Choose a campsite Dordogne this summer
Why not take your next camping holiday in the beautiful Dordogne region of France?
Steeped in history and located in a beautiful region of France, camping in the Dordogne will create memories you’ll never forget.
Whether you enjoy staying near lakes, long countryside walks or exploring traditional French towns and chateaux, the Dordogne is the perfect location for relaxing camping holidays.
Things to do on your camping holiday in the Dordogne
Get back to nature
Sunêlia Dordogne campsites make a great base to explore the miles of surrounding countryside. It’s the perfect area to take long peaceful walks through the unspoilt countryside and enjoy the peace and quiet of nature in the warm spring and summer sun.
What could be more enjoyable than a picnic alongside the Dordogne River, before returning to your campsite for a leisurely
swim in the pool?
Follow this with a cooling glass of wine on your mobile home terrace and you’ve got the recipe for a relaxing camping holiday
in the country.
Hire a bike or take a hike
Hire a bike and spend time riding through the winding lanes of the Dordogne countryside when you stay at our inland Sunêlia campsite in Sarlat la Canéda. Experience the chance to take life at a slower pace and enjoy some valuable family time.
Stop off along your journey for a refreshing French beer or coffee and croissant at a traditional French cafe. The relaxed vibe of biking along the French countryside is the perfect way to spend a holiday.
Serious walkers will welcome the challenge of hiking through the stunning French countryside of the Dordogne. You can book a group trip to a Sunêlia 4-star campsite and combine a walking tour with a touch of luxury.
Try out the water sports
Adventure lovers will find the huge choice of water sports at the Sunêlia campsites in the the Dordogne region in Sarlat a great way to have fun. Périgord noir is officially one of the “most beautiful villages of France” and offers a variety of water activities to try.
Go canoeing, kayaking or paddle boarding and have a real adventure. If you don´t feel like taking to the water, you can also try a spot of fishing and catch your supper to prepare at the campsite.
A camping holiday to remember in the Dordogne
Enjoy the campsite facilities
Staying at a Sunêlia campsite in the Dordogne Valley offers you the chance to spend time with your family and friends and forget everyday life.
The kids can make a splash in the campsite swimming pool while the grown-ups soak up the sun on a comfortable sun lounger or read a book in the shade.
Sunêlia campsites boast luxury mobile homes to make your stay with us even more enjoyable. You’ll have plenty of privacy and the space to spread out and relax in your own piece of paradise while experiencing a well-deserved break from the daily routine.
Keep the kids busy
A stay at a Sunêlia countryside campsite in Sarlat in the Dordogne will keep the kids entertained for hours. We can arrange plenty of daily activities to keep little ones and teenagers busy while you enjoy some valuable grown-up time.
Kids of all ages can enjoy a range of water-based activities - the essential part of any camping holiday in France !
The water parks have amazing water slides and rides to keep everyone cool and happy. This is a place to make new friends and experience the camping holiday of a lifetime in southwest France.
Wine and dine your partner
Enjoy a fabulous evening at your 4-star Sarlat campsite restaurant dining in the outdoor covered area under the stars. You can choose from a selection of delicious freshly prepared food after a cocktail at the campsite bar.
Then move on to an evening of entertainment at one of the many events we hold throughout the summer months. Fireworks, singing, dancing, karaoke… let yourself go!
The kids are welcome to, so there are no worries about getting a babysitter. This is your chance to spend time together as a family away from the pressures of home life.
So much to discover in the Dordogne
A taste of France in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
When you camp in western France, you will get the chance to mix with the locals and experience traditional French life. Stay at Sunêlia Périgord, where you can explore the medieval town of Sarlat.
This is the place to try out the local speciality – foie gras – at one of the many bars and cafés in the town. Don´t forget to take some back to the campsite too, for a delicious snack on your campsite terrace accompanied by a glass of French wine from the local vineyards.
The beaches of Dordogne
Believe it or not, but the Dordogne really does have beaches! All along the shores of the Dordogne River, you’ll find little outcrops of rocks and sandy beaches where you can enjoy a picnic and a refreshing dip.
Hiring a bike and stopping wherever you like is a great way to discover this area of France. Whether toddlers want to go paddling and splash or older members of the family want to swim, a trip to the river promises an idyllic family day out for all ages.
Dordogne from the water
Take a boat trip along the peaceful Dordogne River and enjoy the stunning scenery of this area. Experience a leisurely cruise along the river in a traditionally built Gabarres boat.
Admire the pretty stone houses of the villages and the imposing architectural beauty of the castles along the banks of the river.
After your relaxing boat trip, you can enjoy an ice cream in one of the village cafés before returning to your luxury campsite for a cooling swim in the pool.
The Dordogne is for everyone
Camping in the Dordogne with children
There’s so much to see and do with the kids in the Dordogne. When the children want a break from playing in the campsite water park, a trip to the Lascaux caves is sure to keep them entertained.
The prehistoric cave art and tour is a fascinating way to spend an afternoon discovering the history of the region (and it´ll keep you cool too!). Stay at a campsite near the prehistoric masterpieces of Lascaux.
If your little ones like animals, they’ll love the campsite mini farm. The campsite also has a Kids’ Club, giving mum and dad the chance to take a break while the kids have fun taking part in the organised activities.
Camping for adults in the Dordogne
This beautiful part of France is perfect for a romantic getaway with your partner. Staying at a Sunêlia campsite is the ideal way to celebrate a special occasion and spend time together. The area is also ideal for groups of friends who want to holiday together at a French campsite.
This region has been recognised as a Unesco World Heritage area due to its outstanding natural beauty, making it an extra special romantic setting.
Discover the history of the Lascaux caves painting, the Medieval castles and buildings and the tranquillity of the Dordogne Valley. You can also plunge into the depths of one of the largest chasms in Europe by exploring the Gouffre de Padirac.
You can discover the natural environment of the Dordogne by bike or on foot and enjoy a relaxing camping holiday surrounded by nature at our Sarlat campsite.