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Embrace the great outdoors with French mountain camping

There are few holidays as adventurous as packing up the car and setting off on a camping trip to the mountainous regions of France. Think breath-taking views, natural and unspoilt countryside, a true sense of isolation, and amazing sunsets and starlit skies. France is home to many mountain ranges, from the French Alps to the Pyrenees, the Vosges and the Auvergne Mountains. They all offer a beautiful and varied camping experience, so whatever your preferred destination or planned activities, there is a campsite to suit you. For an active and unforgettable holiday, come and explore the mountain campsites across France.

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Some of the very best mountain campsites in France

Image of Camping Audinac les Bains
Ariège, Occitania

Camping Audinac les Bains

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Fabulous 9,1 112 reviews
  • 1 Pool
  • Kids club
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • In the countryside
  • Food shop
  • Food store
  • Minimarket
Arrival date  Thursday 1 July 2021
€261 Price for 7 nights
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Image of Au Valbonheur (Camping le Plan d'Eau...
Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Au Valbonheur (Camping le Plan d'Eau...

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Fabulous 9,1 246 reviews
  • 1 Pool
  • Kids club
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Close to river
  • Close to lake
  • In the countryside
  • Forest location
Arrival date  Thursday 1 July 2021
€514 Price for 7 nights
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Image of Camping Ecologique LA ROCHE D'ULLY
Doubs, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Camping Ecologique LA ROCHE D'ULLY

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Fabulous 8,5 105 reviews
  • 2 Pools
  • Water park
  • Covered pool
  • Kids club
  • Teenage club
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • In town centre
Arrival date  Thursday 1 July 2021
€445 Price for 7 nights
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Image of Camping du Mettey****
Vosges, Great East

Camping du Mettey****

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Fabulous 9,0 233 reviews
  • 1 Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • In town centre
  • Village 1KM
  • In the countryside
  • Forest location
  • Food shop
Arrival date  Thursday 19 August 2021
€506 Price for 7 nights
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Image of Camping L'Hirondelle
Drôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Camping L'Hirondelle

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Super 8,2 272 reviews
  • 4 Pools
  • Water park
  • Kids club
  • Teenage club
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Village 4KM
  • Close to river
Arrival date  Sunday 22 August 2021
€769 Price for 7 nights
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Image of CAMPING DE BELOS
Ardèche, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

CAMPING DE BELOS

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Fabulous 9,0 19 reviews
  • 1 Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Village 1.2KM
  • In the countryside
  • Forest location
  • Food shop
  • Food store
Arrival date  Thursday 1 July 2021
€405 Price for 7 nights
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Image of Camping la Charderie
Ardèche, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Camping la Charderie

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Fabulous 8,9 46 reviews
  • 1 Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Close to river
  • In the countryside
  • On the Waterfront
  • Forest location
  • Food shop
Arrival date  Thursday 1 July 2021
€312 Price for 7 nights
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Image of Domaine du Trappeur
Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Domaine du Trappeur

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Fabulous 9,1 25 reviews
  • 1 Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Village 1KM
  • Close to river
  • Close to lake
  • Food shop
  • Food store
Arrival date  Sunday 22 August 2021
€498 Price for 7 nights
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Image of Flower Camping VERTE VALLEE
Vosges, Great East

Flower Camping VERTE VALLEE

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Fabulous 9,0 473 reviews
  • 1 Pool
  • Covered pool
  • Kids club
  • Baby club
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Close to river
  • In the countryside
Arrival date  Saturday 21 August 2021
€511 Price for 7 nights
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Friends and family

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Highlights of choosing to camp in the mountains 

Read about some of the unique features of mountain camping to get you excited for your trip.

Outdoor sports and activities

Camping in the mountains means a range of different sports and outdoor activities on your doorstep. Choose a campsite in the Vosges Mountains and discover paragliding, rock climbing or hiking, or try water sports, such as kayaking, water skiing or jet skiing, on one of the glacial lakes.

Discover hiking trails

If you are looking for an action-packed holiday, a mountain campsite will save you time travelling to the start of hiking trails, allowing you to wake up surrounded by routes and maximise your time. Choose a mountain campsite in the Pyrenees and visit the Parc National des Pyrénées to follow the GR 10 route which runs from coast to coast.

Enjoy being in nature

One of the main highlights of camping in the mountains is the unbeatable scenery. You’ll find peaks of varying heights, mountain streams and lakes, and green or snow-covered forests depending on when you visit. It’s the perfect break away from city life and you will return fully refreshed and rested.

Wine-tasting experiences

France’s mountainous regions are popular with wine enthusiasts. Visit a mountain campsite in the region of Jura, where the soil is derived from limestone rocks and ideal for vineyards. Take the Jura Wine Route and try famous local wines like the Vin de Paille, while taking in the amazing scenery.

Taste local specialities

Visiting a mountain campsite in France is a great opportunity to try the famous French cuisine and local delights. When visiting the French Alps, try some of the rich and indulgent specialities like raclette, which is usually accompanied by potatoes and dried meats, or share a fondue of local cheeses with the family.

Enjoy cultural sites

When camping in the mountains you can still explore nearby French villages and towns. Book a campsite in Grenoble, at the foot of the Alps, and discover La Bastille fortress, or visit popular museums like the Musée de Grenoble and the Musée Dauphinois.

Discover nearby towns and villages

Even though mountain campsites can be secluded, there are lots of options located near villages, which are great for exploring. When visiting a campsite located in the Hautes-Alpes, take a trip to the old and charming village of Orpierre, or visit the prehistoric caves of Soyons.

Panoramic views

The main highlight of camping in the mountains has to be the spectacular panoramic views. Camp in the Massif Central and Auvergne Mountains and enjoy 360-degree views of rolling mountains, dormant volcanoes such as Put de Dôme, and rivers like the Loire, which is the longest river in France.

Advantages of a camping adventure in the mountains 

There are some great benefits to consider when planning a mountain campsite for your next trip.

Visit at any time of year

A great benefit of visiting a mountain campsite is that there is so much to discover throughout the year. In the winter, take a tour of the snowy peaks and spend the evenings in one of the cosy rented accommodation options. In the summer, enjoy water sports on the lakes, or relax in one of the on-site swimming pools.

Fully equipped campsites

If the thought of sleeping in the mountains makes you feel a bit nervous, you can take comfort in the fact that campsites bookable through Campsited have all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Dine in one of the on-site restaurants, make use of fully equipped bathrooms, or stay connected with Wi-Fi.

Great for an active holiday

It is extremely easy to stay active when staying in a campsite in the mountains, as there are so many activities to do on your doorstep. When visiting in the winter months, mountainous ranges like the French Alps are perfect to try your hand at skiing or snowboarding.

Guaranteed relaxation

A camping trip in the mountains is a peaceful alternative to a city break. Enjoy the peace and quiet of a campsite in a more remote location, where the only noises you will hear are the sounds of nature. This means a great night’s sleep and the chance to return from your trip feeling rejuvenated.

Fresh air

There is no better place to enjoy fresh air, free from pollution, than in a campsite in the French countryside. When staying at a mountain campsite you get to experience the clean mountain air and enjoy the many health benefits from spending time outside.

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