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.
Caravan Holiday Favourites in North West FranceSimply run your mouse over the images to find out more.
La Vallee at Houlgate
One of the premier parks in Normandy, La Vallee enjoys a glorious rural setting not far from a sandy beach and the seaside town of Houlgate. This park is scattered with flowering hedges and fruit trees, with some of the excellent facilities housed in a beautifully converted Norman building and a wealth of activities to keep children occupied. There are superb pools, one of which has a retractable roof, waterslide, well-equipped play area, and even park entertainment who arrange a wide variety of activities for the whole family, including discos in the games room and Karaoke nights. The parc managers are very proud of their park and are keen for regulations to be respected; all in all, this is a superb family park.
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 Foret at St Jean de Monts
With a friendly atmosphere and good facilities, Camping la Foret is popular holiday park. The pool area has a lovely sunbathing terrace and is the ideal place to laze in the sun while the children enjoy the heated pools. The long sandy beach is just a short walk away and there are a number of other beaches close by. The site is also not far from the busy seaside town of St. Jean-de-Monts to which has an excellent range of restaurants. The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is also just a few kilometres away.
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?
Parc de Fierbois at Tours
Le Parc de Fierbois offers a host of activities, many of which take place in and around the park's central square. Away from the square you will find an impressive modern poolside bar complex to please all the family, with entertainment in high season. The estate also features a charming lake where you can hire pedalos and canoes in high season, or simply enjoy a stroll around it. The many possibilities for days out include a wide choice of nearby chateaux, and of course the vineyards of Chinon and Vouvray. The town of Tours, perfect for shopping and sightseeing is close by.
Dives-sur-Mer at Dives-sur-Mer
At the resort, you'll find a choice of indoor and outdoor pools and if you need a spot of pampering, The Thalazur Ouistreham thalassotherapy is close by. For the thrill seekers amongst you, there's always the Roule au Vent sand-yachting school in Cabourg.
Sol a Gogo at St Hilaire
The Camping Sol-aÃ‚Â -Gogo is a well kept park with direct access to a superb beach. Just a short stroll from the resort of Les Mouettes, the park has a fantastic swimming pool complex with water chutes, waterslides and a covered pool. In high summer the park entertainers organise a range of family activities including regular discos in the bar. Some noise may be heard from the local road. The park is close to the lively resorts of St Hilaire and St Jean de Monts.
La Garangeoire at St Julien des Landes
Part of the prestigious Castels chain of parks, La Garangeoire is a splendid site. Although just a 15 minute drive from the Vendee beaches, the park is set in breathtakingly beautiful woods, meadows and lakes. With many generous and largely un-shaded pitches, you are able to explore many of the delightful well marked walks. There is no shortage of things to do with tennis, fishing and boating on the lake. The modern restaurant and bar overlooking the superb pool and the cosy pub style bar offer a pleasant evening.
Yelloh Village le Ranolien at Perros
Camping le Ranolien holds a stunning location on BrittanyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s pink granite coast, with amazing views out to sea. This is a beautifully landscaped site, with emplacements set amongst majestic pine trees and giant boulders. There is a lively atmosphere and plenty going on for the children with cabaret, cinema and teenage disco nights. Children will love the tropical-style pool complex with its multiple waterslides and fountains, overlooked by the bar terrace. In addition to the pool there is a luxury spa. An old Breton barn houses the popular restaurant and creperie which offers a tremendous choice of crepes and locally brewed cider. Take a walk along the Smugglers Path which runs for miles along the coast and offers superb views and beaches.
L'Etang de la Breche at Saumur
The first thing that will strike you about this superb parc is the wonderful space and openness of the grounds. There are simply acres and acres for you to relax in and for the children to run off their spare energy. The facilities are excellent, including an impressive pool complex with waterslides and a separate toddler pool. The family proprietors are your hosts in the attractive bar and restaurant, and their personal approach is much in evidence throughout. The location is ideal for exploring, with l'Etang de la Breche nearby as well as many outstanding chateaux.
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.
Camping la Grande Metairie at Carnac
The spacious emplacements are surrounded by mature trees and hedges, which offer some shade and privacy. The fabulous pool complex boasts a covered pool, two outdoor pools, five waterslides and a jacuzzi. Adjacent is an enclosure where children can meet some affectionate farm animals. The site offers all you need during your stay, with a friendly restaurant, lively bar and a well-equipped supermarket. Evening entertainment includes discos and folk concerts in the amphitheatre.
Les Chateau des Marais at Chambord
Enjoying a peaceful location in the grounds of a lovely old manor house, the park has been developed by the friendly owners to a very high standard, with excellent facilities, especially for young families. The superb pool complex has two pools, one with a lazy river, toboggans and a retractable roof over one of the pools. There is an indoor Spa and Jacuzzi with a Hammam (Turkish bath) and massage available. The park is extremely pretty, in a lovely setting close to a small village and is also perfectly placed for sightseeing. The Loire River is just a short distance away, with opportunities for canoeing and fishing. Most importantly, the Loire is most famous for its many chateaux, two of which, Chambord and Blois, are close to hand.
Le Clarys Plage at St Jean Plage
The pool complex covers all the bases with water slides; children's pool; jacuzzi and indoor swimming pool there is something for every one who likes water. For those who prefer the salty version the beach is a short walk and is great for jumping waves, body boarding or relaxing in the sun. There is an extensive programme of activities supplied by the Al Fresco children's club as well as the on site facilities including children's playground; tennis; table tennis and football/volleyball pitch. Off site there are plenty of things to keep you occupied with bike hire around the corner; Atlantic Toboggan water park a short drive away to the picturesque town of St Giles Croix De Vie; the wonderful promenade at St Jean de Monts with a fantastic long beach, cafes, bars and shops all within a short drive. A little further away you will find the zoo at Sables which is worth a visit.
Le Ranolien at Perros Guirec
Le Ranolien is really quite stunning. Colourful hedges and trees blend into the pink granite boulders of the coastline, which allows for some highly individual pitches, as well as easy access to nearby beaches. The owners are continually investing in park facilities, including a mini-cinema and there is a magnificent pool complex which features an impressive array of outdoor pools and water-slides, including a covered, heated pool that's available throughout the season. There is a state of the art spa on site providing a wide range of treatments ready when you need a little extra pampering and relaxing. Away from the site there is an excellent choice of beaches ranging from rocky inlets to sandy coves. Some traffic noise can be heard from certain parts of the park.
Camping de I' Atlantique at Fouesnant
The bar and terrace at Camping de l'Atlantique overlook the pools allowing you to keep an eye on the youngsters as they whiz down the slides. The lively bar hosts a variety of entertainment in high season, including karaoke, magic shows and a weekly disco. Young children have a great time on site, exploring the fishing boat in the play area, or playing mini-golf on the Wizard of Oz course. Although lively in high season the site is much quieter in May and June making it ideal for young families. A path leads you through cool pine trees and over dunes to a fine sandy beach.
Domaine de Kerlann at Pont-Aven
Domaine de Kerlann is a holiday park unlike any other in southern Brittany. It's a large park set among cycle-friendly woodland, and packed with family activities for non-stop entertainment. Yet it's in the heart of beautiful countryside, close to dramatic coastline, beautiful beaches and picturesque chocolate-box towns.
Domaine D'Oleron at Ile de Oleron
The park is located in a quiet area of St. Georges D'Oleron with good access to the many cyclist-only roads that run around the island. The 'Plaisance' beach offers a broad sweep of golden sand and the unusual sight of Fort Boyard close by. Out and about, you are just 1km from the Saumonards forest, and you will find the town itself to be a quaint little place, dedicated to fishing and the oyster industry. Domaine D'Oleron is ideal for those families who intend to visit attractions off park during their stay, with many beautiful beaches in easy reach. The small bar and takeaway service are situated in a poolside marquee.
La Pointe St Gilles at Benodet
An award winning family park, with a small beach just outside the entrance and the resort of Benodet just 15 minutes walk away. The park has great facilities including an impressive brand new pool complex, with indoor pool, waterslides, spa and jacuzzi. There's also a good supermarket and a convenient take-away for trouble-free catering. Family entertainment is organised during July and August. This site is especially popular with families that have younger children and included with the mini fun station are toddler swimming lessons. Away from the park discover Brittany's historic and rustic charms.
Bel at La Tranche-sur-Mer
Situated in the delightful little town of La Tranche, Bel is a quiet family run park. While small and relatively quiet, it offers you a lovely swimming pool with a small water slide as well as a super Scandinavian style play area, all of which makes it especially suited to families with young children. It is also just 500m from the longest south-facing beach in the Vendee, where you can swim and sunbathe, before trying a spot of windsurfing on the 'marine lake'. The lovely town of La Tranche is right on the doorstep too, with its floral gardens, and wide choice of cafes and restaurants. A water park, which is payable, with indoor and outdoor pools is just 300m from the park.
Search by type of Caravan Holiday in North West France
You can refine your search of caravan holidays in North West France by specific swimming pool options such as parks with slides and waterchutes, parks with a covered pool, parks with a jacuzzi and parks with a kids pool.
Many of the North West France parks have sports on site or nearby including: parks with tennis, parks with football, parks with watersports, parks close to golf, parks with fishing onsite or near by and parks with horse riding.
You can search by accommodation features as well including mobile homes, camping and tents, chalets and even tree houses! And, of course you can search for caravan parks with Internet access in North West France.