Camping in the south of Franceis guaranteed to deliver a fabulous holiday regardless of which destination you choose. Languedoc-Roussillon region offers many campsites to suit your needs - so just choose which is best for your family!
Beautiful cities close by...
If you enjoy daytrips? Then campsites in the Languedoc-Roussillon region are ideal for you. If you would like a combination of culture/camping then you do not have to travel far from your campsite in Languedoc-Roussillon region. The main city of this area is Montpellier offering many places of interest. Here you will find the Opéra Comédie and the Arceaux, an authentic roman styled aqueduct. The Promenade du Peyrou with triumph Arch, the Antigone (an area in the city) and many museums are also located in Montpellier waiting for you to visit......
Unspoilt natural surroundings
Languedoc-Roussillon not only offers culture but there is also a lot of nature and beautiful countryside to be explored in the surrounding area. For instance visit the Cousses (huge limestone plateaus) which are part of the nature reserve Cevennes belonging to National Park Cevennes. This is also home to many species of birds including birds of prey. For those who are interested in Meteorology there is also a Meteorological museum complete with an observatory. For the nature lovers- Regional Park Camargue is well worth a visit before you return back to your campsite in Languedoc-Roussillon for a leisurely evening!
The capital city of France is Paris.
The official language is French
France does not have any time difference with The Netherlands. This also counts for the summer and winter time.
The official currency is the Euro.
In France you can use your mobile phones, however this might come with a high cost so we advise you to check this before departure with your network provider. Please note: this also applies for your data roaming.
The number for all emergencies in France is 112.
In France the stores usually open from Tuesday to Saturday from 09.00 or 10.00-18.30 or 19.30 o’clock. In smaller places the stores are open from 12.00-14.00 o’ clock and closed on Saturday afternoons. Department stores are opened from Monday to Saturday from 09.00 or 10.00-20.00 o’ clock.
Bakery’s close normally around 13.00 o’clock. Some bakery’s close at the end of the afternoon/early evenings and open on Sunday’s early in the morning for a while.
Travelling by car
· The maximum speed limit on the motorways is 130 km/hour (80mph). For drivers who have owned a driving license for less than 2 years, the speed limit is 110 km/hour (70mph).
· On most French motorways there is toll.
· In France it is the law to have the following items in your the car:
- Warning triangle
- High visibility vest. The driver must wear this in the event of an accident or breakdown.
Please note: If driving through Belgium a fire extinguisher must be in the car. From 1st of July 2012 it is the law to have an alcohol tester in your car (throw away breathalyzer).
In France in 2013/14 the following national holidays take place:
• 1st May Labor Day
• 8th May Day of Victory
• 14th July National Day
• 15th August Assumption Day
• 1st November All Saints' Day
• 11th November Armistice
15 sights and attractions Languedoc-Roussillon
Nice trip to the Aquarium du Cap d'Agde Le Cap d'Agde
Dino Amusement Park in Le Cap d'Agde
Visit the Agathois museum in Le Cap d'Agde
Visit the beach Le Môle near the town of Le Cap d'Agde
Take a look at the beautiful Cathedral Saint-Entienne
A boat trip on the Canal du Midi
Walk through the old town of Agde
A fantastic drive adventure along a track from La Plaggete
Trip to a local market in Le Cap d'Agde
Enjoy a walk through the vineyards of Balade VIGNERONNE (open in April & October)
An interesting visit to the Atelier De La Conque
Good food at La Madragde
Play minigolf with the kids
Nice relaxing walk on the beach La Tamarissière
Walk through the beautiful forest of La Tamarissière