Holidays in North West France
If you are heading to France for a short break or holiday then North West France in the Vendee offers some super caravan accommodation to choose from.
Perfect for families, couples and groups, holiday parks in North West France offer mobile home (static caravan) and camping that will work for all budgets. Of course, caravan parks in North West France have excellent facilities including swimming pools, covered and heated pools, restaurants, bars and Internet WiFi.
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La Garangeoire at St Julien des Landes
La Garangeoire is without a doubt one of the most prestigious members of the Castels chain. It offers you a breathtakingly beautiful setting amongst woods, meadows and lakes, yet still manages to be just a 15 minute drive from the superb Vendee beaches. The estate contains generous, mainly un-shaded pitches and you are welcome to explore a number of delightful well marked walks. There's just so much to do here, from tennis, which is free in early and late summer, to fishing and boating on the lake. Why not enjoy an evening in the modern restaurant and bar overlooking the superb pool, or a quiet drink in the cosy pub style bar which is located in the tastefully converted outbuildings of the chateau.
La Cote de Nacre at St Aubin-sur-Mer
Within 1/2 a mile of a sandy beach Cote de Nacre is a site with plenty to do including a tropical pool complex with swimming pool, water slides and chutes. There is a covered pool which is heated and a childrens splash pool. For those looking to relax there is a sauna and Hammam, There is a playground for smaller children and organised activities for children aged 7-10 years from mid July to August. For older children there is table tennis and table football as well as outdoor fun including a synthetic outdoor ice rink, multi sport pitch for football, basketball, volleyball and tennis. There is a bar, restaurant, takeaway on site. There is evening entertainment from mid July to August including weekly disco, live music, quizzes and karaoke.
La Foret at St Julien des Landes
Just a 10 minute walk from St Julien-des-Landes, this park has a peaceful, rural setting in the parklands of a chateau. Catering for the whole family there is plenty of space for the children to play, and two pools set either side of the chateau. There are 3 lakes for fishing and you will find the bar and many of the park facilities in an attractively converted ivy-clad stables.
Camping la Grenouillere at Blois
Camping la Grenouillere is set in countryside close to the banks of the Loire, this Castels site has a relaxed atmosphere, ideal for a quiet holiday. The large pitches are positioned in both wooded and open areas. At the centre of the site is a rustic chateau surrounded by a moat, which houses a cosy bar and restaurant with a patio area overlooking the pool. The tropical pool complex offers three pools, bridges, slides and water chutes. Theres also a covered pool, a jacuzzi and a sauna. The sporting activities here are excellent. The energetic can enjoy floodlit tennis, volleyball, archery and football, while the more sedate can spend an afternoon fishing at the chateau moat.
La Yole at St Jean Plage
Offering an array of swimming pools that includes an indoor pool, waterslide, paddling pool and spacious play area, this is very much a park for families. The park owners are very proud of their park and are keen for park regulations to be respected. Just a little way from the coast road, La Yole also offers you a beautiful beach nearby and two super resorts just down the road. Out and about, you'll find chic St. Jean de Monts just up the coast which offers a nice change of pace. There's a lovely air of relaxation about this part of the Vendee too, with its myriad of cosy cafes and seaside stalls selling local wine and produce. And should you just want to explore, you'll find that the whole area is covered with fragrant pine forests.
Ty Nadan at Arzano
Ty Nadan offers excellent facilities, not least of which are three outdoor pools, an indoor pool and spa with an impressive waterslide and twisting water chute. With an indoor complex for badminton and rock climbing this park is perfect for active families, with evening entertainment for everyone organised throughout the season. Its wooded parkland setting is ideal for exploring on foot or on horseback and more energetic activities such as river canoeing, sea kayaking and guided mountain bike tours are also available. Despite these varied activities it's still a relaxing setting. In fact, in early and late summer the park is especially suited to those wanting a quiet holiday with small children and having direct access to the sandy banks of the river Elle it really comes into it's own.
Domaine de Litteau at Litteau
The tranquil feel of this area will suit families and couples looking for a quieter holiday - it's particularly good for families with toddlers as the park itself is quiet and safe.Ã‚Â Plus, Normandy is simple to reach from the UK.Ã‚Â Hope on the fast craft from Portsmouth and you can reach the park from Caen in around 45 minutes - hardly enough time to ask are we there yet?
Bel at La Tranche-sur-Mer
Not far from the town of La Tranche-sur-Mer, Camping Bel is a small site and has a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The beach is nearby and is typical of the great beaches in the area and is perfect for swimming, windsurfing or just simply relaxing. The site has a number of shaded pitches and the facilities are very well maintained. There is a nice pool with a sun terrace. For those that are more energetic, the sports facilities include half tennis courts and an outdoor fitness course.
Camping Les Ilates at Ile de Re
The park is simple but friendly and features a swimming pool; children's play area, games room, snack bar and a small shop. This area of France is famous for its oysters and potatoes and there are many restaurants scattered through the islands villages where you can enjoy the authentic dishes. For the more energetic, the waters of Ile De Re are great for water sports enthusiasts where you can enjoy windsurfing, sailing and yachting. There are over 60 miles of adapted cycle tracks, which link all of the beaches and main villages; you can really enjoy this magnificent island and its slower pace of living to the full.
Yelloh Villages les Mouettes at Carantec
The pool complex is just one of the amazing features of this Yelloh site. Little ones will love splashing around by the fountains and under the bridges, meanwhile can relax on the large sun terraces. In addition a new indoor pool is planned for 2010. Short tennis and mini-golf are ideal for children, while adults can unwind in the bubbling jacuzzi. In the evening you can relax on the bar terrace while the children migrate to the indoor games room or to the disco. A road leads you down from the site to a small beach where children can explore the rock pools with their nets at low tide.
Parc de Fierbois at Tours
Set in 250 acres of glorious wooded parkland and surrounding a private chateau this site is just one mile from the village of St Catherine de Fierbois. At this park you will find an impressive modern poolside bar complex to please all the family, with entertainment in high season. You are also close to a lakeside beach where you can hire pedalos and canoes. It is ideally situated for exploring the Chateau of the Loire region and the vineyards of Chinon and Vouvray. The town of Tours is also close by and is ideal for shopping and sightseeing.
Chateau de Galinee at St Cast
Chateau de Galinee is a family run 'Castels' park offering well maintained modern facilities and a relaxed atmosphere. In addition to the play area there is acres of space for the children to run off their energy as well as a superb pool complex with water slides. St Cast is nearby and is a charming resort with a soft sandy beach perfect for soaking up the sun or strolling along the beautiful coastal walks. St Malo and Dinan are worth visiting and are within easy reach.
Camping la Pointe St Gilles at Benodet
This is a lively site with impressive facilities including an exciting pool complex and a brand new wellness centre opening in the summer 2010. Unwind on the sun terraces surrounding the pools or in the inviting jacuzzi. Most of the emplacements here are grassy and are divided by trees and tall hedges, which provide privacy, shade and plenty of space for the children to play. The friendly atmosphere of the bar is a good place to relax in the evening and throughout the season you can join in with the entertainment programme, which caters for families of all ages. Venture off site to explore the hidden coves and rock pools which adorn this rugged coastline.
Parc des Alicourts at Pierrefitte
Children will love Les Alicourts with the extensive swimming pool complex, including water chutes; wave pool and paddling pool; there is also a water slide for younger children (max age 10). A park run children's club offers activities for children aged 4-12. The new indoor spa pool includes massage, sauna and fitness centre. On site activities include volleyball; football; mini golf; tennis and table tennis; pedalo; canoe and bike hire and even a 9 hole golf course. There is also fishing on the lake with equipment hire available. The restaurant and take away allows you a well earned break from cooking while the entertainment including quizzes a family disco and cabaret complete the evening. For culture Paris is 2 hours by train and there are numerous chateau open for visiting around the region.
Chateau d'Olonne at Les Sables d'Olonne
There is much to see here the Ile de Penotte, a picturesque old quarter in the town centre with pedestrian alleys and facades decorated with shells by a local artist, not to mention the La Chaume quarter, where the city originated, the fishermen's district, with the Place Sainte Anne and its magnificent trompe l'il fresco. And don't miss the delicious food market or fishing port where you can find fish at its freshest. The historical theme park, Le Grand Parc du Puy du Fou is also just 92km away. Located in the Vendee, a region famous for its long sandy beaches, close to Les Sables d'Olonne, Residence L'Estran is a hotel and residence located between the Puits d'Enfer, a deep cleft in the cliff into which the sea comes crashing at high tide, and the town centre. The swimming pool faces the sea and the sandy beaches are just 2km away. There are many activities available locally too such as golf and water sports. There is something for everyone.
Camping les Deux Fontaines at Raguenes
Tranquil surroundings and temperate conditions, combined with exciting play areas make this site a favourite for lively young children. The bar and broad sun terrace overlook the excellent pool complex, including a lagoon-style pool, paddling pool with a fun octopus fountain for toddlers, plus a spiralling water chute, four lane waterslide and a brand new indoor pool for 2010. The park owners organise sports events, treasure hunts, barbecues and lively calvados tasting evenings in high season, most of the daytime activity is on the beach.
Chateau des Ormes at Dol-de-Bretagne
Chateau des Ormes is clearly no ordinary park from the peaceful woodland setting and the 18-hole golf course to the extensive range of facilities, this site is a firm favourite for all families. The on site riding stables mean you don't have to go far to enjoy wonderful treks; the stables caters for all ages and abilities. For those who prefer to sit and relax the pool complex is your place with multiple pools to choose from and the waterslides to keep the children occupied. All the kids clubs are catered for so they have somewhere to go when they tire of swimming; tennis; climbing wall; fishing; archery; the list goes on.
Les Chateau des Marais at Chambord
With spacious grounds set in peaceful wooded surroundings, this is an ideal venue for families with young children. The park has excellent facilities including a great pool complex with waterslides, a lazy river, a covered pool and a spacious sun terrace. An indoor spa, jaccuzi and Turkish bath with massage are available. The restaurant, take-away and shop have all been built of local oak to blend in with the surroundings. Some noise may be heard from the nearby road. The site is a five minute walk from the village of Muides-sur-Loire.
Chateau le Brevedent at Pont L'Eveque
Chateau le Brevedent nestles in the orchards surrounding the lake and overlooked by the chateau itself. It is a glorious setting for a family holiday, a well run park with immaculate facilities where you will receive a very warm welcome from the friendly Anglo-French owner who gives the park a special feel. The stunning location in the heart of Calvados Country isn't the only reason this 'Castels' park is in demand, it offers every diversion, from excursions to Paris, to a spot of lake fishing. Of course, you are also within easy reach of super beaches, picturesque Norman villages and some quite exquisite countryside, so much to see and do in this much favoured region of France.
Cap Marine at Le Guilvinec
Residences Cap Marine lies in a natural, harmonious setting on the seafront with a sandy beach. Situated by the leading French fishing port, Le Guilvinec lives to the rhythm of its fishing activities all year round and a trip to see the animiated fish auctions at the end of each afternoon is well worthwhile. Le Guilvenic is also renowned for its culinary specialsts such as biscuits, crÃƒÂªpes, fish and shellfish, so there's plenty of reasons to go out and indulge in some local cusine. For any keen surfers this resort is the perfect location, with the beautiful fine sand beaches of the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Champions' ParadiseÃ¢â‚¬Â, the Pointe de la Torche: a major surfing centre only 10km away.
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