Welcome to Go Camping in France

Welcome to Go Camping in France

What’s this website all about?

Camping in France has been a popular choice of holiday for decades, to many it is more of a passion. There is something about living outdoors, whether it be under canvas or in a mobile home, lodge or even a tree house, you just can’t beat an early evening BBQ with a nice glass of wine or cold beer. France is a beautiful country and “most of it” benefits from a regular summer, unlike the unpredictable summers we get here in the UK! The French certainly know how to do camping too!

The choice of campsites, facilities and accommodation types has grown substantially over the years. Back in the day it was all about packing the car up with your tent or hitching the caravan up and heading off for a ferry ride and a very long journey. Then the tour operators came along and changed it all, companies like Eurocamp and Canvas Holidays, the longest running camping tour operator of them all. This meant you could get in your car without hitching up the caravan, or even packing your tent because they did it all for you. Just arrive, unpack and relax! Then the era of cheap flights came along, which meant you didn’t even need to drive!

In recent years innovative ideas for accommodation types have been popping up all over the place. With luxury lodges, Yurts, Pods, Gypsy Caravans and even Tree Houses to pick from we are spoiled for choice! Facilities on the campsites and holiday parks have come a long way too. From swimming pools to modern aqua parks, from a local cover band to full stage productions, every aspect has grown amazingly!

Fear not, its not all change!

Of course, for the “old school” campers among us there are still many traditional campsites to choose from. Some have not changed much at all over the years apart from the necessary modernisation of general facilities. Little gems that feel like your very own little secret in France. At CampinginFrance.info we aim to cover it all.

You will find information and guides to it all right here. We will be adding more information weekly, sometimes daily, so sign up to the website and newsletters to keep up to date and involved.

Be part of our community

We want to provide a place of information, interest and most of all a community of campers from all over who wish to share their knowledge and experience of camping in France. As well as our general guides and information pages for campsites and holidays in France, we will be publishing reviews and personal experiences about campsites and places in France that we have actually visited ourselves. Every review you read will be written by our team of contributors who have all been taking camping holidays and/or actually worked on the campsites themselves, so everything is first hand.

Fancy getting involved?

We want you to contribute and there are many ways that you can do so. If you would like to write a short review for the website you can email us at news@gocampinginfrance.com

You can also join our forums and get involved with the conversations, share your experiences and point people in the right direction. All you need to do is register with the website and you will automatically be able to post messages and contribute. You can also comment on reviews and articles, we want your opinions and comments.

Most of all, we want you to enjoy this website.

Late availability canvas holidays – August

late availability canvas holidays

Late availability offers with Canvas Holidays – August

So you are enjoying the sunshine that most of the UK has been experiencing (at last!) and it has put you in the mood for a holiday right? Well it may be high season but there are still some unsold holidays, some great deals and late availability offers with Canvas Holidays. (more…)

Thomson Al Fresco discounts – School holiday offer

June 26, 2013 Offers and discounts, Thomson Al Fresco

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Thomson al fresco discounts

Thomson Al Fresco Discounts

This offer runs out at MIDNIGHT of 2nd JULY 2013 so get booking now to make great savings on camping holidays in France and Europe during the summer school holidays.

Save up to 30% on selected campsites and arrival dates. (more…)

Camping Chateau la Foret – Vendee

Go Camping in the Vendee – Chateau la Foret

In the small village of St Julien des Landes, in the Vendee you will find Camping Chateau la Foret. A really lovely campsite set in the grounds of an old Chateau. I remember visiting this campsite with Canvas Holidays many years ago, and it has changed a bit since then. It was always a beautiful looking campsite and still is, but they have added more for the kids to attract the younger families, without spoiling it for others that want a quiet week of camping in France. The campsite is run by Axel, a very friendly French guy who has all the time in the world for his customers and is always happy to help. (more…)

Late availability Canvas Holidays

Canvas Holidays discounts

There are some great late availability offers to get a bargain camping holiday in France or Europe. Here on goCampinginFrance.com we are always looking to bring you the latest camping holiday offers and deals from the tour operators and campsites in France.

Canvas Holidays camping discounts on this page include a ferry (off peak P&O Dover – Calais), 2 adults and all the kids. They can take some money off if you don’t need the ferry crossing. (more…)

40% Canvas Holidays discount – May half term!

May half term canvas holidays discount

May half term is not far away and we have news of the Canvas Holidays discount. 40% discount off many of their campsites for the May half term is not a bad deal at all! If you are looking for a break and want to get away while the kids are off school then a camping trip to France could be just the ticket. (more…)

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