Categories: Camping

20 Best French Campsites with Half Term Availability

From Brittany and Normandy to the sunny south east coast, 20 of the best campsites and glamping sites in France with availability this summer half term…

From Brittany and Normandy to the sunny south east coast, here’s our pick of the best campsites in France with availability this summer half term…

Lac de Carcans

This lakeside campsite in the dunes of
South West France is within walking distance of the beach and has a range of
camping pitches and glamping options. 
Book now.

Mille Étoiles

Regular camping pitches, furnished
safari tents and luxury yurts can all be booked in this wooded campsite
overlooking the Ardèche River. There’s an excellent café and pool and it’s a
short stroll to the waterside.
 Book now.

Simply Canvas

Luxury safari tents make for an easy
family break at this garden-like site near Bergerac. Breakfast is included,
there are bikes to borrow and oodles of activities for kids. 
Book now.

Lac de Pélisse Lot

Floating on a tranquil lake, two wooden
cabins each sleep a family of four comfortably. You can fish from the row boat,
explore the lake by canoe or simply lounge on the sun terrace. A fresh
breakfast is paddled out to you each morning. 
Book now.


Deep in the heart of Parc Livradois
Forez, this green glamping site has an alpine feel. Luxury yurts make a
romantic setting for two or a cosy family abode. Campfires, bush craft and the
wild setting all make it a top choice for children. 
Book now.

La Blanquette

La Blanquette’s vintage caravan and
accompanying wooden cabin make a perfect alternative break for travelling
couples. Cosy, romantic and decked out in a retro style, it’s an ideal spot for
escaping half term crowds. Book now.

La Vendée Bretonnière Atlantic Coast

Within driving distance of the coast,
this large but secluded site has a fishing pond, swimming pool and heaps of
family facilities. The inland location adds to its tranquility and quiet local
roads are ideal for cycling. 
Book now.

Camping la Chatonnière Dordogne

On the banks of the River Isle and within walking distance of a grand, 12th century château, Camping La Chatonnière offers back-to-basic camping with easy wild swimming access. Pitches start from just €14. 
Book now.


A few miles from Tour on the fringes of
the Loire Valley, this eco-conscious woodland campsite has a swimming pool and
on-site restaurant overlooking a lake. Pitches vary from small wild spots to
larger family emplacements with a great range in between. 
Book now.

Grand Bois

In the hills of South East France, this
expansive campsite within a wooded nature reserve, has plenty of spaces and
plenty of options too: Tents, campervans and caravans are all welcome, while
luxury safari tents are available to rent. 
Book now.


On the banks of the Aveyron, this
unspoiled site has just 33 pitches, so be sure to book early if you’re planning
a summer break. Wild, natural and with easy access to the river, it’s a
favourite for traditional tent campers. 
Book now.

Indigo les Châteaux Loire

There are a dozen châteaux within driving distance of this aptly named campsite in France’s Loire Valley. The family focused, riverside spot takes campers, caravanners and glampers too, with heaps of facilities. Pitches cost from €15.50 for two people. 
Book now.


With the Pyrénées in one direction and
the Atlantic coast in the other, this well located glamping site features six striking geo-domes. Children sleep in hanging pods and a swimming pool,
playground and bar make it popular for families. 
Book now.

Camping la Serre Languedoc

Giant pitches and an on-site nature reserve make this South France site stand out. Despite the size, pitches numbers are limited to ensure space and, if you don’t fancy camping, there’s a luxury tree house too! 
Book now.

Belle Vue

Terrific valley views, a peaceful vibe
and the friendliest of hosts keep visitors returning to this Dordogne campsite,
a favourite on the Cool Camping website from the early days. 
Book now.

Camping Pré Fixe Midi-Pyrènèes

Safari tents, bell tents, cabins and
regular camping are all available options for a half term break at Pré Fixe in
the south of France. Popular with families, there is a large playground and
swimming pool. 
Book now.

Domaine du

Peaceful tent pitches are joined by
safari tents and a romantic, refurbished gypsy waggon that’s still available
over the hlaf term break. Campfires are permitted, groups are welcome and the
river Loire is within stroll distance. 
Book now.

Le Bois

A short drive from the North Brittany
coast, this traditional camping site is just 20 minutes from Mont St-Michel.
There’s a swimming pool, bijou café-bar and a playground for little’uns. Easily
accessed from the ferry port. 
Book now.

Domaine la Chapelle Limousin

This small Limousin campsite has just six grassy pitches so advanced booking is essential. The pleasant setting is matched by a fabulous on-site restaurant and there is a swimming pool and activities for children. 
Book now.


20 grass pitches, a wooden chalet and
luxurious safari tents are all available at this fruitful site in the south.
Apple trees and sunflower fields surround the camping area and there’s
excellent communal BBQ on weekends. 
Book now.

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