Camping holidays in the Languedoc, south of France
NB: When calculating the distances from the nearest port to a resort in the Languedoc we have to take Bilbao into consideration, and whilst it may be the nearest in some cases you will find that route to be the most expensive. Consider Caen as an alternative, and whilst the driving distance may be more the cost will be infinitely less.
Because the Languedoc-Roussillon region (now renamed Occitainia) is so large and contains so many campsites we have had to split it into Languedoc and Roussillon.
Campsites we feature in Languedoc - please click on the links to see the pages
A luxury campsite, the 5* Le Serignan Plage campsite is next to a vast and unspoiled sandy beach and the site also has fabulous range of facilities.
A superb and peaceful campsite, the 4* les Mediterranees Beach Garden is next to a beautiful beach and is set in mature gardens within the Bagnac Nature Reserve. This campsite has a lagoon style pool + a 33 metre Olympic sized one for good measure.
Situated near the beach, the 5* Yelloh! Village Club Farret is a lively campsite with plenty of facilities for all including 2 heated pools, a new Tao Beach Spa, jacuzzi & hydro massage beds.
Just 200 metres from it's sister campsite les Mediterranees Charlemagne, the 5* Camping Nouvelle Floride has a lagoon style pool, acrobatic course & is next to a lovely beach.
Situated at the town of Nouvelle Floride, the 4* les Mediterranees Charlemagne campsite has a water paradise with slides, bridges and "rivers"
The 4* camping le Lac des Reves campsite has heated pools, a 4 lane water slide + chute, restaurant with big screen TV, a lake nearby and is just minutes from the Med beaches.
The 4* family campsite, le Mediterranee Plage is very close to the beach and the town of Portiragnes Plage with masses of activities & facilities both on and off site.
The 4* Camping la Carabasse at Vias Plage has a superb 4 lane water chute, 2 video games
rooms, 4 Children's play areas, Aerobics, Archery, Basketball, Boules, Football
coaching, Multi-sports pitch for ball games etc, Pool tables, Table tennis, Tennis,
Trampolining, Volleyball etc.
The 4* les Sables du Midi near Béziers & Valras Plage harbour has excellent facilities inc. 3 pools, water chute, entertainment, sports facilities galore.
The 4* le Mas de Lavandes campsite at Valras Plage is a family campsite with a large heated pool complex, water slides, multisport playground and many more facilities.
Set withing a 50 hectare vineyard, the 5* Domaine de Massereau campsite has a heated pool, mountain biking + loads of facilities and is close to the town of Sommiers.
A 5* campsite, camping la Palavas is close to the small port of Palavas-les-Flots, has pools, a whirlpool with slides and is set in 8 hectares of scenery.
The 4* Camping la Marine in the Camargue is next to the beach & has masses of amenities for all. Nearby you will be able to see all the birdlife here and those famous white Camargue horses.
With direct beach access, the 3* Dunes et Soleil campsite is actually set in the centre of Marseillan Plage town so shops, bars, & everything is within an easy walk.
Located in the heart of the Camargue, the 4* Camping la Marine is close to the town of le-Grau-du-Roi & makes an excellent base for exploring and nature watching.
The lovely 4* Camping le Castellas is set in a pine wood with it's own private beach nearby, has a water park with 5 fast slides, a Wellness centre, bike hire and much more.
Close to Béziers and it's airport, the 5* Domaine de la Yole campsite is close to the heart of the Languedoc wine industry, has 4 pools with slides and is close to a nice shelving beach.
The 5* Aloha Village campsite is superbly kept & has direct beach access, a large pool complex with giant water slides & horse riding & pony trekking nearby.
Near Béziers airport and Portiragnes Plage is the 5* les Sablons campsite with it's fabulous pool complex with slides and direct beach access, bike hire and much more.
Just a few minutes from Béziers airport the 4* Camping l'Air de Marin has a lovely lagoon style pool complex surrounded by palm trees and is just 1 KM from the beach.
Towns in Languedoc associated with the featured campsites.
About 15 kms east of Narbonne is the 5 km long beach of Narbonne Plage with sailing, jet skiing, sand yachting and kayaking.
A former fishing village, Valras Plage faces the Gulf of Lion (Golf de Lion) about 10 kms from Béziers and 30 from Narbonne. Valras has wonderful beaches.
A popular tourist destination, Sérignan Plage has 3 kms of natural, dune protected beaches.
Not far from Béziers is Portiragnes Plage, an old village dating back centuries which has houses built well before the French Revolution.
Located near to Bagnas Nature Reserve, Marseillan Plage has a superb beach and you can access the famous Canal du Midi for cycling, boating etc.
Located about 20 kms from Béziers, Vias Plage has beach access and an interesting architectural heritage.
Sommiers is an historic town with ancient origins & is set in the Vidourie Valley mid way between Montpellier and Nimes.
Lots of campsites in Languedoc are located on what we call the Plages or beach
Like a great many other regions of France, most of the camping holiday resorts in Languedoc are on or near to beaches, and as this region has a very large expanse of coastline that means a fair old number of camping resorts.
The Languedoc, as most other regions of France, is split into several departments, and these are: the Pyrenees-Orientales which start at the French/Spanish border near to Perpignan, Aude & Herault which make up the bulk of the coastline and Gard which has a tiny coastal presence. Behing Gard in the mountains is Lozere.
Languedoc-Roussillon shares a border with Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, or the French Riviera to you and me. There is no surfing here in the Languedoc because it faces the Mediterranean Sea which only has a tiny tide, but there are various other watersports such as kite surfing, water skiing etc etc, and then there are the beaches.
Arguably the Languedoc region boasts the best beaches in France, and it is true to say that some of the local councils go out of their way to ensure that the beaches and the sea around them are kept pristine clean.
No wonder then that this is now a camping holiday hotspot, and there is so much to see and do in this beautiful area that it is impossible to put it all on one page, so we are listing the individual camping resorts under the main heading of Languedoc-Roussillon.
Finally, we must mention that the Languedoc enjoys a far cheaper cost of living than does the next French Riviera, and though camping holidays in both areas cost the same you will find that shop bought items in Languedoc cost considerably less than they do next door.
Last update: 29.12.2017
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