Parks across France for all Activities

Enjoy Leisure across FranceFrance is the #1 holiday destination in Europe so not surprisingly leisure activities are to the fore! France is blessed with lovely green parks, marine and water parks and many amusement parks. This was inspired by an article on AZsFrance.com

Here are our selection of Leisure Parks


1. Vanoise National Park, Savoie
2. Port-Cros National Park, Var
3. Pyrénées National Park, Hautes-Pyrénées and Pyrénées-Atlantiques
4. Cévennes National Park, Mainly Lozère and Gard, also Ardèche and Aveyron
5. Écrins National Park, Isère and Hautes-Alpes
6. Mercantour National Park, Alpes-Maritimes and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
7. Calanques National Park, Bouches-du-Rhône

More on National Parks France


Parc naturel régional de Scarpe-Escaut.
Parc naturel régional de l’Armorique.
Parc naturel régional de Camargue.
Parc naturel régional de la Brière
Parc naturel régional de la Forêt d’Orient
Parc naturel régional des Landes de Gascogne
Parc naturel régional du Morvan.
Parc naturel régional du Vercors
Parc naturel régional de la Corse
Parc naturel ht languedoc
Parc naturel régional des Boucles de la Seine Normande
Parc naturel régional de Lorraine
Parc naturel régional du Pilat
Parc naturel régional de Normandie-Maine
Parc naturel régional des Vosges du Nord.
Parc naturel régional de la Montagne de Reims
Parc naturel régional du Luberon
Parc naturel régional du Queyras
Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
Parc naturel regional de la Haute-Vallee de Chevreuse
Parc naturel régional du Livradois-Forez
Parc naturel régional des Caps et Marais d’Opale
Parc naturel régional du Haut-Jura
Parc naturel régional des Ballons des Vosges
Parc naturel régional de la Brenne
Parc naturel régional des Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin
Parc naturel régional de la Chartreuse
Parc naturel régional des Grands Causses
Parc naturel régional du Vexin Français
Parc naturel régional du Massif des Bauges
Parc naturel régional Loire – Anjou – Touraine
Parc naturel régional du Verdon
Parc naturel régional du Perche
Parc naturel régional de l’Avesnois
Parc naturel régional du Périgord-Limousin
Parc naturel régional du Gâtinais français
Parc naturel régional des Causses du Quercy
Parc naturel régional des Boucles de la Seine Normande
Parc naturel régional des Monts d’Ardèche
Parc Narbonaise en méditerranée
Parc Oise pays de France.
Parc naturel régional des Pyrénées catalane
Parc naturel régional de Millevaches en Limousin
Parc naturel régional des Alpilles
Parc naturel régional des Pyrénées ariégeoises
Parc naturel régional des Ardennes
Parc naturel régional des Préalpes d’Azur
Parc naturel régional du Marais poitevin
Parc naturel régional du Golfe du Morbihan
Parc naturel régional des Baronnies provençales

More on Regional Parks France


Aqua Boulevard, Paris
Aqualand Bassin D’Arcachon
Aqualand St Cyprien
Aqualand Cap D´Agde
Aqualand Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer
Aqualand Frèjus
Aqualand Ste Maxime
Aqualand Port Leucate
AquaPark – Parc Maguide, Biscarrosse


Golfe de Lion
Estuaires picards et de la mer d’Opale
Bassin d’Arcachon
Gironde et de la mer des Pertuis
Golfe normand-breton
Plus others in Martinique and Corsica


1. Disneyland Park, Marne-la-Vallee
2. Walt Disney Studios Park, Marne-la-Vallee
3. Futuroscope, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
4. Le PAL, Dompierre-sur-Besbre
5. Nigloland, Dolancourt
6. Fraispertuis City, Epinal
7. Parc de la Coccinelle, Gujan-Mestras
8. Parc Asterix, Plailly
9. Dennlys Parc, Saint-Omer
10. Europark, Vias

Camping on the Sunshine Coast in Eastbourne England

Sunshine Coast Eastbourne

Sovereign Harbour Eastbourne

One of the pre-requisites for a good camping experience is good weather? So where in the UK can you go for sunshine? Well, the Sunshine coast in Eastbourne. Eastbourne experiences a maritime climate with cool summers and mild winters. The local climate is notable for its high sunshine levels, at least relative to much of the rest of England – Eastbourne holds the record for the highest recorded amount of sunshine in a month, 383.9 hours in July 1911.

As well as the favourable climate, you can the enjoy the long beaches from Pevensey to the South Downs, extensive range of shops in the town centre (soon the Arndale centre will be expanded), theatres, Towner Art Gallery and comprehensive selection of restaurants, coffee and tea shops. Walk along the long promenade and stroll down the Pier. One of the largest marinas in Europe – Sovereign Harbour with shops and restaurants and pleasant walks. To discover more attractions visit – A to Z Directory Eastbourne

Camping around Eastbourne

Normans Bay Camping and Caravanning Club Site Norman’s Bay
BN24 6PR
East Sussex

Bay View Caravan & Camping Park Old Martello Road
Pevensey Bay
BN24 6DX
East Sussex

Fairfields Farm Caravan & Camping Park Eastbourne Road
BN24 5NG
East Sussex

Cannon Caravan Park Eastbourne Road
Pevensey Bay
BN24 6DT

Castle View Caravan Site Eastbourne Road
Pevensey Bay
BN24 6DT
East Sussex

Ash Farm Camping Site Filching
BN26 5QA
East Sussex





Campsites across France

Lac de St Croix from Camping Aiguines
There are over 1000 campsites with 554 bookable in France.

Around 15 million British people holiday in France every year with the smartest types opting for the many campsites and holiday parcs all around the country, from Boulogne to Bordeaux. The Med, the Alps, Champagne, Bordeaux – just saying those places out loud makes you smile and dream of sunny French days and warm croissant for breakfast.

All the sites welcome caravans, motorhomes, tents and trailer tents and almost all offer some form of accommodation in chalets, mobilehomes, tents, apartments, gites or even tree-houses. We have indicated where pitches would be totally unsuitable for large outfits.

How to Get more Tourist Information?
There are 5,000 tourist offices across France – they stock leaflets on all the tourist activities in their area and usually employ assistants who speak good English and are very helpful.

Maps and Locations at:

Specialist Campsites
Luxury: Les Castels with 38 4 to 5 star campsites

Eurocamp – campsites across France – ideal for families

Useful websites:
www.mappy.com (route planner)
www.viamichelin.com (route planner)
www.auto-routes.fr (information on motorways)
www.meteo.fr French weather forecast