10 of the best family Camping Holidays – France

What to you look for in family camping holidays in France? Kids clubs, lots of facilities, local attractions, a combination of all the above? There is so much to think about! We probably don’t have all the answers, but between us at CampinginFrance.info, we have been to most of the campsites in France and all over Europe, whether that is working or simply on holiday. So we have put together a list of 10 of the best family camping holidays in France. You may or may not agree with some of our choices as we all have our favorites, feel free to chip in with ideas and comments.

If you want to go camping in France there are literally hundreds of parks to choose from so we have just a snapshot of what we consider to be some of the best. You can follow the links beneath each one to see what each of the camping tour operators are offering on each campsite. Enjoy!

 

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10 great family camping holidays in France

Camping La Croix du Vieux Pont – Berny Riviere, Paris

A large site with great facilities and a fun family camping atmosphere. Just over an hour from Paris the campsite runs regular coach trips to the capital and more importantly for the kids, Euro Disney. There are outdoor and indoor pools with water slides, a boating lake, 3 fishing lakes and a river, go-carts, trampolines and kids clubs run by all the tour operators.

Accommodation types

  • Tents
  • Mobile homes
  • Tree houses
  • Lodges
  • Deluxe lodges

Tour operators on the campsite include EurocampKeyCamp Holidays and Canvas Holidays. You can follow the links to the campsite page for each company.

 

Camping Domain des Ormes – Dol de Bretagne, Brittany

A huge campsite set in the ground of Chateaux les Ormes with facilities for all ages. Fishing lakes, golf course, paintball, and an adventure park. There are teen activities run by tour operators with disco’s and bands playing in the bars and pub. This is an amazing campsite, I just wish I was younger to enjoy the clubs and activities run here!

Accommodation types

  • Tents
  • Mobile homes
  • Tree houses
  • Lodges

Tour operators on the campsite include EurocampKeyCamp Holidays and Canvas Holidays.

 

Camping La Sirene – Argeles sur Mer, Languedoc

La Sirene is one of the favourite in the Languedoc Roussillon region. They produce some amazing theatrical stage shows and evening entertainment. It has a really good pool complex and just 1km from Argeles Plage for late night bars and restaurants. It has a disco for the teens and shares sports facilities with L’Hippocampe (campsite) just opposite.

Accommodation types

  • Tents
  • Mobile homes

You can stay on the campsite with EurocampKeyCamp Holidays and Canvas Holidays.

 

Camping Le Baume – Frejus, Cote d’Azur

This lively sporty campsite just by Frejus is a great Cot d’Azur destination. A great pool complex with slides, archery, tennis, Jacuzzi and steam room for the parents, Beaches are 5km away as is Aqualand, great for a fun day out on hot summer afternoons. If you like camping in the South of France then take a look at this one!

Accommodation types

  • Tents
  • Safari Tents
  • Mobile homes

See what the tour operators offer –  EurocampKeyCamp Holidays and Canvas Holidays.

 

Camping Le Renolien – Perros, Brittany

A beautifully well-kept campsite in Brittany with easy access to golden sandy beaches, superb pool complex with lots of slides, and a spa/health centre and a sauna for the grown-ups. It has discos in high season for the teens and a mini cinema. Nearby is karting, gold, horse-riding and sailing to name a few, the adventure is endless. Camping in Brittany at its best!

Accommodation types

  • Tents
  • Safari Tents
  • Mobile homes

Tour operators on the campsite include Eurocamp and Canvas Holidays.

 

Camping Le Soleil – Argeles sur Mer, Languedoc

This park is great for the teens. It has direct access to the golden beaches with jet skiing, banana boats, parascending and more. Luna Parc is just next door for fun rides and there is a club/disco on site. The pool complex has a swim-up bar and the onsite restaurant serves some great sea food. If you like camping on the beach, Le Soleil is as close as you can get.

Accommodation types

  • Tents
  • Mobile homes

Camping companies on the site are EurocampKeyCamp Holidays and Canvas Holidays.

 

Camping Le Pin Parasol – Lac du Jaunay, Vendee

A well kept campsite with a pool complex that has slides for the older kids and a great fun pool for the toddlers. There is a good animations programme for daytime and evening fun. It has great views of Lac du Jaunay with direct access from the campsite for fishing and canoeing. A short drive away are beaches at Les Dunes with water sports,  and the French seaside town of Les Sables d’Olonne.

Accommodation types

  • Tents
  • Safari Tents
  • Mobile homes

Eurocamp have a large presence on this campsite.

 

Camping Pachacaid – Canadel, Cote d’Azur

Close to the famous St Tropez, Pachaciad is a great campsite for action and adventure as well the obvious attractions of the Cote d’Azur. Set on a hillside with spectacular views and woodlands there is a lagoon pool complex and in mid June the Niagra pool complex opens with free access for some tour operator customers (check before booking) at certain times of the year, with 8 waterslides and chutes, a Jacuzzi, climbing wall and smaller pools for toddlers.

Accommodation types

  • Mobile homes

Tour operators on the campsite include EurocampKeyCamp Holidays and Canvas Holidays.

Camping Le Vieux Port – Messanges, Gascony

Camping Le Vieux Port is a great fun packed campsite for all the family, located near the lakeside town of Port d’Albret. The facilities are superb with water slides, Jacuzzi, kids pools, evening entertainment and a whole host of activities both onsite and near by. There is quad biking, paint balling, fishing, go-karting, horse-riding and lots lots more!

Accommodation types

  • Tents
  • Safari Tents
  • Mobile homes

Tour operators on the campsite include EurocampKeyCamp Holidays and Canvas Holidays.

Camping La Grande Métairie – Carnac, Brittany

Camping la Grande Métairie is located near the town of Carnac, famous for its ancient standing stones. The campsite is set in the grounds of an old chateaux and has all the water slides and pools the kids look for and even a lazy river for those who like a relaxing float around on a summers day. Facilities and activities include an adventure park, 5-aside football, trampolining, and a skate park to list just a few. In the local area you have some great local beaches and plenty of the Neolithic history if you fancy a little culture.

Accommodation types

  • Tents
  • Mobile homes

Tour operators on the campsite include EurocampKeyCamp Holidays and Canvas Holidays.

We hope this article simply gives you a few ideas when looking at your camping holiday in France. If you liked or found this useful in any way at all, please share with others and feel free to leave a comment.

Have any of you been to any or a few of these campsites before?

 

 

 

 

2 thoughts on “10 of the best family Camping Holidays – France

  1. Holidays in France 1:52 pmJanuary 30, 2013

    You’ve put together a fantastic selection of camp sites here.

    Best wishes, Alex

    • Go Camping in France 7:59 pmApril 10, 2013

      Thanks Alex, sorry for the delay in responding. Been working on building the site and was surprised you even found me yet!

      Just spent 6 weeks visiting campsites in France so plenty more reviews to come!

      Cheers

      Kelvin

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