Easter weekend: 4 destinations on the coast to decompress

And if for Easter, you take advantage of the opening of your favorite campsite in France to organize a long weekend or your family vacation on the coast? We offer you below 4 ideas of destinations in France for Easter, for a camping holiday of course! Whether you are looking for a campsite in France by the beach, a very comfortable rental in the heart of nature near a lake or even a modern mobile home with swimming pool near a village, we have necessarily a campsite available on your dates, at the best price.

The city of Martigues

The Blue Coast

When we think of the Blue Coastwe necessarily think of the city of Marseilles located by the sea, but also in the beautiful creeks around the city and its azure water! Known for its wild beauty and full of character, the Blue Coast is made up of a multitude of small fishing ports, villages by the water, coves and beaches, each more beautiful than the next. An ideal place for a weekend camping. This emblematic coast of the south of France was also the setting for the films of Marcel Pagnol and Robert Guédiguian. An ideal destination to spend a few nights camping there during this long Easter weekend and enjoy the first rays of sunshine in France, right?

Several activities are available to your family on the Côte Bleue, starting with a nice walk along the water. For example, you can explore the Douaniers trail, which allows you to discover the magnificent creeks of the coast, by mountain bike or even on foot with your animals. A real moment of relaxation, surrounded by nature with a magnificent view of these popular beaches in high season. Take advantage of this long spring weekend to learn about sailing around Sausset or Carry: you may be lucky enough to spot dolphins there! Don’t miss the town of Martigues, nicknamed “the little Venice of the South of France”, because of its many canals and its colorful houses: it is a real crush that awaits you when discovering the center of the city. Finally, if you are epicurean, go through the market of Sausset les Pins which is held every Sunday: you can discover many local products there, as well as clothing items at low prices. All our campsites in France will be delighted to welcome you for your weekend or your Easter holidays, always at the best price.

The town of Collioure
The town of Collioure

The Vermilion Coast

Need space? Choose a campsite available on your dates on the Vermilion coast and more precisely on the pretty town of Collioure which will offer you a magnificent panorama combining sea and mountain. Between art and gastronomy, you will appreciate this little corner of paradise with an azure sky in France which inspired many painters, as well as a new pictorial current at the beginning of the 20th century, Fauvism. An ideal destination for your family Easter weekend, with many activities to discover and at the right price.

During your stay in the spring, explore the town of Collioure, its center and its emblematic bell tower, built on the foundations of an old lighthouse. This adorable town is built around a bay with azure water, nestled in the heart of the vineyards. There is even a central beach, which allows you to enjoy a family swim with your children. Further on, you can see the Pyrenees, this view is worth the detour!

The Côte Vermeille is also a renowned gastronomy, particularly by seafood lovers. Thus, the town of Collioure is famous for its anchovies, which can be tasted from the starter to the to the dessert. Many restaurants will be able to welcome you and your children, around a lunch or a dinner for gourmet holidays. The town of Collioure is easily accessible and has several car parks: ideal for family exploration during the Easter holidays, for one or more nights.

Collioure is obviously not the only wealth of the Côte Vermeille: Port Vendresa very typical port as well as Banyuls sur Mer, an adorable Catalan village, are also two other jewels of this coast that must also be visited. Why not stop there and spend a night there? Reservations are open in all the campsites available in the region for your Easter holidays in France.

Argelès sur mer beach
Argelès sur mer beach

The Amethyst Coast

How about spending your Easter holidays in a privileged environment in France? Place to relax on the Amethyst Coast, which takes its name from the stone, from the purple quartz family. Very popular with tourists, take advantage of the period when the campsites reopen at Easter to visit it in a more confidential way and at your own pace, at the best price. If you like to have a good time on the beach by the water, this destination in France is for you!

Several wonders are to be seen this season, starting with the adorable town of Sete, birthplace of the famous singer Georges Brassens! An immersive museum is also dedicated to him, retracing all of his life and his musical works. The atmosphere of the center of Sète will seduce you for sure, between sea and canals, life is good there. Why not take a little height to admire the city in its surrounding nature? Then climb on the belvedere of Mont Saint Clair which will offer you a magnificent view. Not far from the city you will also find thepond of Thauwell known for its rich biodiversity and oyster farming: ideal for a romantic lunch on the terrace during a long Easter weekend.

Agde as well as’Argeles on the sea are also part of the little jewels adorning the Amethyst Coast in France. Located at the edge of the Mediterranean Sea, the Greek city as well as the fort of Brescou are to be seen, with family or friends for these Easter holidays. The city is full of activities of all kinds! Between the Aquapark, inflatable nautical course, the city Aquarium or the Aqualand, your children will no longer know where to turn during this long Easter weekend. For beach lovers, we recommend Argelès-sur-Mer which will allow you to stroll along the water’s edge but also to experience thrills thanks to various activities. So, whether you like kayaking, paddle boarding or even water skiing, this destination will appeal to aficionados of nautical activities who love wide open spaces. And why not go to the beach after dark to observe the stars?

Biarritz and its beach
Biarritz and its beach

The Basque Coast

The Basque coast is a real favorite to spend a long Easter weekend at the campsite in France, near the Landes on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean! Easily accessible from Paris and the provinces, it is the ideal destination for your family with attractive prices.

Composed of towns and villages, each more typical than the next, and of green nature, you will be enchanted by this destination, which is both sporty and fun. An ideal stay to relax and enjoy the spring which is just around the corner with your children.

The city of Biarritz is definitely a must-see, whether you are a surfer or simply curious to discover the city center. The beaches of Biarritz are well known around the world for their powerful yet massive waves. If the tide is on your side, you can admire the surfers in full session, and even take introductory lessons. For the most curious, don’t hesitate to go to the Cité de l’Océan to discover the seabed via its aquarium. Don’t forget to do some shopping in the center of town, and treat yourself to a nice pair of espadrilles: a fashion favorite for spring as well as for the summer that will soon be here.

The charming town of Saint Jean de Luz is also a must-see, especially for architecture enthusiasts. Indeed, the city is known for its typical and colorful Basque houses. It also has a botanical garden that will delight your children during the spring, for a moment of relaxation and learning.

Finally, how not to mention the Basque pelota? Flagship sport of this region of south-west France, it comes from tennis and makes the hearts of many locals beat faster. During your stay, you can attend a match in many villages and why not learn about it with your children.

And you, what is your plan for the Easter weekend? If you do not yet have a reservation for a stay, go to our websiteto discover more accommodation available and bookable online for this long Easter weekend!

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