Camping in France is for the French, the No. 1 choice of holiday and there are plenty of reasons for them to choose this form of break – France is a camper’s paradise.
It’s a chance to escape from the rat race, take a step back and relax, enjoy nature and explore France.
As camping is so popular in France there is a huge choice of campsites ranging from glamping – the Five Star luxury campsites and glamorous forms of accommodation to plain and very cheap campsite where you can put your own tent up in the middle of a field type pitch.
There are campsites everywhere – from Paris to Marseilles, from Calais to Nice and from Normandy to les Alpes.
French campsites are well regulated and there are rules for those that run them to ensure that you the customer get what you expect – we explain the rating system on our Camping in France feature.
Holiday agents, newspapers and internet sites are all indicating that 2012 will see record numbers of foreigners flocking to France for camping holidays at the beach, in forests, by lakes and waterfalls, even in Paris.
Camping in France reaches its peak in the summer months so if this is your choice of time for for a hoilday book in advance if you can to ensure you get the site you want. Doing this ensures that you are left free to take in the breath taking scenery, try the local cuisine and chill out without worrying about finding somewhere to sleep if the campsite you wanted is fully booked.
Make the most of your visit by finding out what’s on where ever you are – check out our great month by month and region by region events information and learn more about the region you’re going to and visit our regional guides to France and look out for regional specialities.
Camping usually entails driving and if that’s the case for you – we have some great holiday travel information and lots of tips for driving in France.