Campsites along the French west coast

In terms of landscape, the French west coast is mainly characterized by its vastness: you will find vast pine forests and huge beaches (plus Dune du Pyla, the highest dune in Europe). Thanks to the warm Gulf Stream, the Atlantic coast has a mild maritime climate.

The area is littered with hundreds of (mainly larger) campsites, particularly along the coast. But there are a few places that stand out just a little more because of the large selection of camping options. In the north, the two islands Ile de Ré and Ile d'Oléron are the most popular destinations, which together have more than a hundred campsites.

South of it, on the mainland, lies the area around Les Mathes and Royan , which is also dotted with dozens of campsites. Further south, the Bassin d'Arcachon and Sanguinet are the places where you have the most choice.

Finally, the coastal strip between Biarritz and Hendaye is also good for a few dozen campsites.

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        campsites in this area

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        A taste of the campsites in this area:

        Camping Bleu Mer ***Medium Sized campsite in Saint Georges De Didonne, Charente-Maritime
        50 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Bleu Mer, Saint Georges De Didonne
        Domaine Des Charmilles ****Large, luxury campsite in Saint Laurent De La Pree, Charente-Maritime
        270 pitcheswebsite
        Domaine Des Charmilles, Saint Laurent De La Pree
        Camping L'Ile Blanche ****Medium Sized, luxury campsite in La Flotte, Charente-Maritime
        160 pitcheswebsite
        Camping L'Ile Blanche, La Flotte
        Camping Palmyre Loisirs ****Large, luxury campsite in Les Mathes, Charente-Maritime
        350 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Palmyre Loisirs, Les Mathes
        Camping De La Geres ***Medium Sized campsite in Surgeres, Charente-Maritime
        59 pitcheswebsite
        Camping De La Geres, Surgeres
        Camping Du Val De Boutonne ***Medium Sized campsite in Saint Jean D'Angely, Charente-Maritime
        100 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Du Val De Boutonne, Saint Jean D'Angely
        Camping Les Chèvrefeuilles ****Medium Sized, luxury campsite in Royan, Charente-Maritime
        84 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Les Chèvrefeuilles, Royan
        Camping Ostrea ****Medium Sized, luxury campsite in Dolus d'Oléron, Charente-Maritime
        110 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Ostrea, Dolus d'Oléron
        Aqua 3 Masses ***Medium Sized campsite in Saint Pierre D'Oleron, Charente-Maritime
        140 pitcheswebsite
        Aqua 3 Masses, Saint Pierre D'Oleron
        Camping Walmone ***Medium Sized campsite in Saint Sulpice De Royan, Charente-Maritime
        96 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Walmone, Saint Sulpice De Royan
        Camping La Cailletière ***Medium Sized campsite in Dolus D'Oleron, Charente-Maritime
        113 pitcheswebsite
        Camping La Cailletière, Dolus D'Oleron
        Camping Les Dunes ****Medium Sized, luxury campsite in Ars En Re, Charente-Maritime
        115 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Les Dunes, Ars En Re
        Camping Les Vignes ***Medium Sized campsite in Saint Augustin, Charente-Maritime
        100 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Les Vignes, Saint Augustin
        Camping Du Petit Pont ***Small campsite in Arvert, Charente-Maritime
        33 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Du Petit Pont, Arvert
        Camping Le Nauzan Plage ****Large, luxury campsite in Vaux Sur Mer, Charente-Maritime
        230 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Le Nauzan Plage, Vaux Sur Mer
        Camping Corneuil ***Medium Sized campsite in Mareuil en Périgord, Charente-Maritime
        64 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Corneuil, Mareuil en Périgord
        Camping Le Relax ***Medium Sized campsite in Breuillet, Charente-Maritime
        80 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Le Relax, Breuillet
        Camping Le Blayais ***Medium Sized campsite in Saint Georges De Didonne, Charente-Maritime
        179 pitcheswebsite
        Camping Le Blayais, Saint Georges De Didonne
        Camping L'Abri Cotier ***Medium Sized campsite in Saint-Nazaire-sur-Charente, Charente-Maritime
        100 pitcheswebsite
        Camping L'Abri Cotier, Saint-Nazaire-sur-Charente
        Camping La Borderie **Large, simple campsite in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Charente-Maritime
        200 pitcheswebsite
        Camping La Borderie, Saint-Palais-sur-Mer