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Campsite Auvergne France

Campsites in Auvergne are situated in the unspoiled landscape of central France. You will be left speechless by the volcanic mountains, crater lakes and vast forests around your campsite. Auvergne is also culturally rich, boasting a number of beautiful castles and bustling towns. A campsite in Auvergne is the perfect place to enjoy the variety that the green heart of France has to offer.

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Campsites in Auvergne: camping in a beautiful volcanic area

Wherever you choose to holiday in the Auvergne, you will always be surrounded by the region's beautiful landscapes. The Massif Central, a volcanic upland area, is home to magnificent panoramas of vast forests and crater lakes.

The variety of the landscape offers you a wide choice of activity. In fact, campsites in the Auvergne are perfect for enjoying both a relaxing and active holiday, with innumerable hiking and cycling routes for exploring the most beautiful of spots.

Children are also well catered for campsites in the Auvergne are well equipped, offering both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a playground and usually an entertainment team.

Auvergne region

The Auvergne is comprised of four departments offering a wide variety of campsites. Allier, Cantal, Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme are varied areas with a great deal to offer.

  • Allier
    A visit to Allier is not complete without a visit to the towns of Moulins and Vichy. In addition, the namesake river and a number of small streams offer plenty of opportunity for hiking and fishing, plus this area is also ideal for relaxation and culture.
  • Cantal
    If you are looking to enjoy the nature that the region has to offer, then a campsite in Cantal is the perfect location for a camping holiday. The 'Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Natural Park' has something for every nature lover.
  • Haute-Loire
    A campsite in the Auvergne is also a great place from which to immerse yourself in the region's culture. Haute-Loire is located on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de La Compostela, and its main town Le-Puy-en-Velay is home to numerous splendid churches and monasteries.
  • Puy-de-Dôme
    You can enjoy views of the volcanoes from campsites throughout Puy-de-Dôme. The area is also well-known for its cycling and hiking routes which guide you through the landscape.

City excursions from your campsite

A variety of day excursions are possible from campsites in the Auvergne. In the north of the region, the town of Vichy is the perfect place to relax. The town boasts a number of well-regarded spas which are certainly worth a visit.

If you choose to camp near to the mountainous, vehicle-free Clermont-Ferrand, make sure to visit and you will be rewarded with beautiful buildings and splendid art. Quite simply, wherever you choose to holiday in the Auvergne, there is always something going on.

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