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Information about where to camp and what to do in France with Cookies Campers

Information about where to camp and what to do in France with Cookies Campers

Links to find the best campsites and information….

With France offering so much choice when it comes to finding a place to stay, we have listed below a few links to make the job a little easier.

There is no one truly comprehensive online guide to the campsites of France but these two websites show a good choice of campsites if you need to book ahead.

Also, in France, the websites of regional tourism boards and tourist information offices (in individual towns) will have comprehensive campsite and “Aire de Service” listings for their area (as well as information on what to do, events etc.).  Search online for the “Office de Tourisme” for any specific town in France or for campsites/information for a whole region, visit a regional tourism board.  Here is our page showing the regional tourism boards in France: Regional tourist boards

If you don’t want to plan and book ahead, don’t forget there will be a comprehensive guidebook for campsites, “Aire de Service” halts and “France Passion” halts in your campervan when you arrive.


A weekend in La Colmiane with Cookies Campers

A weekend in La Colmiane with Cookies Campers

Friends and Family enjoying a fantastic weekend in La Colmiane

La Colmiane

Altitude: 1,500 to 1,800m




VW California T6 How-to videos

VW California T6 How-to videos

Handy how-to videos so you can prepare your California for the great outdoors.

Rear Folding Bench/Bed

Discover how to quickly transform the Volkswagen California’s rear seating into a comfortable bed, allowing sleeping space for up to four adults.

Side Awning and Camping Table

Discover how easy it is to set up the California’s side awning and camping table – giving you extra space to enjoy the outdoors.

Swivel Chairs, Bench and Table

Need more space for entertaining? Not a worry with the Volkswagen California’s handy interior table.

Pop-up Roof

Learn how to easily operate the Volkswagen California Ocean’s electronic pop-up roof.



Portable Toilet setup.


Why a VW California Campervan is the best way to holiday

Why a VW California Campervan is the best way to holiday


Apart from the many features of the California we have mentioned in other posts, lets just think about the real reasons you might want to consider going on a campervan holiday, hear are a few reasons to convince you….. or your partner.…..

1. Be free..

No other method of travel offers such freedom, with a campervan you will be able to get into almost the same areas as a car with the convenience of your own ‘home’ on board. You can always find a place to stay, allowing you to follow a flexible campervan route at your own pace lingering when the time is right and heading in the direction your mood takes you.

2. See a new view everyday

Whether at the top of a mountain or at the seaside, you’re spoiled for choice in Europe when it comes to parking up for the night in some of the most picturesque locations. With each stop comes the opportunity to explore, discover and get away from day to day life.

3. Enjoy nature

Who doesn’t love breathing clean fresh air, hearing the serene sounds of nature, watching the sunrises and sunsets, feeling the seaside saltiness and smelling the dinner being cooked on the campfire… Few other forms of travel offer so much daily interaction and connection with the natural world.  It simply makes you happy!!

4. Be social

You will be surprised at how often you will meet like minded people and experience a camping culture that is welcoming. Now with websites like French Passion, you will easily find a place to stay and people to meet.

5. Be ready to discover

On a campervan road trip, getting there is more than half the fun. Follow your nose down roads less traveled to encounter the unexpected – beaches, a small-town museum or historic site. Slow down, relax and be ready to discover..

And the best reason of all

Who doesn’t need a break from technology – smartphones, computers, tablets, television, movies, internet, video games, and so on?

More ways to find the perfect camp site in France

More ways to find the perfect camp site in France


The Med, the Alps, Champagne, Bordeaux – just thinking of the places makes you smile and dream of sunny days camping in France and munching on a warm croissant for breakfast. Whether you’re looking for a glamping site in the Dordogne or a traditional campsite in the south of France, use Cool Camping to find the very best places to camp in France.