France is an incredible holiday destination, with superb beaches, wonderful countryside, breathtaking natural sights, pretty villages and vibrant towns and cities, awe-inspiring attractions, food and wine that is famous across the world, and all across the stretch of water the French call La Manche.
Une multitude de paysages
France has every different landscape you can imagine. From the rugged cliffs and pretty coves in the north to the long sandy surf beaches on the west coast. From the beautiful undulating valleys littered with fairytale castles in the Loire to the glitz and glamour of the Côte d'Azur. From the impressive mountains of the Alps to the pretty Pyrenees in the south. You just have to discover your favourite!
There's non-stop action to be found at top-of-the-range campsites in France. From the activities on park such as football, swimming and tennis to outdoor adventure such as hiking, canoeing and golf. If you love your waterspouts you'll find surfing, kitesurfing and sailing.
Tempting the taste buds
France is famous for its food and it's not hard to see why. You'll find delicious meals on our campsite restaurants plus you can venture further afield to try local delicacies from nearby cafes and restaurants. Our Siblu team will always be on hand to recommend the best places to go!
Culture & Activities
Food & Drink
Each region is renowned for having its own culinary specialties and French are good at making an event out of a meal! In France, we feast, we taste and when we are at the table, we talk about food! Whichever area you visit in France, be sure to try out the local delicacy.
Not to be missed...
Top attractions in the north of France include Mont St Michel, the Bayeux Tapestry, the D-Day Landing beaches. Head west to the Vendee for the world's greatest theme park, Puy de Fou, and beautiful harbour towns such as La Rochelle just a little further south. Relax inland in the peaceful setting of the Loire, visiting the impressive castles of the area. A wine buff? Head to Bordeaux and the beautiful little village of Saint-Emilion, or travel east to the famous Languedoc, a region filled with vineyards and the famous Carmargue horses. On the Côte d'Azur, St Tropez and Nice are not to be missed.
Water sports, swimming pool, water games, petanque, hiking, cycling, tennis, mini-golf, archery are all activities on offer during your stay at our campsites in France.
Relaxing on site
When you're not wizzing down a waterslide or hanging off a climbing tower, then you're taking selfies drinking cocktails at the outside bar, watching the sunset. Perfect moments to be captured!
The Dune du Pilat
Take your cameras to highest dune in Europe and pretend you're in the film, Dune. This impressive sand mountain is to be found near our campsites in Gironde and is worth the hike to the top.
The beach at sunset
Head to the west coast of France to see the sun descend beautifully into the ocean. You'll get some great shots from anywhere along the west, from the Vendee down to the Charente Maritime, and south of Bordeaux towards Biarritz and Spain. If you like the idea of watching the sunset from a bar, then head to the cafe on the Pointe de Trevignan in Brittany, near our campsite in Pont Aven, or to St Jean de Monts or Les Sables d'Olonne, near our campsites Le Bois Masson and Bois Dormant.
Not to be missed...
Think France - think fairytale castles or chateaux. Visit the Loire and immerse yourself in the French national history, some of the most popular castles being Chambord, Chenonceaux, Azay-le-Rideau, and Cheverny.
The wine route
A holiday to France of course wouldn't be complete without picking up a few bottles of the best local vino. Whether in Languedoc-Roussillon, Landes, Loir-et-Cher or the Loire-Atlantique region, you're sure to find something to your taste.
With huge areas of coastline, France can't help but excel at all types of watersports. Whichever region you go, whether from the south Brittany coast or the Vendee or the Atlantic coast in the south west, you'll find plenty of sailing schools and hire shops to allow you to enjoy your sailing adventures!
you must try!
Le pastis Landais et Gascon (vanilla and rum cake)
Les huîtres de Hossegor (Oysters)
La brioche vendéenne
Les grisettes de Montpellier (liquorice balls)
Le gâteau breton (Breton cake)
La tarte à la praline de Lyon (fruit tart)
Shhh...don't tell anyone about...
Pilat National Park
If you want to get away from the crowds, particularly in the height of summer, then head to one of the largest national parks in France. Close to our Les Rives de Condrieu campsite, you can hike or mountain bike this spectacular mountain area, It's also a great place for bird and wildlife spotting.
Nicknamed the island of flowers, this little known place off the west coast of France (near Roman) is a little slice of paradise. Enjoy the small typical fishing villages, and admire the white sand beaches with turquoise water. If you enjoy cycling, you'll love the 160 km of cycle paths in the area. Stay here at our campsite Mer et Soleil d'Oléron.
La Palmyre Zoo
Located not far from our Bonne Anse campsite, the La Palmyre zoo has nearly 1,000 animals, housed in spacious natural enclosures. The zoo was established more than 40 years ago and is famous for it's breeding programme of endangered species. A brilliant day out with the family.