France is short on being called a camping haven. With the great weather and numerous campsites in the country, more than 10,000 in fact, it is certain that you can locate your ideal camping ground here. From beautiful coastal sites to majestic and pristine mountain campsite, France has a lot to offer campers around the world.
From Europeans to Africans, from Americans to Asians, the vast number of tourist campers the go to France during the camping season shows how much they love the combination of rich natural resources and cultural heritage of the French camping scene. But there are a few things when camping in France, some details the campers ought to know.
Of course, if you’re a foreigner always bring the travel documents with you. Always carry with you your passport, insurances, and various identification cards. Be aware the campsites in France are pretty much like hotels where you booked and pay for your stay. Now identification would be required during these situations so it is imperative that you have something to show. If you will be renting a car, make sure you have your driving license and make certain that the car is well equipped with the necessary safety gadgets and devices like a warning triangle which is required by French law.
Speaking of French law, that’s another things that you should get yourself well acquainted. There will be some restrictions and guidelines that campers will have to follow when they pitched their tents in France. So familiarize yourself. It would be great if you could buy a camping guide since some guides will give you a run down of what and what not to expect from your camping experience in France.