Top European Campsites

Top European Campsites

near wine regions

St Emilion, France. Member photo by Marcus Leach

Sampling the local wine is an essential and fun part of holidays for many, so we've selected 12 great campsites across Europe that are situated close to vineyards. Take a relaxing, yet fascinating trip to these wine and champagne regions, walking through vast vineyards, tasting the variety of wines available and even learning the secrets of the production. Get away to some of the most beautiful parts of Europe and create a trail of the best wines that a sommelier would be proud of!

L'Isle Verte

(Club ref: L34) France

Set in the heart of the Saumur-Champigny wine region, L'Isle Verte campsite is set on the banks of the Loire river with its stunning views. You can take a boat trip by the campsite and sail down to Saumur with its chateau and wine caves. Trying the famous local red wine is an absolute must.

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Le Domaine de Massereau

(Club ref: C33) France

With a major wine producer based in the heart of the Languedoc wine growing area, there are plenty of opportunities to visit the wine cellars and learn about the production process. The campsite itself has a vast range of amenities including a superb swimming pool and first class restaurant. 

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De Haro

(Club ref: E02) Spain

Situated in the heart of the Rioja winemaking region, De Haro campsite is just 600m from the historic centre of Haro. Wine lovers will be spoilt by some of the best bodegas in the area that offer wine tastings. Learn more about the history of one of Spain’s favourite wines and head to the Rioja wine museum.

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Rüdesheim am Rhein

(Club ref: G08) Germany

This beautifully kept family run campsite is on the banks of the Rhein river and surrounded by Riesling vineyards. Take the cable car and enjoy the panoramic view of this Unesco world heritage site and its vines, or enjoy wine tasting in one of the many bars or restaurant in the busy streets of Rüdesheim.

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Zaton Holiday Resort

(Club ref: X14) Croatia

Zaton Holiday resort is a stunning complex on the Dalmatian Coast, with its own private beach and walking distance to the medieval village of Nin. Croatia is typically not known for its wine production but each region has its own wines, producing quality prize winning wines.

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Saint-Emilion

(Club ref: D08) France

Set in the heart of the St Emilion vineyards, the campsite is the perfect location to explore the local areas. There’s a free vineyard tour within walking distance, as well as many private wine cellars to visit. You can jump on a train and head to Bordeaux to visit La Cité du Vin, a museum dedicated to wine.

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Angeiras

(Club ref: E31) Portugal

This lovely campsite is just 18km from Porto where you can visit Port cellars and enjoy some wine tasting. There are also excursions to visit the Douro Valley, which is one of the world's best known wine regions. Here you can admire the breath taking landscapes whilst you enjoy the Douro wine.

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Ca'Savio

(Club ref: Y02) Italy

Being situated just across the lagoon from the stunning sights of Venice, Ca’Savio is a wonderful campsite to set up base and explore the history of the city and its surrounding islands. The local region boasts the very popular sparkling Prosecco vineyards up in the hills, just north of the city.

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Azur Camping Wertheim

(Club ref: G24) Germany

Set on the banks of the Europa canal, Azur Campsite Wertheim is perfect for discovering and learning about the local dry white wine vines. You can even enjoy superb wine tasting sessions based in the beautiful Wertheim castle that overlooks the medieval city or in the 12th century Bronnback monastery.

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Au Clos de la Chaume

(Club ref: J08) France

Located within easy access of the superb Alsace wine route, Au Clos de la Chaume is a great base for day trips to the many towns and villages on the route, with the opportunity to try some delicious Alsace cuisine and of course, to sample some of the excellent wines. The campsite itself has wonderful amenities including a pool.

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Camping de l'Ill Colmar

(Club ref: J12) France

Set alongside the River Ill, this welcoming and friendly campsite has plenty to entertain including a heated pool and a restaurant. The beautiful town of Colmar, known as the capital of the Alsace wine region, is just 2km from the campsite and excursions to local wineries can be arranged for you.

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Village des Meuniers

(Club ref: L25) France

Village des Meuniers is a beautifully kept, peaceful campsite, offering a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. It is also well located for exploring the vineyards of the Maconnais and Beaujolais with some world class vineyards close at hand. The friendly owners are a wealth of knowledge of the local areas too.

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