Radiant purple lavender fields as far as the eye can see? Around 3,000 hours of sunshine a year? Charming mountain villages and picturesque landscapes? You can experience all of this and even more when camping in Provence in southern France. You can explore Provence the best from one of the campsites in the region - whether day trips to the impressive cities Antibes, Marseilles and Cannes, cycling tours through the beautiful wine regions of Provence followed by a wine tasting or a hike along the breathtaking river canyon Gorges du Verdon.
In Provence you'll find everything your camper heart desires. We introduce you to the best campsites and most beautiful destinations for camping in Provence.
Magnificent Landscapes in Marseille
A camping holiday in Provence would not be complete without a trip to the capital of the Provence region. Marseille will especially make the hearts of romantics beat faster - the port city by the Mediterranean Sea doesn't have the nickname "little Paris" for nothing. The very well-equipped campsites surrounding the city allow you to get to know the many faces of Marseilles when camping in the South of France.
Nature lovers should take a trip to the National Park Calanques on their camping holiday. The rugged limestone cliffs, the bright blue water and the lush green of the typical regional flora create an incomparable sight.
In Marseille, those interested in culture also get their money's worth on a visit of the MuCEM, the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, which is one of the fifty most visited museums in the world. But there is one part of the city that all visitors should see when camping in Marseilles: the Vieux Port, the city's old port. Pure life buzzes here. Next to imposing churches, cathedrals and museums, the former boulevard Canebière starts here, lined with numerous shops and French cafés. Discover the best campsites surrounding Marseille now
The Canyons of the Gorges du Verdon
Probably one of the most famous and breathtaking natural spectacles of Provence is the canyon called Gorges du Verdon, which invites active campers to hikes with great views. The thick rock walls surround the turquoise-blue Verdon river and create small grottos that will captivate you. At the end of the canyon you will find the stunning Lac Ste Croix, which is almost reminiscent of the Caribbean with its vast stretches of beach and azure waters. You can enjoy the lake itself while swimming, canoeing or pedal boating. Here you'll find the best campsites for your camping holiday near the Verdon Gorge.
Wine Tasting for Rosé Lovers
Sitting in front of your motorhome with a glass of wine in hand and watching the sunset over the lavender fields of Provence? No problem! The mediterranean climate of provence, with is many hours of sun and low humidity, is very well suited for growing grapevines and olive trees.
So it is not without reason that the wine region Provence is also the largest French producer of rosé wines. Here you can definitely sample and enjoy the best rosé wines of the country. In the region wine lovers can take part in interesting wine tours and, for example, visit the typical vineyards and wineries in Provence from the city Avignon