It’s no secret that we love Dordogne in France, and camping in the Dordogne is such a great way to get back to nature and experience this wonderful part of the world. The weather in Dordogne during the summer months is perfectly suited to pitching a tent or heading out in your 4×4 camping van for the perfect getaway.
There’s so much to do in the area – like canoe Dordogne river, visit one of the many beautiful châteaux in the area, or enjoy the many festivals and events that take place in Dordogne over the summer months.
Here’s our mega guide to all the best campsites in Dordogne, along with recommendations of camping equipment to take to make your camping holiday a success.
- 1 Quick Guide To The Best Campsites In Dordogne
- 2 Where To Stay In Dordogne
- 3 The Best Places for Camping In Dordogne
- 4 Camping Equipment For Your Holiday
Quick Guide To The Best Campsites In Dordogne
|Campsite Name||Location||Pool?||Accommodation Types||Our Rating||Price|
|Belair Le Camping||Champagnac-de-Bélair near Brantôme||Yes||Glamping tents||****||Check here|
|Camping La Ferme de Perdigat||Limeuil||Yes||Mobile homes and glamping tents||****||Check here|
|Camping le Clou||Coux-et-Bigaroque||Yes||Chalets and tent||***||Check here|
|RCN Camping Le Moulin de la Pique||Belvès||Yes||Mobile homes||*****||Check here|
|VacancesOCamping Les Granges||Groléjac||Yes||Mobile homes||****||Check here|
Where To Stay In Dordogne
include map Dordogne
Canoeing in the Dordogne
The Dordogne valley
The Best Places for Camping In Dordogne
Belair Le Camping, Champagnac-de-Bélair
This fabulous glamping site is located 6km from the wonderful town of Brantôme in the North of Dordogne, with its fabulous Benedictine abbey and canoeing on the River Dronne. It’s also close to Perigeaux which has a wonderful cathedral and quaint little streets lined with gorgeous shops.
The campsite is set in 4 acres of French countryside, and has 6 Belle tents for hire, fully equipped with bedding, kitchen facilities, a barbeque and even inflatable hot tub!
Families are well catered for with table tennis, a woodland trail, a pool table, giant Jenga and a cinema in the indoor lounge! There’s also a communal fire pit to socialise with other campers if you wish. If getting back to nature is more your thing, visit the woodland chill out zone with hammocks.
Camping La Ferme de Perdigat, Limeuil
Camping La Ferme de Perdigat is in the town of Limeuil, which in our opinion has the best marche nocturne (night market) in the region!
This four-star campsite on the banks of the Vézère River, is also close to the Vallée de l’Homme with its historic archaeological sites, and features plenty of space on 10ha, perfect for kids to run around.
The fabulous facilities include a heated pool, restaurant, grocery store, farm animals, laundry, canoeing, playground, and a fishing pond!
Accommodation options at this campsite include mobile homes and canvas cottages which are lovely safari-style tents, fully-equipped with everything you need for a great family holiday.
Camping le Clou, Coux-et-Bigaroque
Camping le Clou is a gorgeous campsite around 20km from Sarlat Dordogne. It’s a very family-friendly camp, with the highlight being the amazing pool complex.
The campsite is set on park-like grounds with 120 camp spaces. It’s possible to rent a fully-equipped safari type tent or stay in one of the immaculate chalets which sleep up to 7 people. This is the perfect place to try camping in Dordogne France.
RCN Camping Le Moulin de la Pique, Belvès
One of the top 5 star camping sites in the Dordogne is absolute heaven for a family holiday – in fact it was voted runner-up best family camping site in Europe!
It’s situated in the grounds of an old chateau and has a full aqua park with 4 swimming pools, water slides, a lake, and loads of sporting facilities including tennis, mini golf, boules, volleyball, and table tennis. There’s a full recreation team on site in summer. Additionally you’ll find a restaurant and snack bar at the campsite.
It’s also close to some of the Dordogne region top attractions like the river Dordogne, Château Castelnaud and Château Milandes, and the popular town of Sarlat-la-Canéda.
VacancesOcamping Les Granges, Groléjac
VacancesOcamping Les Granges is another great family campsite situated in Groléjac which is only 10km from Dordogne Sarlat le Canéda with its fabulous market, one of the best in France.
This campsite features a great pool complex with child-friendly waterslides, and fantastic children’s playground facilities and activities. It has a petanque court and table tennis, along with a bar and restaurant.
The extremely tidy mobile homes are suitable for 4-6 people.
Camping Equipment For Your Holiday