Travelling to France is not just always about enjoying the Bordeaux wine, Alps and champagne. In fact, a holiday with the family cannot be completely enjoyed without visiting the French forests and some of the best campsites that France offers. As most of these exciting family camping spots offer enchanting playgrounds and all the reasons for those looking to get away from their busy lives, these campgrounds are favoured by all. Here is our pick of some of the best camping spots in France that are ideal for families.
Le Châtelet Campsite, St Cast Le Guildo
Located at the north coast of Britanny, this small but lovely campsite has many attractions suitable for kids and adults alike. One of the main attractions of the beach is its proximity to the beaches that are excellent for swimming. The campsite is just a 45 minute drive from St Malo.
Les Mouettes Campsite, Carantec
Situated on the north coast of Britanny, this is a family-friendly camping site near the Roscoff ferry port in Northern France. Those travelling from the UK can take the ferry crossing to France using ferry services that sail from Portsmouth, Plymouth or Poole and travel to Cherbourg, St Malo, Caen, Le Havre or Roscoff. The campsite is less than a mile from the Carantec beaches and has all the settings that make everyone in the family want to come back for more.
Château De Galinée Campsite
Perfectly located in a rural setting, this family-run campsite has wide grassy pitches and large play areas for kids. The site has an indoor pool and a children’s pool together with wonderful outdoor swimming complex and pools. Most of the beaches here stretch long and are ideal for water sports and to just to walk and explore.
Camping Le Ranolien, Perros Guirec
Situated on the renowned ‘pink granite’ coast that is as well fascinating to the geologists as to the simple holiday makers, this family campsite has all the great facilities those travelling with the family expect. With stunning local beaches that call for long coastal walks, this coast features children’s club and also organises kayaking excursions and pony rides.
La Grande Metairie Campsite, Carnac
Situated adjacent to the famous Standing Stones of Carnac, this campsite is known for its countryside views and parklands. As this campsite is just outside the city of Carnac, campers can also visit various markets, restaurants, shops, churches and museums which will make holiday camping more fun.
Camping Base de Jablines, Jablines
This attractive, quiet and spacious location makes an ideal stopover for those visiting Disneyland or Paris. It also houses a large outdoor leisure complex where you can unwind and rest to your heart’s content. It is also ideal for boating and sailing as there is a lake nearby.
Château de Drancourt, Saint Valéry
This attractive camping site is perfectly placed for the beach and is as well near to the battle fields of Somme in case you are interested. The campsite is ideal for everyone except those looking for solitude as the atmosphere is very lively in high seasons. You can swim and also indulge in some pony riding classes and as well enjoy the many activities including water sliding, fishing or just play billiards and football.
Les Quatres Vents, Crevecoeur
This is a pleasant camping spot ideal for the families and is situated very near to the Disneyland and is ideal for a quick dip after a busy week. With wonderful play area for kids and kid-friendly activities on the site, this spacious campsite is perfect for camping with family.
La Croix du Vieux Pont, Berny-Rivière
Situated on the banks of river Aisne, this is one of the best French campsites having a wonderful holiday complex that enhances the beauty of this ground. It has three lakes to enjoy and indulge in some fishing and also has two heated outdoor pools and excelling sunbathing area. It further includes a baby pool with excellent water slides. Fishing, playing mini golf, football and table tennis are just some of the activities enjoyed here by the families.