Best Campsites in Normandy
Selected because this is an attractive, very well maintained site, 20m from a stretch of pebbly beach and 10-minute drive from St Mère Eglise where the D-Day landings started on 6th June 1944.
CHERBOURG, L'Anse du Brick
Selected because this Castels site is situated just a 20-minute drive from the port at Cherbourg in a naturally landscaped area between sea and forest.
BAYEUX, Château de Martragny
Selected as this is a Castels site situated in the grounds of an elegant 18th century château, a short drive from Bayeux and the Normandy landing beaches.
FIQUEFLEUR La Catinière
Selected because this Sites & Paysages site is just a short drive from the port at Le Havre over the Pont de Normandie and near the fabulous Norman town of Honfleur.
PONTORSON Camping Haliotis
Selected as this site is cycling distance of the famous Mont Michel and walking distance of the centre of Pontorson.
LES PIEUX, Le Grand Large
Selected as this site occupies a unique position right next to a huge stretch of sandy beach, just 25km from Cherbourg. It is a good choice for lovers of the sea with access to beautiful beach walks directly from the site.
St PAIR-SUR-MER, Château de lez Eaux
Selected as this is a lovely Castels site set in the spacious grounds of an 18th century château overlooking a beautiful little fishing lake. The attractive indoor pool with its superb waterslides is unique and a wonderful recreation area for all ages.
LES ANDELYS Camping de l'Ile des Trois Rois
Selected because one of the major attractions of this site is a beautiful view of the ruined Château Gaillard in Les Andeleys built in the 12th century by Richard the Lionheart. It is only an hour from Paris and half an hour from Rouen.
JUMIÈGES La Forêt
Selected as this quiet site in the heart of the Brotonne National Park is within easy walking distance of the centre of Jumièges, a pretty town situated on a big loop of the River Seine, famous for its beautiful abbey.
LE BRÉVEDENT Camping Le Brévedent
Selected as this Castels site is a great choice for younger children and is set in the spacious grounds of an 18th century manor house, rather "shabby-chic" in appearance but nevertheless along with the lake an attractive focal point.
BENOUVILLE Les Hautes Coutures
Selected as this site right next to the Pegasus bridge is an ideal spot for an overnight stop in low season for the Caen/Ouistreham ferry.
St LUC SUR MER La Capricieuse
Selected as the main attractions of this superb municipal site are its easy access to a wide sandy beach and its proxmity to the centre of the Luc-sur-Mer, a delightful seaside town on the Normandy coast, not far from Ouistreham.
VILLEDIEU Les Chevaliers
Selected because this site is only a 5 minute walk from the centre of Villedieu-les-Poêles, a fascinating historical town famous for its art and craftwork, XVth century church and copper and pewter workshops.
ST VAAST LA HOUGE La Gallouette
Selected primarily because of the site's proximity to the pretty port of St Vaast la Houge. It is family run site just a 5-minute walk from the town which is well worth a detour.
COURTILS Le Mont St Michel
Selected because this quiet site is situated just 8km from Le Mont St Michel and is open for 8 months a year, allowing you to visit France's most famous World Heritage site either very early or very late in the tourist season.
ST AUBIN SUR MER Côte de Nacre
Selected as this site situated near the beach between Arromanches and Ouistreham offers a wealth of facilities and services to ensure that you enjoy a comfortable holiday with plenty of organised entertainment.
PORT-EN-BESSIN Camping Port'land
Selected as this is an attractively landscaped site 700m east of the little resort of Port-en-Bessin, one of Normandy's busiest fishing ports. The camping area is like a huge garden and has been divided into zones.
NEUFCHÂTEL-EN-BRAY, Camping Ste Claire
Selected as this is a very well maintained little site full of pretty flowers and shrubs, ideal for an overnight stop as it is just 2km from the A28/A29 crossroads. Set in a charming spot backing onto a small stream it is worth a longer stay.
HUTTOPIA Camping Le Colombier
Camping Le Colombier is a 4-star, family-sized, countryside campsite in Calvados between Pont-l'Eveque and Lisieux. It is a great location to experience the region's best sights, walks, traditional cuisine, swimming, and family activities.
YELLOH! VILLAGE LES ÎLES, Hudimesnil
This 5-star Yelloh! Village campsite is perfect for families who enjoy a lively atmosphere. Set in the heart of rural Normandy the site boasts a quality accommodation, a water park with an entertainment and activity programme for all the family to enjoy.