The Best Places for Camping in the South of France

Are you looking for an unforgettable camping experience?

Then why not get away from it all at a Sunêlia campsite in the south of France? A range of spacious quality French campsite accommodation awaits you. Whether you want a family camping holiday or a romantic getaway, the sun-drenched beaches and spectacular scenery of the South of France has it all.


Looking for a camping holiday on the Mediterranean coast?

Make your next break a camping holiday by the sea

If you love the sun, sea and beautiful vistas then camping on the Mediterranean coast is for you. Camping in the south of France boasts a variety of things to see and do for all ages. From lazy days on the beach to exploring quaint French villages and eating in family-friendly restaurants, it’s no wonder camping in the south of France is so popular. Camping on the breath-taking Côte d'Azur, with its 3,000 hours of sunshine a year is the perfect way to combine beach time with the campsite swimming pool complexes and water parks.

Our 5-star campsite in Fréjus, on the beautiful Côte d’Azur has something for everyone. The numerous activities on offer, from aqua gym, to dance classes, a vast selection of sports and a kids’ club mean you’ll never be bored at this Mediterranean campsite. You couldn´t get closer to the sea than at our Camargue campsite. With its direct access to the beach, the warm, clear waters of the Mediterranean invite you to take a dip before exploring the unspoilt beauty of Bouches-du-Rhône.

You’ll discover more Mediterranean coast campsites in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. From impressive mountain views to white sandy beaches, and vineyards and castles to see, a camping holiday in the south of France is a great way to enjoy this region’s attractions. Whether you prefer a camping pitch or a luxury mobile home right next to the sea, this campsite in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a fabulous holiday destination.


Beach campsites for all the family

Camping on the Mediterranean coast gives you the opportunity to enjoy a well-deserved break with family and friends. There’s so much to do at each of our campsites in the South of France, and in the surrounding areas – sports, cycling, walking, swimming, canoeing… the list is endless. Whether you prefer a mobile home or a tent, Sunêlia has a range of campsites in the South of France.

Most of our French campsites offer kids’ clubs and currently four have a crèche for the younger members of the family, so mum and dad can spend some grown-up time together. For the perfect idyllic camping holiday in the south of France, our campsite in Corsica is a great escape from the daily routine. This hidden oasis has everything you need, whether you prefer to bask in the sun, take part in your favourite sports or activities or visit the delights of this idyllic island.


Camping on the French Riviera

The French Riviera is a location known for its stylish, cosmopolitan towns. Our campsite at Sunêlia L’Argentière in Saint Tropez near the town of Cogolin, is the perfect base to explore this chic region. If you love people watching a visit to St Tropez, the famous millionaire’s playground is a must. Or take a stroll around Nice with its wide range of shops and markets and enjoy a walk or bike ride along the famous Promenade des Anglais.

If you’re camping on the French Riviera a visit to Cannes, home of the popular Film Festival, should be on your destination list. The festival takes place every May/June, but there’s plenty to do during the rest of the year. You can explore the port and old town then treat yourself to an afternoon on a private beach, with showers, changing rooms and lunch at an outdoor restaurant.
Why not have a little ‘you time’ on the French Riviera while you leave the kids at the Saint Tropez campsite kids’ club?

Unforgettable camping in the French countryside

Camping in Provence

Camping inland in the south of France offers you the chance to enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside and is the ideal place to recharge your batteries. For a taste of the beauty and charm of the Regional Park of Provence region, camping in Haute-Provence is an ideal choice.

The combination of a wide range of outdoor activities alongside the enchanting landscapes, lavender fields and warm breezes makes this a great family holiday spot. And when the kids want to do their own thing, why not enrol them in the kids’ or teen club?


Camping in France for nature lovers

Camping in the Ardèche is perfect for lovers of an outdoors holiday. Why not spend the morning hiking then rejuvenate with an afternoon at the spa while the younger members of the family have fun at the kids’ club? For the adventurous, there’s white water rafting, rock climbing, horse riding and swimming in the river, all located near another of our Ardèche campsites.
And for canyoning, boards sports, animal parks and fishing enthusiasts, camping in the Midi-Pyrénées is the perfect choice.

Why not take a camping holiday on the edge of the Atlantic?

Discover the beauty of traditional France

The spectacular Atlantic coast of south-west France offers plenty to do – safe beaches for the kids, picnics in the sand dunes, surfing, amusement parks… Camping in the south of France is ideal for families with children, groups of friends or couples.
For a unique camping holiday why not rent a mobile home in the chic Cap Ferret and Bassin d’Arcachon region of France? If you’re looking for a taste of traditional French life this area offers quaint towns, delicious seafood and miles of white sandy beaches lapped by calm waters.

Camping Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc is the ideal destination for wine lovers. This picturesque region boasts acres of vineyards and is surrounded by the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Médoc campsite boasts both outdoor and indoor swimming pools, so you can take a dip whenever you like. Why not try our 5-star campsite at Charente Maritime on the pretty Île-de-Ré for an unforgettable luxury camping holiday?

Another campsite on the edge of the Atlantic is in Seignosse, in the stunning region of Landes. Set amongst the green pines of the forest, and only metres from the sea, this hidden gem will make your camping trip to France a holiday to remember.


Peace and tranquillity near the Spanish coast and Basque Country

With forest trails, beaches, sailing, tennis, paddle boarding… there’s something for everyone at our campsite in the Pyrénées-Orientales. Escape daily life and explore this picturesque location surrounded by pines and palm trees. Camping in the heart of the Basque region offers everything you need to enjoy a well-deserved camping break in the south of France. This area captures the essence of French culture. With the lure of a relaxing day on the beach, a lazy lunch sampling the delicious Basque cuisine in a cosy little bistro or on the campsite terrace or walks in the breath-taking countryside, this location will capture your imagination.

In the far corner of south-west France, you’ll find another Basque region campsite in the heart of the Atlantic Pyrenees. This unique area, with its Spanish influence, is bordered by stunning mountain scenery yet within easy reach of the sea.
Explore the best of both worlds with stunning coastal walks, mountain hiking trails and then spend a relaxing afternoon by the campsite pool while the kids let off steam at the water park.

Things to do when camping in the South of France

Discover the real France

The south of France is full of attractions for all ages. From playgrounds and safe, sandy beaches for the little ones to sports activities such as scuba diving, kayaking and jet skiing for teens and adults; you’ll never run out of things to do. Culture lovers will find the traditional French villages and pretty seaside resorts scattered throughout the south of France enchanting.

Each has its own unique character and invites you to learn its history, stroll along tree-lined boulevards and stop off for a pain au chocolate or a glass of local wine at an outdoor café and watch the world go by. Local markets burst with fresh produce and give you the chance to immerse yourself in la vie française and practise your French.


The beauty of camping in France

The combination of enchanting landscapes, clean and uncrowded beaches, and glimpses of French life make this wonderful area a superb choice for a camping holiday in France. The only worry you’ll have is whether you’ll have time to fit everything in!

Why not give yourself something to look forward to and book your next camping holiday in the south of France? If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday but not sure which French campsite to choose sign up for our newsletter with your mail address and we’ll send you plenty of ideas.