There are some charming destinations in France for which there are one or more exceptional campsites! If you like to go on vacation in the water near a seaside resort, this article is for you. You will find everything you need to know to fully enjoy your stay along the Mediterranean coast or Atlantic coast.

Camping near the Calanques


The South of France attracts you regularly at the time of the summer holidays. Since there are many unusual accommodations to discover in early booking, as well as beautiful environments in the countryside. The creeks of Cassis are not foreign to this popular craze and can take full advantage of many camping clubs in the heart of Provence. Located in the Mediterranean Sea, the Calanques are well known in France and Corsica to accommodate multiple campsites seaside. The beauty of the landscapes is also very appreciated by the visitors of the Riviera.

Near Porto-Vecchio


If you are looking for a seaside destination of importance to the south of the island of beauty, the tourist capital of Porto-Vecchio seems to be an ideal destination. You will find beautiful beaches for camping holidays, even at the last minute. The bay of Santa Giulia is probably one of the most emblematic destinations of Corsica, with its white sand and its turquoise waters, which is often called “Pearl of the South”. On the occasion of a campsite by the sea and feet in the water, go to the south of the Gulf of Porto-Vecchio!

Gironde beach

The Gironde is a tourist destination of choice for those wishing to fully enjoy a campsite with direct access to the Atlantic coast. We find, along with the Gironde coast, all that founds the charm of the region: huge endless sandy beaches lined with dunes, maritime pine forests and some beautiful campsites and holiday villages. Among the campsites on the seafront in Gironde, note, for example, the tourist infrastructure of Pyla, a tourist city a great variety of landscapes, an amazing feature of southwestern France.

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Near Argelès

Between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountain range, there is the magnificent seaside resort of Argelès-sur-Mer. And if you are looking for a family destination with a sea view, the Racou beaches will be for you an ideal holiday option. A camping club in Argelès near the old port, between rocky coast, sandy beaches and typical fishing huts is a real exotic destination.

Normandy beach

Would you rather opt for a holiday in western France, in a campsite in Normandy for example? Again, no problem, since this region offers many solutions for a camping with direct access to the sea and other special offers for rental mobile homes. Note for example the many places available for camping on the beach 4 stars in La Capricieuse. You will enjoy a campsite by the sea along the Côte de Nacre, just 50 meters from the beach and less than 100 meters from local shops.

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Through this article, I have presented you to travel through some of the most beautiful destinations in France. You have discovered a seaside campsite with direct access to many beautiful natural landscapes – like the beach of Kervillen, bordered by a sandy beach and facing south, ideal for summer. More generally, it should be noted that the hexagon has nearly 5,500 km of coastline, with many beach destinations.