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Montpellier/Sete - Camping Altéa

Near the coast halfway between Sete and Montpellier (15km each way)

1 Route des Aresquiers
34110 Vic-la-Gardiole, Montpellier
Hérault, Languedoc (Occitanie)

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Price from: €16 for 'nature' tent pitch for cyclists, prices vary for fixed base bungalow tents and cabins

Open: Open all year

The 3-star Camping Altéa is perfectly located for the end (or the start!) of a Canal du Midi bike ride, being just 15km from Sete. It's also just 15km from Montpellier, making it an ideal base if you are heading that way or arriving from the train station. Tent pitches, plus self-contained fixed base bungalow tents (pictured) as well as self-catered cabins. The campsite is 5km from the beach, and has a pool, bar plus snack bar for takeaway pizzas and other food, plus a mini-supermarket. Part of a network of independently owned French campsites.

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Morbihan - Camping des Menhirs

Campsite with self-catering cabins walking distance of the beach

Allee St Michel
56340 Carnac Plage
Morbihan, Brittany

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Price from: £30 for a cabin sleeping 8 people

Open: April 27 to September 20

Within walking distance of the seaside resort of Carnac Plage, Les Menhirs is a short bike ride from the famous standing stones at Carnac. Cycle around the peninsula before cooling off in the pool (complete with giant waterslide) or relax in the jacuzzi. Cycling tours of the local area can be booked onsite. Click the 'full details' button below for information on self-catering cabins sleeping upto 8 people, or click here if you have your own tent or campervan.

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  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
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Muides-sur-Loire - Chateau des Marais

Campsite with tents and self-catering cabins near Chambord

27 rue de Chambord
41500 Muides-sur-Loire
Loir-et-Cher, Centre (Loire Valley)

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Price from: €19 for a pitch; prices vary for self-catered cabins

Open: Mid-May to mid-September

Small and friendly campsite near Chambord and Blois chateaux, making it a great base for exploring the Loire Valley. The campsite is in the grounds of a manor house. Facilities include restaurant and mini-market. Pool complex, plus spa and jacuzzi with Turkish bath and massage available. Self-catering cabins. Bike hire available on site (including kids' bikes and child seats).

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Nontron - Camping Château Le Verdoyer

Camping in the Perigord Vert between Angoulême and Limoges

Château le Verdoyer
24470 Champs Romain
Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Price from: €40 for 2 people per night

Open: April to September

Set in the national park of the Perigord-Limousin, this campsite sits in the grounds of a chateau and lake. Some key renovations have taken place in 2015 to improve the facilities, including changes to pitches and to the terrace area used for eating and entertainment. A new chef has also been bought on board in the restaurant to give you a taste of local cuisine within the stone walls of the chateau (if you're late arriving you can take advantage of a special menu to fill you up on a fast but simple dinner). Water is a big part of experience here, and there are two lakes – one for fishing and one for swimming – plus three pools, complete with water slide. Cycling in the Dordogne area is always a pleasure due to the quiet roads and stunning scenery, but this site is also close to the voie verte (an old converted railway line) between Saint Pardoux la Riviere and Thiviers – a great 17km shaded trail that will take you off through the countryside.

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Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre - Camping Les Alicourts

Loire valley camping between Orléans and Bourges

Les Alincourts
41300 Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre
Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire

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Price from: £51 a night for fixed tents + self-catering cottages/chalets from

Open: May to September

This is a good option if you're wanting to escape the main tourist trail that runs along the Loire river to the north. Camping Les Alicourts is situated on a lake with a wealth of water sports on offer, including cable water-ski. There's a choice of four pools, including a heated covered option, plus lots of things to keep children entertained with dedicated clubs for each age group. For big kids, there's cocktails on the bar terrace and a choice of dining options. The chateaux are still accessible from here, as is the famous wine town of Sancerre to the south. The tourist hotspots of Orleans and Blois are 60-70km from the site, making this an ideal stopover en route or after the busy Loire route.

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Poitiers - Camping Lac de Saint-Cyr

Lakeside camping perfectly located for Futuroscope

Lac Saint Cyr
86130 Saint Cyr
Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

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Price from: €19 for 2 people + tent, prices for mobile homes vary

Open: April to September

Ideal for either a stopover or a slightly longer stay to rest and explore, Camping Lac de Saint-Cyr is an easy pedal to the excellent Futuroscope, as well as the cobbled streets of Poitiers. This is an open site set by a beautiful clear lake with a nice beach for relaxing by the water, with pedaloes, canoes and catamarans for hire. You can bike around the lake on the dedicated paths that run alongside the lake, and relax in the heated pool (complete with waterfall and massage jets) afterwards. The restaurant on site provides snacks and evening meals, plus there's a more formal dining room at the nearby golf course, a short distance away.Tent/touring pitches + mobile homes.

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  • Laundry facilities
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Portiragnes - Les Sablons

Campsite with self-catering cabins perfectly placed for the Canal du Midi

Avenue des Mûriers
34420 Portiragnes
Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon

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Price from: £30 per cabin per night

Open: March 28 - September 28

Les Sablons is good base from which to access the cycle routes along the Canal du Midi, which crosses the River River Orb at Béziers, 14km away. The campsite also has direct access to the beach Portiragnes for a relaxing swim after a day's riding. Cycling tours of the local area can be arranged on-site. Click below to find out more about the fixed tents and cabins sleeping up to 8 people, or click here if you have your own tent or campervan.

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  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
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Puy Saint Vincent - Camping Croque Loisirs

Charming Alpine campsite with views over a national park

Les Landes
05290 Puy St Vincent
Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Phone: +33 (0)4 92 22 29 03
Email: info@camping05.com

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Price from: €9.50

Open: June 1 until September 15

We just love the sound of this place. This green and lush campsite is situated on the border of the Ecrins, one of only 10 national parks in France. The site is at an altitude of 1450 metres, meaning that you can literally ride stunning mountain routes from the door. This is mountain camping as it’s meant to be. From your pitch you’ll be able to see the rocks of the Ecrins, as well as beautiful valleys and the glacier of Pelvoux. A three-star campsite, Camping Croque Loisirs is clean, with hot showers and a good friendly service (speaking French, English, Dutch and German). Most of the 50 pitches have access to electricity and there are several water taps. Every morning you can also buy fresh bread, a great way to start your day. The campsite is part of a sports initiative run by an enthusiastic group of Dutch people wo are passionate about sharing the Southern Alps. They can help you plan your rides (GPS maps and stacks of local knowledge), or take on their own bucketlist cols challenge that includes Galibier, Izoard and a bunch of other Tour de France climbs. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Rambouillet - Camping Huttopia Rambouillet (SW of Paris)

Located 50km SW of Paris and ideal for the Veloscenie bike route

Route du Château d'eau
78120 Rambouillet
Ile-de-France

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Price from: €15 per night for a tent pitch. Safari tent and cabin prices vary with the season and need a minimum 2-night stay

Open: From April

The Huttopia Rambouillet campsite is in the Yvelines in the heart of the vast Rambouillet forest south-west of Paris near the Veloscenie Paris to Mont-St Michel bike route. There are tent pitches, fixed safari-style tents and cabins. Enjoy walks or rides in the forest and visit the two neighbouring regional parks: the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse Regional Park and the Véxin Regional Park. There are also some creature comforts here including a swimming pool, and a cafe/bar area that serves food. There is also a summer activity programme for both children and adults. Certified Accueil Vélo for cycling holidays. There are special rates for anyone riding the Veloscenie.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Rillé - Camping Huttopia Lac de Rillé (Euro Velo 6 Loire)

Family friendly campsite between Angers and Tours

Lac de Rillé
37340 Rillé
Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire

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Price from: €27 per night for pitch for two people. Safari tent and cabin prices vary with the season and need a minimum 2-night stay

Open: April 6 to November 5

Huttopia Lac de Rillé is ideal for anyone cycling the Loire Valley. It's located between Angers and Tours on the EuroVelo 6 bike route. Pool. Lovely natural setting by a lake and forests. Camp pitches as well as fixed tents and cabins. Swimming pools. Family friendly. Close to local chateaux.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Wifi

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Rivière-sur-Tarn - Camping Le Peyrelade (Millau)

Set among the beautiful gorges of the Tarn

Lieu-dit Peyrelade
12640 Rivière-sur-Tarn
Aveyron, Midi-Pyrénées (Occitanie)

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Price from: €20 for a pitch, prices of cabins and fixed tents vary

Open: Until September

Camping Le Peyrelade is a 4-star campsite along the river and under the cliffs of the Grandes Causses Natural Park amid the magnificent Tarn gorges. The long river beach is ideal for swimming, fishing and white water sports. The campsite also boasts a heated pool, a programme of activities for the kids and evening entertainments including singers, musicians and magic shows. Pitches plus canvas bungalows, mobile homes and chalets for rent. Snack bar and restaurant for takeaway pizzas.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Roquebrune-sur-Argens - Camping Le Moulin des Iscles

Riverside campsite on the French Riviera

690 Chemin du Moulin des Iscles
83520 Roquebrune-sur-Argens
Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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Price from: €22 for a pitch; prices of self-catered cottages and tents vary

Open: March 20-October 31

Camping Le Moulin des Iscles is a 3-star campsite on the banks of a river at Roquebrune-sur-Argens, near the popular coastal holiday retreat of Fréjus. It has tent and touring pitches, plus self-catered mobile home and canvas bungalows for rent. Heated outdoor pool and spa. Family activities in summer. This is a great base from which to explore the varied landscapes of the Côte d’Azur. Ride to the local lake, go walking in the mountains or cycle through friendly local villages and vineyards. Oh and around 12km from the beaches of the Riviera. Wifi. Shop. Bar and restaurant. 

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  • Laundry facilities
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Saint Nazaire sur Charente - Camping L'Abri-Côtier

Accueil velo-rated site with pitches and cabins south of La Rochelle

26 La Bernardière
17780 Saint Nazaire sur Charente
Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

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Price from: Tent pitches from €17 a night for 2 people; self-catering cabins from €69 for 5-6 people

Open: April 5 to September 29

Camping L'Abri-Côtier is a 3-star accueil-velo rated campsite south of La Rochelle. It's part of the bike-friendly Flowers camping group. Located 3km from Port-des-Barques (the departure point for Fort Boyard) and the beach, it as its own covered heated pool, activities area for children, and bar area. Camping/camping car pitches, mobile homes, chalets and all-canvas holiday bungalows available. Close to the Moëze Oléron Nature Reserve, this is an earthy campsite set in a wooded area. 

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
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Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val - Camping Les Gorges de l'Aveyron

Campsite for exploring the stunning gorges of the Aveyron

Marsac Bas
82140 Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val
Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees (Occitanie)

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Price from: €14 for a 'nature' pitch for a single cyclist, prices vary for self-catered options

Open: Until October 30

Camping Les Gorges de l'Aveyron is a 3-star campsite in the beautiful town of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the Aveyron river gorge region of SW France. There are camping pitches, as well as self-catered canvas bungalows, lodges and mobile homes. Heated outdoor pool and play area. Kids’ club. Perfect base for cycling the relatively empty roads of the Aveyron. Also great for canoeing and kayaking, climbing, mountain biking and paragliding. Wander the narrow streets of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val or stay here en route to exploring the medieval villages of Cordes-sur-Ciel, Bruniquel and Saint-Cirq-Lapopie. Bar, pizzas to take away. Wifi.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
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Saint-Brieuc - Camping des Vallées

Bike-friendly campsite on the EuroVelo 4 and Tour de Manche bike routes

Boulevard Paul Doumer
22000 Saint-Brieuc
Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany

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Price from: €12 rate for 2 x bikes + tents without electricity or from €14 with power; prices vary for fixed bungalow tents and cottages

Open: Camping pitches 16/03-16/10; rental cottages 16/03-18/12

Family run 3-star campsite at at Saint-Brieuc on Brittany's beautiful Cotes d'Armor. This is on the Tour de Manche and EuroVelo 4 bike routeIt even has a special bicycle package for tent campers. Kids' entertainment, camping pitches, canvas bungalows and mobile homes Waterpark nearby. Free wifi. Shop, bar, fresh bread deliveries each morning. 

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  • Laundry facilities
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Saint-Jean-de-Luz - Camping de la Ferme Erromardie

Campsite right on the EuroVelo 1 on the sandy coastline of SW France

40 Chemin d'Erromardie
64500 Saint Jean de Luz
Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine (Nouvelle Aquitaine)

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Price from: €16 for tent pitches; self-catered cabins from €39 a night but vary depending on the season

Open: April 6-October 31

Camping de la Ferme Erromardie is on the EuroVelo 1 Atlantic Coast routeThis is a popular campsite in a great location close to the Atlantic Ocean. It's just 50 metres from Erromardie beach, 3km north of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. Family friendly. Ideal for exploring the Basque country. Pool. Library and reading area. Petanque. Summer activities for kids. Tent pitches plus self-catered cabins.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities
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Saint-Jean-du-Bruel - Camping La Dourbie (Millau Viaduct)

In the Dourbie valley between the Larzac plateau and the Cévennes

Route de Nant
12230 Saint-Jean-du-Bruel
Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees (Occitanie)

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Price from: €15 for a pitch, prices vary for fixed base tents and cabins

Open: April 25 to September 29

Camping La Doubie is a 4-star campsite in Saint-Jean-du-Bruel, close to the Millau viaduct in southern Aveyron. It's nestled between the Causse du Larzac and the Cévennes National Park. Camping pitches, mobile homes and chalet rental. Outdoor pool, family activities. Camping La Dourbie takes its name from the river which flows alongside the site. The owners are proud of family atmosphere nurtured here, with the site offering quiet, generous pitches in the semi-shade on the banks of the river. Onsite activities include guided organise walks in the countryside and a range of outdoor activities.

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Saint-Laurent - Moulin de Saint Laurent (Canal de Garonne)

Accommodation with a pool between Buzet-sur-Baise and Agen

Lieu-dit Le Moulin
47130 Saint-Laurent
Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

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Price from: €59

Open: All year

Recommended to us by a reader, this B&B also has self-catering gites (see here for B&B and gite) and a small camping area (see here for more on the camping area). It's ideal if you are travelling solo or with a group, and regardless of of style of travel. You can also enjoy a table d'hotes (home cooked meal with wine) if you fancy a relaxing evening, and a continental breakfast is served each morning. There is a pool and wifi and it is situated on the Canal de Garonne on the stretch between Buzet-sur-Baise and Agen.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Saint-Michel-Escalus - Camping Huttopia Landes Sud (Euro Velo 1 La Velodyssee)

Campsite with pitches, safari tents and cabins surrounded by forest

450 Route Léon
40550 Saint-Michel-Escalus
Landes, Aquitaine

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Price from: Tent and campervan pitches from €20 per night for 2 people; prices for fixed tents and cabins varies with the season and may require a 2-night stay

Open: May to September

Situated just a few miles from the ocean near the town of Saint-Michel-Escalus, the Huttopia Landes Sud campsite is near Lake Léon and the Huchet Nature Reserve. It's in a perfect location for anyone cycling the Euro Velo 1 La Velodyssee route. It's a forest/woodland site that comes with lots of bells and whistles like a heated swimming pool, a bar/cafe area, and a summer activity program for children. Mini fridge hire. Small grocery store. Laundry room.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Saint-Paul-en-Born - Camping La Clairière

Campsite between Mimizan and Biscarrosse on the Atlantic Coast

1151 Route de Talucat
40200 Saint-Paul-en-Born
Landes, Aquitaine (Nouvelle-Aquitaine)

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Price from: €17 for a tent pitch for 2 people, prices vary for cabins and chalets

Open: May to October

Camping La Clairière is a 4-star campsite at Saint-Paul-en-Born, between Mimizan and Biscarrosse and handy for the EuroVelo 1 Atlantic Coast bike route. Camping pitches, mobile homes and all-canvas bungalows to rent. It offers a haven of calm beneath the pine trees of the Landes on the banks of a small river. Comfortable self-catered accommodation and shady pitches. Take a bike ride into the old town of Mimizan for a pastis or head out into the forest. Horse riding, walking, fishing and canoeing also nearby. Snack bar with pizzas plus fresh bread deliveries each day.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities
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Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard - Camping La Mouette Cendrée

Quiet accessible coastal camping near Les Sables d'Olonne

19 Les Malecots
85520 Saint-Vincent-sur-Jard
Vendée, Pays de la Loire

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Price from: €16.50 a tent pitch; prices vary for cabins

Open: April to October

Located in a green environment, yet just minutes from the beaches and fishing harbours of the Vendee coast, this site provides the perfect oppurtunity to have a relaxed and varied break. The pitches are mixed sizes but generally shady and the owners strive to maintain a peaceful atmosphere while still providing entertainment for all age groups during summer (including a meal and dance nights on Wednesdays and bingo on Mondays). If you prefer to use your legs 11 for cycling, then you're spoilt for choice with the La Vélodyssée – the 1200km Atlantic Coast bike route – running nearby. Use Camping La Mouette Cendrée as a stopover if you're riding the whole route, or stay a while longer and use it as a base for some shorter day rides.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Sancerre - Camping Les Portes de Sancerre

Accueil velo campsite on the EV6 Loire route 50km north of Nevers

Quai de Loire
18300 Saint-Satur
Loire Valley

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Price from: €13 for a tent space, prices vary for fixed base tents and cabins

Open: April 3 to September 27

Camping Les Portes de Sancerre at Saint-Satur is a leafy campsite set under the trees on the banks of the river Loire. It offers peace and quiet in a beautiful environment. Set at the foot of the slopes of the Sancerre wine region, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to sample the great local food and wine on offer here, including the renowned Crottin de Chavignol goats’ cheese. Camping Les Portes de Sancerre is 50km north of Nevers and 125km from Orleans – so perfectly placed on the Loire Valley EuroVelo 6 bike route. Also 200km south of Paris, making it an ideal place for a weekend break. Tent pitches, plus canvas bungalows and mobile homes to rent. Accueil velo rated campsite.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Sarlat - Camping Huttopia Sarlat

Tent pitches, fixed tents and cabins in the Dordogne Valley

Rue Jean Gabin
24200 Sarlat
Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Price from: €20 per night for tent/camping car pitches for 2 people. Safari tent and cabin prices vary with the season and need a minimum 2-night stay

Open: April to early November

As the name suggests, Huttopia Sarlat is near the medieval town of Sarlat-la-Canéda in the Dordogne river valley. There are pitches for tents and camping cars, as well as self-catering fixed safari tents and cabins. There are also a few old-style wooden caravans for self-caterers. Ideal for an overnight stay or an extended cycling base to explore the area. Close to the famous Lascaux caves and other key tourist sites. Lots of added extras with two swimming pools (one heated), a tennis court, and cafe/restaurant facilities. There's also a summer activity programme for children and adults.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Wifi

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Saumur - Camping Huttopia Saumur

Handy river-side campsite for the Loire Euro Velo 6 bike route

1 Chemin Chantepie
Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent
49400 Saumur
Maine-et-Loire, Loire Valley

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Price from: €22 per night for a tent/campervan pitch for 2 people. Prices for cabins and safari tents vary with the season and may require a 2-night stay in peak periods.

Open: April to September

Saumur is a popular stop on France's oldest and original bike route, the Euro Velo 6 Loire Valley route. Huttopia Saumur is perfectly situated overlooking the river – France's longest. It offers pitches, fixed tents and cabins on the edge of a nature park. It promises a local experience, allowing you to enjoy the Loire River and the local vineyards. Two swimming pools, cafe/bar area + lots of other creature comforts.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Wifi

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Saumur – Camping de l'île d'Offard

Riverside camping right on the Loire Valley bike route

Rue de Verden
49400 Saumur
Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire

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Price from: €19 per night for two people with tent; from €15 per night for a basic 'campetoile' (wooden hut), prices vary for cabins and other self-catered accommodation

Open: May 3 to September 30

Camping L'Île d'Offard is perfectly placed for a stop in Saumur on the EuroVelo 6 Loire Valley route as well as on the Velo Francette route as it snakes its way from La Rochelle to Caen. Tent pitches, plus wooden huts, fixed base canvas tents, lodges and mobile homes to rent. There is even a 'luxury' option. The campsite is a short cycle (or 15-minute walk across the bridge) to the centre of Saumur. Heated swimming pool and spa. Good for families, with a kids’ club in school holidays. Set over 11 acres of parkland and bordered by the Loire, Camping L'Île d'Offard is a great overnight stay as well as an ideal base for a longer fixed base cycling holiday. Accueil Velo-rated and also on the accredited Loire à Velo network, this campsite is well used to receiving cyclists. Part of the Flower Campings network of independently run sites.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Sille le Guillaume - Camping Huttopia Lac de Sillé (Sarthe)

Lakeside tent pitches, fixed tents and cabins surrounded by forest

512 route forestière des Molières
72140 Sille le Guillaume
Sarthe, Pays de la Loire

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Price from: €15 for 2 people per night for pitches. Safari tent and cabin prices vary with the season and need a minimum 2-night stay

Open: April to September

Tucked away on a lakeshore in the heart of a forest, the Huttopia Lac de Sillé campsite on the outskirts of the Sarthe region is a good base if you're exploring the area's network of bike routes (see here). The site is a quiet and shaded site in an unspoilt area. There is a lake nearby for watersports, plus bike routes around the lake. The site also has some nice mod-cons, including a swimming pool, a cafe and a bar area.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Wifi

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Souillac - Camping Les Ondines

Riverside camping on the banks of the Dordogne

Rue des Ondines
46200 Souillac
Lot, Midi-Pyrenees (Occitanie)

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Price from: €9 for a basic 'trekking' pitch for one cyclist; rates vary for self-catered cabins and onsite tents

Open: Until September 27

Camping Les Ondines is a 3-star campsite just across the Lot border at Souillac-sur-Dordogne, close to the river Dordogne and an ideal base from which to explore the Dordogne and Lot valleys, including the towns of Collonges La Rouge, Rocamadour and Sarlat. Camping pitches as well as self-catered rentals, fixed base canvas tents and mobile homes. Heated outdoor pool + a short walk from a water park. Family friendly with kids' entertainment. Bar/restaurant. Wifi.

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  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Soulac-sur-Mer - Camping Paradis des Pins

Accueil-velo rated campsite between Bordeaux and La Rochelle

213 Passage de Formose
33780 Soulac-sur-Mer
Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Price from: Pitches from €18 a night; Cabins from €39 a night (weekly rates available)

Open: May 25-September 28

Camping des Pins is a 4-star ideally located between at Soulac sur Mer. Pitched for tents and campingn cars + mobile homes and wood cabins for self-caterers. Ideal for the vineyards of the Medoc, it's just across the Gironde Estruary (connected by ferry from Royan). It's 1.5km from the beach and also has a heated outdoor pool. Kids' club, restaurant. Set amid a pine forest that shelters it from the waves and wind of the Atlantic Coast, where surfboards mix with sand castles on the long, sandy beach. The famous chateaux of Margaux and Lafite Rotschild are also within reach. Part of a network of independently owned campsites in France.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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St Tropez - Camping La Rouillère

Shady campsite set in woodlands near St Tropez

229 Chemin des Piboules
83350 Ramatuelle
Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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Price from: €38 for a tent pitch for 2 people; prices for self-catering cabins and fixed tents vary

Open: April 1-October 31

Camping La Rouillère is a 3-star campsite at Ramatuelle on the Cote d’Azur – close to the glitz of Saint-Tropez 9km away. A camping pitch here is about a cheap as it gets in this neck of the woods. Set among the vines and the woods, this is a peaceful retreat with creature comforts including a secure bike room, wifi, a restaurant/bar, and a mini-shop for daily bread and supplies. Pitches, as well as fixed tents, and self-catering cabins and mobile homes. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Theix - Camping de Rhuys (Gulf of Morbihan)

Accueil-velo rated site with pitches and self-catering cabins

Poteau Rouge, 56450 Theix
56450 Theix
Morbihan, Brittany

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Price from: Tent pitches from €12 per night, mobile homes and tipees from €66 a night for 2-6 people

Open: Open April 4 to September 29

Camping de Rhuy is a 3-star campsite at Theix, to Vannes in Morbihan. It's perfect for chilling out after a day on the bike. There's a heated covered pool and water slides (popular with mini-cyclists), plus the beach is an 8km ride away. Tent and camping car pitches, plus self-catering mobile homes and tepee hires. This is a great area to explore by bike. Other activities include kayaking, sailing and fishing but also museums, an aquarium and a host of charming Breton villages to visit. Part of a bike-friendly network of French sites.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Thilay – Camping le Faucon

Basic local campsite set just off the Euro Velo 19 Muese bike route

Rue du Faucon
Nohan-sur-Semoy
08800 Thilay
Ardennes, Champagne-Ardenne (Grand-Est)

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Price from: €3.50 a night for tent pitch for one rider

Open: From April 15

Camping le Faucon is a basic local campsite set around a lake with aquatic sports, including canoeing. It is popular with school and community groups, but it is also open to the public. Tent pitches as well as fixed base tents for rent. Small shop and snack bar. Ideal for the Euro Velo 19 Meuse River route.

Bike facilities

  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Tredrez-Locquemeau - Camping Les Capucines

Campsite near the beach on the Eurovelo 1 coastal cycle route

Voie Romaine
22300 Tredrez-Locquemeau
Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany

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Price from: €16 for a pitch, prices vary for self-catering cabins

Open: April 1 until September 30

Camping Les Capucines sits in the lovely Lannion Bay area in the heart of the Trégor region between Perros-Guirec and Morlaix. Tent pitches, fixed canvas tent for hire, plus bungalows and mobile homes and chalets (basic and 'luxury'). It's ideal if you are cycling the Atlantic Coast EV1 bike route. Close to the sandy beach at Saint Michel en Grève or check out the Plestin les Grèves water sports centre. Walks also alonf the cliff-tops of the Tredrez coastline to the Le Dourven Headland. Heated pool.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Basic maintenance/repair tools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Vercors - Camping Le Lac du Marandan (Saint-Romans)

Campsite for exploring the Alps 50km NE of Valence

657 Les Marandans
38160 Saint-Romans
Isère, Alps (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes)

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Price from: €12 for a camping pitch; prices vary for mobile homes and caravans

Open: Mid-April to end of September

The 3-star Camping Le Lac du Marandan at Saint-Romans offers a perfect base from which to cycle the beautiful Vercors Natural Park. Offering lake-side camping in a wooded forest environment with views of the Vercors mountains, it's a lovely back-to-nature experience. Camping pitches, plus fixed base canvas bungalows to rent, as well as mobile homes and old-style caravans. Swim in the lake, or spend a day fishing, canyonning or canoeing. Kids' club in summer. Wifi. Bar. Mini-shop. Fridge hire.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Vernioz - Camping Le Bontemps

Family camping between Lyon and Valence en route to the Alps

5, Impasse du Bontemps
38150 Vernioz
Isere, Rhone-Alpes

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Price from: €20 for pitches, prices of mobile homes vary

Open: April - September

Being located between Lyon and Valence this is an ideal campsite to recharge before riding the Alps or viewing an Alpine Tour de France stage. Coming alive in the high season, the park is located in lovely grounds along the river Vareze which has a number of natural walking and cycling trails running alongside. With heated pools, play areas, tennis courts and fishing, there is something here for everyone in a beautiful setting. An on-site bistro provides snacks and meals throughout the day which can be eaten in or taken away.

Bike facilities

  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Versailles - Camping Huttopia

Tent pitches, fixed tents and cabins just outside Paris

31 Rue Berthelot
78000 Versailles
Yvelines, Île-de-France

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Price from: €32.50 per night for a tent pitch for 2 people. Safari tent and cabin prices vary with the season and need a minimum 2-night stay

Open: End of March to start of November

On the doorstep of Paris and the famous palace at Versailles, Huttopia offers reliable camping that's a step up from your stock-standard municipal campsite. Tent pitches, fixed tents and chalets for hire. Great for families (indoor swimming pool and summer evening entertainment), on-site food hut. Close to an RER train station for trains to Paris. 169 pitches and 41 chalets on a leafy 4-hectare site. Accueil Velo-rated. Near the Paris-Mont St Michel bike route.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Wifi

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Vesoul - Camping Val de Bonnal

Riverside camping ideal for exploring the southern Vosges and Jura

1, Chemin de Moulin
25860 Bonnal
Doubs, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

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Price from: €24.50 for 2 people

Open: May to September

Situated on the river Ognon, this family campsite provides spacious hedged pitches to enjoy the tranquil surroundings. The river, nearby lakes and heated swimming pools combine to provide an oasis of watersport oppurtunities for all ages, including fishing. A large restaurant/bar with newly renovated terrace provides eat-in and take-out options and is also the venue for entertainment. Fresh bread is sold in the well-stocked grocery shop, and don't forget the try the delicious local cheese, Comte.

Bike facilities

  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Vias Plage - Club Farret

Upmarket holiday village with self-catered cabins and direct beach access

Farinette Plage
34450 Vias Plage
Herault, Languedoc-Roussillon

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Price from: From £30 for a cabin or bungalow

Open: April 20 to September 28

A family-run Yelloh! Village campsite with self-catered cabins and bungalows offering direct access to the beach, as well as to local ride routes (the Canal du Midi is less than 20km away in Beziers). Local cycling tours and bike hire can be aranged on-site. Click here for full details of the self-catering cabins and bungalows, or click here for prices if you have your own tent.

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Local maps and route information
  • Laundry facilities

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Wattwiller - Huttopia Wattwiller campsite

Woodland campsite in the heart of the Alsace

Route des Crêtes
68700 Wattwiller
Haut-Rhin, Alsace (Grand-Est)

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Price from: Prices vary depending on the season and type of accommodation (tent, cabin, etc). Minimum 2-night stay may be needed for these in peak periods.

Open: End of March to the start of November

Huttopia Wattwiller is a family friendly campsite within reach of both Mulhouse and Colmar. It's handy for the Alsace wine route and also near the Western Front Way World War One commemorative bike route. It's set in a woodland, offering a great base for exploring this part of the Alsace region. Lots of modcons including two swimming pools (one indoor and one outdoor), padel/tennis, a central lodge/communal area and terrace. There are also activity programs for both children and adults. Bring your own tent or choose more creature comforts with safari-style tents or cabins that offer easy self-catering. 

Bike facilities

  • Secure bike parking
  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wifi

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Yport - Camping La Chenaie

Friendly campsite on the EuroVelo 4 bike route in northern France

Rue Henry Simon
76111 Yport
Seine-Maritime, Normandy

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Price from: €19 for a tent pitch; prices vary for cabins

Open: Until November 1

The 3-star Camping La Chênaie is set in the woods in Yport and is an ideal base for exploring the Normandy coast arount Etretat, with the beach just 800 metres away. Tent pitches plus self-catered chalets and mobile homes. Great base for the Côte d'Albâtre bike route and EuroVelo 4Pool. Free wifi. Snack bar and takeaway pizzas. Small on-site grocery shop. BBQ and linen hire.

 

Bike facilities

  • Bike hire on site or available locally
  • Wifi

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