Active holidays

Open-air holidays really are the best way to relax and revel in the present moment, together with friends and family, away from the stresses of our increasingly urban lifestyles. And spending time in the great outdoors and activities go hand-in-hand.

For ideas and inspiration, take a look at our articles on activity weekends, hiking and walking holidays, bike camping, fishing holidays, canoe and kayaking holidays and lots more.

And then, of course, check out our excellent selection of campsites in France, in Italy and other countries which are only waiting to be explored. Whether you fancy a luxury chalet, a fully furnished glamping tent or are happy to go back-to-basics with a traditional campervan or tent pitch, we have your activity holiday accommodation sorted.

best walking and hiking routes in France

The best walking and hiking routes in France

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The best walking and hiking routes in France

France is a country that boasts a famous coastline, the largest man-made forest in Western Europe, miles upon miles of vine-filled fields and world-renowned mountain ranges. So, it’s little wonder that it is a favourite amongst campers and hikers from all over the world. With so much of the natural world to explore in France,…  Read more

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Camping and fishing holidays in France

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Camping and fishing holidays in France

France has a lot to offer campers who have a passion for fishing. From the stunning scenery that surrounds you as you fish, to the fantastic facilities provided by the companies that offer the likes of carp fishing holidays in France, fishing fanatics are well served. With fishing holidays in France becoming more and more…  Read more

Cyclists on the Brittany coast

Bike camping

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Bike camping

On your bike: why planning a camping trip by bike just might be the best thing you ever did There’s something very special about travelling under your own steam by bike and France is a great place to have a holiday doing just that. Add camping to that plan and you will have conjured a…  Read more

Water sports on the banks of the Allier

Canoe and kayaking holidays in France

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Canoe and kayaking holidays in France

There is no better way to discover a country’s natural wildlife and biodiversity than by taking to its waterways, which are havens for many species and a source of sustainability for the future. You can learn a lot about the history of the region you’re in by travelling its rivers, lakes, canals and coastlines. It’s…  Read more

Happy friends doing breakfast brunch meal in nature with home pet

Activity Weekends

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Activity Weekends

Go on a weekend adventure: ideas for active camping breaks for you and your family Camping trips are the best way to get close to nature and once you’ve spent time exploring the great outdoors, you’ll want to do it again and again. The countryside of France is perfect for activity weekends in the open…  Read more

Mont Ventoux

Take on the cols of the Tour de France on your summer camping holiday

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Take on the cols of the Tour de France on your summer camping holiday

Feel up to taking on a section of the most popular cycling race in the world? Combine cycling with a family holiday by booking a campsite on the route of this year’s or a previous year’s Tour de France. Each year, the Tour de France takes in about 3000 kms over 3.5 weeks, across 21…  Read more

Best Walks in the Peak District National Park

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Best Walks in the Peak District National Park

Here is our guide with an infographic to the best walks in the Peak District. Check our guide and book your next holiday with Campsited.com.