With its acres of beautiful countryside, France has always been a favourite with campers aching to get a little closer to nature. The award-winning campsite company Yelloh! Village, offer a huge variety of campsites located in the most beautiful regions of France. For families looking for a more natural holiday experience, here are five of their most gorgeously located campsites where a mixture of wholesome fun and sublime scenery are guaranteed…
Camping Les Chalets de la Mer, Provence
Known for its idyllic villages, sublime coastline and aches of fragrant lavender fields, Provence offers some of the best scenery in France. This is where you’ll find the Les Chalets de la Mer campsite, situated right next to the clear blue waves and fine sands of Côte Bleue. Surrounded by ancient pines and located very close to the pretty little village of Carro, this place makes an excellent choice for those wanting a mix of sun, nature and family fun.
Camping Le Pré Lombard, Pyrenees
Sitting at the gateway to the Ariège Pyrenees mountains and right beside the fast-flowing River Ariège is Le Pré Lombard holiday village. This picturesque corner of France is totally protected leaving a very unspoilt environment to explore. The pitches on offer here are perfect for tents, caravans or campers, or you prefer a little more comforts rented cottages, chalets and furnished tents are also available. Make sure get out and about – with its mountain landscapes of valleys, summits, and peaks, the Ariège region is well worth exploring. Going with your family? Here are the best 4 person tents for camping.
Camping Panorama du Pyla
Surrounded by the Arcachon basin, the tallest sand dune in Europe, beautiful pine forests and the oyster capital of France (Cap Ferret) this is one gorgeously located campsite. Its chic seaside location is particularly popular with more discerning campers and the setting provides excellent opportunities to swim, surf and ride bikes over the miles of signposted trails. Foodies and wine connoisseurs should also include a trip to the nearby Médoc vineyards and don’t miss the incredible spectacle of the sun setting over the gigantic sand dune.
Yelloh Village Aloha
This is another campsite located in a beautiful beachside location, this time it’s more of a tropical paradise as Village Aloha is Hawaiian-themed. Surrounded by garlands of bright colourful flowers, the campsite offers all sorts of facilities including serene landscaped areas perfect for relaxing days and direct access to the sunny beach where the blue Mediterranean gently laps at the shores. If you tire of just lazing around head for Canal du Midi, the port of Sète or the beautiful scenery of the Languedoc – all of which are located nearby.
Camping Le Domaine des Bans
Located at an altitude of 560 metres, this beautifully located French campsite sits in the heart of the Vogues. This one would suit lovers of the great outdoors as there are acres of unspoilt countryside to explore – expect wide pristine lakes and deep green forests perfect for canoeing, hiking or biking. Want to step it up a gear? Then try the wild water rapids at the onsite water park and then take a breather in the more serene jacuzzi afterwards.
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