Camping categories in France.

France’s coastline is no less than 3,400 kilometers long. The Strait of Dover and the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the east of France. But also the island of Corsica in the Mediterranean with a coastline of no less than 1,000 kilometers, of which 300 kilometers are sandy beaches. All along the coastline there are plenty of campsites right by the sea and beach or a short distance from the sea.

Glamping, luxury camping in a campsite in France. Most glamping accommodations have private facilities such as bathrooms and kitchens. But also fine beds and sometimes a cozy wood stove. On the French glamping sites you can rent different types of accommodations such as, Pipo tents, safari tents, yurts and tipi tents.

Camping at a Dutch campsite in France has its advantages, for the children there is often Dutch-speaking entertainment, but there are also Dutch-speaking vacation friends to play with. In France, you will find Dutch campsites of all sizes and types.

For families, as well as single parents, there is nothing finer than a child-friendly campsite. A French child-friendly campsite generally has children’s sanitary facilities and organizes entertainment such as, games and sports. But also workshops and excursions. For little ones, there is usually a changing area and a paddling pool. In addition, rental accommodations usually have cribs available or for rent.

Campsites in France with swimming pools! Multiple pools, slides, rapids and waves. But also water playgrounds, hot tubs and Jacuzzis. For the lovers of aqua parks you will find here an overview of all French campsites with water parks.

Away from the crowd at a small campsite in France with a maximum of 60 pitches. Even at a small campground, you can usually have amenities such as a swimming pool and a restaurant. But there are also small campsites with a sauna, a petting zoo or workshops and courses are held. Moreover, there are dozens of small glamping sites in France.

Camping Municipal, the French municipal campsite. Since the campground is municipally owned, you are very likely to have a nice location. In contrast, municipal camping can go either way. You can come across municipal camping without classification, but there are also 4-star municipal campsites. As a result, the price can range from very inexpensive to a 4-star rate.

Go camping with the French farmer and enjoy peace and quiet. But also of great pitches and local farm products. Often children are allowed to feed the farm animals or educational activities are organized.

In France, you can hike endlessly along thousands of miles of marked trails. Moreover, you can traverse France on foot via marked GR long-distance hiking trails. GR stands for Grand Randonnée. The GR is completed with a number, for example, GR 34. The GR 34 is a 1,700-kilometer hiking trail along the Breton coast. The GR hiking trails are marked with red and white stripes.

To avoid getting lost on a GR trail or on a short hike, you can use IGN’s topographic maps. These very precise topographic maps contain all the details of the narrowest trails, as well as springs, contour lines and buildings.

French campsites where you are more than welcome with your dog. In this overview you will find campsites with extra facilities for your dog, for example a babysitting service or a special dog swimming lake or a dog shower. But also campsites where dogs are allowed in the rental accommodations or campsites where hiking trips are organized for dog and owner.

A lot of other French campsites allow dogs, the campsites can be selected from the search menu.

France’s naturist campsites are scattered all over the country by rivers and in the mountains as well as by the sea and beaches. French naturist campsites offer, peace, space and privacy

An aire naturelle campsite, the French nature campsite may have a maximum of 30 pitches. The size of a pitch must be at least 300 m2. At a nature campsite in France you will find peace & quiet, and large pitches.

Fancy a French city break or exploring a French city during your vacation? An inexpensive and relaxing option is a French city campground. City campsites in large or smaller cities are usually located on the outskirts of the city. But sometimes close to the center. Moreover, on city campsites are generally available for rent accommodations such as, mobile homes, Pipo tents or chalets. City campgrounds are often open in the spring and fall as well, and some are even open year-round.

If you like camping in winter or are passing through, you can visit several French campsites that are open in winter. In addition to the overview with winter camping, there are also separate sections with overviews of all winter sports campsites in French winter sports areas. And French camping open year-round.

Camping in or close to a French village has its advantages. Walking to the bakery for fresh croissants or stopping by that cozy terrace of the village pub in the evening.