Holidays in South of France

Head south for waves, wine and fragrant pines

If you’re looking for a great outdoors holiday experience, make sure Ardèche and Auvergne is on your list of regions to visit. The diverse landscape and climate is perfect for nature-lovers. In the heart of the Massif Central you will find the lush, green, beautiful Auvergne, home to beautiful parks, lakes forest and extinct volcanoes!

Sports enthusiasts need look no further than Ardèche and Auvergne, with canoeing, climbing, hiking, caving, mountain biking and paragliding amongst the most popular activities.

The waterworks continue in the West, with Gironde’s endless coastal resorts that are packed with sand dunes, beaches and chances to hit the surf. Further south you’ll find Gascony and a slower pace of life, fuelled by Bordeaux’s famous grapes.

south of france countryside, collioure, aiguines vineyards

Enjoy beaches galore in Languedoc and Roussillon, a region that’s filled with seaside resorts and super seafood, or make a short trip inland to visit the stunning medieval town of Carcassonne.

Follow your nose all the way to the lavender fields of Provence and visit Grasse, home to the world’s greatest perfumeries, or dip your toes into the glamorous Riviera towns, including St Tropez, Cannes, Nice and Marseille. 

Or why not island-hop to Corsica, a rocky spot surrounded by the deep blue Mediterranean, with forests and history aplenty? Explore its coastline and stop off at stylish resorts for a taste of local culture or even give water sports a go.

Make your way to the stunning Pyrénées to fill your lungs with clean, fresh air and breathe in the fragrant pine forests. Follow one of their trails or paths, which are ideal for hiking and cycling; perhaps you’ll stumble upon a mountain village complete with a world-class spa! Ideal when staying in one of many of our campsites on the south of France.

Regions in South of France

Grab the surfboard and hit the waves in Gironde, taste wine in Gascony and enjoy a peaceful French peninsula.

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Traditional southern France meets quirky Catalonia in this diverse region. Explore deep gorges cut into the mountains or relax by the coast at warm, sandy beaches.

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Packed full of clean air, spectacular scenery and delicious food, its no wonder the Pyrénées will make you feel on top of the world.

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Hop between the land of two halves for outdoors adventure in the Ardèche and heaps of Roman history in Auvergne.

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Gloriously green and pristine, with awesome views throughout, this island will delight your senses!

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Sprinkle your holiday with glamour on the Côte d'Azur or take a step back to historic Provence and hike through hills and gorges.

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