There’s no need to travel to the ends of the earth to find breath-taking scenery. Visit some of France’s loveliest tourist sites on a camping holiday in France. We have campsites in all the most beautiful regions of France – in the mountains, on the coast and close to lakes and rivers inland. That means thousands of different landscapes, each more beautiful than the next, just waiting to be discovered. Here is Flower’s guide to the Top 10 loveliest tourist sights in France.
Some great holiday ideas in France
Provence Lavender Fields
Provence is famous for its fields of rich blue Lavender that attracts visitors during May, June & July while the Lavender is blooming and being harvested.
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Brittany’s beaches are fantastic for all ages.
With long sandy beaches and a choice of Flower Campsites to stay nearby, this is a great place to bring your whole family during the summer holiday period.
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Normandy D-Day landings beaches
The Normandy beaches are not only a place to visit for beautiful views and walks along the north coast. They are also enriched with the history of the WW2 D-Day landings from June 1944. With memorials, bunkers and artifacts from this historical event, it is a truly a remarkable and peaceful place to visit all year round. To witness the true history of the beaches, we would recommend visiting on the anniversary on 6th June.
Nearest Flower campsites : Camping Utah Beach, Camping Omaha Beach, and Camping Le Haut Dick
France is famous for its beautiful and sophisticated wines grown in vineyards across the country. Bordeux is one of the most famous areas in France for their wines, vineyards and chateaux. For wine lovers, take a tour around the beautiful vineyards and taste some of the finest wines between May and mid-August.
Nearest Flower campsite : Camping des Pins and Camping Le Médoc Bleu
Château de Chambord
Famous for its French Renaissance architecture and rich history, royal Château de Chambord is France’s most famous chateau with its many royal residents and participation in historical events. This is a fantastic place for families to visit as it allows the adults to take in the breathtaking building and history while your children’s imaginations run wild, as if they were in a storybook. It’s also a great option for a rainy day backup, although to appreciate the grounds and enjoy the option of the guided bike tour, it’s best to go on a dry day.
Nearest Flower campsite : Camping Les Granges
Gorges du Verdon
Gorges du Verdon is considered to be the most stunning river canyon in Europe and therefore is one of the number one tourist attractions in South East France. This beautiful place offers something for everyone, with water sports for the more adventurous and great sightseeing and photography opportunities for those wanting some peace and quiet while soaking up the views. It is best to go on a sunny day and for the adventurers wanting to partake in activities, it’s best when it’s not too windy.
Nearest Flower campsites : Camping La Beaume, Camping Relais de la Bresque
Saint Tropez, located on the French Riviera, is famous for its magnificent beaches, seafood, yacht port and nightlife. For those who like everything on hand during your holiday with lots of things to do, this is a great location with a vast variety of restaurants, activities and shops. Being in the South of France, the weather is often guaranteed, therefore making it a popular choice for British family holidays.
Nearest Flower campsite : Camping La Rouillère
The beautiful French town of Colmar is bursting with history, charm and French tradition. With its old style cobbled streets, medieval buildings and renaissance architecture, it’s a fantastic place for the family to explore and capture some great holiday snaps among all the traditional festivities. This quaint town is lovely to visit during the summer to make the most of the walks along the river..
Nearest Flower campsite : Camping Verte Vallée and Camping La Sténiole
Gouffre de Padirac
Looking for something a little different and adventurous for your French excursion? Look no further. Gouffre de Padirac, often known as Padirac Chasm, is a large cave 103 metres underground, which is accessible by decending 75 metres via stairs or a lift. A great destination for those active visitors looking for a thrill and adventure while on holiday.
Nearest Flower campsites : Camping Les Ondines and Camping La Châtaigneraie de Sarlat
The Puy du Fou
This French Theme park was awarded several times the best in the world, thanks to amazing family shows. With animals like horses, felines, birds of prey, knights, pyrotechnic effects, the stage production traces the history of the Vendée region around a medieval fort and a coliseum.
Nearest Flower campsites : Camping du Lac de la Chausselière, Camping Le Val de Vie and Campsite La Promenade