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Which campsite to choose in the Var ? Here are 10 campsites not to be missed !

Are you thinking of going to the Var for your next vacation? Excellent idea! This department of the French Riviera is full of wonders with Provençal cities where it is good to stroll, beaches with translucent waters, the Golden Islands, vineyards and a hilly hinterland where you can hike or bike. And then, there are the exceptional Verdon gorges, straddling the Var and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. And if we took advantage of this stay to settle in one of the campsites of the Var? When you think about the coastline, you think about the number of campsites to welcome holidaymakers eager for sun, beaches and all kinds of discoveries. Le Petit Futé has selected the 10 best structures in the Var for your future getaway in Provence, it's up to you!

1- Camping Les Tournels, Ramatuelle

This superb campsite in Ramatuelle is located in the heart of a 20-hectare pine forest, and is bordered by vineyards. The smell of umbrella pines, the songs of cicadas, the tone is set upon arrival! As far as accommodation is concerned, we have the choice between cottages with a safari atmosphere, chalets, unless we prefer to put the caravan or unfold the tent. Between two sessions in the surroundings to discover the magnificent beach of Pampelonne, the elegant Saint-Tropez or the gorges of the Verdon, you will not fail to take advantage of the top-of-the-range equipment. Yes, the campsite has 5 stars! A 5,000m2 water park with slides, a gourmet restaurant, a balneotherapy area and a spa, there is everything you need to have a good time.

2- Parc Saint-James Oasis Village, Puget-sur-Argens

This campsite, whose layout immediately evokes a real Provencal village, is set in the heart of a 42-hectare natural area where pine and oak trees are appreciated for the shade they provide. There is also a superb view of the rock of Roquebrune-sur-Argens, and the beautiful beaches of Saint-Aygulf are only 11 km away. You can choose between a chalet, a bungalow, a lodge or a villa. It's a bit of home comfort that you find in this golden structure of 5 stars. Another highlight is the presence of 4 swimming pools, a spa area, a wave pool and another one against the current. Life is lively on the spot with numerous activities on offer, but also in the surrounding area, in the towns of Fréjus and Saint-Raphaël

3- Le Camp du Domaine, Bormes-les-Mimosas

A 5 star campsite close to the beach and to one of the most beautiful villages in France, it's hard to say no! The Camp du Domaine is a superb structure where 70% of the space is reserved for tents, caravans, vans and other motor homes. There are also some superb bungalows, some of which are equipped with a spa. The campsite is equipped with shops to do your shopping on the spot, a tennis court by the sea and a space dedicated to well-being. We do not forget the animations which are addressed to all the members of the family. In no time at all, you can reach the beautiful beaches of Favière or Estagnol, with their translucent waters. It is also always a pure pleasure to stroll through the narrow streets of Bormes-les-Mimosas, a medieval village with incredible views of the Mediterranean.

4- Parc Camping de Pramousquier, Le Lavandou

This campsite has a family atmosphere and a beautiful location, 400 m from the beach of Pramousquier. Built on terraces, on the hillside, it offers a beautiful view of the Levant Island and behind it, the relief of the Maures massif. The free pitches, mobile homes, bungalows and other tents built on stilts are located in the middle of a vegetation composed of pines, eucalyptus and mimosas. There is also a bar and a restaurant where you can come to refresh yourself and enjoy Mediterranean cuisine. Le Lavandou has 12 beaches, a coastal path, bike rides and excursions to the Golden Islands. A beautiful program for vacations in the sun.

5- Domaine du Ceinturon, Hyères

The Domaine du Ceinturon is the perfect place to spend pleasant moments with your family. The beach is only 80 meters away, so you don't have to walk for miles under the hot summer sun. There is a choice between free standing pitches, mobile homes and chalets. The swimming pool allows you to cool off, to swim against the current and there is even a whirlpool and a paddling pool for the kids. Restaurant-bar, playground for the little ones, fitness park, petanque field, tennis court, many facilities are dedicated to leisure. Around the campsite is the friendly village of l'Ayguade, with a weekly market and summer activities

6- Camping Clair de Lune, Giens peninsula

Located at only 200 m from the sea, this family campsite offers various accommodations: mobile homes, some of which have a private spa, apartments and unusual accommodations (lodge tent, perched tent, etc.). A restaurant welcomes the public every day for lunch or dinner on a beautiful outdoor terrace. Several water sports activities are possible within a stone's throw of the campsite: windsurfing, kitesurfing and scuba diving. Several tips for a stay at this charming campsite: take advantage of a trip to the sublime island of Porquerolles and go to the beach of Almanarre, which is always full of sunshine and where you can practice stand-up paddle.

7- Camping Lou Pantaï, Le Pradet

Located 3 km from the beautiful beaches of Le Pradet, this eco-responsible campsite is the first on the French Riviera to have received the European Ecolabel. The perfect place for sea lovers and ecotourism enthusiasts. The structure offers free pitches as well as very nice wooden lodges. The swimming pool is a real zen space, with grass and bamboo deckchairs to sunbathe or read. Environmental awareness workshops are offered to children, bicycles can be rented to explore the surrounding trails and baskets of fruit and vegetables from local producers are available every week. A green campsite where the pleasures of outdoor accommodation are combined with respect for nature.

8- Ecolodge l'Étoile d'Argens, Saint-Aygulf

This ecolodge is located in the heart of a lush natural environment. Accommodation ranges from classic mobile homes to lodges on stilts that can accommodate up to 8 people. The place has two aquatic spaces and whirlpools for a few moments of relaxation in the middle of the day. The beaches of Esclamandes and the creeks of Saint-Aygulf await those who love swimming in the sea and in a preserved environment. The campsite is also equipped with several facilities to simplify your life and get some exercise: mini-market, restaurant, tennis court, multi-sports fields, bicycle rental, private port and nautical base

9- Le Domaine du Colombier, Fréjus

A campsite located in an enchanting natural environment, with the presence of Mediterranean vegetation that invites a change of scenery. The open pitches allow you to pitch your tent or caravan, while the cottages await those who are uncompromising about comfort, with the possibility of renting an accommodation with its own private spa. The water park takes the form of a real lagoon and young and old alike enjoy the moments of laughter on the slides. Spa, balneo, the campsite is also oriented towards well-being. Many sports activities are possible and the restaurant delights the taste buds. Another idea for an activity during a stay in this top-of-the-range campsite: hiking in the heart of the Esterel massif.

10- Camp de loisirs du Lac, Montauroux

To spend pleasant vacations in a tent, caravan or mobile home, go to this campsite which offers access to the lake of Saint-Cassien, where many water activities await the campers. The structure is very wooded, which is very appreciable in the heart of summer. Not to mention the beautiful swimming pool where you can cool off after a game of pétanque or tennis. New at the campsite: massages and treatments for a stay under the sign of well-being. To reach the sea, Cannes and Fréjus are only 20 minutes away by car. There are also the perched villages of Montauroux, Fayence and Tourrettes not to be missed

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