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From the rugged scenery of the Alps to stunning sandy beaches and cosmopolitan cities full of amazing architecture and fabulous food – there’s a reason France is one of the most popular camping and caravanning destinations in the world. If you’re planning your next trip to this country of culture, don’t miss our in-depth guides to camping in France.

5 Beautiful Places to go Camping in France

Peter Stannett | 21 Jun 2022

There are many reasons to go camping in France for your summer holiday. There are sunny beaches, blue seas, magnificent mountains and great food and drink. France also has a fantastic camping culture, so there are many great campsites to choose from, most of which have fabulous facilities.
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7 Ingenious French Inventions

Rob Fearn | 20 Jun 2022

France is best known for its art and its cuisine, both of which are well worth shouting about. But you may not know that the French have also come up with some brilliant inventions. Here are, in our opinion, the most ingenious of them all.
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France’s best churches and cathedrals

Rob Fearn | 26 May 2022

Sometimes on holiday, you reach a moment where you need a change. You’ve relaxed and devoured that book, and just fancy a fresh diversion to pique your interest before diving into the next blockbuster.
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12 French phrases, quotes & proverbs

Rob Fearn | 20 May 2022

While some of the phrases, quotes, & proverbs below are not uniquely French, they are among our favourites.
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French architecture through the ages

Rob Fearn | 17 May 2022

French architecture has a long and, needless to say, flamboyant history.
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Best in Travel 2022

Ben Tully | 20 Jan 2022

Every year, our friends at Lonely Planet publish the ultimate list of countries, regions and cities which they deem must-visits for the year ahead. We're excited that more of the destinations that we offer have been chosen to represent 2022's Best in Travel than ever before.
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5 of the Best Countries for Camping

Peter Stannett | 17 Jan 2022

For making memories, having great experiences and relaxation you can't beat a good camping holiday. Whether you prefer a tent, caravan or motorhome, you can experience the best in an affordable way and without missing out on all of the holiday luxuries you want to enjoy.
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UNESCO: France

Ben Tully | 15 Nov 2021

There are some impressive places on the list in France, as you can well imagine, such as Chatres Cathedral, the Palace of Versailles and the fortified city of Carcassone. So why not plan your next trip across the Channel to visit some of these sites, they’ve been given this status for a reason, so you know you’re in for a treat!
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Tips for a Great Holiday in France

Peter Stannett | 24 Sep 2021

France is a fantastic place for a holiday. And if you take your tent, touring caravan or motorhome, it can be even better. If you don't have these, you could book a static caravan instead and holiday in some of the best regions and at some of the best campsites and caravan parks available.
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France: Five of the Most Beautiful Regions to Visit

Peter Stannett | 2 Sep 2021

There are many reasons to go camping in France for your summer holiday; sunny beaches, blue seas, magnificent mountains and great food and drink. France also has a fantastic camping culture meaning there are lots of great campsites to choose from, most of which have very high-quality facilities.
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Spotlight on the Vendee

Rob Fearn | 2 Apr 2021

There are four distinct regions to the Vendée département: the Bocage, a rolling, wooded area of low hills; the Plaine with its open countryside and rich arable land, golden with wheat and sunflowers in summer; and two marshy areas - the silent Marais Breton to the north, the lush, verdant slow-moving waters of the Marais Poitevin to the south
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Curious Camping Part 1: Fascinating France

Peter Stannett | 7 Jan 2021

This is a country that has everything. Whether you are looking for sun, sea and sand or a cultural trip...
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Take a trip to Southern France for a luxury camping experience

Alan Rogers | 2 Dec 2020

This is a region that has much to offer, whether it’s tranquil holidays making the most of the sun, sea...
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10 Things You Must See in France

Alan Rogers | 5 Nov 2020

France is a fantastic holiday destination for couples and families alike. From the quiet romantic getaway to the action-packed, all-out...
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9 Reasons to Love Camping in France

Alan Rogers | 8 Jul 2020

France is a great country to visit which is why it makes such a perfect place to go on holiday
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Explore the vineyards of Alsace

Alan Rogers | 23 Apr 2020

Camping in France is one of life's simple pleasures. Fantastic scenery, beautiful beaches around the coast and with swathes of countryside, you can feel like you are miles from anywhere.
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Camping Le Tour de France

Rob Fearn | 14 Feb 2020

The Tour de France is not only the biggest and most widely celebrated bicycle race in the world, but it's...
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Campsites Near Disneyland Paris

Ben Tully | 7 Feb 2020

If you want to avoid spending thousands on hotels, here are some of the best campsites near Disneyland Paris that...
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Puttin' on the Ritz

Ben Tully | 9 Jan 2020

The what, where and why of Biarritz
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Take your caravan or motorhome on the slow route to North-East Spain

John Corrall | 31 Oct 2019

We're often asked for suggested routes, and the way to Spain is one which crops up regularly. With this in...
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