Selected because of its location in the centre of the Loire Valley near the famous Sancerre vineyards and the town of Gien, seat of the first château of the Loire. It is attractively laid out with two lakes, one for fishing and one for boating.
CHEVERNY, Camping Les Saules
Selected because this site offers easy access to the château de Cheverny and because you are in the heart of great cycling country with lots of routes going directly from the entrance. The magnificent weeping willow overhanging the fishing lake is the site's trademark.
LOCHES, La Citadelle
Selected because this family run site occupies a unique position less than a 10-min walk along the River Indre to the centre of the royal medieval city of Loches. It also offers easy access from the main arteries through the Loire Valley.
BREHEMONT Camping Loire & Châteaux
Selected as this is a brand new campsite situated 600m from Bréhémont and the Loire river. It welcomed its first visitors in May 2014. A project for the friendly Javelle family since 2010, their dream has finally been realised. All the facilities and services are in immaculate condition as it is all new.
BRISSAC QUINCE Domaine de l'Etang
Selected for its location near the château of Brissac the tallest in France and its verdant setting amongst the Anjou vineyards this site has everything you need for a pleasant holiday in the Loire.
SAINTE-CATHERINE Parc de Fierbois
Selected as this Castels site is well placed for visiting all the main attractions and châteaux of the Loire valley and is set in a wonderful mature forest where many of the trees are over a hundred years old.
SILLE-LE-PHILLIPPE, Château de Chanteloup
Selected as this Castels site set in the spacious grounds of an attractive classic style 19th century château on the outskirts of Le Mans has undergone considerable improvements over the last three years and well deserves its 5 star rating.
VARENNES-SUR-LOIRE, Domaine de la Brèche
Selected as this delightful Castels site, created in 1973 by the St Cast family in the verdant grounds of a restored manor house, will immediately impress you with its feeling of spaciousness and the quality of its services. It is particularly recommended for children.
PIERREFITTE-SUR-SAULDRE, Alicourts Resort
Selected as this is a fantastic site for children situated in the heart of the wooded Parc de Sologne. It has excellent facilities and services plus a lovely lake for swimming and boating. The site is attractively laid out with an abundance of flowers and shrubs.
CONCOURSON-SUR-LAYON, La Vallée des Vignes
Selected as this is a delightful little site situated just outside the village of Concourson-sur-Layon amidst the vineyards and sunflowers. It is an English owned site spaciously laid out in an open field and has a quiet peaceful atmosphere.
MUIDES-SUR-LOIRE, Château des Marais
Selected because of its unique position just 500m from the Chambord estate with its magnificent château. It is laid out in the spacious wooded grounds of an attractive 17th century manor house on the edge of the village of Muides-sur-Loire.
POITIERS Le Futuriste
Selected as this a well run site that is open all year. It is ideally placed for visiting Futuroscope as well as for overnight stops on the way south and to Spain.
INGRANDES Le Petit Trianon
Selected as this is a pretty little Castels site set in the grounds of an 18th century manor house. A separate building with two 14th century towers is a stunning backdrop for the heated swimming pool.
GIEN Camping de Gien
Selected because of its unique location right on the Loire river. It offers attractive views across to Gien which is just a 10-minute walk away. It has a lovely French atmosphere and an open spacious feel.
SAUMUR Camping de l'Ile d'Offard
Selected because of its stunning location on an island in the middle of the Loire and the views it enjoys of Saumur and its wonderful château. It has undergone considerable refurbishment recently making it a good spot for long and short stays.
TROGUES Château de la Rolandière
Selected because it has a charming olde worlde feel. As you drive into this little site, you are welcomed by a view of an avenue of chestnut trees leading to a beautiful Napoleon III château.
LA ROCHE-POSAY, La Roche Posay Vacances
Selected because this is a pretty well run site on the banks of the Vienne river and walking distance of the centre of La Roche Posay. Situated north of Poitiers it is laid out in beautiful tree lined alleys.
YELLOH! VILLAGE - Les Voiles D'Anjou
Ideally located between Angers ans Saumur this moderately-sized, family-friendly Yelloh! Village campsite, is right in the heart of Anjou and the perfect base for exploring the Loire Valley and its prestigious châteaux, famous vineyards, unusual troglodyte villages and the majestic and tranquil Loire river itself.