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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.
Choose from 194 campsites in France with Vacansoleil.
Bidart - Pyrénées-Atlantiques - France
Ideally located on a hill, not far from the Spanish border. Excellent facilities with swimming pools, waterslides and wellness centre. Close to the sea and vibrant Biarritz.
Mesland - The Loire - France
Ideally located and pretty campsite set amongst the vineyards. The surrounding countryside is perfect for cycling. Visit Orleans, Blois and the artists' village of Trôo.
Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois - The Loire - France
Great holiday destination for families with children. Pleasant lake with a sandy beach where children can have fun in the water and parents enjoy some wine tasting.
Brissac-Quincé - The Loire - France
A well maintained, lovely and cosy campsite, with excellent facilities. Kids love the play area and pool and there’s lots of great sight-seeing close by, such as the fabulous Brissac castle.
Saumur - The Loire - France
A 5-star campsite on an island in the Loire river, overlooking the chateau of Saumur. Enjoy the excellent on-site amenities plus the UNESCO World Heritage of the Loire Valley. Take bikes with you or hire locally.
Discover France’s top camping regions
Our hand-picked campsites stretch from Brittany to the Cote’ D’Azur and every region in between. Our parcs are perfectly located for you to explore the best of what France has to offer. Discover our top three most visited regions.
1. Brittany – Discover chic resorts and rugged coasts
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. Book now and discover this wonderful region for yourself.
• 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 active family adventure visit, Odet Loisirs, near Quimper.
Brittany is easily accessible with ferries into Roscoff and St Malo or the Normandy ports of Cherbourg and Caen. Flights into Rennes, Nantes and Brest.
Choose from our wide selection of campsites in Brittany
2. Languedoc & Roussillon – Where Catalonia and France combine
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. Amazing beaches, wetlands, walled cities, lakes and mountains. The famous Canal du Midi awaits as does the pink flamingos and famous white horses of the Camargue.
• Visit the bustling resorts of D’Agde, Béziers, Montpellier, Narbonne, Perpignan, Sète and the walled city at Carcassonne or the old quarter in Beziers.
• Hire bikes for a trip along the Canal du Midi - traditional old towns await.
• Visit the amphitheatre in Nîmes or the famous Pont du Gard aqueduct, which date from Roman times.
Languedoc & Roussillon is well serviced with flights into Perpignan, Carcassonne, Montpellier, or Girona just across the border.
Choose from our wide selection of campsites in Languedoc & Roussillon
3. Côte d’Azur - Make holiday memories in the French Riviera
A camping holiday at the Côte d'Azur offers a world of contrasts. On one had you have the chic resorts of Cannes, Nice, Monaco and St Tropez to enjoy and on the other un-spoilt medieval villages, deserted beaches and authentic villages. Enjoy a drink admiring the yachts in St. Tropez or for something completely different go for a trek in the Esterel mountains.
For water sports lovers the region has everything, jet skiing, kayaking, boat hire and aquaparks. Chill out and relax at one of the countless sun-kissed beaches.
• Make a splash at Aqualand, Fréjus or Aqualand, Sainte Maxime.
• Take a day trip to beautiful Ramatuelle, Grasse, Menton or Antibes.
• Take a ferry to the car free islands of Iles de Porquerolles and enjoy the freedom of quiet beaches with the scent of pine trees all around.
The Cote D’Azur is easy to get to with many flights into Nice and Marseille.
Choose from our wide selection of campsites on the Côte d'Azur
Top 3 campsites in France
At Vacansoleil we are lucky to feature many great campsites in France. These 3 are amongst our guests’ favourites.
1. Le Chene Gris
Camping Le Chene Gris is one of our most popular campsites. 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 but great also for couples and families who want to experience the wonders of Paris. So, whether you want to climb the Eifel tower or experience up to 50 attractions at Disneyland 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. Or 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 k.
For a visit to Paris and Disneyland – look no further than Camping Le Chene Gris
2. Camping Le Ty Nadan
Set amongst a pine forest in the heart of Southern Brittany this lively campsite is perfect for the active family. Great facilities await such as canoeing, horse riding, climbing walls, paintballing and for thrill seekers, the longest zip wire track in Brittany. The parc has a full range of facilities such as badminton, basketball and an adventure park to name but a few. Excellent indoor and outdoor pools, 5 waterslides and a whirlpool, what more could you ask. A full range of kids’ clubs and night-time entertainment for young and old are on offer.
The ports of Roscoff (125 km) and Cherbourg (370 km) are ideal or fly into Rennes 170 km or Nantes 190 km
For a lively active family holiday Camping Le Ty Nadan ticks all the boxes.
3. Camping La Sirene
Camping La Sirene is not just one of our most popular campsites but one of the most in France. Located not far from the fashionable resort of Argeles sur Mer. This large and lively parc is a water lovers paradise, with 4 pools including a large tropical lagoon pools and 7 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.
Great for families with teenagers Camping La Sirene is a winner!
Discover France with the perfect Mobile home
At Vacansoleil we have some of the largest selection of mobile homes in France. We feature two-and three-bedroom mobile homes, our 2 bedroom Fiji and Bali models are perfect for smaller families and couples plus we have a larger 2 bedroom Tahiti model. If it’s a 3-bedroom mobile you need, then we have you covered with our Waikiki range, our Waikiki XL model even sleeps up to 8 people.
We also feature a wide selection of tent accommodation in France as well as pitch facilities for your own campervan or tent.
Glamping holidays in France – where luxury and camping combine.
For those of you who love the campsite life but also enjoy a bit of extra luxury we have you covered with our glamorous-camping range. This luxury range includes both mobile homes and Safari Tent accommodation. Some extra features include dishwasher’s, larger verandas, flat screen tv’s and some cases your own on-deck hot tub. Some of our Safari Tent’s even feature rain-like showers. Bed linen, towels and final cleaning are usually included.
Treat yourself to one of our luxurious Glamping in France or Safari Tent accommodation now.
Camping with swimming pools in France – the ideal combination
Staying on a campsite with its own swimming pool is a win win. Hours of entertainment and fun can be had in the amazing pools. Many of our campsites have their own aquaparks with slides as well pools for the younger ones. Relax pool side while the kids make holiday memories.
Camping with swimming pools – a splashing time for all.
Visit France and bring your pet with Vacansoleil
At Vacansoleil we understand your beloved pet is very much part of the family so taking your pet on holidays is a must for some, but it’s not always possible. Pets are allowed in many of our campsites so at Vacansoleil we have the pet friendly solution for you. Many ferry companies have kennels on board so bringing your pet on the family holiday couldn’t be easier.
Your French camping holiday is complete with on park Kid’s clubs and entertainment
One of the best features of a campsite holiday is the on-park kids clubs and entertainment. We have an extended entertainment program for children, teenagers and adults on almost every campsite. All kinds of activities are offered such as arts and crafts, swimming, pool games, mini disco, evening entertainment, games, sports and aquarobics. Special icons on each campsite page denote what activities are available.
Discover our Camping kids, Family and adventure programs in France so you and find the ideal parc for you
Discover the delights of France with a perfect camping holiday
One of the best things about a holiday is exploring and discovering your destination, at Vacansoleil our hand-picked campsites are perfectly located for you to do just that. The diversity and uniqueness of France makes it the ideal holiday location. Combine this with outdoor life and the freedom camping has to offer makes it a “must do” holiday.
Here is just a taste of what's on offer:
• Nature – Getting out in Nature has never been more important and with Vacansoleil we have lots of campsites ideally placed for you to do just that. The great French Lakes await you, as does enchanting Provence, waterfalls in the Jura, rivers and gorges of the Ardèche and Auvergne.
• Get Active - For those looking for adventure France has all you could wish for. Visit the Dordogne for Canoeing and kayaking, the Alps for biking and trekking. Charente Maritime for cycling, Les Landes for Surfing or the Pyrenees for hill walking.
• Beach life – France is famous for its beaches and resorts with our many campsites by the sea you’ll be sport for choice. From the rugged beaches in Brittany, huge beaches in the Vendee and the Gironde, Mediterranean beaches in the Languedoc and Cote D’Azur, the list is endless. You’ll find your ideal campsite by the sea with Vacansoleil.