wetlands, sand dunes and estuaries. One of the most famous estuaries in this region that separates southern France from northern Italy. You will find campsites and starred accommodation here that will make your holiday a great one, not far from the beach.

Camping in the Pyrenees

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Camping in the Pyrenees

Starred campsites in the Parc du Néouvielle.

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Find starred campsites in the Parc du Néouvielle

The Parc du Néouvielle is a protected area in the Pyrenees, located in south-west France. It is an ideal destination for hikers and nature lovers. The Parc du Néouvielle includes a variety of landscapes, from valleys to mountains, from lakes to forests. The main attraction of the park is the Cirque de Gavarnie, which has been named one of the most beautiful sites in France. Here you will find azure lakes and beautiful scenery. In this region, many activities are possible. You can also spend your nights in starred accommodation and campsites, while being by the water.

Camping in the Basque Country

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Camping in the Basque Country

Camping in La Bastide-Clairence (64289)

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Find a starred campsite by the sea in the Basque Country

La Bastide-Clairence is situated in the heart of the Basque Country. In any case, it is part of a network of villages called “La Route des Villages” or “La Route des Villes”. La Bastide-Clairence has been classified as a National Historic Monument since 1892 and was awarded four flowers in 1965 by the Association des Villes et Pays d’Art et d’Histoire (AVIPAH). It is a small town with an exceptional history. The Bastide was built in 1312, and was designed to bring the population together. It is one of the most beautiful and best preserved bastides in France. Discover these numerous campsites where you can enjoy activities with your family, friends or lovers.

Other destinations for camping holidays in France.

Camping in the Alps.

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Camping in the French or Italian Alps

Want to enjoy nature, mountains and eternal snow? Go camping in the Alps. From Savoie to Haute-Savoie you will discover breathtaking landscapes. Enjoy pleasant temperatures and plenty of lakes and beaches to cool off on.

Camping in Corsica.

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Camping in Corsica

Do you prefer beaches? Corsica is the ideal destination for a family camping holiday. This beautiful French island opens its doors to you and lets you discover its hidden beauties. There’s plenty of nature walks waiting for you!

Camping in the Vendée

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Camping in the Vendée

Want to admire the Atlantic? Pack your bags at a campsite in the Vendée or Brittany and enjoy top class campsites with activities for children (such as a mini club). Enjoy Breton culinary specialities and take part in the many festive events.

Camping in Brittany

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camping in brittany

Camping in Brittany is a great way to spend time with your family and recharge your batteries. With beaches, scenery and famous attractions nearby, it’s the perfect place to make memories

Camping in Brittany is the perfect way to discover one of the most beautiful and unique regions of France. Surrounded by lush forests and spectacular cliffs, motorhome tourists will feel as if they have arrived in a fairy tale

Looking for unusual accommodation? Why not rent an original 19th century caravan and explore this enchanting coastline?

Children’s entertainment at campsites.

Camping holidays are often a good option as there are many activities for children. Every campsite has its own swimming pool. You can cool off before or after a trip. Some campsites even have a water park! Parents can also take advantage of a mini club. This is a special children’s club run by one or more entertainers.