Eurocamp France – best Eurocamp sites in France for families
Last year was our first Eurocamp holiday with our young children and we had such a wonderful week exploring the Dordogne. We loved our week in France and found the ferry travel stress free with the little ones, so we headed back this year for a three week road trip exploring the West coast of France. Eurocamp has always been a firm favourite growing up, I remember many a Summer with my family, enjoying the beautiful sunshine, walking to the local supermarket for croissants or freshly baked french bread for breakfast. I remember the long sunny days on the beaches and hours of fun in the Eurocamp kids’ club. Beautiful memories. Last year I spent hours searching on the Eurocamp site, looking through all of the reviews, trying to decide which are the best Eurocamp sites in France for families and in particular a good Eurocamp parc for toddlers. With three children 3, 5 and 9, I was keen to find a choice of the best Eurocamp parcs for a holiday with kids.
Here, I have selected 11 top Eurocamp sites in France many that have been tried and tested by the Otis and Us tribe or by others. Which do you fancy?
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1. La Croix du Vieux Pont, Paris
With its gently flowing rivers and sleepy towns you will find the hidden charms of the Aisle Valley … yet only 90 minutes away lies the magic of Disneyland Paris and the wonderful City of Paris.
La Croix du Vieux Pont in Paris has lots on-site for children including four pools (one with a retractable roof and an outdoor pool). There are also bars and two restaurants and plenty of activities for all the family to enjoy, including canoeing, tennis and karting. The parc has direct access to a lake.
It is a popular place to stay in France, with Paris a day trip away. Disneyland® Resort Paris is also just over an hour and a half drive away, and reachable by bus that runs from the parc.
2. Domaine des Ormes, Brittany
Domaine des Ormes (Brittany) is set in 400 acres of wooded parkland, and is a beautiful parc in a tranquil setting. Domaine des Ormes, a family-run parc is set across wildflower meadows and a large lake. The parc offers five pools including outdoor pools and covered pools to cater for all weather conditions as well as six waterslides, a sauna and jacuzzi! The parc also has its own 18 hole golf course with its exclusive clubhouse, and a horse riding school offering rides for all ages and abilities.
Nearby – St Malo is close by, offering a castle, museums, and Le Grand Aquarium. Mont St Michel and Dinan are also within driving distance of the campsite, making for great days out.
3. Château Le Brevedent Campsite, Normandy
Nestled in orchards that surround a lake, and overlooked by a château … this beautiful and picturesque family friendly parc is within easy reach of Le Havre. Château Le Brevedent Campsite offers a multi-levelled waterpark in a quintessentially French environment. This small parc offers 132 pitches and is a friendly authentic family run parc. You will find a range of facilities and a warm welcome from the friendly Anglo-French owners including table tennis, football, badminton and boules. There are 3 playground areas, and the parc runs its own kids clubs.
Nearest beach is 25km and nearest town is 3km.
4. St. Avit Loisirs, Dordogne
St Avit Loisirs is a beautiful holiday parc, set in the heart of the French countryside and is considered one of the county’s premier campsites. The parc offers a total of four pool complexes, including an indoor tropical-style swimming pool, a kids’ play pool and a lazy river. If you can can tear the kids away from the poolside, there is so much to do nearby St Avit Loisirs including a visit to Le Bugue, Beynac, or Sarlat.
Back to St Avit Loisirs and you will find plenty to keep the kids entertained including football, fishing, table tennis, basket ball, cycle hire, or canoeing (20km). The parc also offers a jam packed schedule of free activities 6 days a week with English speaking kids reps and activities for every age group.
5. Les Alicourts Resort, Loire
Les Alicourts Resort Pierrefitte, in Loire is a fun packed parc offering its own beachside lake. Les Alicourts is a family friendly resorts allowing you to explore the beautiful Loire Valley and beyond…. if you can tear yourself away from the organised activities for kids, adventure play area, and excellent pool complex and four waterslides. If this seems a little too much the adults can try out the indoor Balneo therapy wellness centre with a sauna, massage, Turkish bath and hydro-massage.
There are a range of family friendly activities on offer including football, table tennis, basketball, karting and cycle hire. The town is around 15km away, and the river is 0.5km away.
6. Le Port de Limeuil Campsite, Dordogne
We fell in love with the Dordogne region when we visited in May 2019. Le Port de Limeuil Campsite in the Dordogne is a beautiful relaxed parc with direct access to the Dordogne river. You can sail across the river, paddle, or enjoy parc-organised canoe trips. The parc has a lovely outdoor pool complex with a kids’ splash pool and provides an opportunity to stop…slow down, and unwind. There is a pizzeria and snack bar along with plenty of restaurants located nearby.
7. Les Sablons Campsite, Languedoc
Les Sablons is close to Béziers and has direct access to a beach – perfect for a family friendly holiday.
Les Sablons is a great parc with a wide range of family friendly facilities including a bar, restaurant, and pool complex. The pools complex offers five swimming pools, including one for kids and one just for over 18s with a water massage bed and jacuzzi. The parc has direct access to a lovely beach and the resort of Portiragnes Plage – where you’ll find bars, restaurants and weekly markets.
8. Le Clarys-Plage, Vendée
Le Clarys Plage in the Vendée is a fantastic family friendly parc. It has a large pool complex with an outdoor pool, waterslides, heated indoor pool and jacuzzi. The beach is just a short stroll away along with plenty of restaurants and bars. There is a lovely new kids play area and a large number of activities on-site including tennis and football.
9. Le Pin Parasol Campsite Vendee
Le Pin Parasol Campsite, Vendee is set in woodlands on the banks of a lake and is a really beautiful site for families. The parc has direct access to Lac du Jaunay where you can try a spot of lake fishing, or hire a pedalo. It is a favourite with families with a beautiful pool complex, waterslides, indoor pool and spa. You will also find plenty of activities available here including canoeing, windsurfing (12km), football, archery and fishing and cycle hire and there is also activities for kids including a parc run kids club and animation programme.
Nearby you can visit Puy du Fou, (around 1.5 hours away) – an incredible theme park and the lovely beaches at Brétignolles, are just a short drive away.
10 .Le Mané Guernehué Campsite, Brittany
We visited Le Mané Guernehué Campsite last year and absolutely loved it. It is a wonderful parc set in a fabulous location and has so much to do on-site. The beach is around 3km away, and the town is 0.7km away. Le Mané Guernehué offers indoor and outdoor pools with plenty of waterslides to keep the family entertained. There is also a wellness centre, sauna, and a new horse riding centre to enjoy. The parc offers a number of activities including football, archery, fishing, table tennis, basketball, and mini golf. The parc runs its own kids’ clubs, that you’re welcome to use throughout your holiday.
There is a restaurant and takeaway on-site, and an adventure course and trampoline for the adventurous!
read more about our Brittany road trip in our camper van here
11. Le Val de Bonnal Campsite, Jura
Le Val de Bonnal Campsite offers swimming in the lakes in beautiful countryside in the heart of the Jura.
This traditional parc is popular with sports enthusiasts and families alike. There is a wonderful pool complex with lagoon pool and waterslides, and not to mention the two beautiful lakes – one of which has a safe area for swimming and a large grassy lawn ideal for sunbathing and relaxing. The parc is near a town (3.5km) and offers lots of parc-run activities to enjoy including canoeing, football, fishing, table tennis, and cycle hire. The parc runs its own kids’ clubs, and again you’re welcome to make use of these throughout the holiday.
So there you go… our selection of 11 of the Best Eurocamp sites in France for families including carefully selected Eurocamp sites in France that are great for toddlers.
Do you have any favourite Eurocamp parcs to add to the list?
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