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Self-drive camping holidays in the Loire. Campsites in the Loire.

Great value tents and mobile homes in the Loire. Optional ferry or Eurotunnel.

Camping holidays in the Loire with Eurocamp
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The Loire valley is deservedly popular with British tourists. Easy to reach by car from the UK, yet offering a real taste of France. A camping holiday in the Loire means lazy days relaxing in shaded woodland in campsites with excellent amenities after some sight-seeing visiting the historic chateaux for which the Loire is famous.

Most towns have their own chateau, the most well-known being Blois, Saumur, Angers, where there is also an amazing medieval tapestry, Chinon and Amboise. In addition be sure to take in the Chateaux of Azay-le-Rideau, which offers a spectacular son et lumiere show, and Chenonceau, perhaps the most beautiful of all and created largely by a series of aristocratic women.

A camping holiday in the Loire also gives you the opportunity to explore the pastoral countryside, through which flows not only the Loire itself but also the Indre. These rivers are often bordered by small roads and paths where cycling and walking is a pleasure. Care should be taken if swimming in the rivers, as they are large and in places fast-flowing, with hidden currents and depths. But all the same there are plenty of safe swimming places.

The Loire is also a producer of some excellent wines, and many of the vineyards offer tastings.

Eurocamp campsites in the Loire:

Alicourts Resort, Pierrefitte sur Sauldre.
Camping Le Ch�teau des Marais, Chambord.
Camping Le Parc de Fierbois, Tours.
Camping L'Etang de la Breche, Saumur.

Your choice of ferry crossing will probably be determined by where you live, as even from Calais it's only about a 5 hour drive to Tours, (excluding stops) and less than 3 hours from Caen. Check out our route planner for your best route.

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