Motorhome South of France

10x the most beautiful motorhome stopovers in the south of France!

From picturesque mountains in the Pyrenees to beautiful historic buildings in one of the many cities, the south of France is packed with gems you could travel to with your motorhome. The country is perfect to travel to in any season, whether you want to hang out at the beach in summer or ski during the winter months. In this article, we listed ten beautiful motorhome stopovers in this beautiful region!

1. La Bidonniére, Ardevon

Motorhome stopover La Bidonniére in Ardevon is something you cannot miss! Here you can spend the night overlooking one of France's most beautiful and famous sights: Le Mont-Saint-Michel. At this spot, you can admire the fairytale-like castle from your bed! Still want to get a little closer to the castle? Grab one of the bikes on the motorhome stopover, and bike up to the island to see it up close!

La Bidonniere

- Look out over the gorgeous castle Le Mont Saint-Michel.

2. Des Sables Blancs, Plouharnel

Who wouldn't want to wake up to the view of a beautiful bay where you could even swim, fish or kite surf?! The area of Des Sables Blancs offers fantastic scenery with plenty of walking and cycling opportunities. Want a delicious bite to eat or just soak up the French culture? Then head out and explore the village of Plouharnel, which is located near the motorhome stopover.

3. Lachamp-Raphaël

This motorhome stopover lies in the middle of the beautiful mountains of the Ardèche. Here you can completely unwind, since city life is far away. Make beautiful hikes to the volcanic peaks or visit one of the small quiet villages that can be found here. One thing is certain: you are guaranteed to have fantastic views.


- Find the motorhome stopovers in the mountains!

4. La Vigie, Le Croisic

The port of Le Croisic is famous for its shrimp fishing, so a delicious dinner is guaranteed here! At motorhome stopover La Vigie, you will have an unobstructed view of the Bay of Biscay. Nearby the stopover you will find the beach where you can take a refreshing dip in the sea or go for a nice walk on the beach. A walk through the port when the fishermen return is highly recommended!

5. Parking St. Marie Madeleine, Saint-Véran

Parking St. Marie Madelaine in Saint-Véran is the perfect stopover for adventurous motorhome-lovers! Here you sleep in the middle of the mountains, which also means you will wake up with a gorgeous view over the high peaks. In summer, this motorhome stopover is the perfect point of departure to make stunning hikes. And in winter you could go for a nice ride on the slopes, or go cross-country skiing!

st marie madeleine

- Enjoy the gorgeous views of this motorhome stopover

6. Lus-la-Croix-Haute

More mountains! Lus-la-Croix-Haute is a fantastically beautiful place to stop off with the motorhome. Lovers of sports and outdoor life can enjoy majestic landscapes. In the evening, you can head into the village for a nice bite to eat somewhere: tourtons, ravioli and lots of different kinds of pies are the speciality of this place!

Lus la croix haute

- A stunning location with delicious food!

7. Château de Chambord, Chambord

Chambord is home to the largest castle in the entire Loire Valley - Château de Chambord! What's special about this castle is that it was designed by Leonardo da Vinci! There are 426 (!) rooms, 60 of which you can visit. Besides the rooms, you can also visit the famous double spiral staircase and stroll through the immense castle gardens. Park your motorhome a stone's throw away from this beautiful tourist attraction at the eponymous motorhome stopover Château de Chambord.

8. Aire Municipale Pont de Barnuquel, Jausiers

Spend the night with your motorhome in the Mercantour National Park at motorhome stopover Aire Municipale Pont de Barnuquel. From the motorhome stopover you have fantastic views of the Ubaye River and the enormous surrounding mountains. For all the hikers and cyclists: you can definitely enjoy yourselves here!

aire municipale pont de barnuquel

- On this motorhome stopover you will have a view of the river Ubaye

9. Six-Fours-les-Plages

In Six-Fours-les-Plages, you can stay overnight in the middle of a bustling marina. Staying here is like looking at a living painting all day long, as you constantly see boats coming in and out of this beautiful harbour. The motorhorhome stopover is located twenty minutes by foot from the picturesque Sanary-sur-Mer, which is sometimes compared to Saint Tropez. The bus stop is practically next to the motorhome stopover. Want freshly baked bread in the morning? The bakery is on the other side of the road here!

10. Camping de la Cité, Carcassonne

We end the list with Camping de la Cité in Carcassonne, where you can park your motorhome. Here you will find the medieval citadel, also called the Cité of Carcassonne. The site has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. The castle was built in the 12th century. In addition to the citadel, the théâtre de la Cité is also a must-see. Whereas it first was a monastery, it now hosts the Festival de la Cité every summer.

camping de la cite

- Explore Carcassone and enjoy the many sights!

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