The area had plenty of places to visit and was easy to find museums and chateaus aplenty. It was all well signposted and beautiful countryside.
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Campsite Centre France
If you are a nature lover and a France lover, and if you appreciate a fine campsite, then Centre is the region par excéllence for your holiday. Centre lends itself wonderfully to a slow-paced cycling or walking holiday for all the family. All the ingredients for a fantastic holiday are right there for you around the campsites. Central France has striking countryside, cities of culture, culinary masterpieces, and fantastic chateaus.
Campsites Centre: Chateaus, woods and the Loire Valley
The River Loire is the backbone of Central France and is the source of all kinds of enjoyment around your campsite. Beside its banks, the Loire Valley (Val de Loire), you will not have to wander far from your campsite to find yourself immersed in a fairytale landscape. The French region of Centre is dotted with romantic chateaus: why not spend a day at the 440-room Château Chambort or at the hugely popular Château Chenonceau?
From a Loire campsite, you’re ideally based to enjoy the gorgeous countryside. The area is easily explored by bike, riverboat or on foot. You should certainly take a nice long walk through the deep green woods while camping in central France.
Vibrant cities within reach of your campsite
Camping in Central France, you’re never far from a bustling city. Centre has some unmissable cities:
- Campsite near Orléans
Orléans is a fantastic city to visit if you’re camping nearby. The main sight in Orléans is the Place du Martroi, with its Joan of Arc statue.
- Campsite near Blois
The medieval city of Blois boasts a Renaissance chateau of great beauty and a number of really outstanding cloisters and churches. The visitor to Blois is truly transported back in time.
- Campsite near Tours
The medieval city of Tours is really worth a visit from your campsite. Tours has plenty of characterful 15th-century houses, a feast for the eyes.
Feel like a shopping trip from your campsite? Central France has no shortage of places to shop. In the attractive historic cities, you can switch straight from shopping to a gourmet dinner and fine drinking.
You do have to drive everywhere, but driving is so easy in france, clear roads, so getting anywhere takes half the time it does in the uk !!
There is nowhere within easy walking distance to go for a meal or coffee - it's a bit isolated.
Guedelon, loire, closeish to paris/disneyland
The region is only 5 hours drive from the ferry port but south enough to get hot days and warm evenings.
This is the quiet end of the loire, but has some real hidden gems to visit and see. From the town and chateaux at sully sur loire to the hidden castle at st brisson.