Camping in France for family
France offers a great selection of camping destinations where you can relax and spend valuable time with your family.
From camping next to the Mediterranean to camping in the north, France has so much to offer for all ages. Or have you thought about camping on the beautiful island of Corsica with its Italian influence?
Get close to nature and choose a campsite in the countryside or camp by the sea and make the most of a beach holiday.
The best family campsites in France
Do you want a memorable family holiday?
A camping trip to France offers a wide variety of great locations to choose from. Head for a campsite in the south of France and you’ll be surrounded by glorious countryside and have beaches on your doorstep.
A campsite on the French Riviera gives you the chance to experience the contemporary atmosphere of the Côte d’Azur while enjoying a relaxing family holiday.
Are you looking for a family-friendly campsite in the west of France? Our escapes in this region range from campsites in Brittany to campsites on the French Atlantic coast.
The kids will love the freedom of a camping site that has a swimming pool, a water park and plenty of things to keep them busy. Whether you want to kick back and relax or plan an activity-packed trip, camping promises an adventure to remember.
Choosing a luxury campsite in France
Do you want to holiday in the mountains, next to the water or in the heart of the countryside? Sunêlia offers every option at our range of quality family campsites in France. Our campsites in the French Alps welcome you with fresh mountain air and miles of beautiful scenery to walk in, while campsites next to lakes provide lots of options for water sports.
If you’re looking for a beach campsite holiday in a traditional French region, the Île-de-Re is the perfect choice. This quaint island is located in the west of France and has everything from history to pine forests and golden sandy beaches.
If countryside camping is on your agenda head for a campsite in the scenic Ardèche or try camping in the Vosges mountains. Our selection of family campsites in France has something to suit all tastes.
Choose a campsite in France with family facilities
So much more than a tent
Forget about putting up your tent yourself – why not try out glamping in France this year? Whilst we do offer tent pitches for our seasoned campers, you’ll find a luxury stay at a 5-star French campsite an unforgettable experience.
Glamping is the opportunity to camp without the discomfort of sleeping on the ground. Instead, relax and take life at your own pace in a luxury mobile home.
The kids can eat when they want, play in the campsite pool and will love the activities at the kids ‘club.
Family camping holidays in a mobile home give you the freedom to enjoy time at your own pace. You can get up when you wish, swim a few laps of the campsite pool, before exploring the area.
Make sure to visit the local markets and stock up on a delicious selection of French gastronomy, from fresh fruit and vegetables to famous French cheeses.
You’ll find plenty of options for a family picnic which you can prepare in moments and take on your hike or visit to the nearby beach.
The privacy of a mobile home
Why choose a mobile home for your next camping holiday? Aside from the range of fantastic locations throughout France, such as campsites in the heart of the Camargue or campsites in the Pyrenees, a mobile home gives you freedom.
There’s always something to do. You get all the comforts of home as well as the campsite facilities like heated swimming pools and water parks and a kids’ play area.
Plus, Sunêlia mobile homes are all located in peaceful environments, often surrounded by forests and offering direct access to lakes and the beach.
Create your own oasis in your luxury mobile home in France. Wake up to the sounds of nature, and have breakfast on your private terrace while planning your day.
You can enjoy the campsite heated pool, games room and sun loungers before setting off for a day of exploring. From family walks to bicycle hire and water sports – there’s something for everyone when you camp with Sunêlia.
How about challenging the kids to a game of mini golf or investigating the campsite games room?
Family campsites in France offer plenty of fun
Sun, sea and sand within easy reach of your campsite
Are you looking for a campsite within walking distance of the beach? Head for a campsite in the south east of France where you can forget the car and walk to the sea within minutes.
Or why not stay at a campsite in the Gironde in the west of France or a campsite close to the Atlantic ocean?
A seaside camping holiday provides lots of fun for all the family – building sandcastles, splashing in the waves and exploring rock pools are just some of the activities you can enjoy together.
Camping near the sea is ideal for families with children of all ages. Whilst the little ones play happily on the sand, teenagers can try out windsurfing or paddle boarding.
Our campsites in the Languedoc-Roussillon are all located within easy reach of the beach and promise plenty of long sunny days next to the calm waters of the Mediterranean Sea.
If you don´t want to travel too far with young children try a campsite in Normandy, which is within easy reach of the UK to France ferry ports.
Choose a scenic spot in the countryside
Camping in France is all about getting close to nature and relaxing. Introduce your children to the simple things in life :
- open spaces,
- the animals
- and plants that form part of rural France.
Book a campsite in the heart of Provence, with its miles of lavender fields and stunning scenery, or explore from your base at a campsite in the Basque country and experience the Spanish influence in this region.
Alternatively, camping in Landes combines the best of both worlds – vast green forests combined with the fun of the beach.
If you want to explore the French vineyards and include a little French history visit the Pays de la Loire. You can leave the kids at the campsite kids’ club while the adults enjoy a wine tour and visit the famous and imposing Château de Brissac.
History lovers will also enjoy staying at a campsite in Normandy, where you can visit the D-Day beaches and explore the inland countryside.
Need some time for yourself? Make the most of the campsite spa while the kids play safely the kids’ club.
Family campsites in France in scenic locations
Scenic views and open spaces
If you’re looking for a campsite in nature where you can take in beautiful sunsets, relax on your terrace with a glass of local wine and explore the countryside pick an inland campsite in the south of France. France is filled with vast expanses of countryside to discover with the family.
You can walk through national parks, hike in the mountains and cycle along trails whilst spending quality time together touring this magnificent country.
Wilderness fans will love a campsite in the mountains, living in 4-star luxury amidst the magic of the natural environment.
Camping in Lot allows you to relax, forget your everyday worries and spend valuable time with your family. Where else can you enjoy stunning views, tranquil water to swim in and safe beaches for the kids than at a lakeside campsite?
You can also fish and try and catch your supper to cook on the campsite barbecue.
Get away from it all in a perfect glamping location in France
Whether you choose to camp in the south west of France or take a camping holiday in the south east of France, this is time for you and the family. Forget electronics, and the pressures of work and school and take some time out for yourselves.
Choose a campsite surrounded by rolling hills with the luxury of both indoor and outdoor pools and a water park with water slides for the kids. There’s no need to travel miles to keep everyone happy and you’ll never hear “I’m bored”!
If you’re a nature lover but not sure about camping, glamping in France is the ideal solution. You get a comfy bed, a clean bathroom and your own private terrace set in breathtaking surroundings. Campsites mean making new friends too.
The kids can find new playmates and mum and dad can share a bottle of wine with new friends without having to worry about driving.
You can also feed the children early if you need to, using your fully equipped mobile home kitchen.
Book a campsite in France with the family
and share experiences
Explore France together
From the many historical monuments and French castles to rocky coves and wide sandy beaches, discovering France together is the perfect chance to try out something new.
You can dine under the stars at your mobile home or eat delicious French cuisine in the local restaurants, where children are always welcome. When you book a family camping holiday in France you’ll have a great experience to look forward to.
Family camping holidays in France boast so many choices. You can visit Disneyland Paris and the sights of the city, including the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, walk in the Alps or the Pyrenees and laze on the miles of glorious coastline.
Introduce the kids to the French culture with its outdoor lifestyle and laid-back feel and take them on a camping holiday in France.
Camping in other European destinations
We also have campsites in Spain where you can stay near the magnificent Mediterranean coast with the Pyrenees in the background and explore all the Costa Brava has to offer.
Or perhaps you’d prefer a family campsite on the Italian Riviera, with its charming villages and pristine beaches. How will you choose which luxury camping holiday to book this year?
Alternatively, our Netherlands campsite is a great choice if you’ve never visited this part of Europe before. This campsite is open all year and you’ll find it located right next to the beach.
The spacious mobile homes have plenty of room around them, so you feel like you’ve got your own little corner of paradise.
Why not follow the famous Dutch tradition of cycling and hire bikes for your stay?
Surrounded by woodland and spacious countryside, Sunêlia campsites offer a special holiday experience.
Choose from a vast selection of camping holidays in France and Europe and make lasting memories with your family.
3 key points to remember
- Glamping with the family is where nature and luxury meet.
- Camping with the family gives you the chance to set your own timetable.
- Camping holidays in France offer many different experiences.