Camping in the Dordogne
The Dordogne, or Perigueux region of France is the northernmost department of Aquitaine. It is landlocked so you won't be going there for a beach holiday, but camping and mobile home holidays here are becoming more popular by the year, in fact, this is one of the most visited departments of France.
Campsites we feature in the Dordogne:
The 4* Camping le Val d'Ussel is a well preserved campsite near to Sarlat and has a full programme of entertainments.
The 5* Camping les Alicourts has it's own lake, a 9 hole golf course, tennis, pedalos and a full range of activities.
The 5* Camping Penerals near Sarlat is a family run campsite with live music, karaoke, discos and a wonderful restaurant.
The 5* Camping la Palombiere near Sarlat is set in unspoiled countryside & has a pool complex with twisting water slides.
The 5* campsite Chateau des Marais is Michelin starred (3 Red Tents) & has a pool complex including a Lazy River, a lagoon style pool, jacuzzi & water slides.
The 4* Camping Carbonnier, a family campsite near St Martial de Nabirat, has a lake on the premises & is 5 K from the River Ceou. It has a superb water park/pool complex with multiple slides.
The rustic charm of the 4* campsite le Moulin de Paulhiac will grab you immediately and it is close to at least 5 Chateaux worth visiting.
The 5* Camping Domaine de la Paille Basse near Souillac is set in enchanting scenery in a medieval village. This is certainly a magical campsite in an incredible setting.
The 4* Camping Aqua Viva is set in the heart of the Dordogne near a lake for fishing, canoeing, kayaking. It has all the usual facilities and makes an ideal base for exploring the Dordogne area.
The 4* Camping des Chenes Verts lies in a wonderfu 9 hectare setting in Calviac-en-Perigord. It has a great pool complex + lots of cycle tracks for visiting the Lascau Cave, castles, Chateaux etc.
The small 4* campsite near Limeuil is Camping le Port de Limueil which has direct access to the River Dordogne.
The small but 5* campsite le Paradis near St Leon has a huge pool complex, is dog friendly and is set in 17 acres of woodland.
The 4*Camping le Mas at les Eyzies De Tayac Sireuil near Sarlat is ideal for walking, cycling and exploring the area & the ancient paintings in the Lascaux Cave.
Camping Soleil Plage near Vitrac is also a 5* campsite & has direct access to the River Dordogne and is just a few miles away from Sarlat.
Another small 4* campsite is les Grottes de Roffy in Sarlat and is an ideal place to start your exploration of the Dordogne area.
The 5* campsite St Avit Loisirs is one of the premier campsites in the Dordogne & has quad biking, tennis and 4 pool complexes.
The 4* Camping le Capeyrou is a small but intimate parc on the banks of the River Dordogne & is set in a protected area.
The 4* Pomport Beach campsite is set in the heart of the Dordogne vineyard country, has access to the River Dordogne and has a large range of activities.
The small 3* camping le Pontet is a peaceful campsite set on the banks of the River Isle near Périgueux.
The most famous town in all the Dordogne is Sarlat which is a "must visit" whenever you come to France.
The Dordogne may not have the seaside but it does have the river Dordogne running through it on its way to join the much larger river Gironde before meeting the sea at the north end of Aquitaine and Royan in Charente-Maritime.
Camping holidays here are both scenic and tranquil, and if you have a love of the outdoors, scenery, walking and/or cycling with lots and lots of peace and quiet thrown in for good measure then this is the place for you.
As you begin your camping holidays in the Dordogne you will soon see why this is called Little England as it is the part of France which is most populated by the British, some of whom have retired there for the climate and the laid back way of life, and some who just wanted to move somewhere nice out of England.
That being the case, we know that you will face little in the way of a language barrier when you holiday in the Dordogne.
Last update: 29.12.2017
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