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Campsites in Northern France

The north of France has a large variety of regions where every holidaymaker is guaranteed to find something. The coastal regions of Brittany and Normandy alternate rugged countryside with wonderful, long beaches and picturesque harbours. Ile-de-France, the forested area around Paris that conceals many castles is ideal for families with children; Disneyland is never far away. The Champagne-Ardenne and the Alsace regions have vast countrysides (vineyards) and wonderful cities such as Strasbourg. Have an active holiday in the beautiful countryside or enjoy yourself at the campsite, everything is possible in Northern France!

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The campsites

At campsites in Northern France you will generally experience a friendly, easy-going atmosphere. There are plenty of options with regard to camping, whether you take your own tent, caravan/motorhome or stay in a mobile home or apartment. The many campsites with abundant planting offer plenty of pitches in the shade. The countryside is never far away. Many campsites are located by the sea or a lake.

The campsites located further away from the water also have plenty of fun on offer. If not only because these campsites often have nice, spacious swimming pools. You can also get active in other ways. Sports fields and play equipment guarantee hours of fun for both young and old. In this region, you can also take part in somewhat calmer activities at the campsite such as jeu de boules and miniature golf or go on hiking tours and other excursions beyond the campsite.

Large cities in Northern France

The countryside in Northern France is of unparalleled beauty, but the cities in the region also have plenty to offer. Here are a few of the highlights.

  • Paris
    The many highlights in the ‘City of Love’ speak for themselves. The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre-Dame, Montmartre, the Arc de Triomphe, Sacré-Cœur and so on. Save time by buying your tickets in advance for the museums and other activities. There are also some interesting things to discover in the vicinity of the campsite. Considering visiting the Palace of Versailles, Fontainebleau or Vaux-le-Vicomte. The splendid gardens and parks in the surroundings are ideal for relaxation and the majestic buildings show France from the distant past.
  • Strasbourg
    This city in the Alsace, with its characteristic half-timbered houses and little bridges is too beautiful to miss. The cathedral is literally and figuratively the highpoint and a number of museums (such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts) and the zoo are also great places for a day trip. The border city is also known for its good shops and restaurants.
  • Reims
    The High Gothic cathedral of Notre-Dame is this city’s ‘pièce de résistance’. Many tourists come to Reims especially for it, yet Reims also has many other beautiful basilicas, chapels, abbeys and churches. Art lovers will enjoy a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts.
  • Rennes
    In the capital of Brittany, a lively city with many students, you can enjoy the wonderful cultural heritage. The history of the city stems back 2000 years. The many half-timbered houses from the 15th and 16th centuries and the wonderful parks give the city a lovely look and feel.

In short: plenty of campsites that enable you to visit the wonderful regions in Northern France.

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