Camping Holidays in South of France

Head south for waves, wine and fragrant pines

If you’re looking for a great outdoors holiday experience, make sure Ardèche and Auvergne is on your list of regions to visit. The diverse landscape and climate is perfect for nature-lovers. In the heart of the Massif Central you will find the lush, green, beautiful Auvergne, home to beautiful parks, lakes forest and extinct volcanoes!

Sports enthusiasts need look no further than Ardèche and Auvergne, with canoeing, climbing, hiking, caving, mountain biking and paragliding amongst the most popular activities.

The waterworks continue in the West, with Gironde’s endless coastal resorts that are packed with sand dunes, beaches and chances to hit the surf. Further south you’ll find Landes and a slower pace of life, fuelled by Bordeaux’s famous grapes.

south of france countryside, collioure, aiguines vineyards

Enjoy beaches galore in Languedoc and Roussillon, a region that’s filled with seaside resorts and super seafood, or make a short trip inland to visit the stunning medieval town of Carcassonne.

Follow your nose all the way to the lavender fields of Provence and visit Grasse, home to the world’s greatest perfumeries, or dip your toes into the glamorous Riviera towns, including St Tropez, Cannes, Nice and Marseille. 

Or why not island-hop to Corsica, a rocky spot surrounded by the deep blue Mediterranean, with forests and history aplenty? Explore its coastline and stop off at stylish resorts for a taste of local culture or even give water sports a go.

Make your way to the stunning Pyrénées to fill your lungs with clean, fresh air and breathe in the fragrant pine forests. Follow one of their trails or paths, which are ideal for hiking and cycling; perhaps you’ll stumble upon a mountain village complete with a world-class spa! Ideal when staying in one of many of our campsites on the south of France.

Regions in South of France

Sprinkle your holiday with glamour on the Côte d'Azur or take a step back to historic Provence and hike through hills and gorges.

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Hop between the land of two halves for outdoors adventure in the Ardèche and heaps of Roman history in Auvergne.

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Gloriously green and pristine, with awesome views throughout, this island will delight your senses!

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Climb Europe's biggest sand dune, sail around Fort Boyard, visit the vineyards of Bordeaux and relax on wide open beaches.

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Feel on top of the world amidst the high Pyrénées, cycle through huge pine forests in Landes and hit the beaches in stylish Biarritz.

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Traditional southern France meets quirky Catalonia in this diverse region. Explore deep gorges cut into the mountains or relax by the coast at warm, sandy beaches.

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Frequently asked questions about camping holidays in the South of France

What are the best campsites for holidays in the South of France?

We feature over fifty campsites in the South of France across eleven regions and islands. Catering for all budgets, the majority of our campsites are four and five-star rating, all with a superb range of facilities, activities and entertainment including small to spectacular swimming pool complexes, and on-site restaurants. Choose countryside or coastal regions, or combine both for the best outdoor holiday experience, across Gironde & Charente-Maritime, Ardeche & Auvergne, Riviera & Provence, Languedoc & Roussillon, Landes & Pyrenees and Corsica.

Where are the best campsites near to a beach in the South of France?

If it's warm sandy beaches you're after, head to the coast of Languedoc & Roussillon and you'll find many of our campsites within a short distance from, or with direct access to, a glorious golden beach. For a touch of glamour, combine beach with the buzz of the sizzling French Riviera towns of St Tropez, Cannes and Nice. Or, hop across to the beautiful island of Corsica and dive into the deep Mediterranean waters. One of our campsites in Corsica is directly on a beach, with the other just 1.5km from the lovely sandy Solenzara beach.

How do I travel to campsites in the South of France?

We have lots of ways to help you get to your campsite in the South of France. With a huge choice of ferry operators and routes - not to mention Eurotunnel, taking your car and combining with stop-offs at villages and vineyards en route from Calais, can transform the journey into a real adventure. Alternatively, rail travel is a relaxing and comfortable way to get there, with direct Eurostar services from London reaching Avignon in under six hours, you can be exploring Provence in no time! Or the TGV network will get you to Nice from Paris in just over five and a half hours. We can also make your flight-inclusive arrangements for you, taking the hassle out of finding the best routes. When you book a package holiday with us you're also fully protected by our ABTA and ATOL bonding.

How can I see which campsites are available to book a holiday in the South of France?

You can search using the calendar on individual campsite pages or use our main search function on our website to quickly see which campsites are still available under SOUTHERN FRANCE during the period you want to go on holiday.