Ocher Trail and Provençal Colorado
Not far from the village of Roussillon hides a natural wonder that is well worth a detour.... the Sentier des Ocres trail. This walk of less than an hour takes you through landscapes with variations of red, orange and yellow that will delight all lovers of nature. Within a perimeter of around 20km, day trippers can also discover the Mines de Bruoux in Gargas and the Provençal Colorado of Rustrel. In the heart of the Luberon regional nature park, you can stay at Campsite Domaine des Iscles, a lovely resort with a brilliant pool complex and wellness facilities as well as a lively children's club. The campsite is the perfect base for enjoying the charms of Vaucluse.
Lake Sainte-Croix, ideally nestled in the heart of the Verdon regional natural park, is the perfect place to combine relaxation and sports activities. The 3rd largest lake in France, it offers a multitude of possibilities to occupy all members of the family. Go hiking around the shores or explore the charm of the lake's surrounding villages. This must-see lake in
Alpes de Haute-Provence
also offers a variety of water sports including paddle boarding, canoeing, sailing and pedal boating.
The volcanic massif of Esterel
This protected site classified as "Natura 2000" is a gem for hiking enthusiasts. Between the Mediterranean Sea and Provence, this red-tinted massif guarantees you a total change of scenery and an almost infinite playground for those who like to walk in the open air and take in spectacular views. For others, the towns of
Fréjus, Saint-Raphaël or Saint-Tropez allow you to live on Provençal time. Stroll through their typical markets and through their colourful streets or simply take the time to enjoy their magnificent beaches.
Top 3 activities not to be missed in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur
The Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region has a large number of national and regional parks as well as several nature reserves, some of which are classified as "Natura 2000" areas. Enough to satisfy the appetite for outdoor adventures of young and old alike.
Take the ViaRhôna cycle route to discover Camargue
Hugely enjoyable for lovers of cycling, the source of the ViaRhôna route is located further north, in
Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva. Departing from Arles, this popular route will take you to the heart of the Camargue Regional Natural Park, an exceptional protected area. With friends or family, cross one of the most beautiful nature reserves in France to the Rhône delta. You can also change course to go to Aigues-Mortes in the Occitanie region or explore the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region!
The trains of the Provence railways
One of the best ways to discover and appreciate the landscapes of this wonderful region of southern France is on the Provence railways train. Take the blue coast trains in the Calanques national park or the enjoy a stunning excursions on the rails in the Mercantour regional natural park. These railway lines will give you an unprecedented way to criss-cross the landscapes and villages of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, between sea and mountains.
Gorges du Verdon
This majestic canyon, the largest in Europe, is an essential place to camp in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. With friends and family or as a couple, the Gorges du Verdon offer an infinite number of outdoor activities. From swimming to paragliding, via canoeing, rafting, canyoning or climbing, the possibilities of unique places to explore are numerous. Between walks on the Balcon de la Mescla, on the Valensole plateau or in Sillans-la-Cascade, you can find the comfort of the
Campsite Verdon Parc. This peaceful 4-star campsite offers multiple activities and a water park in a shaded area in the heart of the Verdon.
Our advice for camping holidays in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region
Here's some useful information you may want to know before booking your camping trip in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
When to go camping in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region ?
To fully enjoy your holidays in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, summer is the ideal season. You will enjoy sunny hikes, refreshing swims in the pool and long summer evenings. However, if you prefer to savour the calm of our campsites and their surroundings, Spring and Autumn seem to be the perfect time in which to stay.
What different types of accommodation are available at our campsite in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur?
You will find your ideal accommodation in the wide choice offered by our different campsites, including pitches with electricity, mobile homes, equipped tents and lodges... there is something for everyone.
What are the best campsites for family holidays?