South France Campsites in Ariège near the Pyrenees
Follow in the footsteps of the Cathars in the Ariège Pyrenees
From the caves of Niaux and Le Mas d'Azil to the châteaux of Montségur and Foix, your campsite in Ariège invites you to travel back to medieval and prehistoric times in Cathar country in the foothills of the Pyrenees. The heights of its majestic rocky peaks, medieval towns, nature reserves and snowy summits unveil one stunning view after another. And once you’ve visited its villages and bastide towns, full of old world charm, the more adventurous among you can explore the wide open spaces of Ariège – an exhilarating experience.
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Explore the mighty Pyrenees from your campsite in the Ariège
A campsite in the Ariège makes a great base for exploring the Pyrenees with their rivers and lakes, waterfalls and cirques, not to mention the flora and fauna of their nature reserves. Whether you prefer a gentle stroll or a mountain hike, the magnificent vistas of the Ariège never fail to work their charm.
Its geography makes it a great playground where you can try your hand at hang gliding and parascending, mountaineering and climbing, potholing, rafting and kayaking. In short, all the thrills and spills you can take. A camping holiday in Ariège provides a great opportunity for a well-deserved rest amid lowland rivers and lakes or mountain torrents and streams, ideal for a refreshing dip or a gentle spot of fishing.
The perfect setting for camping in the Pyrenees
You’ll find a friendly welcome awaiting you at our campsites in the Ariège whether you opt for the stunning views and rivers of the foothills of the Pyrenees or a quiet and relaxing mountain site. With its architectural, historical and cultural heritage and vibrant local fêtes, the Ariège really does have something for everyone.