Famous for its magnificent coastline, lush landscape and fascinating history Normandy is a popular camping and caravanning destination for the British. Campsites in Normandy allow visitors to explore its stunning coastline which offers something for everyone; from quiet sandy beaches to charming fishing ports to popular family resorts.
To commemorate the region’s most famous battle, the 1944 D-Day landings, Normandy is proud of its war memorials, museums and cemeteries. You’ll find many of these around the Bayeux area and along the coast. You can also take a journey further back in time with a visit to the historic cities of Dieppe, Caen and Rouen and don’t miss one of France’s most breath-taking tourist attractions, the ancient island-abbey of Le Mont-St.-Michel.
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This site is perfectly located for the Caen ferry port, but should you choose to spend a few days in the area, there is plenty to keep you occupied with the site of the first of the D-Day landings nearby. There is direct access to the Orne River canal's tarmac tow path, great for leisurely cycling.
Situated in stunning woodland, this site is a cyclists dream with many cycle paths etched throughout the valley. La Forêt campsite is just 17 miles from the city of Rouen which has many churches and museums that you wouldn’t want to miss.
Pitch up in the grounds of an idyllic rural château and you’ll feel a million miles away from daily life. The site owners organise acoustic music nights and visits to the local cider farm that are a delight. Also ensure you visit the nearby cathedral city of Lisieux.
Wake up to the refreshing sea breeze at Les Mouettes, as it’s situated just 300m from the beach. The village of Veules-les-Roses is just 1 mile away and has the usual amenities. The D-Day beach of Sword is just 9 miles away.
Château de Martragny
Set in the impressive grounds of a château, this campsite maintains a deliberately rural feel so campers can relax. The location makes it easy to explore the area, with D-Day beaches and the Bayeux tapestry a short drive away.
Point du Jour
Pitch up at Point du Jour campsite and you’ll find yourself a few minutes away from a sandy beach. Often used as a site from which to explore the area, you can enjoy a mixture of history and seaside charm with many D-Day landing sites close by.
Le Grand Large
Great site for walking
Great site for families
Great site for beach
With direct beach access, Le Grand Large campsite is a delight for humans and dogs alike! With many walking paths direct from the site there is lots to explore by foot. Alternatively by car; Cherbourg and Valognes are both less than half an hour away.
This quiet, rural site is a cyclists dream with many routes in and around the area. As the name would suggest this site is perfect for exploring the famous Mont-St.-Michel, where the tide comes in at the speed of galloping horses.
Domaine de la Catinière
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Located in a quiet green valley just 4 miles from the coast, Domaine de la Catinière campsite is perfect for couples and families alike. Little ones can enjoy the play area and water slide, whilst grown-ups will appreciate the tranquillity and nearby picturesque towns.
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