New European campsites for you to discover

Discover some of the most wonderful destinations in Europe, with our new campsites across France, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands just waiting for you to explore.

Whether you’re after a romantic and tranquil getaway for two, a cultural journey through historical locations or just exploring the outdoors with all the family, have a look at all the wonderful site facilities on offer and the local attractions, before you head off on your next adventure.

Built around an 18th century water mill, Le Moulin de Bel Air (C37) in France, is a cosy, grassy site on the banks of the river Ceou, perfect for fishing enthusiasts. The campsite is located near Dordogne valley, which is considered as one of the most popular destinations in Europe, and a long-term favourite for families looking to have a break in quintessential rural France.

Steeped in history, the Dordogne Valley is known as ‘The Land of 1,001 castles’ with mighty fortresses to fairytale delights, see some of the most stunning cultural heritage on some of the prettiest sites in France. Or perhaps you’re thirsty for adventure, then enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities from rock climbing to mountain biking, from practising your golf swing to sightseeing in your canoe.

And after a fun-filled day of activities, Le Moulin de Bel Air offers a delightful outdoor restaurant serving local, seasonal produce and delicacies. With so much to see and do, you’ll be jumping at the campsite offer of an extra night free, when you stay for 7 nights or more. Plus with all stays, you’re able to bring one dog for free.

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The perfect destination for wine connoisseurs (or even just keen amateurs!) Les Ourmes Hourtin (A50) is situated in the heart of the Medoc area, nestled in between the forest, the largest freshwater lake in France and the Atlantic Ocean coastline.

It can be your home-away-from-home with dogs going free all season and the campsite is within close proximity to 125 kilometres of cycle paths which take you through the forest, around the lake and across the local villages. There are plenty of activities to enjoy around the lake, including kayaking, sailing, kitesurfing, paddle boarding, fishing and even access to the giant inflatable splash park, Splash Park Hourtin. The beautiful sandy beach of Hourtin Plage is only a short drive from Les Ourmes, and has become an increasingly popular destination for surfers and beach lovers.

Head south to Bordeaux and discover one of the most vibrant cities in France, with its historical architecture, surrounding vineyards, as well as the UNESCO world heritage site.

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A five star rated campsite situated in the heart of the Auvergne in a southern central part of France, La Ribeyre (M22) is an extraordinary unspoilt campsite.

Head to Clermont Ferrand and explore the Cathedrale Notre-Dame de l’Assomption, a magnificent Gothic monument built in the 13th century and renowned for its beautiful stained glass windows. Another nearby city is Vichy, infamous for the Thermes des Domes spa which was founded in 1903, offering you the chance to bathe in the mineral-rich Vichy waters.

Le Ribeyre itself offers a wide range of on-site activities that are suitable for the whole family, with its own private lake with sandy beach, a glorious sports field or in the water park with its hot tub and waterfall. The campsite also has some fantastic savings for stays within 2022.

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Nestled in a forest setting near Orleans, L'Etang de la Vallée (L38) is a charming campsite full of activities for the whole family, including canoeing, swimming and rowing in the nearby lake. There’s also a games room and mini golf too. And when you book 7 nights or more, you’ll get 2 nights free available all season.

Approximately 30km away, on the banks of the Loire, is Orleans, one of the oldest cities in France. Called the ‘Ville d’Art et d’Histoire” (or the City of art and history), Orleans is known for the history of Joan of Arc as well as its stunning Gothic architecture and the cathedral of Sainte-Croix.

Take a stroll to the city centre and browse the artisan shops in the newly-paved pedestrianised district, or settle down by the banks of the Loire and enjoy a glass of authentic Loire wine.

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Open to international tourers and local explorers, Le Jardin de Sully (L39) is a peaceful campsite and perfect for a winter stop-over on your way to Spain or Portugal. With their first dog free offer until the end of April 2022, you can bring the whole gang on tour with you.

Situated close to the magnificent medieval fortress of Sully sur Loire, on the banks of the River Loire, Le Jardin de Sully has excellent walking and cycling routes, on the Loire en Velo cycle paths, routes direct from the campsite. Stay a little bit longer and discover the local markets and the rich cultural heritage of the nearby villages, or visit one of the Chateaux de la Loire.

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Offering a truly unique panoramic view of Lake Garda and the Gulf of Salo in Italy, the Weekend Resort (Y26) is just a short distance from the town of San Felice del Benaco which has access to the beautiful lakeside beaches and some fantastic land-based sports.

The site itself is nestled amongst olive groves and has wonderful facilities for the whole family including an adventure amusement park, three swimming pools with water slides and hot tubs. You can sample the delights of homemade Italian cuisine with the onsite restaurant, and indulge in a cocktail or two at the poolside bar.

There are plenty of walking and cycling trails in the area including an 18km long bike track taking you through the villages of San Felice del Benaco, Portese and Cisano. Enjoy a scenic boat trip around Lake Garda and to the surrounding islands, and discover this history behind San Felice with its 16th century ‘Monte di Pieta’ building and the baroque parish church of San Felice with its 18th century wall paintings.

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The wonderful campsite of Morges (S14), set near the bank of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, is beautifully landscaped with well-tended lawns, shrubs and flowers. This tranquil campsite in the heart of a wine-growing region offers free Wi-Fi, facilities for children, and guest passes to the pool complex next door and occasionally displays evening entertainment. There also has some fantastic savings for stays within 2022, check the campsite page for details.

Head to the nearby town (of the same name), only a ten-minute walk from the site and take in the glorious sights that Morges has to offer, including a stroll along the promenade which stretches from Morges castle, built in 1286, all the way to the Vertou Park offering a stunning view if the lake and the Savoy Alps. You could also venture further afield and take the road train that offers trips to the local sights and vineyards or even cruise the lake on a heritage paddle steamer to Montreaux.

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Camping Valkenberg-Maastricht (H24) in the Netherlands, is a perfect base for tourist trips into the city or even if you just want a tranquil stay near nature. There’s a whole host of quality services and facilities on-site, including a convenience store, a food truck selling delicious takeaway meals and a heated swimming pool. There’s a wide range of activities for the whole family to enjoy including a bowls court, table football, table tennis tables and outdoor playgrounds. Book your stay and enjoy different offers, free Wi-Fi all season, free nights and dogs go free apply during specific dates only*.

Take a day (or more) and visit Valkenburg and all its historical riches including the famous caves of Valkenburg or the ruins of the only castle in the Netherlands that was built on a hill, or just indulge in a slice of delicious Vlaai!

Jump on the train from Valkenburg station (one of the oldest Dutch stations) and in 11 minutes you’ll be in the glorious Limburg city of Maastricht, home to the infamous conductor Andre Rieu. As one of the oldest cities in Holland, the city is full of history with churches, monumental merchant houses and fortresses combining with modern museums and fashionable markets. Have a lazy day and take a cruise down the Meuse and explore the city, the Bonnefanten Museum, the Gouvernment and the St. Pietersberg all from the water, before reaching the Belgium border.

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Situated in the beautiful Vienne department in central-western France, Le Futuriste (D35) is a small family-friendly campsite open all year around. With magnificent panoramic views of the surrounding countryside the campsite boasts two heated swimming pools and water slides, as well as a fishing lake and a large play park for younger guests.

The restaurant and snack bar are open in high season, along with a programme of entertainment including line dancing and a farmers market once a week. It’s the perfect campsite for a quiet, family break or even just for a few days stop over to experience the local area. Bring your four-legged friend with you and enjoy the first dog going free during the low season.

About 10km from Le Futuriste is the capital of the department, Poitiers, a historic city and home to one of the oldest churches in Europe, the fourth century Baptistry, built during the Gallo-Roman period. Whilst the sights and monuments show that the city has conserved much of its old world charm, the future-themed hi-tech Futuroscope theme park is a hugely popular attraction and located close to the campsite.

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