Pitchup: top 3 of the best campsites in France, according to visitors

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Pitchup.comthe platform for booking outdoor accommodation in Europe, reveals the 3 best-ranked sites across France according to the evaluations of campers/visitors.

In 2022, 98,025* holidaymakers stayed at one of the 584 addresses listed in France by the outdoor accommodation booking platform Pitchup.com, with a total of 36,916 recorded stays. Based on more than 7,702 customer reviews collected in 2022, this assessment is based on defined criteria such as location, value for money, quality of accommodation, activities and cleanliness of each site.

To be part of this selection, establishments must have collected a minimum of 20 reviews and are then rated out of ten**. 98 outdoor accommodation sites in France obtain an overall score equal to or greater than 8/10. Camping La Fortinerie in Maine et Loire took first place on the podium with a score of 9.9/10.

This family establishment is located in the heart of nature, on the edge of the Monnaie Forest. It has ample space to accommodate tents and caravans and also offers glamping accommodation.

Camping La Fortinerie favors above all a peaceful setting, it is this term that the visitors questioned used 96% to describe it. This soothing site is followed by establishments located in Lower Normandy, Nord Pas-de-Calais, New Aquitaine and Brittany.

#1 – Campsite La Fortinerie

Best result in France for Pitchup travellers, La Fortinerie campsite is the subject of many warm recommendations and obtains the score of 9.9 / 10. The soothing atmosphere, the natural setting, the quality of the equipment and their cleanliness, the friendliness of the hosts…

La Fortinerie fulfills all the essential criteria for travelers who are 100% confident that they would stay there again. €25*, grass pitch with optional electricity.
60€*, the bell tent
€90*, the Calibri 1-bedroom safari tent*

Price example for 1 night, 2 people – To book, it’s here

#2 – Camping Under The Stars Normandy

With a rating of 9.8/10 based on 80 reviews, Camping Sous les Étoiles appeals for its spacious pitches, the cleanliness and the friendliness of its staff. The Normandy site offers accommodation in an old farmhouse surrounded by apple trees and fields. Located less than 1 hour from the landing beaches and the Bayeux tapestry, this site invites you to enjoy a holiday rich in history, culture and local products. €15*, pitch for tent with optional electricity and without a car.* Price example for 1 night, 2 people – To book, it’s here

#3 – Camping Moulin de la Barde

The Moulin de la Barde campsite enjoys a spectacular setting in the valley of the Grande Creuse river, on eight hectares of meadows, woods and river banks. As its name suggests, the site once housed a working mill… The water mill belonging to the neighboring Château de la Barde, the remains of which can be seen on the campsite. The calm and beauty of the site, as well as the he warm welcome and comfort are rewarded by the note of 9.8 /10.23€*, the pitch on the grass with optional electricity.* Price example for 1 night, 8 people maximum – To book, it’s here

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